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Keep Your Wits About You, Psycho Fans Run Amuck

By Helen Bach | July 1, 2014

A trip down memory lane will take you to Frank Sinatras ‘bobby soxers’ or the insane screams and swoons for Elvis Presley. Girls (and guys) so caught up in the euphoria of their hero that they complete lose control of their facilities. I have never been transported to that level.

Mick Fleetwood, Taylor Swift And Consensual Reality

By Iman Lababedi | July 21, 2013

As far as I can tell, or think, or choose to believe, Taylor found a way to reach out to her fans, at least 5000 of them, and I was there to watch it

Killcode Krew, "Still Here" Video Review

By Helen Bach | July 5, 2013

This slickly produced video throws Kid Rock and Stone Sour into a Vita Mix and makes a bloody mess. Its a great song for those who enjoy their metal with a dash of down home cookin

Vote, Vote, Vote For The City Parks Foundation Summerstage App Of 2013!

By Iman Lababedi | May 15, 2013

I performed my civic duty today and voted for the Summerstage App. Not only does it save the city and by the city I mean YOU money, it also connects the city with the most skilled of our entrepreneurs and gives a lucky person the opportunity to have their app used by many people

The Great Debate: Smartphones and Rock Shows, What's Good?

By Helen Bach | May 4, 2013

if they’re not interested in looking at a stage or more likely cant see anyway due to crappy venue set up, tall people and over crowded general admission, shut the hell up and let them do what they want

Introducing Twitter Music: Do We Really Need It?

By Alyson Camus | April 16, 2013

Twitter is changing nevertheless, it is introducing a music feature and according to the NY Times this feature ‘will use the listening habits of users’ friends and contacts to recommend music for them to listen to’.

Justin Bieber Attempts To Hijack Grammys Night And Fails

By Alyson Camus | February 12, 2013

He was already the king of TV a day before when hosting SNL but he also wanted this Grammy night to be his? This sounded like a terrible desperate-for-attention moment for the Bieb which turned to be a total flop

Tony Visconti Clarifies The No Live Bowie Rumours

By Helen Bach | January 15, 2013

Considering at the time of writing this Visconti had only three thousand followers that wasn’t a huge news blast. Well, that just shows you how powerful the ‘retweet’ is. Considering this was only retweeted 270 times

YOUTUBE Remove Two Billion Views As Fake From Major Labels

By Mahalia Dark | January 5, 2013

OK stick with me here, because this is kinda complicated and I am not sure I understand it myself but Youtube has removed two billion views from Universal and Sony videos.

Facebook A Favorite With Musicians

By Helen Bach | December 5, 2012

Facebook ate MySpace and spit it back up and bands realizing that have really spruced up their pages adding loads of content and info. an online research page has some interesting statistics. Musicians and bands seem to have the most ‘likes’ or ‘fans’

Neil Young Tweets An Afternoon, And Bono Is Ridiculed

By Alyson Camus | October 26, 2012

But his isn’t the first time Neil Young slams Bono, as in his new autobiography ‘Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream’, Young had this to say about Bono’s tribute speech for Frank Sinatra at the Grammys.

Morrissey: Facebook And Loneliness

By Iman Lababedi | October 5, 2012

Here’s a question for Morrissey, if the only choices are the semblance of intimacy or the essence of loneliness, why choose the essence of loneliness.?

Facebook A Hotbed Of Fake Celebrities: Will The Real Mick Fleetwood Please Leave A Message

By Iman Lababedi | September 19, 2012

“Mick, I just got a comment on a post that this really isn’t Mick Fleetwood. I don’t want to believe that because we’ve been Facebook friends for over a yea Please message me the truth. No message, I may believe the non-believers and at 60 that would really make me lose my faith.”

Lady Gaga Is Redefining How Music Is Sold

By Jack Phillips | September 12, 2012

The cutting edge is about engaging the fans with social media so that the music is sold as an experience. Is it any wonder that her next album ARTPOP will be sold as “an interactive experience” with an app?

Watch Their Charming Video And Help George Glass Finish Their New Album

By Alyson Camus | April 21, 2012

The band is currently trying to raise money to be able to finish recording their first full length album, and it is difficult to resist to the quirky video for their song ‘Welcome Home’ posted on their fundraising page.

Whitney Houston Takes Over Twitter: Life Is Short, Enjoy It While You Can

By Alyson Camus | February 13, 2012

My Twitter feed is just a long list of RIP Whitney, an outpouring of loving condolences, but who honestly was still thinking about her these days? And suddenly she is the greatest singer of all times,… Tony Bennett, you already said this when Amy Winehouse died!

rock nyc's new Facebook Page: "rock never sleeps"

By Iman Lababedi | February 1, 2012

With the “rock never sleeps” page, administered by myself, Helen Bach and Alyson Camus, we plan to put up 5 posts a day from the website as well as various news from other places as well as normal FB stuff, and breaking news

Spin Magazine Tweets Away Its Responsibility As A Rock Mag

By Iman Lababedi | January 24, 2012

For Spin, the worst rock mag in a world that includes Rolling Stone and Pitchfork, to give up on its duty to review music, that’s pretty damn weak.