By the time Havens opened the legendary Woodstock concert of 1968, he was a major player in the counter-culture firmament.
Searching for Sugar Man is an uplifting documentary film about the life of Detroit based Mexican American working-class singer Sixto Rodriguez.
Two films recently released to DVD provide a sweeping opportunity to learn more about Rastafari identity and culture.
In thinking about the corporate control of the recorded music market in the United States, I was reminded of inspiring lyrics from Chrome's song.
Women do now represent a sizable chunk of the metal scene - meaning that the genre is expanding and becoming more diverse.
Tom Morello has provided words of encouragement and a rocking soundtrack to the Occupy movement and the struggles of workers and oppressed everywhere.
Animal rights and environmental activists are suddenly snapping to attention in the face of this once-misunderstood music.
We wanted to get involved but we didn't know how to connect to the civil rights movement in our community.
Classic rockers Van Halen are back with their first new studio album ("A Different Kind of Truth") in 14 years. And the album's lead single, "Tattoo," is a pretty important pro-union shout-out.
Mariann Anderson, the great contralto, perhaps the most renowned of the 20th century, would have been 115 years old today.