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Pay It Forward....A Random Act Of Kindness...Can You Help?

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Asking for a Random Act of Kindness: Please Give Forward To Jason!

Thank you to those who have donated to Jason.  We urgently need continued help.

Jason, a long-time Rock.com team member and close friend to all of us is going without basics - food, monthly medications, and the medical treatments he desperately needs to be well enough to start chemo and radiation.

So please Rock.com members...help support Jason in his…

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Dave Davies - Rippin' Up Time (Red River Entertainment)

If Dave Davies had done nothing more than take a razor blade to his amp speaker and then play the scorched earth riff to "You Really Got Me," his place in the pantheon of music history would have been assured. But Davies proved to be so much more than a guitar pioneer. Along the way with the Kinks, he became a gifted songwriter and singer and when the band with his brother Ray broke up in 1993, he continued with a solo career that still lives today.

Those songwriting, vocal…

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Added by Steve Rosen on October 21, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments


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The Allman Brothers - The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings (Mercury Records)

There are a handful of live recordings that have become as essential listening as any studio release. The Who's Live at Leeds, Humble Pie's Rockin' The Fillmore, Cream's Goodbye and a few others. One of them is the Allman Brothers' At Fillmore East released in 1971. It is a…

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Added by Steve Rosen on October 21, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments


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Foreigner: The Complete Atlantic Studio Albums - 1977 - 1991 (Rhino Entertainment Company/Warner Music Group)

This remarkable seven-CD set is a testament to the enduring and iconic music Foreigner created during their 14-year career. The collection here includes Foreigner (1977), Double Vision (1978), Head Games (1979), 4 (1981), Agent Provocateur (1984), Inside…

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Added by Steve Rosen on October 20, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments


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Alabama & Friends At the Ryman (Eagle Vision)

This live video - available in DVD, DVD/2CD, 2CD and digital formats - is an intimate look at the marvel that is Alabama. Recorded at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, the set here is punctuated by a coterie of guest artists including Jason Aldean, Trisha Yearwood, Florida Georgia Line, Luke…

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Added by Steve Rosen on October 20, 2014 at 8:51am — No Comments


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Neal Smith - Killsmith & The Greenfire Empire (Kachina Records)

Killsmith & The Greenfire Empire is the third release in Neal Smith’s ongoing Killsmith solo project. An original member of Alice Cooper, Smith previously released Killsmith/Sexual Behavior (2008) and Killsmith Two (2011) in a series of concept albums conceived as a conceptual metal…

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Added by Steve Rosen on October 19, 2014 at 4:27pm — No Comments


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Roger Taylor: best (Omnivore Recordings)

Though Roger Taylor is best known as the drummer for Queen, the English musician has enjoyed a long solo career beginning in 1977 with the release of the single “I Wanna Testify.” This was followed by the recording of five solo albums—Fun in Space (1981), Strange Frontier (1984),…

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Added by Steve Rosen on October 18, 2014 at 3:20pm — No Comments


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Money For Nothing: A History of the Music Video (Virgil Films)

In the summer of 1981 when MTV first came on the air, their debut video was a song called "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles. It was an auspicious beginning and indeed signaled the death knell for rock bands who didn't look appealing on film. MTV become the touchstone for all things video…

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Added by Steve Rosen on October 18, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments


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Steve Hunter Tone Poems Live (Singular Recordings/Gokuhi, LLC)

Steve Hunter is maybe one of the best guitar players you've never heard of. But you know the music he's worked on. He was a member of Mitch Ryder's Detroit - an offshoot of the Detroit Wheels - and was most famously the guitarist on Peter Gabriel's "Solsbury Hill," his first solo…

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Added by Steve Rosen on October 17, 2014 at 5:37pm — No Comments

Ozzy Becomes "Global Icon"

MTV have announced that Ozzy Osbourne will be honored as an MTV Global Icon. The award will be handed out during the European Music Awards in Glasgow, Scotland on November 9.

Osbourne, who has had a close relationship with MTV in the past through his reality show "The Osbournes," is the fifth recipient of the award. Previous recipients are…

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Added by News on October 15, 2014 at 5:05pm — No Comments

The Who Announce Tour

The Who's Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend follow in the footsteps of the Rolling Stones, and announce a tour to celebrate 50 years as a band. The tour, which Daltrey refer to as "the beginning of the long goodbye," is set to kick off on April 15 in Tampa, Florida. According to a press release the setlist will contain songs from the band's entire…

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Added by News on October 15, 2014 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Listen To New Noel Gallagher Song Now

Former Oasis mainman Noel Gallagher have announced that his second solo album Chasing Yesterday, will be released on March 2, 2015. But you can already listen to the first single "In The Heat Of The Moment" - just check out the link below this story.

"The first single was the last…

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Added by News on October 15, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments


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Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band - Live From Paris 1977 (Gonzo Multimedia)

This 2-CD set from the one-and-only Captain Beefheart was recorded during the band's performance at Le Nouvel hippodrome in Paris on November 19, 1977. Beefheart - born Don Van Vliet on January 15, 1941 - made 13 unique and musically challenging records with his Magic Band from 1965 through…

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Added by Steve Rosen on October 14, 2014 at 7:42pm — No Comments


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Mike Bloomfield, Al Kooper, Steve Stills SUPER SESSION (Audio Fidelity)

Super Session is one of the iconic jam records of all time. And with this new 5.1 Surround Sound mix by Al Kooper himself and the re-release of the album by the highly esteemed Audio Fidelity label, the record can be even more greatly appreciated than it was in its original form back upon…

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Added by Steve Rosen on October 14, 2014 at 7:34am — No Comments

New Bowie Track Gets Radio Debut

Elbow’s Guy Garvey has debuted David Bowie’s new song “Sue (Or In a Season of Crime)” on his BB6 radio program over the weekend.

Garvey kicked off his David Bowie Day show with Bowie’s “Life On…

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Added by News on October 13, 2014 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Hoekstra Couldn’t Pass Up Whitesnake Opportunity

New Whitesnake guitarist Joel Hoekstra says he joined the band because he loves a challenge and likes to continually push his horizons.

 

In a new interview with podcast The Doublestop, Hoekstra talks…

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Added by News on October 13, 2014 at 4:48pm — No Comments

No More CSNY

David Crosby says Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young won’t ever tour again because the relationship between he and Neil Young is too strained.

 

At a concert in Philadelphia last week an audience member asked Neil Young if CSNY would play together again, and he replied, “CSNY will never tour again, ever… but I love Stephen Stills.” The last…

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Added by News on October 13, 2014 at 4:45pm — No Comments


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Genesis R-Kive: 3-CD compilation (Rhino/Warner Music)

This three-CD compilation of legendary English rock band Genesis spans 42 years in the extraordinary career of one of the world's greatest groups. Founded in 1967 by Tony Banks and Peter Gabriel, Genesis transitioned from a light pop band ala the Bee Gees on their first album From Genesis to…

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Added by Steve Rosen on October 13, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

'Ode to Etta James'- Music & Legacy, Part II.

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Added by Stephanie Lynne on October 13, 2014 at 8:42am — No Comments


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The Blues Magoos Psychedelic Resurrection (Kayos)

The Blues Magoos were one of the grooviest psychedelic bands to emerge in the Summer of Love '60s. When the East Coast band released Psychedelic Lollipop in December 1966, they connected with the hit single "(We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet" as well as an explosive cover of "Tobacco…

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Added by Steve Rosen on October 11, 2014 at 8:49pm — No Comments

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