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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 […]

From ‘Exile On Main St’ to ‘Transformer,’ classic rock albums turn 50

Classic rock albums are 50 years old Paris: There must have been something in the water in 1972 — there almost certainly was for these guys. It was a year that spawned several instant American classics – and one that apparently teleported from space – that came to define rock music and set the pattern […]

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 […]

Brody Mullikin plans to bring back that classic rock sound

Anyone with a musical ear can attest that the sound and delivery of songs is constantly changing from era to era and from generation to generation. The evolution of music, combined with ever more sophisticated recording technology, can improve songs and make them easier to create. But some musicians think if it ain’t broke don’t […]

10 most important acts that shaped punk rock music

Punk has become emblematic of everything rebellious. If rock is the genre that gives authority to the middle finger, then punk hits authority in the jaw and spits in his bruised face. Punk has its roots in the early 1960s, with bands primarily from the Detroit music scene rejecting popular conventions of mainstream rock. Bands […]

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 […]

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 […]

No we shouldn’t cancel classic rock

The New York Times published a guest opinion piece last week titled “Should classic rock songs be toppled like Confederate statues?” He then renamed the editorial to more reflect what the article postulates: “Can we separate art from artist?” “ The author focuses most of his anger on Don McLean’s 70s folk-rock ballad, “American Pie” […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The relationship between rock music and the casino

The casino industry has long been associated with popular music, ranging from jazz to rock, pop to techno. While the latter two are perhaps the most common musical genres in casinos these days, that wasn’t always the case. The relationship between casinos and music genres is largely influenced by societal trends. For example, when land-based […]

Classic Rock Magazine: 30 Years of Pearl Jam, and the Seven Weeks That Saved Rock

Thirty years later, the story of Pearl Jam is one of fame, fortune, struggling to stay in control of one’s career, destiny and integrity, and having to suffer more than its fair share of tragedy. It’s a story we tell in the new issue of Classic rock. “We have always looked out for each other,” […]

Eight classic rock bands that fascinated the world

New Delhi: If there is one genre of music that has received more than an equal share of contempt and devotion from fans, it would undoubtedly be Rock n Roll. Presented by some as havoc on their ears while for others a door to a new world, rock music has certainly made many mouths talk […]

There’s an all-time new classic rock song ‘Number One’

The greatest rock and roll song of all time isn’t “Stairway to Heaven”, “Layla” or “Freebird”. This Memorial Day weekend, the house of rock and roll performed its annual countdown to the 500 best songs of all time. The countdown also coincided with the 45th anniversary of WPDH’s first signing as a rock station in […]

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript – Classic rock cover band Sheepdip gearing up for summer tour

It’s Wednesday night and the music coming out of the Spillmore is initially low as you carefully navigate the bumpy dirt road beside Pool Pond in Rindge. The tunes coming out of the cabin are familiar, but the song and lyrics in particular aren’t clear until the doors open to reveal the full extent of […]

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 […]

Classic Rock Magazine: Pink Floyd Cover – Issue 286, April 2020

More often than not, when the name “Pink Floyd” is mentioned, many fans immediately think of The dark side of the moon Where The wall. Or for Floyd’s early devotees, thoughts might turn to Syd Barrett. But what about this fertile post-Syd and pre-Dark Side period? It’s an intriguing time for a band struggling to […]

Top 10 new albums by classic rock artists in 2020

Like many industries, the music industry has not functioned as it normally would. In many ways, these effects were negative. Many tours have been canceled or postponed, and some artists have struggled with considerable health problems. If there was a bright spot in coming out of “the break”, it would be that some artists have […]

Not “The Beatles” | The best classic rock bands that should be among the greatest of all time

The Beatles are probably the face of “Classic Rock”. The iconic band changed the face of rock music, but is it possible that their popularity has eclipsed the popularity and respect that several other bands deserve? This article will tell you about 8 of these classic rock bands and explain why we think they are […]

Keith Richards: Modern rock music has been “synthesized to death” – Music News

The Rolling Stones guitarist bluntly insisted that there is no such thing as “new rock ‘n’ roll” and called the overuse of synths today “cheap and cheesy.” In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Keith said, “There is no new rock and roll. It is pointless. “There are great musicians and great singers and everything. […]

Classic rock music remains popular for good reason – The Renegade Rip

Classic rock music is the type of music that many older generation people have been listening to for many years.According to media marketing firm Hubbard Chicago, people between the ages of 35 and 65 and nearly half of those between the ages of 25 and 34 rate classic rock as their favorite genre.As a youngster, […]

The Rolling Stones, Springsteen … The Killers: what is classic rock? | Pop and rock

In the weekly magazine of the Resolute Guide! chronicle, we take a look at a crucial pop culture question you were dying to know the answer to – and let’s fix it, once and for all The Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac and Bruce Springsteen, to name just three, are all rock bands that have achieved […]

2000s rock bands that looked like Nickelback (but better)

Do you remember when rock and roll ruled the airwaves? I’m not talking about the Rolling Stones or Motley Crue. I’m talking about that clean modern rock of the early 2000s, when all the rock bands that appeared were just Nickelback carbon copies. Rock had long been headed in a more commercial direction, but the […]

Classic rock bands selling masks for charity

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to plague people around the world, many musicians are stepping up their efforts by selling masks of rock bands. “During these weird days, stay safe and donate to charity by pre-ordering a 3-pack of The Doors face masks,” the classic rockers said via Twitter, noting that 100% of the proceeds […]

Q&A: Guitarist Zack Feinberg talks about Revivalists’ place in modern rock

Modern rock often struggles to stay innovative and avoid clichés. The Revivalists try to separate themselves from the plethora of groups facing this problem with their energetic live performances. The New Orleans-based eight-person rock band released their fourth album, “Take good care,“ in November 2018, and will perform at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles […]

10 rock bands that need a Netflix biopic like Motley Crue’s dirt

Dirtiness, Netflix’s new biopic based on the life and times of “the world’s most famous rock band” Mötley Crüe, was recently dropped on the streaming service after spending years in development hell. The biopic received mixed reviews from critics, with some describing it as “a funny and gross whirlwind through one of the last great […]

The 20 Greatest British Rock Bands of All Time | London Evening Standard

F From hard rock to punk, new wave, indie and britpop, British bands have defined entire genres and influenced millions of rock fans over the years. The UK music scene has produced some of the world’s most iconic bands and artists, whose work remains equally popular and revered to this day. From Joy Division to […]

How Much Money Classic Rock Bands Make on Tour – Quartz

It’s no rumor: Lindsey Buckingham, former Fleetwood Mac guitarist, is pursue former group mates, saying that cutting him off from their current tour deprived him of up to $ 14 million. According to the costume Buckingham attorneys filed in Los Angeles Superior Court this week that Fleetwood Mac struck a deal with Live Nation for […]

The best indie rock bands of all time | London Evening Standard

W When it comes to rock music, the nickname “indie” is confusing. Originally used to refer to groups that operated with a do-it-yourself philosophy, outside of the mainstream and out of the eyes of the majors, it has since become a reference to a certain sound – loosely defined by upbeat guitars, rhythms of music. […]

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 […]

Rock Bands Go Disco: Why The Killers, Arcade Fire and More Return to the Late ’70s

There might not be a more logical career choice for a band like The Killers to make in 2017 than hitting the clubs. When new single “The Man” strutted the internet on a Wednesday afternoon like ’77 John Travolta, with a growling synth hook, pounding drum beat, and peacocking Brandon Flowers chorus (in half-falsetto, natch), […]

11 Rain Soaked Classic Rock Music Videos

It’s pretty amazing that classic rock artists have escaped the 70s, 80s and 90s without being electrocuted. After all, one of the most common tropes in music videos of the time – besides diaphanous scarves, quick editing and, shall we say, separate hairstyles – was the rain. Rain buckets, indeed, where some clips are concerned. […]

20 awesome country songs from rock bands

File photo of the eagles At its core, rock n ‘roll is half country and half blues, but sometimes there is a little more of one of these elements in a song than the other. Other times there are many more. Hence the often used descriptors “blues rock” and “country rock”. The Eagles are perhaps […]

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