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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Today’s Crossword: Musicians Who Almost Play an Instrument and Other Classic Rock Trivia

This file photo from December 13, 1993 shows Kurt Cobain of the Seattle band Nirvana performing in the United States. Image credit: AP What happened behind the scenes on your favorite classic rock albums? Click start to read today’s crossword and identify the artists behind the song titles we share with you. Here are some […]

Top 10 2021 albums of the new generation of Classic Rock

As Neil Young sang a few generations ago, “Rock’n’roll can never dieWith that in mind, we present below the top 10 2021 albums of the new generation of Classic Rock. Rock music, like any cultural presence, has inevitably fluctuated over the years, but the current moment seems to harbor a particularly prolific movement of young […]

Gerard Way on the resurgence of rock: “People missed the sound of the guitar”

As some proclaim the death of rock and roll – including Gene Simmons, who felt last year that new bands “haven’t taken the time to create glamor, excitement and epic stuff” – others have much more hope for the future of guitar music. Take Alice Cooper, for example, who reminded the Kiss bassist earlier this […]

Classic rock legends return to the Hudson Valley on Friday

REO Speedwagon will play at the Resorts World Catskills in Monticello on Friday. REO Speedwagon developed a following in the 1970s and achieved significant commercial success in the 1980s. Their 1980 album Hi infidelity was the band’s best-selling album with over 10 million sales. It would be the best-selling rock album of 1981 with the […]

Fixture on the Little Rock music scene, Mystro gets help from friends

Make a donation To donate via venmo, see arkansasonline.com/1118mystro/ He’s Mystro, with just to be different, and don’t bother asking for another name. “You don’t understand that,” he said firmly. “I had a sound company and did a lot of outdoor festivals and people knew me as Mystro. I actually got checks. [made out to […]

Fixture on Little Rock’s music scene, Mystro gets help from friends

Make a donation To donate via venmo, see arkansasonline.com/1118mystro/ He’s Mystro, with just to be different, and don’t bother asking for another name. “You don’t understand that,” he said firmly. “I had a sound company and did a lot of outdoor festivals and people knew me as Mystro. I actually got checks. [made out to […]

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 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 […]

Machine Gun Kelly Praises Rock Music – “Sounds Alive To Me”

On Sunday, November 21, the polarizing but award-winning pop-punk rock star Machine Gun Kelly won the American Music Award for Favorite Rock Artist at the 2021 AMAs. He beat Foo Fighters, Glass Animals and All Time Low for the prize. In his acceptance speech, seemingly making the headlines, MGK cheered on the younger generation, going […]

Wavves brings amplified energy and classic rock passion to August Hall

The music of rock band Wavves has incredible endurance, both due to the band’s rock and roll classics and new indie-rock surfing. With more than a decade of jaw-dropping guitar solos, raucous howls of lyrics, and nationwide touring experience, Wavves brought amps and energy on November 11 to August Hall in San Francisco for their […]

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 […]

11 groups leading the revival of classic rock

The general sound, aesthetics and attitude of rock music have changed a lot over the decades. The blues is where it all started, and it eventually evolved into rockabilly and regular rock’n’roll in the 1950s. From the mid to late 1960s there was psychedelic rock and then some. artists began to use a lot of […]

Winsome, lies and classic rock

Winner, lose © (Graeme Jennings / Washington Examiner) YOUNGKIN-109.JPG United States today preleased a report on November 3 announcing “historic firsts” for candidates of color in the November 2 election. Loading error The words “Winsome” and “Sears” are particularly missing from the original version of the article. “As the polls closed on Tuesday night, states […]

Classic rock band Hot Tuna will play at the Mill Event Center on Sunday

LANCASTER — The COVID-19 pandemic has essentially shut down the live music industry for much of the past year or more. But the bands are on tour again, including the classic Hot Tuna. Former Jefferson Airplane members Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady have played the role of Hot Tuna for decades. They will perform an […]

Classical rock band’s 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction is still ‘weird’ in hindsight

Rock and Roll Music Hall of Fame induction ceremonies are filled with unforgettable moments, but the 2018 ceremony was memorable for what does not have to arrive. Dire Straits was eventually inducted that year, but singer and guitar virtuoso Mark Knopfler declined to attend and none of their songs were performed during the concert. To […]

Spoon Preview Classic Rock-Inspired LP with New Song “The Hardest Cut”

It took a little longer than expected, but Spoon has finally announced his new album. Lucifer on the couch, released in February. As frontman Britt Daniel said Rolling stone As of September 2020, the album was about 80% complete before the Covid-19 pandemic hit, forcing the band to stop recording. While waiting to start working […]

Half a Century of America: Classic Rock Band Performs at the Palace on Friday

Over fifty years later, America still carries its harmonic rock and roll flag. CONTRIBUTEDAmerica – Gerry Beckley, left, and Dewey Bunnell – come to the Palace Theater on Friday. On Friday, America – who is Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell – heads to Waterbury to perform on stage at the Palace Theater. The group is […]

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 obscure but brilliant Japanese psych rock bands – including the original Ghost

As krautrock took hold of the traditionally-bound German music scene in the late 1960s and early 1990s, a similar psychedelic revolution was taking place in Japan – diverse but complementary, utopian in spirit, but finding this sense of wonder in legendary pastoral pasts as well as legendary futures. This urge to explore has continued to […]

10 best Canadian rock bands of all time

What’s the first thing you imagine when you think of Canada? Well, speaking in a very stereotypical way, it could be frozen wide-mouthed tundra, rugged loggers, Putin, or unfailing politeness. Further down this list would likely be a thriving music scene. But Canada’s rock and roll credentials have long been established. They may be best […]

The Ultimate Classic Rock Showdown Comes to Charleston for Beatles vs. Stones Concert | Charleston scene

Two bands that spawned rival fan groups in the ’60s come together to some satisfaction in the form of a showdown of classic rock covers of the British invasion. It’s The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones for a touring performance to be held at the Charleston Music Hall on October 17th. If you are going […]

Publication of the book The Venue That Changed Rock Music Forever

Book ‘Fillmore East: The Venue That Changed Rock Music Forever’ available now from journalist / photographer Frank Mastropolo This year marks the 50th anniversary of the closure of Fillmore East, promoter Bill Graham’s rock mecca in New York’s East Village. A celebrity show on June 27, 1971, conducted by the Allman Brothers Band, the J. […]

HomeSafe’s Classic Rock & Roll Party

HomeSafe The classic rock & roll evening Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood January 29, 2022 • WHO: HomeSafe with Event Chairs Steve Bernstein and Abby Bernstein-Henderson • WHAT: The classic rock and roll evening HomeSafe’s annual fundraiser, The Classic Rock and Roll Party, includes a full dinner, open bar, silent auction and live […]

“Roar, roar, roar! Japan deploys rock music against bear attacks | Japan

Can rock’n’roll protect people from bear attacks? A Japanese region hopes so and has commissioned a warning hymn warning residents of the threat from its Ursine inhabitants. Bears are common across Japan and regularly set off frantic hunts when they venture into cities, where they have attacked and even killed residents. An increase in the […]

Top 10 classic rock covers of Jason Isbell

From the moment Jason Isbell first picked up a guitar, the singer-songwriter has watched and learned from others. Growing up in Green Hill, Alabama, a rural community not far from Muscle Shoals, Isbell often spent his summers with his grandfather, a Pentecostal preacher who was also a musician. “He could play the violin, banjo, guitar […]

Robert Plant says old rock bands look “decrepit”

Led Zeppelin will always be one of the greatest rock’n’roll groups in musical history, even if his own Robert Plant sometimes doesn’t care. Plant has always been critical of Zeppelin. There are songs he really likes, like “Kashmir”. But there are also songs he absolutely despises, including one of Zeppelin’s greatest hits, “Stairway to Heaven”. […]

The pillars of classic rock Foreigner will perform at Everett

EVERETT – If you were a teenager in the late 1970s and early 1980s, you would hear Foreigner everywhere – from rock ‘n’ roll radio stations to the eight-track turntable in your car. Now you can see them live in Everett. Foreigner, one of the best-selling rock bands of all time, is scheduled to perform […]

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 […]

Daily discovery: Okamotos from Japan brings the classic rock spirit into the modern world on “Sprite”

Sho Okamoto of Japanese rock band Okamotos has been writing songs since signing the band in 2010… but it was only relatively recently that he began to delve into the process with more artistic intent than ever before. “We’re not the kind of band that has some kind of deep message or lesson behind every […]

Woking in the United States: Traditional Chinese Meets American Rock Music at Wok Star Chinese

Photograph by KATHY TRAN. EOn Christmas Day itself, David Romano and his family were eating Chinese food in New York City. President of the Local Favorite Restaurants group and creator of traditional restaurants, Romano found a special place in his heart for Chinese cuisine and culture, which he experienced in Chinatown. But there was one […]

10 Best Rock Music Movies, Ranked According To IMDb

Rock and roll has a long history and has been one of the most popular genres of music since its invention. Thankfully, this has spawned a slew of great movies as well. Still, it’s hard to say what exactly makes a good “rock” movie. RELATED: 10 Best Rock Musicians’ Appearances In Movies Some viewers focus […]

Vintage drum gift fuels a Windsor girl’s classic rock passion

Breadcrumb Links Music Local News Local arts A Slingerland branded drum set from the 1970s is proving to be the perfect gift for 11-year-old Windsor musician Addi Bonadonna. Author of the article: Dalson chen Release date : August 31, 2021 • August 31, 2021 • 3 minutes to read • Join the conversation 11-year-old Addi […]

Feel Good Friday: A weekend getaway, a night of classic rock and a major recovery | A&E

Escape to Issaquah Direction Issaquah this Friday for a weekend full of activities for the whole family. Whether it’s a pedestrianized playground on a street or a music festival celebrating women artists, there are events for all ages and interests. Learn about the city-wide dance party, Craft Market, Confluence Music Fest, Al Fresco on Front, […]

Drummer Charlie Watts was the backbone of the Rolling Stones – Delco Times

When the Rolling Stones announced earlier this month that their longtime partner Steve Jordan will be replacing Charlie Watts on drums for upcoming ‘No Filter’ concerts, with the latter recovering from a ‘procedure’ Not disclosed, there was a collective holdback. by longtime fans of the band. Watts was 80 years old after all, was his […]

100 Best Rock Bands Of All Time – Eliminate Jamming With AcademicInfluence.com And See Where Your Favorite Artists Are Ranking

FORT WORTH, Texas, August 12, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Interviews with Nobel Laureates. Ranking of the best colleges and universities in the world. Discover problems in the sacred halls of the university. Highlight controversial topics for research. Connect learners to leaders around the world. Do you have a few favorite rock ‘n’ roll artists […]

100 Best Rock Bands Of All Time – Eliminate Jamming With AcademicInfluence.com And See Where Your Favorite Artists Are Ranking | Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas, August 12, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Interviews with Nobel Laureates. Ranking of the best colleges and universities in the world. Discover problems in the sacred halls of the university. Highlight controversial topics for research. Connect learners to leaders around the world. Data scientists, academics and education-focused staff AcademicInfluence.com are committed to […]

Rock music bar Jimmy’s finally has a new home in Ancoats after being evicted from the Northern Quarter

Rock bar and live music venue Jimmy’s is finally ready to open the doors to its new Manchester venue, more than 18 months after being forced out of its original Northern Quarter home. The popular bar, founded by bandmates One Night Only and brothers George and Jimmy Craig, is now set to open its two-storey […]

Punk rock bands kick off their album releases at Ore Dock – The North Wind

Exposed brickwork covered in installations by local artists. Wooden beams wrapped in fairy lights. A scene made of pallets stacked like building blocks. If you’re a fan of the Marquette music scene, you’ve definitely been here. The industrial interior of the Ore Dock Brewing Co. is a frequent destination for local and regional musicians of […]

The Rams take the stage to introduce rock bands

Rams Head On Stage’s August schedule features rock ‘n’ roll band Hollis Brown and dance-rock ensemble Elektric Voodoo. Hollis BrownFriday 27 August, at 7.30 p.m. Hollis Brown is an American rock’n’roll band. Named after a song by Bob Dylan (“The Ballad of Hollis Brown”), the band was formed by Queens, New York natives and songwriters […]

Punk Rock & Paintbrushes Art Exhibit Comes to Town – Daily Local

Punk Rock & Paintbrushes are known for bridging the gap between music and art with their outlandish art exhibitions and most recently with the release of their one-of-a-kind coffee table art book “The Insides of Artists Written by Outsiders”. which features artwork and stories from world-renowned and emerging talent in the music, art and action […]

Various artists: NWOCR – The official review of the New Wave Of Classic Rock Volume One album

Unless you’ve lived in a cave in Borneo for the past year or so – and, given these troubled times by COVID, it’s perfectly possible – you will probably have noticed that the latest so-called groundbreaking musical phenomenon is ( peal of the trumpets ahoy) the New Wave Of Classic Rock – or NWOCR for […]

Should Crayola launch a line of classic rock pencils? We think so! | 100.7 WZLX

Today on the air, I hypothesized that the Crayola the company could start a business by introducing a line of Classic Rock pencils. This was requested after playing “Rock and Roll” from Led Zeppelin [IV] and reminiscent of the gray color theme of this iconic album cover. It was the shadow of the crumbling wall […]

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 […]

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 […]

21 most iconic rock music from the 80s

The ’80s are best known for punk rock, preppies, funk, New Wave, and voluminous hair. Fashion was outrageous like the music people made. It gave birth to the rap and breakdance that many Millennials now consider old school. However, the 1980s also marked some of the most iconic events in the realm of music. rock […]

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