Thursday, 21 December 2017


In 1973 an amazing thing happened. For those lucky enough to be in the know and in the area, Los Angeles was privy to a legendary series of performances by the enigmatic Frank Zappa at the renowned Roxy Theatre. Spanning two nights and four sets, the residency is labelled as an iconic moment in ...

As we approach Christmas, we're once again seeing plenty of commercials for electric shavers. This is a good time to remember the time when Frank Zappa produced a spec piece for “Remington Electric Razor Machines.” Zappa was living in New York at the time and got a request from one of the ...

Now, Frauenhofer has assembled an all-star lineup of his band to celebrate the enduring genius of the late, great American composer Frank Zappa. “Censored by ZFT: A Tribute to Frank Zappa” - its title a nod to Zappa progeny Dweezil's legal struggles with the Zappa Fily Trust overseen by his ...

Given that Frank Zappa was known for his jazz-rock fusion, was that a major departure from what you had been performing? Throughout my life I've done a lot of different kinds of shows, from doing standard musical theater to rock/metal to country, etc. I've been able to pull from experiences throughout ...


Frank Zappa is considered to be one of the most influential rock musicians of the late twentieth century. Between the start of his career in the late fifties and his death in 1993 he recorded and rele..

On September 19, 1985, Frank Zappa testified before the United States Senate Commerce, Technology, and Transportation committee, attacking the Parents Music Resource Center or PMRC, a music organizati..

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