Tears For Fears cancel remaining tour dates with Hall And Oates after “family emergency”

One of this summer’s many nostalgia tours involved Tears For Fears opening up for Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductees Daryl Hall and John Oates. In the show some of us saw when the tour hit Chicago, TFF, frankly, wiped the floor with the famous blue-eyed soul duo, as Curt Smith and Roland Orzabal were obviously…

Jeff Ament’s Rock Hall Of Fame shirt called out a bunch of artists that the Hall has ignored

Pearl Jam has never been a band that shied away from speaking its mind, waging open war against Ticketmaster in the 1990s, and putting the Jeremys of the world on blast pretty much forever. So it’s no surprise that when the band’s bassist, Jeff Ament, took the stage at last night’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame…

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Journey, Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur lead this year’s class of Rock Hall inductees

The voting body of the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame has been accused of being composed of out-of-touch baby boomers, old guys with a single earring who can’t sit in beanbag chairs anymore because of their backs but still have blacklight posters on their walls. And that’s probably true—they inducted Yes this year, after…

Let’s sit back, have a beer, and watch Gene Simmons and Ice Cube fight on Twitter

Summer’s on its way, and with it, all the sensory stimuli we associate with that most relaxing of seasons: The taste of a cold beer, the sight of kids playing in the warm, welcome sun, and, of course, the sweet sound of aging musicians passive-aggressively debating semiotics on Twitter. Because even thought it’s…