Black Crowes

Jayhawks Reuniting For Summer Shows

I already mentioned a few weeks ago how excited I… More »


I already mentioned a few weeks ago how excited I… More »


I already mentioned a few weeks ago how excited I… More »



I already mentioned a few weeks ago how excited I… More »


I already mentioned a few weeks ago how excited I… More »


Does This Gretchen Wilson Song Sound Familiar To You?


Take a listen to “Work Hard, Play Harder” by self-proclaimed redneck woman Gretchen Wilson–above, used in an ad for TNT’s Holly Hunter vehicle Saving Grace–and ask yourself: “Does this song sound familiar to me?” Because someone who heard it recently answered that question, “Hell yes, that song sounds familiar because I wrote it–well, at least the verses to it–17 years ago.” After the jump, the song that Wilson may have ripped off!

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Jackson Hole Music Festival

Looking for another summer festival to hit, but not wanting to go much farther than say…Jackson Hole, Wyoming? More »


Looking for another summer festival to hit, but not wanting to go much farther than say…Jackson Hole, Wyoming? More »


<em>Maxim</em> Writer Says Those Infamous Two-And-A-Half Circles Were Added To His Previews After The Fact

AP05052104626.jpgAs week one of Crowesgate draws to a close, we’ve heard from a lot of people regarding Maxim’s decision to run “previews” of upcoming Black Crowes and Nas albums as actual reviews despite those albums being unavailable to critics and just plain unfinished, respectively. We’ve read the Crowes’ initial irate reaction to Maxim‘s journalistic gaffe and Maxim‘s lame mea culpa. Nas weighed in, wondering who gives credence to a review in Maxim in the first place, and even the neologism-challenged CNN newsroom added their own half-cocked commentary. But one party we’ve yet to hear from until now is David Peisner, who wrote the previews/reviews/who-the-hell-even-knows-anymore in question. Going on record with the LA Times, Peisner claims his Maxim higher-ups did assign him to write previews, and he only found out they had been bumped to the reviews section when the issue hit the stands.

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CNN Reclassifies Black Crowes As “Grunge,” Remains Blissfully Ignorant Of The Concept Of “Irony”

Presenting two CNN anchors who, in the sliver of time that they’re allotted to discuss one of the day’s biggest soft-news stories, find themselves musing over the true meanings of an official statement from Maxim that they haven’t seen. And said statement is regarding a review they haven’t read. More »


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