Volbeat are a "rockabilly metal band" from Copenhagen. Formed in 2001, they list among their influences Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash, along with many metal and punk bands. Some particularly rocking cuts inside, to help you get through Monday afternoon. [more inside]
The new documentary about their career won a Tribeca audience award, and now, the little power trio from the Great White North has a star on the Hollywood walk of fame. [more inside]
Bruce Springsteen, 1973. Stevie Ray Vaughan, 1984. Jimi Hendrix, 1968. King Crimson, 1969. Warren Zevon, 1982. Dio, 1984. The Band, 1974. Santana, 1975. Elton John, 1970. The Rolling Stones, 1978. For classic rock fans it's a drink from the firehose at Wolfgang's Concert Vault, the web archive of rock promoter Wolfgang Grajonca, better known as Bill Graham. If you want to download any of these shows it'll cost you ("Based upon all the information that is available to us, we believe that performers can earn between four and six times more from Wolfgang's Vault per download than they currently receive from their record companies"), but you can stream all of them at no charge. (Previously)
"Party party party, party makes me farty, I gotta take antacid so I can keep on party!" (Direct link to legal mp3) The sublime lyrical genius of Andrew WK, as heard in the Aqua Teen movie.