Category Archives: Musicians

My Top 10 Most Influential Rock ‘N’ Roll Pioneers

by Pat Gallagher, Free lance Writer, Huffington Post Rock and roll — what a concept. The pillars of uptight communities all across Northern America back in the ’50s were yelling, “Rock and roll has got to go!” In their distorted … Continue reading

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It’s All Eddie Cochran’s Fault!

by Binky Philips, Featured Writer, The Huffington Post Okay, yeah, I know, that’s the guy who wrote “Summertime Blues,” right? Yeah, cool… uh… He’s that dude that 21st-century rockabilly fans worship as a deity. Inducted into the Rock’n’Roll Hall of … Continue reading

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Aging Rockabilly Stars Rock On

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue Rock and roll is getting older. Those young, brash kids that brought their  youthful exuberance to the world with screaming guitars, bashing drums, and  sheer attitude are not so young anymore. While … Continue reading

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The Black Keys like it raw

By Jane Stevenson, Featured Writer, Toronto Sun For their latest rock offering, El Camino, The Black Keys followed that old adage, if it ain’t broke don’t fix it. In other words, the blues-rock-soul duo — originally from Akron, Ohio — … Continue reading

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See the Music With Volbeat

From, Artist Direct In our latest “See the Music” segment, ARTISTdirect.com sat down with Volbeat vocalist/guitarist Michael Poulsen to discuss the inside story regarding “A Warrior’s Call.” Poulsen shared that he was inspired by Danish boxing champion Mikkel Kessler. He … Continue reading

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Introducing Mike F#@%*ng Ness

Help the stranger for it might be God, Jesus, or the Devil. If the devil is mad at you where else do you have to go? – Mike Ness Article By by Kenneth Partridge After 30 years and six studio … Continue reading

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Megadeth, Motorhead and Volbeat review: Loud yet different

On Gigantour, heavy-metal bands explore the genre with complex layers and intense performances By Steve Appleford, Special to the Los Angeles Times Being loud isn’t nearly enough in heavy metal. A bad attitude helps, but for the bands collected under … Continue reading

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Five Obscure Rockabilly Classics You Should Know

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue One of the ways to have the most fun with rockabilly is to seek out the  obscure artists and songs. OK, it’s true: rockabilly is a pretty obscure genre  as it is–most … Continue reading

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‘Lemmy’ Documentary Nominated For Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Award

The documentary on MOTÖRHEAD singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister, “Lemmy: 49% Motherf**ker, 51% Son Of A Bitch”, has been nominated for a Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Award in the “Best Sound Editing In A Documentary Feature Film” category. … Continue reading

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VOLBEAT Drummer Interviewed At GIGANTOUR 2012 Kick-Off (Video)

by Sami Jarroush  Blabbermouth.Net Sami Jarroush of the Rock It Out! Blog conducted an interview with drummer Jon Larsen of Danish metal rock ‘n’ rollers VOLBEAT on Thursday, January 26 at the opening show of this year’s Gigantour at the … Continue reading

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