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Peter Green

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    The 10 Best Guest Appearances On Other People's Songs

    Have you ever had one of those moments when, you're listening to a song and hear something familiar, like maybe a familiar voice or wonder, "Okay, who is really playing this particular instrument?" Many times a band or an artist will guest star on a recording. Sometimes it's a well-known fact, such ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Remembering Bob Welch: Fleetwood Mac's Secret Weapon

    This past Thursday, former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Bob Welch committed suicide in his home outside Nashville at age 66. It was a tragic loss that stunned the Fleetwood Mac family, both past and present. Mac's Stevie Nicks called Welch's death "devastating" in London's The Daily Telegraph: "I had ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Supergroups: 10 Bands That Sprang From Other Bands

    From the remnants of other great bands are often birthed more great bands. Oftentimes these little side projects go under the radar unless you are a hardcore fan, or the new band itself gains a lot of airplay or word of mouth. Either way, some of the greatest rock bands of all time have been birthe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Blue Letter: The 10 Best Fleetwood Mac Deep Tracks

    Fleetwood Mac is perhaps the most distinct and musically diverse bands around. What started out as a British blues band headed by drummer Mick Fleetwood and lead singer/guitarist Peter Green became a pop/rock powerhouse with the addition of guitar virtuoso Lindsey Buckingham and his then-girlfriend, ... More >>

  • Music

    April 7, 2011

    Son of a Preacher Man

    Paul Thorn's life is straight out of a Southern Gothic fairy tale.

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    UT Student Breaks Guinness Record For Rock Band 2 Score; Cues Drummer Jokes

    ​A University of Texas student claims to have beaten the all-time high score for Rock Band 2, setting a Guinness World Record after successfully completing all 84 songs in the video game in one sitting. It took Matt Smith, a civil engineering junior, seven hours to play through all the songs on ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Feel a Whole Lot Better: For His Birthday, Five Great Non-Petty Tom Petty Songs

    Tuesday just happens to be the 59th birthday of Rocks Off's personal hero, role model and by all accounts someone who smokes even more weed than we do, Thomas Earl Petty. Speaking of, it's also Snoop Dogg's birthday, which means 10/20 deserves to be a NORML holiday even more than 4/20 does. But unt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Lost Tuneage: Moby Grape

    Who Dat? Collectively, Moby Grape probably was one of the most talented bands to come out of San Francisco area during the golden age of hippiedom. Formed in 1966 by drummer Skip Spence and manager Matthew Katz (both of whom had just been fired from Jefferson Airplane), the lineup included ... More >>

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    May 1, 2008
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    July 24, 2007

    We’re Getting the Band Back Together! Or Should We?

    The Yardbirds: Re-feathering the nest? The Yardbirds weren’t one of the more popular British Invasion acts on these shores, but they were at the forefront of the Limey Blues Boom of the mid-‘60s, paving the way for later acts like Cream, the Who and Led Zeppelin. More importantly, three faces o ... More >>

  • Music

    July 20, 2006

    RIP, Syd. And RIP, 'Cid.

    A psychedelic pioneer and the drug that helped do him in are both sorely missed

  • Music

    February 6, 2003

    Savoy Brown

    Thursday, February 6

  • Music

    May 10, 2001

    Playbill

    John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers

  • Music

    January 15, 1998
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    October 30, 1997

    Is the Mac Truly Back?

    Rumours of Fleetwood Mac's demise are exaggerated -- for the time being

  • Music

    June 23, 1994
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