Tina Benitez-Eves

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Tina Benitez-Eves

Tina began covering music professionally in the ’90s as a reporter for the Village Voice in New York. A journalist for more than two decades, she has worked as staff editor and freelance writer covering entertainment, art, pop culture, food, wine, spirits, health, travel and more. Throughout it all, music has always been a constant in her life… and work. Her words have appeared in Billboard, Men’s Journal, Wine Spectator, and other local and national newspapers, magazines, and online publications. Based in New York City, Tina is currently working on her first book and can be found at @tbeves on Instagram.​

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Public Enemy

Behind the Band Name: Public Enemy

The origins of Public Enemy are rooted in the United States Constitution of 1789. “The United States Constitution once considered black people to be three-fifths of a human being,” said founding member Chuck D. “If this is a public document, obviously we must be the enemy, so that’s where the name Public Enemy came from.” More

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Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne Celebrated with Mural in his Hometown of Birmingham

On Dec. 2, the day of his 74th birthday, a special mural of Ozzy Osbourne appeared in the center of his hometown of Birmingham, England. Painted for 15 hours over three days by artist Robbie Jeffcott, the mural of Osbourne is located in Custard Factory in central Birmingham, a creative and business complex featuring cafes, bars, More

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2022 Stagecoach Festival - Day 2

Axl Rose Addresses Mic Throw After Audience Member Injured at Guns N’ Roses Show: “We Don’t Want Anyone Getting Hurt”

Axl Rose has responded to the band’s traditional toss of the microphone into the audience at the end of their show after an audience member claimed she was injured at a recent Guns N’ Roses show in Australia. Rose, who typically throws the microphone into the audience after the band’s encore of “Paradise City,” reportedly More

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David Byrne

David Byrne Shares Dark Holiday Song “The Fat Man’s Comin’”

David Byrne has shared a holiday-themed song, “The Fat Man’s Comin,’” an intrigue of a man who breaks into people’s homes once a year to leave “mysterious packages.” “I always wanted to write a holiday song,” said Byrne in a statement. “I wouldn’t call it a Christmas song, as the visitation of Santa (formerly known More

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ACL Music Festival 2019

Guns N’ Roses Sue Texas Gun Store for Using, Allegedly Appropriating, Band Name

Members of Guns N’ Roses filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles federal court against an online gun store based in Texas, claiming trademark infringement. The Houston-based Texas Guns and Roses is allegedly operating under the premise that the business appears to be affiliated with the band, according to attorneys for the band. The lawsuit, shared with City New Service, More

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American singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins performing in Los Angeles, 8th March 1980.

5 Songs You Didn’t Know Kenny Loggins Wrote for Other Artists

Long before Kenny Loggins became “The Soundtrack King” of the 1980s, writing and performing hits for films, including Footloose (title song), Caddyshack (“I’m Alright”), and Top Gun (“Danger Zone”), he was writing songs with Jim Messina (Loggins and Messina) and would record six albums as a duo from 1971 through 1976 before releasing his debut album, Celebrate More

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The Who GettyImages-74002334

The Meaning Behind The Who’s “Eminence Front”

“Eminence Front” explored the illusions, and delusions, of wealth, according to The Who’s guitarist Pete Townshend. “It’s about the absurdity of drug-fueled grandiosity.” Released on The Who’s tenth album, It’s Hard, in 1982, “Eminence Front” was likely linked to the detox program Townshend underwent to get over Ativan prior to writing the song. Written and More

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Elton John In Concert - East Rutherford, NJ

Elton John to Play Last-Ever Show in the U.K. at Glastonbury 2023

Elton John will play his final show in the U.K. as the Sunday headliner of Glastonbury 2023 on June 25. The show marks John’s Glastonbury debut and his second-ever U.K. festival appearance. “I couldn’t be more excited to be headlining the Pyramid stage,” said John of Glastonbury. “As the end of my Farewell Yellow Brick Road More

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