Daily Archives: April 22, 2016

The Ramones’ Self-Titled Debut Album Turns 40

Rhino/Sire RecordsThis Saturday marks the 40th anniversary of the release of The Ramones' debut album, Ramones, which arguably has become one of the most influential rock records of all time.

Guitarist Lonnie Mack Dead at 74

Clayton Call/RedfernsBlues guitarist Lonnie Mack died of natural causes Friday at the age of 74.

Mack passed away at Centennial Medical Center near his home in Smithville, Tennessee, his label, Alligator

Jefferson Airplane Founder Marty Balin Unable to Attend Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony

Rebecca Sapp/WireImageJefferson Airplane founder Marty Balin is unable to attend The Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Awards this weekend on "doctor's orders."

"I am grateful for the beautiful musical journey my life continues

John Mellencamp Extends Plain Spoken Tour

Rick Diamond/Getty ImagesJohn Mellencamp is extending his Plain Spoken tour into the fall with dates added in 13 additional cities.

The seventh and final leg of the tour will kick off October

Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton to Play Bass at Thin Lizzy Reunion Shows

David Livingston/Getty ImagesThe members of the latest incarnation of Thin Lizzy recently revealed that the band was being reactivated for a series of 2016 and 2017 shows in celebration of the