Sounds from Down Under Blog Series: Day 5

AC/DC are an Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014. Commonly referred to as a hard rock or blues rock band, they are also considered pioneers of heavy metal and are sometimes classified as such, though they have always dubbed their music as simply "rock and roll"....more

Sounds from Down Under Blog Series: Day 4

INXS (pronounced "in excess") is an Australian rock band, formed as The Farriss Brothers in 1977 in Sydney, New South Wales. They began playing covers in Western Australian pubs and clubs occasionally mixed with some of their own original music....more

Sounds from Down Under Blog Series: Day 3

Sounds from Down Under Blog Series: Day 3 ...more

Doors Founding Member, Keyboardist Ray Manzarek Dies

If you've ever heard the organ in The Door's hit "Light My Fire," you've heard Ray Manzarek play, even if you never knew his name.Credit Image: © Globe Photos/ZUMAPRESS.comThe band's founding member and keyboardist, Manzarek died in Germany yesterday at 74 after a long fight with bile duct cancer....more
I loved X's good-bye to their mentor/producer yesterday:

47 Years of Great Rock: You Say It's Your Birthday

Hop on  a 13-minute journey through the history of rock and roll. Starting with the classic rock of the Who in 1965, you’ll hear hard rock, psychedelia, roots rock, Southern rock, funk, punk, new wave, a quick nod to disco, eighties pop, grunge, indie rock, and beyond….The rules:...more

Cheeky Cherubs

Can I share my latest obsession? I can't help but smile when I think of them: the precious pint-size duo from Essex, England, the little British girls who are taking this country by storm. On the cuteness scale, they are way off the charts. Meet Sophia Grace and Rosie....more

Download James Denton rocking on guitar/vocals in the Band From TV CD, “Hoggin’ All The Covers Unleashed!”

Wow!  The first ever Digital Download by Band From TV (“Hoggin’ All The Covers Unleashed!”)  featuring James Denton on Guitar and Vocals is now available! The album features the BAND FROM TV original line up of stars: -  Hugh Laurie (HOUSE) -  James Denton (DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES) -  Greg Grunberg (HEROES) -  Bonnie Somerville (THE UGLY TRUTH) -  Bob Guiney (THE BACHELOR)  ...more

If You Like Coldplay, Radiohead, Or Queen, Check Out The New Alternative Rock Band - Village Kid

I finally found an alternative rock band that stands out of the crowd called Village Kid. My favorite track is “Colourful Girl in a Black and White World”, you can get it and check it out here:  ...more

10 Reasons to Rock a Girls' Night Out With The Runaways

Buzz for the band biopic The Runaways has been big for months, which is noteworthy. Not Twilight/New Moon big, but it's been building speed with lots of media and blog interest. Some of the energy certainly can be attributed to the Twilight momentum and its fans -- who are interested in the every move of Kristen Stewart, who plays Joan Jett in the film, but that has not the only factor by far. It seems that the first movie telling the story of the first all-girl rock band has gathered buzz because of devotion to the musicians and tremendous curiosity about Jett's legendary early days. ...more

At the Movies show gave it two thumbs up and also mentioned that Joan Jett is one of the ...more

Midlife Rocker - Holding Back

Because I’m the frontperson for two rock bands, dye my hair black and blue, and always dress in jeans and sneakers, I probably look like more of a rock rebel than I really am. If only the people who give me funny looks in public knew that I am also known for baking a mean batch of blueberry scones. ...more

I have a 17 and 20 year old that I tried to shield from too much profanity in music, but it ...more