Rock and Roll Music Hall of Fame induction ceremonies are filled with unforgettable moments, but the 2018 ceremony was memorable for what does not have to arrive. Dire Straits was eventually inducted that year, but singer and guitar virtuoso Mark Knopfler declined to attend and none of their songs wereRead More →

Rock music has embraced various aspects of “fem” since its inception. In the 60s Jimi Hendrix wore brightly colored scarves, skinny jeans and floral shirts, but the trend exploded in the 80s with hair metal. Rock and roll even used the flower associated with women as metaphors to describe life,Read More →

LENOX – Many locals still call it “the duck farm” – officially, the Stonover Inn, a historic Under Mountain Road property owned for 20 years by former rock music producer Tom Werman and his wife, Suky, an educator who reinvented himself as an art gallery curator for the farm’s renovatedRead More →

Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto He who sings prays twice, said Saint Augustine. Maybe that’s why music has always seemed like a great teacher to me, although not all of the messages have been holy. In fact, the instrument I least like to hear at Catholic mass, the acoustic guitar, I likeRead More →

The history of music is littered with those moments that changed the cause of its evolution. As music scholars endlessly debate the origins of this genre or movement, it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly what sparked certain trends. That said, there are those moments that are universally accepted as being groundbreakingRead More →

In 2004, Corporation Lane in Melbourne, Australia, was renamed ACDC Lane to honor Down Under’s biggest and best band. But they’re not the only ones with their own street. Here’s your checklist for the ultimate vacation and rock’n’roll pilgrimage. Flaming Lips Alley, Oklahoma City, OK The eccentric platoon of psychiatristsRead More →

Few nations have a musical history as rich as that of Ireland. The oral tradition of the Emerald Isle has allowed tales and legends to survive for many years in the form of song. Rebel hymns, bucolic scenes, and political numbers have been passed down from generation to generation, withRead More →

(LR) Styx and Patti LaBelle will soon be performing at the Hard Rock Casino in Cincinnati.Photos: facebook.com/styxtheband and facebook.com/pattilabelle Two legendary artists in very different genres will soon be in Cincinnati. Progressive rock band Styx and R & B / Gospel / Pop queen Patti LaBelle will be heading toRead More →

Click to enlarge Photos: facebook.com/styxtheband and facebook.com/pattilabelle (LR) Styx and Patti LaBelle will be performing at the Hard Rock Casino in Cincinnati soon. Two legendary artists in very different genres will soon be in Cincinnati. Progressive rock band Styx and R & B / Gospel / Pop queen Patti LaBelleRead More →

There is a certain respect that comes with being the leader of a group. No matter what’s going on in the studio, people will have their eyes drawn to you every time they take the stage. You better make sure you have that stage presence because you might have someRead More →

Sometimes it’s better to burn out than to disappear. Neil Young thought so, and Kurt Cobain tragically passed away with those same words in mind. But sometimes it’s the fans who walk away rather than the artists who stop making music. As music lovers mature, their tastes develop, often leadingRead More →

The role of the bassist has been pretty much written in rock music since its inception. If you are having a hard time with the singer overcoming you, imagine how the guy holding the bass in the background feels. That being said, there are still some bass players who manageRead More →

The 90s may have been the last great decade for rock music. With guitar bands booming thanks to Nirvana and the excesses of the ’70s and’ 80s going out of style, there has never been a better time to form a band and start making tracks. Complexity and indulgence wereRead More →

Quarrels between musicians are as much a part of rock music as guitars and cocaine. With all the fragile egos swirling around in a haze of booze, adultery and media tabloids, it’s inevitable that music’s big names will end up rubbing shoulders in a less than cordial mansion. Sometimes theseRead More →

What’s the first thing you imagine when you think of Canada? Well, speaking very stereotypically, it could be frozen wide-mouthed tundra, rugged loggers, poutine, or unfailing politeness. Further down this list would likely be a thriving music scene. But Canada’s rock and roll credentials have long been established. They mayRead More →

HomeSafe The classic rock & roll evening Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood January 29, 2022 • WHO: HomeSafe with Event Chairs Steve Bernstein and Abby Bernstein-Henderson • WHAT: The classic rock and roll evening HomeSafe’s annual fundraiser, The Classic Rock and Roll Party, includes a full dinner, openRead More →