Rock Music Archive

  • It's been 30 years since guitar legend Randy Rhoads of Ozzy Osburne fame died in a small plane crash in Florida on March 19, 1982, but his legacy is no less massive now.

    Randy Rhoads’ impact still strong after three decades

    It's been 30 years since guitar legend Randy Rhoads of Ozzy Osburne fame died in a small plane crash in Florida on March 19, 1982, but his legacy is no less massive now.

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  • Kings of Chaos is comprised of members from the biggest names in rock music, on stage together, performing hits from Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard, Deep Purple and more.

    Kings Of Chaos Photo gallery

    Kings of Chaos is comprised of members from the biggest names in rock music, on stage together, performing hits from Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard, Deep Purple and more.

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  • Members of The Yellow Dogs shot and killed by ex-bandmate

    Members of The Yellow Dogs shot and killed in Brooklyn

    Members of The Yellow Dogs shot and killed by ex-bandmate

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  • We recently got a chance to catch up with Chris Wyse and have a chat while he was packing for the current tour of The Cult. We delved into several subjects, some of which we were aware of and some we weren't. I mean who would have guessed that the bass-line for Tal Bachman's smash pop rock tune "She's So High" was influenced by Iron Maiden?

    Chris Wyse from The Cult on his influences and his band Owl

    We recently got a chance to catch up with Chris Wyse and have a chat while he was packing for the current tour of The Cult. We delved into several subjects, some of which we were aware of and some we weren't. I mean who would have guessed that the bass-line for Tal Bachman's smash pop rock tune "She's So High" was influenced by Iron Maiden?

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  • Last up, the man, Rob Zombie!  Now there’s a show you have to see.  He had everything, lights, robots, fire, fireworks, awesome imagery on the screen- complete with dancing girls with dancing boobs, and you knew every song.  Do you know how hard it is to be in the photo-pit during Superbeast?? It’s hard!  You have to alternate between snapping shots and jumping and remembering that you’re there to shoot!

    REVIEW: Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival

    Last up, the man, Rob Zombie! Now there’s a show you have to see. He had everything, lights, robots, fire, fireworks, awesome imagery on the screen- complete with dancing girls with dancing boobs, and you knew every song. Do you know how hard it is to be in the photo-pit during Superbeast?? It’s hard! You have to alternate between snapping shots and jumping and remembering that you’re there to shoot!

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  • Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, the world’s biggest hard and heavy music touring festival announces its electrifying sixth-year lineup. Artists performing on the 2013 thunderous fest include main stage metal and horror legend, festival closer, ROB ZOMBIE, plus, the triple gold certified FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH

    Lineup Announced for 2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival

    Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, the world’s biggest hard and heavy music touring festival announces its electrifying sixth-year lineup. Artists performing on the 2013 thunderous fest include main stage metal and horror legend, festival closer, ROB ZOMBIE, plus, the triple gold certified FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH

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  • his is really tough news to report. Clive Burr, the drummer on one of our favorite albums of all time "Number Of The Beast" has passed away.  He was just 56 and had been engaged in a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Without a doubt, the drums on Number Of The Beast are legendary, no doubt causing air drummers world wide to flail their arms. You were a great one Clive....you will sorely missed. 
Number of the Beast is Iron Maiden's only album to include songwriting credits from Clive Burr

    Former Iron Maiden Drummer Clive Burr Passes Away at 56

    his is really tough news to report. Clive Burr, the drummer on one of our favorite albums of all time "Number Of The Beast" has passed away. He was just 56 and had been engaged in a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Without a doubt, the drums on Number Of The Beast are legendary, no doubt causing air drummers world wide to flail their arms. You were a great one Clive....you will sorely missed. Number of the Beast is Iron Maiden's only album to include songwriting credits from Clive Burr

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  • Through PledgeMusic, we are creating the chance to be part of a totally unique AAF experience — brand new to us too — where you’ll be able to pledge towards the making of the record as well as never-before-released music, merch and experiences directly from us, not the label, management or some guy behind the computer. You will also be gaining access to exclusive updates and videos along the way.

    Alien Ant Farm to self-release ‘Always and Forever’ through PledgeMusic

    Through PledgeMusic, we are creating the chance to be part of a totally unique AAF experience — brand new to us too — where you’ll be able to pledge towards the making of the record as well as never-before-released music, merch and experiences directly from us, not the label, management or some guy behind the computer. You will also be gaining access to exclusive updates and videos along the way.

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  • RIVAL SONS will appear this Thursday, March 7 on ABC-TV’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” broadcasting from their Los Angeles hometown

    LA rockers Rival Sons to Rock Kimmel Live!

    RIVAL SONS will appear this Thursday, March 7 on ABC-TV’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” broadcasting from their Los Angeles hometown

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  • Randy Blythe is finally a free man. For the last few years he has had some serious charges hanging over his head but finally, after all of the waiting and the rallying for Randy worldwide, this is a done deal.

    Lamb Of God Frontman Randy Blythe is Finally a Free Man!

    Randy Blythe is finally a free man. For the last few years he has had some serious charges hanging over his head but finally, after all of the waiting and the rallying for Randy worldwide, this is a done deal.

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