Frank Zappa Documentary to Premiere at Sundance Film Festival
An unauthorized documentary about Frank Zappa will have its world premiere at Sundance next week.
Frank Zappa’s Estate Planning Major Series of Reissues, New Releases
Hold onto your wallets, Frank Zappa fans.
36 Years Ago: Frank Zappa Releases ‘Sheik Yerbouti’
On many levels — creative, personal, and business-related — 1979 would go down as a banner year in the long and storied career of Frank Zappa.
35 Years Ago: Frank Zappa Releases ‘Sleep Dirt’
Like much of the material that came out under Frank Zappa's name in the late '70s, 1979's 'Sleep Dirt' has a complicated history. Also like much of the work that ended the artist's most prolific decade, 'Sleep Dirt' had its roots in a shelved, four-LP set…
The Story of the Frank Zappa Concert Fire that Inspired ‘Smoke on the Water’
The famous fire at the Montreux Jazz Festival took place on Dec. 4, 1971
Revisiting Frank Zappa’s ‘Cruising With Ruben and the Jets’
On Dec. 2, 1968, a mysterious group of pompadoured cartoon faces turned back the clock of music history to highlight the golden era of doo-wop with a self-referencing album.