Category Archives: Rob Brandt’s Blog Posts

‘Jimi Hendrix In Maui’ Gets Release Date

Music, Money, Madness…Jimi Hendrix In Maui will be released in theaters real soon. This documentary film will be released next month and is directed by John McDermott. Evan Saxon, head of music strategy and distribution at Abramorama, said, “Jimi Hendrix is larger than life and his explosive concerts are meant to be experienced on the…MORE

Joan Jett Collaborates with Epiphone

Epiphone is releasing a new Joan Jett Olympic Special electric guitar. The collaboration is to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the rocker’s landmark albums “Bad Reputation” and “I Love Rock ‘N Roll.” The company said, “Epiphone is proud to introduce the Joan Jett Olympic Special based on Jett’s longtime favorite stage guitar. It’s a lightweight…MORE

Brian May Helps Reunite Boy With Lost Guitar

Queen’s Brian May is a guitar hero in more ways than one! Actress Mazz Murray, found a guitar in its case in a transit station in London and tagged May online for help finding the owner. Once May shared the guitar with his 2.9 million followers…well, it didn’t take long to find its rightful owner,…MORE

Foo Fighters Horror Film ‘Studio 666’ Coming Your Way

How scared should you be? Foo Fighters’ horror-comedy film, Studio 666, is on its way. The movie, based on a story by frontman Dave Grohl and starring the band members, will first premiere in Australian theaters on February 24 – then hit the U.S. the next day. The storyline follows the band as they move…MORE

KISS Shares Unreleased Performance

Kiss is streaming a previously unreleased live performance of their classic hit “Lick It Up.” The clip is a preview to their “KISS – Off The Soundboard: Live In Virginia Beach”, which is being released on March 11th. The show was recorded at the Virginia Beach Amphitheatre on July 25, 2004 and is the second…MORE

Elton John Resumes His Farewell Tour

Elton John is back on the road for his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.” The tour resumed last night in New Orleans after a nearly two-year hiatus. As you can probably guess, COVID-19 was the cause of the hiatus, but a bad hip that needed surgery also played a part. Sir Elton John will continue…MORE

Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, The Who Headline New Orleans Jazz Fest

New Orleans Jazz Fest has lined up some big-time headliners for its first festival in three years. Stevie Nicks, The Who, and Foo Fighters top the list of headlining acts for this year’s festival, which runs April 29th through May 8th. Other acts include The Black Crowes, Willie Nelson, Elvis Costello, Death Cab for Cutie,…MORE

Mick Fleetwood Producing ‘TV Music Drama’ For Fox

Fleetwood Mac founder Mick Fleetwood is developing a ‘TV music drama’ for Fox titled 13 Songs. The show will center around a fictional rock star named Jasper Jones, who is diagnosed with terminal cancer and sets out to reunite his band for a final album. Fleetwood with serve as executive producer and also contribute music…MORE