Julien's Auctions, in collaboration with the Recording Academy, are holding an auction to support artists suffering financially during this COVID-19 pandemic. The list of big name contributors is extensive and growing.
There are a number of great movies in which rock, and other musical genres, play an integral part in the larger social messages they are attempting to convey, and here's a list of some essential ones that do that better than most.
Grunge, Generation X's flagship music genre, brought about widespread appreciation of alternative rock with its bare-bones vibe. The musical movement itself, however, was fully realized years before it was popular and it was all self-contained in Seattle.
Probably one of the most famous sweaters in music history, worn by the late Kurt Cobain during Nirvana's 1993 appearance on MTV Unplugged, has now become the most expensive cardigan ever sold at auction.
It's official, 'Bohemian Rhapsody' is a box office hit and given Hollywood's never-ending copycat tendencies, that means we're about to get many more music biopics. So let's imagine an alternate world in which music rights are no object, nor is the necessary approval or control of surviving band members, and examine some music biopics that haven't happened yet, but should.