by Sean Nelson Luna (L-R: Lee Wall, Britta Phillips, Dean Wareham, Sean Eden) plays Tues Jan 23 at the Neptune. Luz Gallardo Luna was one of the great guitar rock bands of the 1990s, and interestingly enough, they still are. As for where they fit into today's musical landscape, you'd have to ask someone who knows how to locate such a vista. Show More Summary
I was thinking about reinstalling Rock Band again recently, but I decided that, even though I really loved playing it back in the day, I am at a point in […]
Sneakout Records2017DSease is a young and promising heavy metal/rock band from Rimini, Italy that features skilled-guitarist Fabio Balducci (Synful Ira, ex-Ancient Bards) within it's ranks. Released back in mid-November of 2017, "Rotten...Show More Summary
The band bought several sets of strips for youngsters at St Roch's primary in Roystonhill, Glasgow.
The Texan cult favorites Mind Spiders -- led by Mark Ryan, also of bands like the Marked Men and Radioactivity -- have a take on psychedelic garage rock that's uniquely spacey and mechanized. Their sound is equal parts Can, Devo, and 13th Floor Elevators, and that makes for a heady and fascinating blend. Later this…
The Manchester rock band has signed on to a one-off reunion in a concert with the Manchester Camerata. One of the foremost Brit bands of the 1980s, the Smiths will be represented on stage by drummer Mike Joyce, bassist Andy Rourke and guitarist Craig Gannon. The vocalist Morrissey will not take part. More here.
Mention the 1970s to jazz fans and many will think of the jazz-rock fusion movement. Bands then that united jazz and the rock guitar and other electric instruments included Tony Williams Lifetime, Chick Corea ad Return to Forever, Miles Davis,... Related Stories Donald Byrd: Fuego Video: Bobby Jaspar, 1958 John Coltrane: Speak Low
A group promoting Kansas and its history plans to mark its 100th anniversary by honoring President Dwight Eisenhower, former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole, other prominent residents and the rock band … Click to Continue »
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"... performing live with his unmatchable rock band for his loyal fans on the biggest tour of his 40 plus year career. He was extremely proud of that achievement in the days before he passed."Tom Petty's family communicates after receiving...Show More Summary
MY old friend Michael, City Editor of that fine newspaper The Cambrian, e-mails to say of solvency-challenged Carillion that it sounds like “a spangly ethereal rock band from the Seventies”. Or, I replied, like somewhere in one of those poems...
Holy crap! Maximum Rock’n’Roll is the bible of punk and hardcore – and they like the new SFH record, Kinda Suck! …straightforward punk rock…melodic and catchy, just like the Canadians like it…if you’re a fan of the band or just a fan of solid punk rock, you’ll enjoy this one. Woot! You can get the... View Article
Fans of Flight of the Conchords know Jemaine Clement as, well, Jemaine Clement, one-half of the New Zealand comedy rock band, and star of the HBO show of the same name (which is in the early stages of returning). But pop culture fiends...Show More Summary
Fuck The Mainstream - We Are The Mainstream Records2017Boogie Hammer is a wildly reckless & fun as fuck rock and roll band from from Vienna, Austria. This six-song EP serves as the group's proper introduction to the world at large, but damn it man, is this piece of shit planet of ours deserving of such an honor? The answer of course is no. Show More Summary
Fergie and Canadian rock band The Barenaked Ladies will sing their respective national anthems
Michael Davenport, former bassist for rock band The Ataris, has been accused of scamming 100,000 people out of $27 million over the course of seven years...
For as much as the band seems to have a very specific aesthetic, The Decemberists have been known to frequently step out of their folk-rock box and go in some weird directions. For example, 2009's The Hazards Of Love is a rock opera with an evil forest queen and a magic fawn boy and 2015's What A Terrible World, What… Read more...
CBS and the Recording Academy expanded the lineup for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards, adding the legendary rock band U2 along with Kendrick Lamar and Sam Smith. U2 has claimed a whopping 22 Grammys. Lamar is a seven-time Grammy winner,...
The band-reunion wave: It's not over quite yet! Consider: Candlebox, the Seattle rock band whose self-titled 1993 debut somehow sold four million copies, is about to reassemble. Candlebox somehow got caught up in the whole grunge wave despite sounding more like Ugly Kid Joe than like Nirvana; you could almost say that they were pioneers…
A band like Radiohead needs no introduction. They are – without exaggeration – among the most influential and important musical acts in history, certainly within anything that can be considered rock music. This would make one of their members an ideal candidate to create a new guitar, which is precisely what bandmate Ed O’Brien has […]