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Rhino Entertainment Company

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Match These Bands With Their Awful Original Names

    ​Provided they didn't take the easy way out and name themselves after a song (Rolling Stones), their hometown (Boston) or each other (Hall & Oates), almost every band that went on to sell millions of records, get tons of radio play and sell out arenas has had some form of the following convers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    ZZ Top Takes Manhattan, Loudly And "Perfectly"

    Mark C. AustinZZ Top at the Woodlands, July 2009​Rocks Off has had next Friday, when ZZ Top and Tom Petty play The Woodlands, circled in red on our Rhino Records wall calendar for months. God, is that next Friday already? We added a few more red rings this morning after we read The New York Ti ... More >>

  • Music

    October 22, 2009

    Season of the Witch

    U2's awe-inspiring Reliant Stadium show prompts a search for the unknown — and unknowable — in music.

  • Music

    September 3, 2009

    The Forgotten Festival

    The 1969 Texas International Pop Festival

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    Levon Helm Is 69... and Badass

    Rocks Off is having a little trouble looking his "2009 Year of the Rhino" wall calendar in the eye this morning. He trusted it implicitly until Tuesday, when a friend pointed out that in saluting Stevie Nicks, Miles Davis and Hank Williams Jr. on their birthday, he left out former Band drummer Levo ... More >>

  • Music

    September 25, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 3, 2008

    ZZ Top Signs to Rick Rubin's American Recordings

    ZZ Top: Still with the legs. Rick Rubin was already working for ZZ Top - the Houston trio recently enlisted Rubin to produce its next album - and now ZZ Top works for Rubin as well. Billboard reported yesterday that ZZ Top has signed a new record deal with Rubin's American Recordings, an imprint di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2008

    Overnight Express: Simply Red Does Bobby "Blue" Bland

    Another collaboration of sorts between an aging American R&B star and a (much) better-selling British acolyte is in the offing, it seems. Early this morning (when all e-mail blasts go out, apparently), the folks charged with getting the word out about Rhino Records' upcoming releases announced that ... More >>

  • Music

    November 29, 2007

    The Brit Box: UK Indie, Shoegaze and Brit-Pop Gems of the Last Millennium

    Rhino resurrects the days of Britpop and shoegaze

  • Music

    November 24, 2005

    I'd Much Rather Be with the Girls

    Critics might damn Fantasia's music with faint praise, but we say she's keeping up a sacred pop tradition

  • Music

    August 4, 2005

    Can't Touch the MMMBop

    A new boxed set excavates the '90s

  • Music

    April 15, 2004

    I Want My Old-School Hip-hop

    How come there's no Pharcyde or De La Soul on the dial?

  • Music

    July 17, 2003

    Reconsider Him

    At the end, Warren Zevon's past is finally unearthed

  • Music

    December 19, 2002

    Xmas Marks the Spot

    A guide to new holiday discs, from surprise presents to Tannen-bombs

  • Culture

    April 18, 2002

    Do Look Back

    The Band dances The Last Waltz, but can time heal old wounds?

  • Culture

    March 29, 2001

    He Scores

    Ennio Morricone has written great music for good, bad and ugly films

  • Music

    July 13, 2000

    Radio Gaga

    A KISS goodbye?

  • Music

    March 18, 1999
  • Music

    November 26, 1998
  • Music

    January 29, 1998
  • Music

    January 8, 1998

    Baby, It's Him

    Burt Bacharach isn't making a comeback -- he never left

  • Music

    October 16, 1997

    Charles in Charge

    A new collection confirms Ray Charles's position as the architect of soul

  • Music

    August 28, 1997
  • Music

    December 12, 1996
  • Music

    October 31, 1996

    Splendid Isolation

    For Warren Zevon, it's all about how he looks in the hat

  • Music

    January 19, 1995

    Talkin' Townes Van Zandt

    Despite years of commercial and self neglect, the songs are still coming through

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