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Jimi Hendrix Park Opening Next Year

The pioneer and legend Jimi Hendrix finally has a proper memorial.  A new park celebrating the guitarist in his hometown of Seattle, Washington will open next year.  It’ll be located in the city’s Central District, according to the Northwest African … Continue reading

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Rolling Stone Names Hendrix Best Guitarist Ever

The legendary Jimi Hendrix was recently named the greatest guitar player in history by Rolling Stone magazine, and I couldn’t agree more. I grew up listening to my father’s rock-n-roll collection, and Hendrix was always my favorite. Arguably, Hendrix changed … Continue reading

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Amy Winehouse’s Death Due to Alcohol Poisoning

With illegal substances ruled out of Amy Winehouse’s death earlier this year, the cause of the singer’s untimely demise remained a mystery.  But no more.  Winehouse’s death was recently ruled an unintentional over-consumption of alcohol, a “death by misadventure.” The … Continue reading

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Through the Decades: Rock Icons that Died Before Their Time

In a world of alcohol, drugs, accidents and suicides, being a rock star is not necessarily as easy as it looks. In the wake of Amy Winehouse’s death, we are reminded that many stars passed before her, and unless major … Continue reading

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Downward Stone: Renowned Rock Mag Prefers Reality Stars to Rock

In a move that shocked even the cynical, legendary rock mag Rolling Stone has commissioned Jersey Shore‘s proudest guidette, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi for its latest issue. As expected, the orange-hued arbiter of smush dishes on life in the Shore house, … Continue reading

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VH1 Rock Doc Explores Golden Age of Groupies

A new Rock Doc from VH1 puts Pamela Des Barres, the self-proclaimed “world’s most famous groupie,” behind the wheel on a quest to interview the Supergroupies of decades past. Des Barres, now 62, claims to have had affairs with Jimmy … Continue reading

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