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Richie Onori – In The Name Of Freedom

Too often today, Rock and Roll has gone the way of Pop music. While bubble-gum definitely sounds good on the radio, and blaring out our MP3 players, you sometimes wonder if music can still have a message. Enter into the picture one Richie Onori. A California native, Onori grew up in an era where the music and the lyrics mattered. Best remembered for his time spent with the group The Sweet, Onori showcases his…
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Bret Michaels – Jammin’ With Friends

Bret Michaels may be best known for his 80s rocker days with Poison, but he has been spending a lot of time in Nashville over the past few years. The rumor is that he is working on a full-fledged Country album. While this is not that project, it does contain several tracks that could fit right in on the radio – including a sensational collaboration with a Country Music Hall of Fame member that deserves to be heard. Overall…
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Danielle Bloom – Meet Me In The Middle

Danielle Bloom is an in-your-face rock star. You can tell this by looking at her. She sizzles with a swagger that could stop traffic on the Brickyard 500. She radiates confidence. But, so many times you see an act that catches your eye, and they don’t do the same for your ears. Trust me, Danielle Bloom’s vocal talent runs as deep as any other part of her. Though Hard Rock music doesn’t get the attention that Pop or Dance do these days, she…
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Man Overboard Post Pictures From Lost Tape Collective Holiday Show

Man Overboard and their label, Lost Tape Collective celebrate every December with the Lost Tape Holiday Show in Philadelphia. The 2012 show featured Man Overboard, Transit, I Am The Avalanche, Seahaven, Daylight and Alan Day of Four Year Strong. Photos from …
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Deep Purple Release Teaser For Upcoming New Album

Deep Purple have released the following video teaser for their upcoming as-yet-untitled new studio album, to be released stateside April 30, 2013 via earMusic/Eagle Rock Entertainment. Recorded and mixed in Nashville with famed producer Bob Ezrin  (Pink Floyd’s The Wall, …
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A Clever Con – “Mannequin Love: Part I”

If you’re looking for easy-on-the-ears Rock ‘N’ Roll with spoon-fed words and crooning refrains, then New Jersey band A Clever Con’s “Mannequin Love: Part I” is probably not for you. On the other hand, if you love to tszuj the shirt sleeves and peel back layers of heavy, hard-to-decipher lyrics from skillfully manic productions, then this new seven-song EP by the four-man group should be on your shopping list. Don’t let their website’s campy band photos fool you. Those clean-cut members making boyish gestures while …
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Gary U.S. Bonds To Headline Light of Day Foundation Show in NYC on January 16

Rock and roll legend Gary U.S. Bonds and his band, The Roadhouse Rockers, headline the Light of Day Foundation’s first-ever show at the iconic Hard Rock Cafe New York in Times Square on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. Additional performances include …
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Seven-Piece Philly Rock Band Southwork announce 4-Week East Coast/Midwest Tour

Just when the hallowed Rock world thought it had it all figured out, along comes a fresh detonation of color from the South side of the spectrum. Fancy palpitating rock with a boogie beat? A bustling Ska-infused epiphany? Blistering freeform …
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Greensboro’s Unifer (Formerly Future Ghosts) Post Acoustic Version of “Lifted” as Free Download/Stream

Unifier (formerly Greensboro, NC’s Future Ghosts) has posted an acoustic version
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Matt Walst of My Darkest Days Joins Three Days Grace As Lead Singer For North American Tour

Three Days Grace has announced that Matt Walst, lead singer of My Darkest Days
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Skinny Molly Causes a “Haywire Riot” on New Ruf Records CD Out January 8

Ruf Records announces a January 8 U.S. release date for Haywire Riot, the new CD from rock quartet Skinny Molly, distributed nationally by the Allegro Corporation. Skinny Molly is led by lead singer/lead guitarist Mike Estes, a former member of …
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New Album and Tour For Deep Purple

Heavy metal innovators Deep Purple have announced that they are in the studio, prepping a new album to be followed by a new tour. The band’s frontman Ian Gillan revealed that the Bob Ezrin-produced album will be a follow-up to …
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Anthrax Statement about Rob Caggiano’s Departure from the Band

Statement from Anthrax about Rob Caggiano’s Departure From the Band “Rob has been an integral part of Anthrax for so many years, as our lead guitarist, in a production capacity, but most of all, as our close friend. His contributions …
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Hot Water Music Debut “Drag My Body” Video

Florida’s own HOT WATER MUSIC will be debuting their new music video for “Drag My Body”. This track, along with twelve others, can be found on their eighth album in nearly two decades, Exister, which is available for purchase now. …
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Groundbreaking Trios Rush and Muse Shine On Recent Releases

Rush and Muse have each had plenty to celebrate in 2012, with both trios continuing to break new ground via outstanding releases. Artist: Rush. Title: 2012 – Deluxe Editions (Mercury). You might be interested if you like: ASIA, Nektar, Yes, Rush’s “Moving Pictures”. Tell me more: When it was announced earlier this month that Rush will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year, it was long-overdue validation …
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The Avett Brothers Added to MerleFest 2013 Lineup

MerleFest, presented by Lowe’s and slated for April 25-28, 2013, is proud to announce the addition of The Avett Brothers to the festival’s Sunday schedule. MerleFest, a four-day event that is an annual homecoming of musicians and music fans, will …
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Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo Ready to Rock in the New Year on FOX News Channel

Rock stars Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will ring in 2013 during the “All American New Year” special presented by FOX News Channel on December 31.  The New Year’s Eve program will be hosted by Bill Hemmer and Megyn Kelly …
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10 Albums That Changed Rock Guitar

Sometimes, just when it seems all styles and techniques for guitar-playing have been exhausted, an album comes along that changes perceptions about what a player can achieve with the instrument. Below are 10 albums that broke new ground for rock guitar and spawned legions of disciples. Please chime in with your own choices in the comments section. Blow By Blow (Jeff Beck, 1975). Probably no one was more surprised than Jeff Beck when Blow By Blow struck gold with the record-buying public in 1975…
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“Brotherly Love: A Night For Our Brother Phil Alvin” Benefit Concert Set For Jan. 26

It’s destined to be a night to remember, and it’s all to help out a great musician. Los
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The Black Crowes Return To The Road In 2013 With First Leg “Lay Down With Number 13” World Tour

The Black Crowes will return to the road in 2013 with their “Lay Down With Number
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