SHEPARD FAIREY

Shepard Fairey is an American graphic artist and social activist who is part of the Street Art movement along with other artists including Banksy and Mr.Brainwash. Fairey blurs the boundary between traditional and commercial art through type and image, communicating his brand of social critique via prints, murals, stickers, and posters in public spaces. “Art is not always meant…

ARMY OF ANYONE

Army of Anyone was a rock supergroup formed by Filter frontman Richard Patrick with two members of rock band Stone Temple Pilots. In addition to Patrick on vocals, the band featured brothers Dean DeLeo and Robert DeLeo (on guitar and bass respectively), and Ray Luzier, formerly of David Lee Roth’s band, on drums. The band released one self-titled album in November 2006, which was well-received, but sold well short of the members’ multi-platinum selling releases of their other…

JUNIOR BROWN

Four-time Grammy country-rocker nominee, Junior Brown, is regarded as one of the hippest guitar-playing vocalists in music today. His biggest fans include some of the most cutting edge artists in rock and alternative, providing him opportunities to cross the borders of traditional country. He has performed with such artists as the Dave Matthews Band and…

TRL – TOTAL REQUEST LIVE

Total Request Live (known commonly as TRL) is an American television program broadcast on MTV that premiered on September 14, 1998. In Latin America, a version of TRL called Los 10+ Pedidos (The 10 Most Requested) airs daily. The show is hosted by “Gabo” and “Macarena”. The series features popular music videos played during its countdown, and was also used as a promotion tool by…

TUMBLE IN THE ROUGH

Why Being A Stone Temple Pilots Fan Was A Roller Coaster Ride? Stone Temple Pilots had just released Tiny Music Songs From the Vatican Gift Shop, but after taking a tumble in the rough in 1996, the band soldiered on with plenty of radio play and tour dates in 1997. “Tumble in the Rough” was…

THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR

Commercialism and consumerism can easily bring out the Grinch in even the most ardent Christmas enthusiast. It seems as though nobody’s immune to picking the pockets of their fans with some sappy yuletide wishes. Bono once informed everyone that “There won’t be snow in Africa this Christmas,” Bob Dylan had a disaster of a Christmas…

BUT NOT TONIGHT

Scott Weiland performed a cover version of the DEPECHE MODE song “But Not Tonight” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”. The song is off of the Not American Teen Movie Soundtrack (which features a ton of great 80s covers). Scott Weiland’s autobiography, “Not Dead & Not For Sale”, was released on May 17 via the Simon &…

HAPPY

Yes, there is a song by Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots/Velvet Revolver) along with Pharrell Williams (N.E.R.D.) which is called exactly as the Pharrell worldwide hit, but dating back a long time before. While Weiland is concerned about the upcoming release of “Blaster”, debut of Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts, someone commented indicating that there…