Clearly, it was a departure for the Kennedy Center Honors. Now in it’s 35th year, the ceremony started out by paying tribute to cultural icons like Fred Astaire, Ella Fitzgerald and Tennessee Williams. In recent years, rock has been represented more and more at this prestigious event, with Paul McCartney, Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Elton John and Bruce Springsteen all collecting the Kennedy Center medallion. But past ceremonies probably never got as loud as this year’s.
Hard rock fans may have cause to rejoice within a few weeks: after being ignored for years, Rush and Deep Purple are on this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ballot, as is Heart and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. One question that has yet to be answered is, if inducted, which members of these groups will be included?
Looking to build up some steam for the release of their 14th studio album, Heart premiered the music video for its eponymous single, “Fanatic.” Ann and Nancy Wilson cut the production fat and stick to their bread and butter for the video – rocking out live.
Starting Monday, August 20th you can “Crash” at the Gorge, go crazy at the Evergreen State Fair, and stock up on camping gear for the whole family. Each week, we fill JACK Stash with fun […]
On the heels of their career-spanning retrospective release, Strange Euphoria, earlier this month, the legendary ladies of Heart will release their 14th studio album on October 2nd. Scheduled to drop on VVN Records, Fanatic is […]
Heart‘s Nancy Wilson may be celebrating a big summer tour come June, but for now, the guitarist/vocalist is celebrating her second marriage. Wilson wed Geoff Bywater, the head of music at Fox, on Saturday (April […]
JACK likes to give away FREE Stuff. And we’re pretty sure you like to receive FREE stuff. So, we’ve come up with this brilliant, never done before idea. Every weekend…well, almost every weekend, we’re going […]
Over the years, many politicians have been guilty of using popular songs during campaign runs without first getting consent from the artist who sang it, which eventually ends in a cease and desist or in […]
Say the name [lastfm]Heart[/lastfm] to any fan of classic rock and immediately you’ve got a sing-along on your hands. [lastfm]Heart[/lastfm]’s music has helped define rock ‘n roll for over a generation, so it’s nearly impossible […]
Tickets go on sale this Saturday, the 24th, for Heart at The Puyallup Fair – My best memory ever of the sisters? In concert, 1991 at the Seattle Center auditiorium -(no longer there)- they rocked […]