Velvet Underground Plays Trauma Philadelphia with Andy Warhol's Exploding Plastic Inevitable (1968) | Concerts, Experiences | Mar 15 - Mar 16, 1968

On Friday, March 15th and Saturday, March 16th, 1968, The Velvet Underground played Trauma Lounge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The concert included the Andy Warhol performance art piece “Exploding Plastic Enevitable.” The Exploding Plastic Inevitable Now, or EPI, was a series of multimedia events organized by Andy Warhol, featuring musical performances by The Velvet Underground and ….

Freddie Mercury: A World of His Own Exhibit and Auction (2023) | Memorabilia Exhibition, Specialty, Themed Auctions & Auction Cons | Aug 1 - Sep 11, 2023

Sotheby’s presents Freddie Mercury: A World of His Own, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the public and private realm of the rock band Queen and global icon Freddie Mercury. A world-renowned rock superstar, away from the stage Freddie Mercury was a deeply educated collector. Across six auctions, Sotheby’s reflects Freddie Mercury’s world of style and ….

Tom Waits Middle-period Albums Remastered for Vinyl, CD and Digital Release (2023) | CD Releases, Digital and MP3 Releases, Milestones, Vinyl Releases | Jul 12 - Oct 6, 2023

Personally overseen by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, Waits middle-period albums — released on Island Records between 1983 and 1993 — have been newly remastered from the original tapes and will be reissued on vinyl and CD this fall by Island/Universal Music Group. Waits’ transformative breakthrough, Swordfishtrombones (1983), its sprawling sequel, Rain Dogs (1985), and ….

Dee Snider Book Signing and Photo Op (2023) | Signings | Jun 26, 2023

Legendary rocker Dee Snider is hosting a book signing and photo op for his book FRATS at Looney Tunes Record Store in West Babylon, New York on Monday, June 26th, 2023 at 6PM. Snider will take a photo with fans who purchase the book plus will sign 2 additional items during the event.

The Rolling Stones First Official Rarities Collection, Metamorphosis, is Released (1975) | Vinyl Releases | Jun 6, 1975

The first official Rolling Stones rarities collection, Metamorphosis, was originally released in June of 1975. The release combines legendary outtakes, rarities, and a wealth of demos that Mick Jagger and Keith Richards composed for other artists, which were subsequently re-recorded by the Stones themselves. The collection includes an orchestrated version of “Out Of Time,” which ….

International Day of Slayer | Events - Cultural Celebrations | Jun 6

How to celebrate International Day of Slayer: Listen to Slayer at full blast in your car. Listen to Slayer at full blast in your home. Listen to Slayer at full blast at your place of employment. Listen to Slayer at full blast in any public place you prefer. DO NOT use headphones! The objective of ….