X Japan’s Yoshiki Sells Out Solo Summer Concert Series

X Japan bandleader and one of his homeland’s biggest rock stars Yoshiki has sold out his sixth annual solo summer concert series set to take place in early August — 12 shows in seven days — at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo Ballroom. Tickets went for approximately $800 a pop. The exclusi

DJ Snake releases follow-up to “Taki Taki” and StripJoints has it for our registered DJs!

“Enzo”, DJ Snake’s follow up to “Taki Taki”, goes live to the world and on StripJoints music, today at 10am PST. The track also features Offset, 21 Savage, Seck Wes and Gucci Mane.  Be the first to spin it in your club tonight! Read full story here

Granny 4 Barrel treats local journalist to a studio brunch and a sneak listen to new David Bendeth produced songs

We recently had the pleasure of gathering at Magic Door Studio in Montclair to listen to the latest heavy tunes from modern day shock rocker Granny 4 Barrel – think Norman Bates. The songs are expected to surface soon on disc. Read full story here

Keith Richards’ Great Solo Debut, ‘Talk Is Cheap,’ Turns 30

During the mid Eighties, the relationship between Keith Richards and Mick Jagger hit a historic low, as Jagger tested solo waters. “Mick started to become unbearable.” Richards wrote in his 2010 memoir Life. You could hear the rift: 1983’s Undercover and 1986’s Dirty Work often sounde