What is the recipe for becoming one of the top 100 classical rock artists? It takes tremendous influence, longevity, revolutionary importance and some indelible quality. But being a huge presence doesn’t necessarily mean that all of these qualities have to be present at once. For some of those listed below,Read More →

Recent sales data has shown that classic rock is still the most divisive of the genre. John Swanson | Courtesy photoThe weight of physical copies of albums compared to streaming makes a big difference. While a large portion of today’s young people think rock music is a thing of theRead More →

The rock pub was definitely music to drink a few pints of beer at Pub rock was both a musical idea and a political movement in British rock from the early 1970s to the early 1980s, when 1960s heroes had outgrown the audiences they had once played for, beginning asRead More →

This article originally appeared on VICE Romania. For young Romanians living under communism, the biggest night of the week was “Youth Thursday”. Organized by youth clubs in schools, universities and factories, the dance parties launched some of the biggest Romanian rock and jazz bands of the time. Unsurprisingly, the RomanianRead More →

Most kids who dream of being a rock star tend to come back to the idea of ​​the leader. Unlike shredding and blowing away on the guitar, most aspiring rockers tend to think of themselves as the commander of the crowd, doing their best to host a big musical party.Read More →

Last winter, Brooklyn singer-songwriter Evan Zwisler offered some seasonal tips for musicians keen to hit the road. And although the title of his blog, “Tips for winter tours (hint: what not to do)” may have been ironic, his descriptions of the occupational risks associated with touring in the snow: roadRead More →