Premiere: Sultans of String featuring Sweet Honey in the Rock

Premiere: Sultans of String featuring Sweet Honey in the Rock
Canada’s 3x JUNO (Canada’s Grammy) nominees/3x CFMA winning ambassadors of musical diversity, Sultans of String recently released Christmas Caravan, an album on which they have expanded the traditional notion of Christmas music with genre-hopping …
Read more on folkradio.co.uk

New Sounds: The Dazies and Courters team up in the name of rock and roll
Studio 52 is a community artist space located in the heart of Allston, and is proud to support the Boston music scene and local artist community. Ahhhh, December, that wonderful time of homogenized Year End lists, stuffy holiday parties, and more people …
Read more on Vanyaland

Rock the charts with the Foo Fighters on Rock Band 4
Hello Neighbor – the game about being an intrusive, sneaky neighbor … Demons Age offers a new classical RPG experience on Xbox One – inspired… Battlestar Galactica Deadlock – the tactical game for space combat and … Legrand Legacy to hit PC in …
Read more on thexboxhub.com

 

Latest Alternative Rock News

Latin Alternative
September 12 at 4:15 a.m. The rock en español pioneers are playing two shows in L.A. over the next two months, one at the Hollywood Bowl and one at Disney Concert Hall with the L.A. Phil. August 14 at 5:45 a.m. Roberto Carlos Lange, the man behind Helado …
Read more on LA Weekly

Rock, blues maven Elle King will headline Columbia’s Famously Hot New Year’s party
She is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, bassist and banjoist famous for her hit single “Ex’s and Oh’s,” and internationally renowned for her unique sound encompassing rock, soul … www.famouslyhotnewyear.com American alternative Southern …
Read more on ColaDaily.com

Alternative Rock
Scott Weiland, who fronted the Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, died on Thursday at 48, his wife Jamie Weiland confirmed to the L.A. Times. A post on the musician’s Facebook page said Weiland “passed away in his sleep while … Continue reading →
Read more on PBS

 

Foo Fighters’ Cal Jam full of rock ’n’ roll party favors

Foo Fighters’ Cal Jam full of rock ’n’ roll party favors
Dave Grohl and his Foo Fighters headlined a joyous little shindig called Cal Jam upon the panoramic desert grounds of the Glen Helen Regional Park on Saturday. Joining them were Grohl’s bromantic companion Josh Homme and his Queens of the Stone Age, Cage …
Read more on buzzbands.la

Rock 101 : New Guided By Voices
then write them a song… — from “Cheap Buttons” (on August By Cake) By now many of you know that Guided By Voices (GBV) — led by singer and main songwriter Robert Pollard — are a prolific band of merry music makers, (seemingly) year-after-year …
Read more on audiophilereview.com

Hard Rock Live Tickets
Our checkout cart is encrypted and verified by Norton to ensure your privacy. Every order is backed by our guarantee that your ticket will arrive before the event and if the event is canceled you will be refunded. This site provides a secure way to …
Read more on tickets-center.com

 

‘Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar’ Renewed For Season 3 By AXS TV

‘Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar’ Renewed For Season 3 By AXS TV
AXS TV has picked up a 12-episode third season of its hit series Road Trip With Sammy Hagar, for premiere in early 2018. Production began this month. The upcoming season will feature Hagar traveling the country to interview and often perform with some of …
Read more on Deadline Hollywood

We’re Looking for the Best Rock ‘n’ Roll Photos. What’s in Your Collection?
Now Smithsonian Books is inviting anyone who has taken a picture of their favorite artist to send it in to be included in a massive crowd-sourced site of live rock ‘n’ roll performances, to be seen alongside some of the most familiar images of rock …
Read more on Smithsonian.com

Tupac, Journey, and Joan Baez are being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced its inductees for the class of 2017. Tupac Shakur has made it onto the official Hall of Fame list, in a move that will signal that hip-hop has been further endorsed by the powers that be in the music industry.
Read more on Business Insider

 

Lil Uzi Vert & Marilyn Manson Team Up for Rock Album

Lil Uzi Vert & Marilyn Manson Team Up for Rock Album
Fresh off the chart-topping Luv Is Rage 2, Lil Uzi Vert is plotting a rock album with his idol, Marilyn Manson. The rock icon revealed the news during an interview with Consequence of Sound, confirming that he and producer Tyler Bates will be joining the …
Read more on Rap-Up

Review: Defiant Kid Rock thumps protesters in LCA-opening show
Review: Defiant Kid Rock thumps protesters in LCA-opening show Push-pull between artist vs. rebel on display as he launches 6-show gig Check out this story on detroitnews.com: http://detne.ws/2jmZqPP
Read more on The Detroit News

For Foo Fighters, new producer, same rock
This is thrilling, heroic rock, and even harder than the blistering, Grammy-winning single “White Limo” from 2011. “Make It Right” finds the Foos doing their best ’70s stomping rock impersonation and it goes down well. “La Dee Da” is a jolt …
Read more on The Columbian

 

5 People Cheated Out of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

5 People Cheated Out of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
If we’ve ever made you laugh or think, we now have a way where you can thank and support us! Everyone knows that giving awards for art typically results in disaster. Just look at all the great movies that never won Best Picture or all the Grammys Led …
Read more on cracked.com

The Dirty Thrills: Blues, Politics, and good old-fashioned rock’n’roll
As Louis James discovered back in 2015, Classic Rock has readers in high places. “Joey Tempest hand-picked us to support Europe because he saw us in the magazine,” the Dirty Thrills frontman says, smiling. “That was our first proper taste of being …
Read more on teamrock.com

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces nominations
The nominations for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012 have been released, and it’s an interesting list. Ballots will be sent out to over 500 voters, who will choose the artists to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year.
Read more on CNN Entertainment

 

Top 5 Melodic Bassists of Rock

Top 5 Melodic Bassists of Rock
The first bassist I ever took real notice of was Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris. I was still in my single digits and truly hadn’t yet developed my listening skills. In other words, if you had asked me to signal out specific parts of songs, I wouldn’t have …
Read more on noecho.net

Who are the most innovative bassists?
Which bass players really redefine the instrument? I tend to think of bass players a existing along a spectrum, with soulful/funk bassists like Bootsy Collins (and James Jamerson, Larry Graham, Flea, etc.) on one end and technical bassists like Steve …
Read more on ask.metafilter.com

Prizes Awarded at American International Society of Bassists Competition
American double bassist Aaron Olguin has been awarded 1st Prize in the solo division of the 2017 International Society of Bassists Competition American double bassist Aaron Olguin has been awarded 1st Prize in the solo division of the 2017 International …
Read more on theviolinchannel.com

 

Gods of Alternative to rock Sonic Boom 2014

Gods of Alternative to rock Sonic Boom 2014
The multi-talented Jack White will headline the sixth annual Sonic Boom festival, now expanded to three … White, a God of the sort of alternative rock celebrated by the festival producers at Sonic 102.9 FM radio, will be touring behind his forthcoming …
Read more on Gigcity

Sister Hazel to headline Rock-n-Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Sister Hazel, a popular alternative rock band, is to headline the 2016 Rock-n-Roll Half Marathon finish line festival at the 17th Street beach stage on September 4. The half marathon takes place in partnership with the American …
Read more on News Channel3

Tori Amos: Alternative rock’s wild child turns 50
August 3, 2014, 2:35 AM | Elizabeth Palmer travels to Ireland for an at-home visit with one of the world’s most provocative singer-songwriters, who talks about her latest album, “Unrepentant Geraldines,” and of being a mother.
Read more on CBS News

 

WSUP plays more classic rock to please faculty

WSUP plays more classic rock to please faculty
With the nearest alternative rock radio station 38 miles away, WSUP decided to take the leap and change their current format of playing alternative rock music all day, even if it would mean losing listeners. Fortunately for the University of Wisconsin …
Read more on Exponent

iHeart Sweeps Top Classic Rock Station Award Picks.
The top classic rock stations in large, medium and small market categories have been announced by Team Rock, Classic Rock Magazine and KMG Networks. The three stations to be feted at the Classic Rock Awards Nov. 11 in Tokyo are all iHeartRadio properties …
Read more on insideradio.com

Metal Hammer and Classic Rock magazines to be saved from closure
Metal Hammer, Prog and Classic Rock magazines have been saved from closure, after being purchased by Future Publishing for the price of £800,000. 73 staff were put out of work and reportedly told they would not be paid for the month of December, when …
Read more on NME

 

Latest Classic Rock News

Classic rock band ‘Styx’ coming to Augusta
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — Classic rock band Styx are bringing their tour to the Bell Auditorium for one night only in 2017. According to the Augusta Entertainment Complex, the show will be on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Tickets go on sale Friday, December …
Read more on WRDW-TV

Classic Rock presents AOR: Issue 6 (and LAST!)
Kiss on cover – covering their 80s output. However….will be the last issue. I’m told AOR will return… “bigger and better than ever, in a giant-sized Yearbook/Bookazine format. Likely on-sale date will be September.” Wow. Massive disappointment there.
Read more on melodicrock.com

Rocking classic rock
Today Lazie J, a classic rock band based in Bangalore, will be performing at the Muse Room in the Russian Cultural Centre. For music buffs, it might be just another concert, one of the first, among tens of art and cultural performances in the year ahead.
Read more on The Hindu