Pete Townshend

"LOUDER THAN LOVE | The Grande Ballroom Story"

While the West Coast was groovin' to the sounds of the "Summer of Love" in 1967, Detroit was pumping out a hard-driving, gritty, raw sound that was "Louder Than Love." At the epicenter of this seminal music scene stood The Grande Ballroom, Detroit’s original rock and roll palace.

Willie Nile's 'The Innocent Ones' finally gets a U.S street date

“This is as good a record as I’ve ever made,” Willie Nile says of his new release The Innocent Ones. That’s saying a lot, considering the amount of indispensable music that the tenacious New Yorker has produced over his long and eventful career. The CD, which long eluded the American market except as an import and the odd merch table, has a U.S. brick-and-mortar street date of November 22, 2011.