Eds: This story was provided by The Conversation for AP customers. The Associated Press does not guarantee the content. David W. Stowe, Michigan State University (THE CONVERSATION) After three multi-platinum and six platinum albums, 30 million albums sold and more than a billion streams, singer Amy Grant is about toRead More →

Rock music’s most exciting debuts of 2022, Classless Actoffer listeners a different, unplugged take on the amped-up, high-energy anthems that make up their acclaimed album, Welcome to the Spectacle, which was posted on June 24 via Best Noise Music and has already accumulated more than 2 million streams. Starting today,Read More →

What happened to rock music? With pop and hip hop dominating the charts, it feels like the days of bands are over. Where is it? We study the state of the rock It’s a debate on the tip of the tongue of music journalists and guitar-loving musos. Is rock musicRead More →

This up-and-coming new band wants to create music that delights the listener with classic electric guitar tunes that sync with their hearts and minds. Dark Capricorn Rising is a heavy rock band working on musical production that dwells in a genre that helps audiences express their anger while releasing theirRead More →

Rock music combined with gaming is a great mix that has changed the gaming industry over the years. The days of plain, tired, sad music while you play your favorite game are over. Nowadays, game providers have combined excellent soundtracks to create a thrilling atmosphere while playing the most popularRead More →

On Friday night, local rock music and health awareness bands filled Bergfeld Park in Tyler. The collaborative concert event came together with the goal of raising awareness among East Texas community members about suicide prevention through a vision of local nonprofit organization Tiny Evie Rocks. Michael Domingos, co-founder and executiveRead More →

Then, at the other end of the field, the Arctic Monkeys unceremoniously strolled around, sang the slinky riff from 2013 single Do I Wanna Know, and the crowd went wild. Girls were climbing on boys’ shoulders, phones were bobbing in the air, everyone was singing. The Monkeys are a bandRead More →

Steve Perry was still with Journey in 1982, Metallica had just made their debut and the Doobie Brothers were off on a farewell tour that wouldn’t be their last. Popular songs were soon to be dripping with synthesizers and reverb, and some of them had already started to seep through.Read More →

Given the current heat wave trend, it won’t be safe – or at least comfortable – to engage in outdoor recreational activities likely until the second week of November. After abusing the last seasons of “The Boys” and “Virgin River”, the options are starting to dry up. But have youRead More →

Top franchise owners share expert tips for success in 4-part series BETHESDA, MD., July 20, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Bach to Rock (B2R), America’s music school for students of all ages, today announces the launch of the final profile of its franchisee pitch campaign, featuring the best owners of Bach toRead More →

A little late to add to the summer book list, but arriving just in time for those buying early – ahem – “bird” vacations will be ‘The Byrds: 1964-1967’, an art book by 400-page large-format collection curated by the band’s three surviving founding members, Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman and DavidRead More →

Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham had worked with Beatles manager Brian Epstein. Together they had helped shape the Liverpudlians’ image, but Epstein fired Oldham after an argument. “We were the instrument of [Oldham’s] revenge on Epstein,” Keith Richards wrote in his autobiography Life. Oldham didn’t understand right away. He triedRead More →

This new single is a commemoration and a huge celebration of the love fathers have for their children. Sarantos is an international award-winning solo artist whose music is both original and inspiring. The eclectic entertainer is known for producing music that comes from the heart presuming songs about the relationshipsRead More →

The devastating but all-too-common school shooting that killed 19 elementary students and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas earlier this week sent shock waves across the country and around the world. Calls have again been made for tougher gun control laws while others have lamented the use of a national tragedyRead More →

The RMA Awards For Rock, Metal, Prog took place for the first time on April 4th. The nominees were announced earlier in the year, and then a vote took place among RMA members and their panel of judges to determine who would receive the awards. The winners were announced inRead More →

HIDDEN GEMS An overlooked gem of Portland rock music By Al Melchior May 16, 2022 Portland-based musician and songwriter Casey Neill hasn’t been afraid to change his sound from album to album. When he came out the brooklyn bridge in 2007, he eschewed the Celtic and folk-influenced sound that formedRead More →

Top franchise owners share expert tips for success in 4-part series BETHESDA, MD., May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Bach to Rock, America’s music school for students of all ages, today announced the launch of the third profile of its franchisee profile campaign, which features top school owners in Bach toRead More →

Scorpions, left, Chirkutt performs at the Golden Jubilee Bangladesh Concert at Madison Square Garden in New York, USA on Friday. — collected Rock fans rejoiced at Madison Square Garden in New York, USA, where rock music from East and West met on Friday night when Chirkutt and Scorpions took turnsRead More →

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has unveiled its Class of 2022. It’s the predictable mixed bag, one that follows months of speculation and the usual dose of controversy since the nominees were announced in early February. There are seven inductees in the performer category, including five first-time nominees,Read More →

It’s easy to think that Utah’s sculptural red rock towers are immobile, if not immovable. Yet the rock towers twist, sway and sway imperceptibly in response to vibrations and seismic activity. Recently, University of Utah geophysics graduate student Riley Finnegan measured the ambient vibrations of 14 large-scale structures in southernRead More →

Dominique Genetti, Digital journalist April 28, 2022 INDIO, CA – OCTOBER 16: Musicians Roger Daltrey (L) and Pete Townshend of The Who perform during A Desert Trip at Empire Polo Field on October 16, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Their music is legendary.Read More →

Never afraid to have a point of view and looking increasingly at home as the statesman of rock, Noel Gallagher has bad news for the future of rock bands. rock, especially if you’re working class. There are plenty of middle class bands… who carry guitars instead of playing them. ButRead More →

After releasing two chart-topping pop-punk albums, Machine Gun Kelly announces that he is abandoning rock music for hip hop. Barely a month after the release of his second pop-punk record n°1, Consumer Sale, Machine Gun Kelly has announced that he is officially done with rock music for now and plansRead More →

The rock band Mr. Moto has always been phenomenal in their projects. The songs are organic and honest in every way and attract audiences with their innovative styles. (YourDigitalWall Editorial): – Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant April 23, 2022 (Issuewire.com) – Rock Band Mr Motorcycle composed his last two songs, ‘Hard Candy’ andRead More →

Brandon Hagen, vocalist/guitarist of Boston-based alternative rock band Vundabar, has spent the past decade taking ambiguous existential crises and distilling them into song lyrics. Even so, there are still things in life that are just too hard to describe. “I’ll just show you,” he said Billboard of North Hampton, MassachusettsRead More →

Rush’s extensive series of 40th anniversary albums continues with an expanded edition of the progressive rock band’s breakthrough 1981 release, “Moving Pictures”, cementing its status as a well-deserved classic album. The album released on April 15 is available to fans in a few separate configurations, including the Super Deluxe Edition,Read More →

Mention the band Steely Dan in conjunction with the concept of yacht rock, and many people will get a passionate reaction. Yacht rock is often mistakenly considered bad music and is often confused with soft rock. But the opposite is true: according to MasterClass, part of what defines yacht rockRead More →

Punk rock has always been the hot-tempered, bratty young cousin of the rock family. Born out of a disregard for almost everything that happened in the 70s, it became the movement for disenfranchised and alienated youth. Defined by simple three-chord songs – played with speed and animosity – it defiedRead More →

The popularity of rock plays a very important role in the development of this direction. If rock weren’t so popular, then such music would hardly play through our headphones, through the speakers of our favorite car or computer. Many people like to listen to such music, although for some reasonRead More →

Foo Fighters swept the rock category at the 2022 Grammy Awards, winning Best Rock Performance (“Making a Fire”), Best Rock Song (“Waiting on a War”) and Best Rock Album (medicine at midnight). The awards come just days after the tragic and sudden death of the band’s longtime drummer, Taylor Hawkins.Read More →

Students at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music hope to revolutionize alternative rock music culture by adding a female sound to a male-dominated industry. Sophomores Amanda Pasler, Eli Yaroch, Logan Renneker, Samantha Govero, George Staton, and freshman Jake Sonderman are the current members of Ex Monarch. Ex MonarchRead More →

Nothing could have prepared musicians and others in the music industry for the arrival of COVID-19 in March 2020. After the World Health Organization declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020, the industry , like everything else, has been forced to accept a harsh reality. : Things weren’t going toRead More →

When the Byrds released “Mr. Tambourine Man” in 1965, they introduced Bob Dylan’s songs to a new audience and launched a career that would place them among the most influential rock bands of all time. To celebrate this heritage, a new book offers a visual history of the group. OfferingRead More →

Rhayader and District Male Voice Choir changed scenery and genres last weekend when they visited a legendary recording studio. On February 26, the choir traveled to Rockfield Studios, located in the Wye Valley in Monmouthshire, to provide backing vocals for a local group. A residential recording studio set in history;Read More →

Photo provided Skillet doesn’t seem to soften with age. Over a 15-year recording career that includes 10 previous studio albums, the Christian crossover band have firmly established themselves in the alternative metal/rock universe. The band’s 10th album, 2019’s release “Victorious,” gave a grungy, industrial edge to aggressive rockers like “YouRead More →

Frank Mastropolo’s new book, Fillmore East: the place that changed rock music forever returns to the legendary and ephemeral place in New York. Mastropolo – journalist, photographer and former producer of ABC News 20/20 – interviewed more than 90 musicians and former crew members for an oral history that compilesRead More →

EDGEOUT RECORDS PRESENTS THE FUTURE OF ROCK MUSIC AT #HAPPENS @ THE BARBERSHOP (LAS VEGAS SPEAKEASY) Tweet that Bluphoria has completed its development phase. The group entered East Iris Studios at Nashville last January to record their first album with an 11-time GRAMMY®-nominated GRAMMY®-winning mixer/producer Mark Needham (MacFleetwood, The Killers,Read More →