Gustavo Santaolalla’s unlikely path to Oscar gold

Gustavo Santaolalla is perhaps the only Oscar-winning film composer to have been in prison. Before moving to Los Angeles in the late 1970s, Santaolalla was a Latin rock musician in his native Argentina, which was engulfed in what became known as “the dirty war”. Dissidents, artists and many opponents of the military dictatorship have been […]

An Indy radio host with old-school sensibilities brings modern rock to local listeners – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast

It’s seven in the morning on a Friday. Matt Pelsor takes a giant sip of what he describes as “gas station coffee” before leaning into the microphone at his WTTS studio and offering an intro to the upcoming single. Pelsor has all the facts about upcoming tracks, like the jocks of a bygone era who […]

Classic Rock Enthusiasts Stone Ax End Their ‘Stay Of Execution’ (First Album Stream)

Discover the first stone ax the album at the end of 2009 was a revelation; decades of individual and collective worship of classic rock had finally reached their logical conclusion. A band that could only exist in 1971 had crossed the Rubicon and entered the 21st century, bell-bottom and legged, emerging from a time machine […]

Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard is the intoxicating proof that they make rock bands like before

If you don’t think they’re making rock bands like they used to, then do yourself a favor and check out Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard. The Cardiff quartet’s exuberant 2020 single John Lennon Is My Jesus Christ caused a fervent eruption of chanting from the crowd at London’s Scala on Thursday night, its cheeky musical credentials providing […]

The Go-Go’s Beauty and the Beat changed rock music forever

During the induction of the Go-Go’s at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on October 30, 2021, actress Drew Barrymore spilled a secret: the new wave band’s 1981 album, The beauty and the Beastchanged her life when she heard it at the age of 6. She told the crowd that she “spent hours watching […]

Bach to Rock Music School Announces Franchisee Spotlight Campaign

By: From Bach to Rock | 0 shares 138 readings Top franchise owners share expert tips for success in 4-part series March 11, 2022 // // Bethesda, MD – Bach to Rock today announces the launch of its Franchise Pitch Campaign, which will feature top Bach to Rock music school owners sharing their tips […]

EM On Holiday’s new denim is inspired by classic rock and ’80s Powers ballads

On Repeat is a music series where NYLON interviews our favorite creatives (designers, artists, etc.) about the songs they can’t stop playing while they work. You’re going to want to add them to your playlists and streaming platforms ASAP. EM On Holiday, formerly known as Holiday The Label, is expanding into a new category just […]

Bach to Rock Music School Announces Franchisee Advocacy Campaign | News

BETHESDA, MD., March 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Bach to rockAmerica’s music school for students of all ages, today announces the launch of its franchisee pitch campaign, which will showcase the finest Bach to rock music school owners sharing their tips for successfully starting, owning and operating a Bach at rock franchise. The 4-part series starts […]

Noel Gallagher says rock music is too middle class for another Oasis to break out | People

Noel Gallagher thinks rock music is too bourgeois to find another Oasis. The ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’ hitmaker and his brother Liam grew up in Burnage, Manchester and he insisted ‘working class kids’ would find it hard to break into music these days in because of the costs associated with the creation of a […]

Classic rock band America performs ‘Horse with No Name’ at the Weinberg Center in Frederick

Classic rock band America continues to perform after more than half a decade. Learn more about the rockers before their concert in Frederick, Maryland. Listen to our full conversation on my “Beyond the Fame” podcast. WTOP’s Jason Fraley Gives a Glimpse of America at the Weinberg Center (Part 1) They delivered classic rock hits from […]

Tara Who? Bring back the lost glory of organic rock music with their song ‘Asian Blood’

Released March 4 Tara Who? offers ‘Asian blood‘. The song is compelling for its bold lyricism, sublime subject matter, and metallic instrumental arrangement. Tara Who? is a new-age rock music enthusiast who came up with the latest track ‘Asian blood.‘ The track is inspired by the feminist punk movement Riot grrrl, initiated in the 1990s. […]

Noel Gallagher says rock music is too middle class for another Oasis to break out | Community

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Editor’s Pick of the South Minn Scene: Rock Music and St. Patrick’s Day | South Minn Scene

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Indiana AG Launches Investigation into T-Mobile Hack | 963XKE | Classic Fort Wayne Rock

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana Attorney General is investigating how T-Mobile customers in the state were hacked. On Tuesday, Attorney General Todd Rokita said he had launched an investigation into the hacking of nearly 53 million customers last summer. Rokita said some of those customers’ personal information is now for sale on the dark […]

Winter Jam Tour Brings Christian Rock Music to Penn State

Photo provided Skillet doesn’t seem to soften with age. Over a 15-year recording career that includes 10 previous studio albums, the Christian crossover band have firmly established themselves in the alternative metal/rock universe. The band’s 10th album, 2019’s release “Victorious,” gave a grungy, industrial edge to aggressive rockers like “You Ain’t Ready,” “Never Going Back,” […]

A one-man band reigniting classic rock music once again: BILLY J.’s ALMOST HOWE is a one-of-a-kind experience

Bringing the rock soundscape to life by covering hits from the 1960s to the present day, ALMOST HOWE is an experienced force that never ceases to stun Emigsville, Pennsylvania – Bringing with him years of musical experience, ALMOST HOWE represents one man’s dream come true. Few artists are capable of independently leading a band with […]

From Kahoot quiz to alternative rock music in the background: Singapore youths share their ‘dream burials’, Singapore News

If you are asked to provide a list of words to associate with “funeral”, what immediately comes to mind? For many, the discomfort would seep in before a word was even formed. This is likely due to the individual’s refusal to think of the “d” word – death. This could easily put someone down a […]

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 @ 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 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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