Gene Ween Does Billy Joel And Totally Nails It

Aaron Freeman is best known as Gene Ween, one half of the experimental rock duo Ween. But while Ween created avant-garde tracks such as “Can’t Put My Finger On It,” Freeman’s personal tastes include mainstream acts such as the Piano Man himself, Billy Joel. Joel has been busy playing monthly…

The Birth Of A Vinyl Record [Infographic]

In an otherwise bleak landscape of music album sales, vinyl is seeing sales increases year after year. The century-old technology is said to offer a warmer sound than its digital brethren and there’s no denying the tactile experience of a 12-inch album and liner notes over a tiny CD-booklet or…

12 Ridiculous (And Rockin’) Drum Kits

Drums are an essential part of rock music. Drums ARE the rhythm section. The Doors proved you can get away with no bass guitar, but leaving out drums? Forget about it! But as important as drums are to rock, are these outrageous drum sets really necessary? Look at Ringo Starr’s…

Iconic Concert: AC/DC Live at River Plate 2009

In December 2009 AC/DC performed three nights in Buenos Aires, Argentina to a crowd who’s seismic activity could be felt hundreds of miles away. Just look at the 110,000+ people jumping in unison to Hells Bells, it’s almost mesmerizing. In recent years AC/DC has been lauded by critics for sounded better during live performances than they…

10 Best Music Videos Of 1994

1994 was an incredible year for music and since MTV was at its height, it was an equally incredible year for music videos. Looking back on these videos, they may not seem so special or innovative, but you have to remember, these are 20 years old. Back then we were…

This Epic Infographic Connects 727 Musicians

Sure, everyone knows the connection between Nirvana and the Foo Fighters via Dave Grohl or Cream and the Yardbirds via Eric Clapton but this incredibly detailed infographic goes much, much deeper. With over 500 bands connecting over 700 artists, this is the ultimate chart for music trivia enthusiasts. Best of…

This Is How We Do it [Infographic]

Reddit user Wopsle was a man with a dream: find a flowchart to aid one in doing it in the way the great Montell Jordan described in the 1995 masterpiece “This Is How We Do It.” Unfortunately, no such thing existed. So Wopsle spent 10 hours creating this graphic so…

Musicians With Doctorates [Infographic]

Think that popular musicians are lucky to be where they are, because without their hit records, they’d just be hard-partying dummies? That might make you feel better about yourself, but it’s just not true. This infographic presents the musicians who found the time to get their PhDs while selling millions…

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