Jimi Hendrix: A Brother's Story
By Leon Hendrix with Adam Mitchell
Thomas Dunne Books, 276 pp. $25.99
Memoirs about rock stars written by family members, friends, ex-wives, and quickie backstage assignations are a wildly divergent lot that alternately take the narrative tracks of score-settling, ax ... More >>
We do love our obscure holidays here at Rocks Off, as well as setting up playlists for them, but this is the first time we've gotten to tackle a holiday exclusive to our own city. Ladies and gentlemen, meet Mauro Hamza.
Hamza, is the coach for the 2012 United States Olympic fencing team, which has ... More >>
On behalf of all of us here at Art Attack, I'd like to congratulate Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed on the joyous occasion of their marriage.
The pair lived together, "happily unmarried," for 28 years before finally deciding to take the plunge. I have no idea what prompted them to tie the knot (I'm ... More >>
Regrets, sang Frank Sinatra, Elvis and Sid Vicious, I've had a few. (Or, for Sid, a feee-yooouuu.)
So have we all. But if you review concerts for a living, there's nothing worse than someone you like dying before you get the chance to see them live. So for this week's Round Table, Rocks Off ... More >>
Honestly, do you really care?I write a lot about Hollywood's obsession with remakes because I'm a movie buff, first and foremost, and because as a "writer" it's easy to milk an announcement of the latest atrocity from Platinum Dunes for 750 indignant words regarding the creative demise of Hollywo ... More >>
Those who "want to believe" that extraterrestrials have interacted with human beings are doubtless familiar with J. Allen Hynek's three classifications of "close encounters." You're probably also familiar with Jacques Vallee's addition of "the fourth kind" which, according to Vallee, refers to actu ... More >>