Japanese Mice Hold Cure For Bald Dudes
Good news for the follically challenged. Researchers at Japan’s Tokyo University of Science conducted tests on hairless mice, implanting bioengineered follicles created from stem cells into their skin. Hair then grew on the mice, which means that a cure for baldness could be on the h…
Do Women and the Elderly Cause More Car Accidents Than Men and the Young?
A recent study of accidents involving the gas pedals of vehicles yielded some age and gender-specific results.
Slash, Tommy Shaw + More Comment on Jim Marshall’s Passing
Marshall Amplification founder Jim Marshall passed away last week, causing an outpouring of love from rockers that used his famous amps. Marshall died at age 88 and was beloved by the rock community. He was known as the ‘Father of Loud.’
Kiss on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: ‘We’ll Just Buy It and Fire Everybody’
Ted Nugent once said he wanted to buy Muzak for $10 million in order to shut it down, since it represented everything “uncool” about music. Now, Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has similar feelings towards the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The band has been eligible for induction into the music institution …
First-Ever Springsteen ‘Memories Roadshow’ Heads to Philadelphia
The City of Brotherly Love is like an adopted (and geographically nearby) home for Bruce Springsteen. Jersey’s favorite son has a long and storied history with (the streets of) Philadelphia and now, the Springsteen Memories Roadshow is making its first pit stop in Philly on April 21.
Crosby, Stills and Nash Announce Massive 2012 Summer Tour
Fifty two. That’s not their average age, but the amount of dates that Crosby, Stills and Nash have scheduled for their upcoming summer tour.
Women Make Noise During Sex to Get You to Hurry Up
Studies show that most women make noise (and lots of it) when engaging in sexual intercourse. It’s not because they’re nearing orgasm. Those loud moans are more of an effort to make you feel good about yourself and the size of your package and because she wants you to…
Sammy Hagar Declares Ronnie Montrose ‘a Pioneer of Hard Rock’
Sammy Hagar has spoken out, this time at more length, about Ronnie Montrose, who died on Saturday, March 3, at the age of 64. Hagar had issued a statement immediately following the news that his former bandmate had passed away, but expounded on his thoughts and feelings a few days later.
Ginger Baker’s ‘Beware of Mr. Baker’ Documentary Trailer Released
In the trailer for ‘Beware of Mr. Baker,’ Ginger Baker, the former drummer of Cream and Blind Faith is declared to be many things. Some desirable. Others? Not so much. The skins smasher is declared mad. He is described as looking like the devil. It is said that he is what the drums are all about. He…
10 Hottest ‘Top Chef’ Contestants Ever
The ‘Top Chef’ finale on Bravo got us thinking about lady chef’s. The reality cooking competition is usually a sausage party and we’re not talking about the dishes that are served up but the contestants. It’s mostly men competing in the cooking wars, with only one woman (Stephanie Izzard) actually t…
Black Sabbath, Rush Songs Cited on List of ’10 Badass Fictional Characters in Popular Musi…
Is there a fictional character more badass than ‘Iron Man?’ Um, no, there isn’t, according to a new list celebrating musical badasses in lyric form.
Turns Out Being Drunk and Sleepy Can Do Wonders for Your Creativity
Normally, being drunk and tired impairs your motor skills (no driving in either case, please) and causes you to make questionable decisions (beer goggle hook ups or passing out in the middle of a Wendy’s) but boozing it up and skipping sleep can also boost your creativity. No joke.