Rock Music

Florence and the Machine Top U.K. Album Chart

Rock, Soul / R&B - 7 years ago by Troy Rogers

Florence and the Machine topped the U.K. charts with their new album called Ceremonials after 90,000 copies were sold in the first week of release. According to BBC, Florence and the Machine skyrocketed to the #1 spot on the U.K charts this week their sophomore album, Ceremonials. With 90,000 copies read more

Metallica and Lou Reed

Metallica Initially Scared by Lou Reed Collaboration

Metal, Rock - 7 years ago by Troy Rogers

Metallica lead singer James Hetfield recently admitted that he and his Metallica band mates were creatively scared by Lou Reed prior to working on the new album Lulu. According to DailyJournal Metallica band members James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Rob Trejo were creatively scared but excited ahead of read more

R.E.M. Ends 30 Year Career

Alternative, Rock - 7 years ago by Troy Rogers

The band mates of R.E.M. have called it quits after three decades of making music together. On Wednesday, R.E.M. members Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, and Bill Berry confirmed the end of R.E.M. on the band’s official website. Atlanta based band R.E.M. has ended their thirty year music career read more

Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson Set for VH1 Unplugged

Pop, Rock - 7 years ago by Troy Rogers

Former American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson will be the focus on an upcoming episode of VH1’s Unplugged in which Clarkson will scale back her songs with an acoustic set. According to Entertainment Weekly, Kelly Clarkson will be featured on the VH1 series Unplugged as a tie-in to the promotional tour read more

Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore Sonic Youth

Sonic Youth Members Gordon and Moore End Marriage

Alternative, Rock - 7 years ago by Troy Rogers

Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth have announced the end of their 27 year marriage, which now puts the future of Sonic Youth in jeopardy. According to Rolling Stone married Sonic Youth members Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore announced that they are ending their marriage. The news of read more

Metallica and Lou Reed

Win VIP Tickets to Metallica and Lou Reed

Metal, Rock - 7 years ago by Reg Seeton

Fans of both Lou Reed and Metallica can be among the first to hear the upcoming release “Lulu” at an intimate listening session with Lou Reed and Metallica on Monday, October 24, 2011. Bowers & Wilkins Sound Sessions will be giving away passes and a flyaway to the small private read more

Adele

Adele Tops American Music Award Nominations

Pop, Rock - 7 years ago by Troy Rogers

British singer Adele has topped the nominations for the 2011 American Music Awards, which were released on Tuesday in Los Angeles. Adele was nominated for four AMAs after the success for her latest album, 21. Adele was nominated four times in the AMA categories of Artist of the Year, Favorite read more

Paul McCartney

Paparrazi Prepare for Paul McCartney Wedding

Rock - 7 years ago by Troy Rogers

Although reports that Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell were set to be married on Sunday in London have not been confirmed, various news agencies and paparazzi have gathered outside a London town hall in anticipation of a McCartney and Shevell ceremony. According to SFGate, media outlets and paparazzi positioned themselves read more

Redlight King

Redlight King Release New Video

Alternative, Rock - 7 years ago by Reg Seeton

Alt-rockers outfit Redlight King have now released their second official video for their new single, “Bullet In My Hand,” from the band’s debut album, Something For The Pain. Redlight King is fronted by singer/songwriter Mark Kasprzyk also known as “Kaz,” who sets his pensive musings to a decidedly rock beat with rhythmic undertones. The songs read more

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

Alternative, Metal, Rock - 7 years ago by Troy Rogers

Guns N’ Roses, The Cure, Heart and Joan Jett lead the 2012 nominations for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which were released this week. CBS News reports that the 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees were released on September 27 with a slew of read more

Guns N’ Roses to Launch U.S. Tour in October

Metal, Rock - 7 years ago by Troy Rogers

Guns N’ Roses will launch a new United States tour in Orlando, Florida on October 28. Although Guns N’ Roses hasn’t been on tour in the U.S. in five years, GNR members Axl Rose, DJ Ashba, Dizzy Reed, Tommy Stinson, Richard Fortus, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, Chris Pitman and Frank Ferrer read more

Lady Gaga "Born This Way"

Lady Gaga and Bono to Play Bill Clinton Concert

Pop, Rock, Top 40 - 7 years ago by Troy Rogers

Lady Gaga will join Usher, Bono, and the Edge as confirmed performers at the 10th anniversary concert for the William J. Clinton Foundation on October 15 at the Hollywood Bowl. According to CBS News, Bill Clinton will celebrate the 10th anniversary of his foundation with such musical artists as Lady read more