Two More Greats Bite the Dust

Man, it seems like famous musicians have been dropping like flies lately. It's really starting to make me feel my years. Two more have passed away, within one day of each other... Blues artist Leon Redbone and Roky Erickson, founder of the Psychedelic Rock pioneers, the 13th Floor Elevators. In their honor, two new "Rock Icon" wallpapers have … Continue reading Two More Greats Bite the Dust

Extremely Rare! – Rock ‘n’ Roll Comics 1992 – RUSH

Cygnus Studios proudly presents one of the rarest Rush-related items on the planet... I ran across it yesterday while going through a box of old Rush swag. This particular item had been in storage for more years than I can even begin to count, safely tucked away in a protective plastic sleeve. It was originally … Continue reading Extremely Rare! – Rock ‘n’ Roll Comics 1992 – RUSH

Rock Icon Wallpaper – ZIP File Now Available!

For your convenience, a new option has been added to the "Rock Icon Wallpaper by Doctör Ivan" page... You can now download all wallpapers in one shot, contained in a single ZIP file! Visit the page via the link below for further information, or access it at any time under the "Images" pull-down in the … Continue reading Rock Icon Wallpaper – ZIP File Now Available!

A Farewell to Roy Clark

Sadly, the legendary Roy Clark passed away at age 85 yesterday, 2018-11-15. He was most famously known as the host of the television show "Hee Haw", from 1969 through 1997. The show commanded a viewership of 30-million people during the 70's. I remember it well, as my parents never missed a single episode. The "Pickin’ … Continue reading A Farewell to Roy Clark

Death of a Legend – The 17th Anniversary

Today is the 17th anniversary of the passing of Johnny Cash... A truly remarkable artist whose genre-spanning songs and sound embraced Rock & Roll, Rockabilly, Blues, Folk, and Gospel music. To commemorate the occasion, Doctör Ivan has once again worked his magic, and created a stunning wallpaper of "The Man In Black". All of his wallpapers … Continue reading Death of a Legend – The 17th Anniversary

Music MEMEs Updated

I love MEMEs... As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words, and with a bit of text they get any given point across, instantly. I continuously gather the best music MEMEs I run into around the Internet, as well as create my own originals. Many new ones have been recently added to the Music … Continue reading Music MEMEs Updated

RIP: “The Queen Of Soul”

Such a huge loss. Aretha Franklin was definitely one of shining icons of the music world, if not the brightest star when it comes to female vocalists, ever. This, from Wikipedia: "Franklin recorded 112 charted singles on Billboard, including 77 Hot 100 entries, 17 top ten pop singles, 100 R&B entries and 20 number-one R&B … Continue reading RIP: “The Queen Of Soul”