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New Roky Erickson Tribute Album To Feature Jeff Tweedy, Neko Case, Ty Segall, Chelsea Wolfe, & More

10 days ago
Stereogum Psychedelic rock legend Roky Erickson, who led the 13th Floor Elevators, died in 2019. And now, Broadway Reports that Erickson’s estate is partnering with the archival label Light In The Attic to release a posthumous tribute album as a Record St... more info

Chelsea Wolfe Honors Roky Erickson with “Night of the Vampire” Cover

684 days ago
MetalsucksA hauntingly beautiful tribute to a rock legend. The post Chelsea Wolfe Honors Roky Erickson with “Night of the Vampire” Cover appeared first on MetalSucks. more info

CHELSEA WOLFE Pays Homage To ROKY ERICKSON With Cover Of "Night Of The Vampire"

685 days ago
Metal InjectionFamed psychedelic rock musician Roky Erickson, whose work you might be familiar with through Ghost's cover of "If You Have... The post CHELSEA WOLFE Pays Homage To ROKY ERICKSON With Cover Of "Night Of The Vampire" appeared first on Metal Inject... more info

Remembering Roky Erickson In 13 Songs

685 days ago
StereogumI saw Roky Erickson perform exactly once in my life, at Øyafestivalen in Norway. This was 2007, a big year for the artist, who played Coachella and Lollapalooza and was the subject of a bittersweet documentary, You’re Gonna Miss Me, which explored... more info

Watch Chelsea Wolfe Pay Tribute To Roky Erickson, Covering “Night Of The Vampire”

686 days ago
StereogumWe lost a good one last week. On Friday, Roky Erickson died of undisclosed causes at the age of 71. Within certain circles, Erickson was a towering figure. The former frontman of Texan garage-rock monsters 13th Floor Elevators spent decades dealing w... more info

Shorties (Summer's Best Books, Billy Bragg's Recommended Books on Dissent, and more)

686 days ago
LargeHeartedBoyTown and Country recommended summer's best books. Billy Bragg recommended books on dissent at the Guardian. June's best eBook deals. R.I.P., Roky Erickson. Vulture interviewed author Nicole Dennis-Benn. NPR Music interviewed Sinkane's Ahmed Gallab. T... more info

Pioneering psychedelic rocker Roky Erickson of the 13th Floor Elevators dies at 71

688 days ago
USA Today MusicRoky Erickson, who headed the Austin-based 13th Floor Elevators, a pioneering psychedelic rock band in the 1960s has died. He was 71.             more info

Be And Bring Me Home: Remembering Roky Erickson

688 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardIn 2010 Roky Erickson released his first album in 14 years, True Love Cast Out All Evil, backed by fellow Texans Okkervil River. Below, Okkervil's Will Sheff reflects on the iconoclast and his time spent backing him. The post Be And Bring Me Home: Re... more info

Roky Erickson, psychedelic rock pioneer with 13th Floor Elevators, dies at 71

688 days ago
L.A. Times - Pop & HissTo fully appreciate the way in which psychedelic rock pioneer Roky Erickson, who died Friday at 71, treated musical creativity at the beginning of his career, one need only reference his band the 13th Floor Elevators’ 1966 debut album. “... more info

Roky Erickson Dead At 71

688 days ago
StereogumPsychedelic rock legend Roky Erickson died today in Austin. Variety reports that Erickson's brother Mikel confirmed his death to Bill Bentley, producer of the 1990 Erickson tribute album Where The Pyramid Meets The Eye. No cause of death has been re... more info

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