When today's large rock bands, with elaborate stage shows and video backgrounds that synchronize with the music, they have to find a place to work out the kinks before playing in front of sell-out crowds. Albany's MVP Arena seems to be just the place for one of the music industries hottest artists. On Thursday, John Mayer kicked off his "Sob Rock" tour in downtown Albany but Mayer and his massive stage crew showed up four days early to get things right.
Dead & Company is the latest rendition of the Grateful Dead put together by surviving member, Bob Weir. In years past accomplished musicians such as Jimmy Herring, Warren Haynes and Trey Anastasio sat in place of the late lead guitarist for the band Jerry Garcia. But following what were supposed to be the final 50th Anniversary Grateful Dead shows in 2015 with the surviving members, Weir, Mickey Hart, Billy Kreutzmann and Phil Lesch, Weir put together Dead & Co.
Frank Ocean usually takes subdued approaches to his videos, but not with 'Pyramids.' The 'Channel Orange' singer examines the contrasts between the seedy underworld of strip joints and the actual underworld, all while sporting a sharp suit and brandishing a gun. The dark, trippy clip is a stark contrast to his 'SNL' performance of the song with John Mayer, in which he danced and played video games
When Frank Ocean graces the stage on the season premiere of 'Saturday Night Live' this Saturday (Sept. 15), he will have special guest with him -- singer-guitarist John Mayer. The Odd Future crooner announced the news on his Twitter feed today (Sept. 11). "SNL this weekend. Me and the bro John Mayer," he wrote.