The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominations for its Class of 2016. The list includes Chicago, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, the Cars, Nine Inch Nails, Los Lobos, Steve Miller, the Smiths and Yes. Other hopefuls include Janet Jackson, N.W.A, Chaka Khan, Chic, the J.B.'s and the Spinners. The top vote-getters will be announced in December, and they'll be inducted in April 2016 in New York.
As part of KLOS’ summer concert series at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, which kicked off with our recently reviewed Pat Benatar/Cheap Trick show, Steve Miller Band and the Doobie Brothers landed at the same venue June 20 for what promised to be another great classic exhibition of some of the most beloved songs in American rock.
Among this week's new releases is a live DVD by Texas guitar legend Steve Miller. The DVD, Steve Miller Band — Live at Austin City Limits, was released Tuesday via ACL Enterprises. Steve Miller Band's 2011 performance was the inaugural taping in ACL's new home, ACL Live at The Moody Theater in downtown Austin. “It was a great audience, and it was more fun than I even thought it would be,” Miller said.
In this new video from Fender, legendary guitarist Steve Miller visits the Fender Visitor Center's American Design Experience in Corona, California. At the Design Experience, you can choose your own neck, body, pickguard and electronics and pretty much design your own Fender guitar.