So I went and saw Dinosaur Jr. a couple nights ago. Holy moly is J Mascis ever a badass.
One universal truth is the fact that everyone looks hilarious in their high school yearbooks. Dated fashions, bad hair, goofy expressions – no one is immune. That’s why we love to look at the old yearbooks of rock legends. Let’s check out a few.
Here’s one of those pieces of memorabilia that seems too good to be true – a letter from George Harrison to Stu Sutcliffe.
When an artist achieves fame while still in their teens, it usually spells doom for any hope of a long-lasting career in the fickle world of popular music. One big hit and then they disappear as soon as the cuteness factor wanes. Michelle Branch has been a very conspicuous exception to this rule; which is why her career has been so fascinating to watch over the last 16 years.
RPM’s Jeff Nolan dives into the art of the riff in popular music and runs down his top 15 most important and impactful riffs of all time. He claims his list is definitive. That’s a pretty bold claim.
Elvis wasn’t even close. Chuck Berry wrote the libretto for the opera that is the life of the teenager and in the process changed the face of modern culture.
Why are there so few left-handed guitars?
With their Motown-influenced blend of pop and soul, Los Angeles-based duo Electric Guest are the perfect group to be featured in Hard Rock Cafes worldwide as our Artist of the Month for March 2017.
From time to time, some of our more passionate guests will get worked-up over certain pieces of memorabilia in our collection and try to take us to task over them. Usually, this stems from someone assuming that a joint called the Hard Rock should exclusively display memorabilia that fits into their personal definition of what “hard rock” music is.
Vintage Beatles toys are undeniably awesome. Let’s play with ’em.