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15 Facts for Kurt Cobain’s Birthday

15 Facts for Kurt Cobain’s Birthday

We’re remembering Kurt Cobain on his birthday – born on February 20th, 1967 – the Nirvana frontman had undeniable influence on music today. RadioX UK put together a list of 15 things you may not know about Kurt. Check out the full list here! Kurt started singing at the age of two. By the age…MORE

Ozzy Osbourne Cancels Tour Citing Parkinson’s Diagnosis

Ozzy Osbourne Cancels Tour Citing Parkinson’s Diagnosis

The Prince of Darkness has cancelled his North American tour a month after revealing his Parkinson’s diagnosis. Ozzy stated “I don’t want to start a tour and then cancel shows at the last minute, as it’s just not fair to the fans. I’d rather they get a refund now and when I do the North…MORE

Steve on The Upful Life Podcast

Steve on The Upful Life Podcast

“Episode 027 of *The Upful LIFE Podcast* welcomes the legendary STEVE GORMAN (Black Crowes) for a very special edition of this program. The longtime drummer and co-founder of The Black Crowes is doing a ton of media work, podcasts and live appearances in support of his riveting rock n’ roll bio “Hard 2 Handle: The Life & Death of The Black Crowes,…MORE

Adam Lambert & Queen Cover ‘Whole Lotta Love’

Adam Lambert & Queen Cover ‘Whole Lotta Love’

Queen and Adam Lambert hit Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium in New Zealand on their Rhapsody World Tour and performed a special cover. Guitarist Brian May teased on his Instagram before the show “We have a little surprise for you tonight – just a little something we felt might be a whole lot of fun !!! Bri”.…MORE

Billie Eilish Covers ‘Yesterday’ at The Oscars

Billie Eilish Covers ‘Yesterday’ at The Oscars

Singer/Songwriter Billie Eilish covered Paul McCartney’s “Yesterday” at the 2020 Oscars for their In Memoriam tribute. Billie is the youngest person and first woman to take home the four main Grammy categories – Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year – in 2020. Check out the…MORE

Steve’s Interview on “The Stump” with 98.1 The Max

Steve’s Interview on “The Stump” with 98.1 The Max

In a new interview on John Turner’s “The Stump” on 98.1 The Max, Steve Gorman recalls finding out about Napster, file sharing internet software that helped users pirate music. He said “The Black Crowes came out at the last gasp of the old industry, the business. But then what we realized was, well, every two or three…MORE

Hottest Hook Up Songs Vote

Hottest Hook Up Songs Vote

Is it just me or is it getting hot in here? We’re taking a poll for the Hottest Classic Rock Hook Up songs! Steve and April will be counting down the top 5 on our Valentine’s Day show, February 14th ♥ Look out for Cupid’s arrow and get your votes in before the polls close…MORE

Steve at Rock City Music Company, MI

Steve at Rock City Music Company, MI

Steve Gorman’s substantial drumming resume includes a stint with Stereophonics as well as work with Bob Dylan, Warren Zevon, Lamb of God’s Mark Morton Bo Bice and others. But he’s best known as a co-founder of the Black Crowes, with him he spent more than 20 years off and on. Gorman, 52, has shared his…MORE

Hard to Handle in PopMatters’ Best Books of 2019: Non-Fiction

Hard to Handle in PopMatters’ Best Books of 2019: Non-Fiction

Cheers to all who enjoyed Hard to Handle: The Life and Death of the Black Crowes — A Memoir and thanks to PopMatters for the love! Happy to be among good company in the Best Non-Fiction Books of 2019! “At PopMatters we tend to be drawn toward cultures’ tributaries instead of the crowded, rushing mainstreams. It’s in…MORE

The 80 Best Albums of the 1980s

The 80 Best Albums of the 1980s

“The 1980s might conjure up images of leg warmers, parachute pants, moonwalking, Flock of Seagulls haircuts and any number of John Hughes movies. But looking back at the decade’s best albums, those years were extremely diverse. They saw the last vestiges of a vibrant punk scene and the beginnings of post-punk and New Wave; the…MORE

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Steve Talks with Nancy Wilson of Heart!

Steve Talks with Nancy Wilson of Heart!

Steve Gorman Rocks! Interview Steve had the chance to catch up with singer and guitarist Nancy Wilson of Heart! She was excited to get a call from Steve, but not as excited as when Eddie Van Halen called and played her a song on his guitar. Hey, Steve tried for a drum solo on the…

Steve Talks with Van Halen Bassist Michael Anthony!

Steve Talks with Van Halen Bassist Michael Anthony!

Steve Gorman Rocks! Interview Steve got the chance to catch up with Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony on Friday! Michael reminisced on the first time he heard Sammy Hagar sing, immediately realizing Van Halen had a new frontman. He talked about his work with superbands Chickenfoot and The Circle, and looked back on Van Halen’s worldwide dominance!

Steve Talks with Sammy Hagar!

Steve Talks with Sammy Hagar!

Steve Gorman Rocks! Interview Steve had the chance to catch up with the Red Rocker himself, Sammy Hagar! They chatted about the moment Sammy “became the leader” of Van Halen, reminisced about Eddie Van Halen and his legacy, and talked about how different it was recording an album during a pandemic. Sammy’s current band The…

New Jim Morrison Writings to be Released in June!

New Jim Morrison Writings to be Released in June!

The world will see new Jim Morrison for the first time in decades as “The Collected Works” has been unearthed and gathered together for release. Before his death in 1971, the Doors frontman handwrote a list titled “Plan for Book” that includes unrecorded lyrics, poetry, excerpts from notebooks, and even a film treatment. David Browne…