Allman Manager Murders, Moon Trashes Hotel Room Politely, And Dave Matthews Takes A Dump On Chicago: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]April 30th: Moonie shows how it's done (with Steve Martin), Lester Bangs talks rock (and is played by the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman), live Allmans, Zep in the Kingdome, The Stones with Muddy Waters, the MC5, and Nirvana...both of 'em.
Rob Tyner Passes 22 Years Ago TodayOn this day in 1991 MC5 frontman Rob Tyner died of a heart attack at the age of 46.
Allman Manager Murders, Moon And Matthews Empty Their Contents: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]See Keith Moon trash a hotel room with the help of Steve Martin! See the lovely Cilla Black sing a Paul McCartney wrote for her on her Limey TV show! See the REAL Lester Bangs and the fake one from Cameron Crowe's movie...and more!
MC5's Wayne Kramer In Seattle To Talk Mass IncarcerationA few years back, the MC5's Wayne Kramer-co founded Jail Guitar Doors (yes, that's in reference to The Clash song referring to Kramer's two-year stint in prison) which is a program that donates guitars to inmates to help with their rehabilitation process, and as Kramer puts it, "brings out the humanity" of people who've made mistakes that landed them behind bars.