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Houston’s Hyro the Hero brings a mixtape mentality to rock music

Houston rapper Hyro the Hero isn’t much of a rapper. His music is inspired by hard rock as well as hip-hop. He has collaborated with Disturbed, Hellyeah and Atreyu and has Slipknot at the top of his list of dream collaborators. Photo: José Cantu / José Cantu Hyro The Hero grew up in Southeast Houston […]

Classic rock, comedy, musicals and more

January 6-1) Zeppelin II Classic Albums Live was scheduled for a three-concert series in Dayton for the 2019-20 season. “Abbey Road” premiered in November, followed by Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” in late February. Of course, the pandemic shutdowns a few weeks later caused May’s final concert, “Led Zeppelin II,” to be postponed. […]

Embark on a Guided Tour Through Bay Area Rock Music History | Entertainment

SAN JOSE, Calif .– Mike Katz and Crispin Kott want to take you on a journey through the history of Bay Area music. If you’re a game, all you have to do is pick up a copy of the “Rock and Roll Explorer Guide to San Francisco and the Bay Area,” their cool new book […]

Embark on a Guided Tour of the Rock Music History of the Bay Area | Ap

SAN JOSE, Calif .– Mike Katz and Crispin Kott want to take you on a journey through the history of Bay Area music. If you’re a game, all you have to do is pick up a copy of the “Rock and Roll Explorer Guide to San Francisco and the Bay Area,” their cool new book […]

Embark on a guided tour through the rock music history of the Bay Area – East Bay Times

Mike Katz and Crispin Kott want to take you on a journey through the history of Bay Area music. If you’re into a game, all you have to do is pick up a copy of the “Rock and Roll Explorer Guide to San Francisco and the Bay Area,” their cool new book detailing where Jerry […]

Rulapalooza # 6 – five rock bands in a showcase – HONG KONG BUZZ

Now that the social distancing rules are loosening, it’s time to get out there and listen to some live music. BUZZ will post the occasional story on upcoming live music events: Rula Live and The Underground continue their electric collaboration with the sixth edition of Rulapalooza on November 20 which promises to delight Hong Kong […]

My Bloody Valentine’s Loveless single-handedly redefined rock music 30 years ago – The Brock Press

It is impossible to imagine the landscape of alternative music without the upheaval of the industry. Without love, which came out 30 years ago. When My Bloody Valentine burst onto the scene in the late 1980s, no one knew what to think. Their almost mystical balance of loud and ethereal listeners baffled listeners with what […]

How Canadian rock music came to fruition at Massey Hall in the 1990s

Many luminaries of the country’s music scene have moved from balcony to stage during this decade, writes David McPherson Richard Beland The Tragically Hip first gained international attention on the Massey Hall stage in the late 1980s. The following is taken from the forthcoming Massey Hall book by David McPherson, which will be published by […]

10 moments that changed the history of rock music

The history of music is littered with those moments that changed the cause of its evolution. As music scholars endlessly debate the origins of this genre or movement, it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly what sparked certain trends. That said, there are those moments that are universally accepted as being groundbreaking in reorienting the cause of […]

Philly Music Fest soldiers continue with COVID provisions – Daily Local

Determined to host this year’s Philly Music Fest, organizers have carefully considered various safety protocols, as well as vaccination and infection rates in the Philadelphia area, and will move forward with the annual music festival in non-profit made up entirely of Philly Band. Due to the ongoing pandemic, some necessary adjustments have been made to […]

Philly Music Fest soldiers continue with COVID provisions – Delco Times

Determined to host this year’s Philly Music Fest, organizers have carefully considered various safety protocols, as well as vaccination and infection rates in the Philadelphia area, and will move forward with the annual music festival in non-profit made up entirely of Philly Band. Due to the ongoing pandemic, some necessary adjustments have been made to […]

Metallica’s ‘Black Album’ gets reissue treatment – Delco Times

Last month marked the 30th anniversary of not only the greatest metal release in history, but also one of the best-selling albums of all time in Metallica’s eponymous 1991 LP, commonly referred to as “The Black Album “. Now, the Bay Area-based hard rock titans are celebrating this Friday with a new release of the […]

Pandora Expands “Millionaires” Artist Program with Launch of “Classic Rock” and “Hard Rock” Stations

Pandora today announced the expansion of its ‘Billionaires’ Signature Artist program with the launch of programming highlighting the most broadcast acts on Pandora across key genres. Available now, Pandora launched eight new stations for Pop, Country, Hip Hop, Alternative, Dance, Classic Rock, R&B and Hard Rock that feature music from artists who have reached a […]

Polish and British rock bands unite in 1998 album released on vinyl for the first time – The Calvert Journal

Bringing together 20 artists from Poland and the UK, anti-racism rock album One race – Human race. Music Against Racism: Part 2 just released for the first time on vinyl. Originally distributed in 1998 by the independent Polish label QQRYQ Productions, the compilation was initiated by Marcin Kornak (1968-2014): a human rights activist, poet, lyricist […]

Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen takes city fine art tour – the Mercury

Best known as the drummer for the legendary rock band and rock and roll Hall of Fame inductee Def Leppard, Rick Allen has also become an accomplished painter in recent years. This weekend, he made two appearances in the region to celebrate his latest creations. Allen, drummer on Def Lep hits like “Photograph” and “Bringin […]

Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen takes fine art tour in town – thereporteronline

Best known as the drummer for the legendary rock band and rock and roll Hall of Fame inductee Def Leppard, Rick Allen has also become an accomplished painter in recent years. This weekend, he made two appearances in the region to celebrate his latest creations. Allen, drummer on Def Lep hits like “Photograph” and “Bringin […]

Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen takes city fine art tour – Daily Local

Best known as the drummer for the legendary rock band and rock and roll Hall of Fame inductee Def Leppard, Rick Allen has also become an accomplished painter in recent years. This weekend, he made two appearances in the region to celebrate his latest creations. Allen, drummer on Def Lep hits like “Photograph” and “Bringin […]

Inhailer Radio Celebrates Four Years of Modern Indie Rock Return to Cincinnati

Inhaling Radio gives Cincinnati what it lacks.Photo: Abe B. Ryokan At the lowest point of the Cincinnati music scene just a few years ago, there was no radio arena that featured independent music performers and local performers. But then Inhailer Radio came along to bring underground indie music to Cincinnati and beyond, just when the […]

Black Music Month Begins – Daily Local

Black Music Month kicks off this month and features reissues of classics from some of the world’s greatest artists including Charles Mingus, Curtis Mayfield, Milt Jackson & Ray Charles, Zapp & Roger, The Drifters, The Time and Miles’ unreleased music. Davis and Roberta Flack. Influential black artists paved the musical roads for generations to come, […]

Historicity of music | Music Genres, Part 2: British vs American Rock Music | Entertainment

Which is better: UK rock music or US rock music? Continuing our review of musical genres, the answer to this question, provided at the end of today’s episode, is already known to astute readers familiar with previous columns of Music Historicity. Much like the issue of CDs versus vinyl albums, a discussion of rock music […]

Modern covers of old songs | Classic rock covers

[Photos via YouTube] Even though we are always on the lookout for new things, covers old songs from our favorite artists are always gifts welcomed with open arms. There’s something about a cover that’s always exciting, especially when it’s other musicians showing off their karaoke skills. It’s cool to see the artist put his signature […]

Desert Blues: A Brief Introduction to Northwest African Rock Music

Mélanie Gasmen / THE REVIEWTishoumaren (known as desert blues outside of Africa) is a genre made up of traditional hymns of nomadic Berber tribes steeped in western blues and rock music. THROUGH GERSHOM SHAHID Journalist Rock’n’roll has always been a staple in the Western world and remains one of the most listened to genres in […]

Victorian rock music artist STEVE MOFFITT continues to raise the bar with his addictive, classic rock sound

MFinely using contrasting sound elements to organize his melodic line, an artist who greatly shaped the genre of rock with his unique, nostalgic and powerful sound is STEVE MOFFIT. the Music Artist Victoria Rock encases a deep passion for the rock scene and draws influence from blues, rock, soul and adult contemporary sounds to connect […]

2020 sales data shows rock music’s enduring popularity is based entirely on classical rock

Most of the biggest rock albums of the year were hit collections. According to a recent report by MRC Data (formerly Nielsen Music), R & B / hip-hop remains the most popular musical genre in the United States. In 2020, R & B / hip-hop accounted for 28.2% of the total volume of music consumed, […]

Sing a Song of Subversion: US-Funded Venezuelan Rock Bands to Shake Chávez | Venezuela

The United States has funded rock groups in Venezuela to record songs promoting democracy – and undermining Hugo Chávez’s rule – according to documents released following a Freedom of Information Act request. More than 10 groups were hired in 2011 to produce new songs promoting free speech in this oil-rich country. The $ 22,970 program, […]

Six up-and-coming rock bands you need to hear – NEIU Independent

The era of Rock n’ Roll supremacy is over. Today’s airwaves are dominated by rap, hip-hop and pop artists, with occasional EDM songs. However, just because rock is no longer the preeminent category doesn’t mean capable artists aren’t honing their craft anymore. In fact, many underrated artists continue to release outstanding music with little to […]

Hollis Brown Set to Create Modern Rock Classic with “Ozone Park” Album Premiere – Billboard

After surviving a retro label on her previous efforts, Hollis Brown entered the new album Ozone park – released on June 7 and featured exclusively below – with a mission. “I think we wanted to make a statement that rock music can still be played in a modern way, but it’s still as good as […]

Modern ’80s rock band The Dream Syndicate continues with “These Times”

SEATTLE, WA – AUG 31: Jason Victor, Steve Wynn and Mark Walton of The Dream Syndicate … [+] performs at the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival on August 31, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Suzi Pratt / FilmMagic) MovieMagic The Dream Syndicate, the alternative rock band associated with Los Angeles’ Paisley Underground scene from […]

How Muse became one of the biggest rock bands in the world

Photo: Pedro Fiuza/NurPhoto via Getty Images “Headphones connect to iPhone / iPhone connected to internet / Connected to Google / Connected to government,” MIA raps on “The Message,” the intro track from his 2010 LP ΛΛΛYΛ (pronounced “Maya”). At the time, the provocative lyrics sounded ridiculous, carrying all the presumed legitimacy of a stoned Jon […]

Bland on Blonde: Why the old rock music canon is over | Music

RRock’s headlong rush into the seriousness of the 1970s had many adverse effects. There was progressive rock, jam, no singles to be released – and the idea that the two decades since Elvis had produced enough music of sufficient value to produce a canon. In 1974, like a university English department sending a reading list […]

While traditional modern rock searches for soul, post-punk is on the rise

It’s no secret that traditional modern rock bands have struggled in recent years. If you know where to look, you’ll always find a seemingly endless amount of great music, but if you haven’t done your due diligence, you might just feel like the genre is lacking air. Bands like Imagine Dragons, The 1975, Bastille and […]

100 most popular rock bands of all time – 24/7 Wall St.

Special report April 6, 2018 1:49 p.m. Last updated: January 12, 2020 1:41 a.m. Rock and roll has been a huge cultural force since bursting onto the music scene in the 1950s. Not only has it dramatically altered the evolution of popular music, but it has also influenced fashion, human behavior and cultural norms. in […]

List of Spotify’s Best Rock Bands: 6 Things That May Surprise You

Today (July 13), the nation’s most popular streaming service shared rankings by genre that audiences normally don’t have access to – Spotify’s most popular rock bands. The occasion is International Rock n Roll Day (centered around the anniversary of the 1985 Live Aid concert) and the big reveal features the 21 most listened to rock […]

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