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  • Kollen Post

    Kollen Post is a rising senior at Vanderbilt University where he studies English and Arabic, writes about music and movies for The Hustler, the unfortunately named campus paper, and performs in musicals with Vanderbilt Off-Broadway. Typewriting, beer-brewing, cello playing, and rock-climbing are a few ways he likes to spend his time.

 

Five Things That Remind Us Of The Edge

U2 has been one of the biggest bands in the world for the past few decades and Edge (born David Evans), their resident guitar whiz, has been an understated but potent presence in U2’s sound since the beginning. In honor of Edge’s 53rd birthday, here are some things that make us think about him Read more...

Five Things That Remind Us of Rush

Rush is one of the longest-running of classic AOR bands, just getting off their Clockwork Angels tour of 2013 and planning another tour in 2015 for their 41st anniversary. They’ve managed a very specific aesthetic for the length of that time, keeping the triumvirate of Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart since July 29, 1974. In honor of Lee’s birthday (July 29th), here are five things that remind us of RUSH: Read more...

Bowie Hints At New Album

Sounds like a new David Bowie album is in the works. Read more...

45th Anniversary of Bowie's "Space Oddity"

45 years ago today, David Bowie released his landmark single, “Space Oddity.” Read more...

Springsteen’s Directorial Debut

Bruce Springsteen has made his directorial debut with the ten minute video for the song “Hunter of Invisible Game” off his most recent album, “High Hopes.” Read more...

Sir Paul Releases Nostalgic Video For “Early Days”

The video is set in the American South and features a growing musical friendship between first two, then three, then four kids, culminating in a blues show (featuring Johnny Depp in cameo in the background). Read more...

Morrison, Jones & The 27 Club

Today, July 3rd, is the 45th and 43rd anniversary of the deaths of Brian Jones and Jim Morrison, respectively. Read more...

Lou Reed’s Estate Nets $20 Million

One of the sad realities when a musician leaves us is that their estate often nets more money in their death than when they were alive. This is the case for Lou Reed. Read more...

Top 5 Questionable Rock & Roll Relationships

Recently, Mick Jagger, 70, has been linked to a 27-year-old American ballet dancer. While the age difference in this relationship may raise eyebrows, there has been a number of rock and roll relationships long before this pairing that have pushed limits and raised more than just eyebrows. Here are five rock and roll relationships where age wasn't the only thing that caused the public to pause: Read more...

Grateful Dead Movie "Meet-Up" Set For July 17th

Grateful Dead’s annual “Meet-Up at the Movies” series will return on July 17 of this year with a concert movie filmed in Germany during the band’s 1972 European tour, from which also came the live album “Europe ’72.” Read more...

Clip From Who Concert Film Released

In anticipation of The Who’s “Quadrophenia: Live from London” release tomorrow (June 10th), a preview of the concert film is now streaming. Read more...

Top 5 Classic Rock Les Paul Users

In honor of the dearly departed Les Paul’s birthday, here are five classic users of his namesake guitar, manufactured by Gibson from 1952-1960 and then from 1968 on. Read more...

Happy Birthday, Charlie Watts

Surrounded by his more flamboyant bandmates, the drummer for the Rolling Stones has always managed to hold down the fort without sacrificing a single fluid ounce of cool. Read more...