Late Metallica Bassist Honored with 'Cliff Burton Day' in Alameda CountySupervisors in Alameda County named Feb. 10 Cliff Burton Day, in honor of the late bassist of Metallica who was born in Castro Valley.
The Moody Blues' Ray Thomas Dies at 76Ray Thomas, of The Moody Blues, has died at 76, months before the band was to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Widow of Grateful Dead's Longtime Lawyer Auctions Rare Items in RenoThe widow of the Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer, Hal Kant, is auctioning off treasures from their long strange trip with the band. Kant also represented a number of musicians dating to the 1960s, including Janis Joplin and Sonny and Cher.
Guitarist Sues to Stop Use of Jefferson Starship Band NameGuitarist Craig Chaquico is asking a judge to prevent a new iteration of Jefferson Starship from using the name in a federal lawsuit filed in San Francisco.
Pioneering Rock Legend Chuck Berry Dies At 90Chuck Berry, rock ‘n’ roll’s founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music’s joy and rebellion in such classics as “Johnny B. Goode,” ”Sweet Little Sixteen” and “Roll Over Beethoven,” died Saturday at his home in an unincorporated area west of St. Louis. He was 90.
Rocker Leon Russell Dies In Nashville At 74Russell played keyboard for the Los Angeles studio team known as the Wrecking Crew, helping Phil Spector develop his wall of sound approach in the 1960s.
Metallica Plays Live Show In Berkeley Record StoreThe Grammy Award-winning hard rockers performed a live show inside Rasputin Music in Berkeley and streamed it to their Facebook followers.
Grateful Dead Bassist Phil Lesh Says He'll Undergo Surgery For Bladder CancerGrateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh says he has been diagnosed with bladder cancer and is being treated in Arizona.
Pattie Boyd Lived And Lensed Life As Muse To Rock RoyaltyRevealing and private photos by Pattie Boyd, who was married to rock icons George Harrison and Eric Clapton, are on display in a special show at the San Francisco Art Exchange.
Linda Ronstadt Talks About Disease That Silenced Her Grammy-Winning Singing VoiceA multiple Grammy Award winning voice has been silenced by a debilitating disease. Now, Linda Ronstadt opens up about her life in an exclusive interview.
Paul Revere Of Raiders Rock Band Dies At 76Paul Revere, the organist and leader of the Raiders rock band, has died. He was 76.
Top 40 Countdown Host Casey Kasem, Former SF 'Screaming' Deejay, Dead At 82Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio broadcaster who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades, died Sunday.