Billboard – the media responsible for compiling US rankings – has just released a series of end-of-decade rankings. The Hot 100 isn’t too surprising considering we all know the decade’s most ubiquitous tracks, but BillboardThe 50 Best Rock Songs of the Decade paints a dire picture of rock music’s placeRead More →

In a brand new interview with the “Iron City Rocks” podcast, GREAT WHITE guitarist Mark Kendall lamented that the invention of digital audio tools provided artists with the tools to achieve perfection in recording, ultimately making much of today’s music too perfect at the expense of sentiment or content emotional.Read More →

Queen announced as 2019 mid-year rock chart leader, with biopic soundtrack Bohemian Rhapsody in the No. 1 position and their The biggest hits parcel at n°2. Nielsen Music figures for the period from January 4 to June 20, as reported by Billboardcredited the soundtrack with 705,000 equivalent album units andRead More →

During 2016 we also lost Eagles frontman Glenn Frey, Jefferson Airplane guitarist Paul Kantner, fifth Beatle George Martin, Earth, Wind & Fire genius Maurice White, prog rock maniac/E in ELP Keith Emerson, Elvis guitarist Scotty Moore, nightmare machine Alan Vega, King Crimson/L in ELP singer Greg Lake, true bizarre visionaryRead More →