AXS TV ‘Rock Legends’ To Premiere Grateful Dead, Santana, Pearl Jam & Other New Episodes

 Photos by L. Paul Mann (left), Lee Rogers (center), Bill Grenfell (right)

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AXS TV will begin premiering new episodes of its Rock Legends series on Sunday, March 5. The slate of new episodes includes features on the Grateful Dead, Santana, Pearl Jam and many more iconic musicians.

Each Sunday AXS TV will air back-to-back new episodes of Rock Legends beginning with U2 and Red Hot Chili Peppers on March 5. The following week Pearl Jam and Johnny Cash episodes will be shown. Billy Joel and Bon Jovi will be the focus of Rock Legends on March 19 and Phil Collins and Radiohead will be profiled on March 26.

On April 2 AXS TV will premiere episodes on the Beastie Boys and Green Day and the following week it will air Dusty Springfield and Genesis episodes. On April 16 Rock Legends will center on Jefferson Airplane and Santana and the current run of new episodes will conclude on April 23 with the Grateful Dead and Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Each 30-minute episode of Rock Legends relies on interviews, archival footage and live performances to detail the cultural impact of the artist being presented. Previous episodes have examined David Bowie, Janis Joplin, The Velvet Underground, Stevie Wonder, Jimi Hendrix and several others.

Here’s a preview of the U2 episode:

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