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Only the Good Die Young: 7 Stars Who Died at 27

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It's a sad fact that many great artists died too soon through untimely tragedies or the consequences of bad habits. Was there any way these stars could have turned things around? Read More »

Book Review: ‘Completeness of the Soul’ by Jim Booth – Portrait of the Artist as an Aging Rock Star

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Can an aging rock star escape stardom with his life, and find completeness outside of it? This is the central question in this brilliant, timely, deeply moving novel by Jim Booth. Read More »

Book Review: ’27: A History Of The 27 Club’ by Howard Sounes

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A fascinating, mostly even-handed new book looks at rock's most exclusive fraternity of tragedy, and its six most famous members. Read More »

Music DVD Review: PJ Harvey & Seamus Murphy – Let England Shake: 12 Short Films by Seamus Murphy

Noted photographer collaborates with PJ Harvey for an extraordinary "Video LP." Read More »

Music Review: Nirvana – Nevermind Deluxe Edition

Now twenty years old, Nirvana's monster hit gets tricked out in an expanded edition. Read More »

Music DVD Review: Nirvana – Live at the Paramount

On the cusp of superstardom, Nirvana rocks a relatively small venue on Halloween, 1991. Read More »

Interview: Proverbial’s Guitarist Talks Songwriting, Music Industry, and a Dream Collaboration

Scott Gerry of Virginia-based rock band Proverbial names his musical idols, explains how his group crafts its sound, and much more. Read More »

The Enduring 20-Year Legacy of Nirvana’s Nevermind

Still one hell of a beautiful sounding noise. Read More »

Making Sense of Amy Winehouse And The 27s Tragedy

Sex and drugs and rock and roll and...death. Stop Making Sense. Read More »

Gone But Not Forgotten: Post-Mortem Success in Music

Some people only appreciate an artist’s contribution to music after he or she has died. Why is that? Read More »