Month: February 2022

Spring concert guide: Classic rock gigs light up a busy season of live shows

With brighter months to come, Oregon’s spring concert slate opens with a performance by Americana-winning scribe and talkative Jason Isbell. Carlos Santana and Stewart Copeland follow – the latter resuming his policing with the Oregon Symphony – while Koffee spins the rhyme and beat to taste. Permanent pandemic precautions will be in place at many […]

The City grants more than $170,000 for neighborhood improvement projects | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The City of Fort Wayne Neighborhood Planning and Activation Task Force announced that 38 neighborhood associations are receiving grants totaling more than $170,000 to support community-led projects. These projects range from new landscaping in common areas to replacing neighborhood signage. Any registered Fort Wayne neighborhood association could apply to receive […]

Bergen County Players Presents Classic Rock Musical “Godspell”

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 02/24/2022 (ORADELL, NJ) — Bergen County Players (BCP)one of America’s oldest small theater companies, presents the uplifting, uplifting and joyful classic rock musical divine spell. Under the direction of Lynne Lupfer, this musical sensation, the premiere of internationally acclaimed composer Stephen Schwartz, continues to touch audiences […]

EDGEOUT RECORDS PRESENTS THE FUTURE OF ROCK MUSIC AT #HAPPENS

EDGEOUT RECORDS PRESENTS THE FUTURE OF ROCK MUSIC AT #HAPPENS @ THE BARBERSHOP (LAS VEGAS SPEAKEASY) Tweet that Bluphoria has completed its development phase. The group entered East Iris Studios at Nashville last January to record their first album with a GRAMMY®-winning and 11-time GRAMMY®-nominated mixer/producer Mark Needham (MacFleetwood, The Killers, P!nk, Imagine Dragons). The […]

GUNS N’ ROSES guitarist SLASH on the current state of rock music – “Not everyone is really plugged in that there’s this massive movement going on, but it’s definitely here”

Slash joins Travis Mills on Apple Music 1 to discuss the release of 4 (with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators), his experience working with Spatial Audio, the current state of rock, embracing TikTok, being the very first release on the new Gibson label, and more. Read an excerpt below (courtesy of Travis Mills on Apple […]

Rock music legends pay tribute to singer Mark Lanegan after his death in Killarney, Co Kerry

Some of rock music’s biggest names have paid tribute to Screaming Trees frontman Mark Lanegan after his sudden death at his Killarney home on Tuesday morning. he grunge star (57) who was also a member of rock bands Queens of the Stone Age and The Gutter Twins, and collaborated with artists such as Nirvana’s Kurt […]

Bomber guitarists Anton Sköld and Max Huddén prove that classic rock is alive and well in this rhythmic version of Zarathustra

Is classic rock dead? Surely not. Just look at Greta Van Fleet, Dirty Honey and Tyler Bryant, who have all built rabid loyal followers for that nostalgic dirty electric guitar sound. And now another band looking to fan the flames of outspoken rock ‘n’ roll is Bomber, a quartet from Malmö, Sweden, who are set […]

WISHBONE ASH – Classic rock legends embark on highly anticipated US tour

Wishbone Ash’s US tour will kick off February 23 and run through May 24. The tour, with stops in the Northeast/Midwest and South/West, will continue the band’s 50th anniversary celebrations and also mark the golden anniversary of their seminal album, Argus. “Fortunately, before Covid-19 shut down live music around the world, we managed to celebrate […]

Augustus Pablo’s catalog acquired by Mill Rock Music

Augustus Pablo by Howard Campbell [NEW YORK] – Although he is one of the visionaries who defines roots-reggae, the music of Augustus Pablo does not create a buzz in contemporary reggae. Mill Rock Music Publishing Group LLC executives are determined that a publishing deal they signed with the artist’s family will introduce new fans to […]

The Rock Bands James Hetfield Named His Favorites

There are tons of rock and roll bands that have been considered the greatest by musicians. In 2016, Metallic co-founder and singer James Hetfield showed his admiration for the rock genre and named some of his favorite rock bands. Born August 3, 1963, James Hetfield was the leader, guitarist, vocalist and co-founder of the heavy […]

Corey Taylor turns ‘On the Dark Side’ cover into classic rock mash-up

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor released a rendition of John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band’s 1983 song, “On the Dark Side”, the lead single from his forthcoming EP CMFB sides…which is set to arrive on February 25 via Roadrunner Records. For his cover of “On the Dark Side,” Taylor leans into a distinctly ’80s palette with […]

10 Rock Bands Who Should Play The Super Bowl Halftime Show

Another Super Bowl, another halftime show devoid of Rock n’ Roll. It’s everyone’s favorite complaint. It’s really only since 1993 that the Super Bowl has pulled out all the stops for halftime entertainment and booked the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Since then it’s been a steady stream of Top 40, rap and country, with […]

Four classic rock bands will take the stage at United Wireless Arena – Dodge City Daily Globe

Vincent Marshall Dodge City Globe Do you live to rock? Well, there’s a tour for that in Dodge City as the Live to Rock tour of classic rock bands Skid Row, Quiet Riot, Warrant and Winger hits the United Wireless Arena in Dodge City on Saturday, May 7, featuring the show starts at 7 p.m. […]

TinCaps Announces 2022 Promotional Calendar | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Fort Wayne TinCaps have announced their promotional and themed game schedule for 2022, highlighted by 25 nights of fireworks and all-new promotions. Single tickets for the 2022 home games will go on sale Wednesday, February 16 at 10 a.m. by visiting tincapstickets.com. Fans can also purchase tickets by calling […]

Demi Lovato Says Their New Rock Music Is Even “Better” Than Their First Two Rock Albums

February 7, 2022, 3:20 p.m. “It’s a new era reminiscent of my first era. I’m going back to my roots.” Demi Lovato has opened up about what their new “rocky emo” music will sound like and why they’re going back to their roots. Last month (January 20), Demi Lovato surprised fans by announcing her return […]

The classic Kansas rock band arrives at Buddy Holly Hall

Avalanche-Journal Staff | Lubbock Avalanche Log Classic rock band Kansas perform their Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour at the Helen Devitt Jones Theater at Buddy Holly Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, February 11. With a legendary career spanning nearly five decades, Kansas have firmly established themselves as one of America’s iconic classic rock […]

A List of the Top Ten Classic Rock Albums | 100.7WZLX

The Ten Greatest “Fourth” Classic Rock Albums The first historical albums are usually made with little means and they somehow grab our attention and change our path. Sometimes they even stop us in our tracks. The excellent sophomore albums prove that the first was no lucky accident and the third hints that this band could […]

Farewell to Glenn Wheatley: Australia’s rock music maverick

Glenn Wheatley, a legendary actor in the Australian music industry for over 50 years, has died of complications from COVID-19. He was 74 years old. After playing bass guitar with Master Apprentices in the 1960s, Wheatley continued to to become one of the greatest managers and talent scouts the Australian music industry has ever seen […]

12 classic rock touring gigs to see in 2022 and how to buy tickets before they sell out

Are you ready to have a blast? Concert season is right around the corner, and barring any mishaps, world tours are gearing up for uninterrupted journeys to arenas, stadiums and other music venues to thrill fans after a tough few years. What better way to unwind than to catch your favorite rock bands that have […]

Sydney’s Bad Moon Born Shares His Five Favorite Australian Hard Rock Bands

Sydney Hard Rock Outfit bad moon born, recently released the sweet and poignant track “Light Leaves the Day.” It’s a nice counterpoint to their heavier songs, and will be a welcome addition to their setlists. He is speaking to Jordan Von Grae (singer and lyricist) struggles with addiction and the path he took to sobriety. […]

Indiana Holiday Enforcement Campaign Results Released | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana Institute of Criminal Justice announced the results of the enhanced law enforcement effort that took place over the holidays to reduce traffic accidents and fatalities. The Safe Family Travel campaign ran from Thanksgiving to New Years and led to increased high-visibility patrols and sobriety checkpoints across the state. In […]

The classic rock band returns and releases their first album in 19 years

Classic rock band Jethro Tull made a triumphant return, and last week they released their first album in 19 years. On Friday, Jethro Tull posted The Zealot Gene, a complete studio album containing 12 new songs. This is the band’s first release since 2003. Jethro Tull’s Christmas Album, and their first album of original material […]

What to stream: 2 very different projects about rock music personalities | Entertainment

This week, two projects revolving around legendary 20th-century rock figures were streamed, though the topics and projects couldn’t be more different. First, the documentary “Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliche” will be in theaters nationwide on Wednesday for a one-night-only big-screen event before becoming available for digital rental on Friday. Pioneering punk princess Poly Styrene, […]

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