Among all the commercials featuring beer, boobs and big-ass summer movies you'll see during the Super Bowl on Sunday will be a relatively smaller sell for the South American country of Ecuador. (Well, technically it's the Republic of Ecuador, so it's kinda not a country at all, but let's just [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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When Brendan O'Brien first heard Kansas‘ ‘Song for America,' he was stunned. O'Brien, now known for his work as a producer with AC/DC, Pearl Jam, Aerosmith and Bruce Springsteen, says that 1975 album “sounded so complicated to me and so difficult.” Listening intently, O'Brien analyzed what he was hearing and [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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Billy Joel has been one of rock's steadiest live draws since he first hit the touring circuit as a solo act in the early '70s. It was an acclaimed live appearance at Philadelphia's WMMR-FM that convinced executives at Columbia Records of his potential back then and, as he's proven repeatedly through [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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The Doobie Brothers have played to countless crowds over the years, but one of their most memorable gigs got its start on Jan. 28, 1978, when the band tried to do a nice thing for some high school students and ended up being bootlegged by a kid wearing a trench [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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Victory Songs
United Artists Rock history is loaded with millionaires, legends and icons, so it should be a breeze to come up with the Top 10 Victory Songs, right? Turns out that these people with piles of cash, tons of fans and enviable love lives often avoid singing about those things. And if [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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If you look up the phrase “glorious racket,” chances are a picture of the Velvet Underground‘s second album, ‘White Light, White Heat' will appear. Really. That description fits each and every one of its 40 minutes perfectly. Unlike the haunting beauty of their flawless debut album, ‘White Light,' which was [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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The Super Bowl is the perfect time to turn off the TV and pay more attention to your children as they grow. That's the message we're getting from the commercial Nissan will run during the big game on Sunday. They've released a 13-second teaser for the ad, called ‘With Dad,' [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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To describe Blue Cheer, the first word that comes to mind is … loud! It was said that the band's sonic blast could “turn the air into cottage cheese.” The classic “power trio” lineup of guitar, bass and drums is more than capable of knocking down a house, as we [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: day in rock
To describe Blue Cheer, the first word that comes to mind is … loud! It was said that the band's sonic blast could “turn the air into cottage cheese.” The classic “power trio” lineup of guitar, bass and drums is more than capable of knocking down a house, as we [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
Source: day in rock
Skins-pounding brothers Carmine and Vinny Appice have posted a video, titled ‘Stand Up and Shout!,' from their new ‘Drum Wars' live CD. Recorded in June 2014 during the brothers' stop at the Iridium in New York, the ‘Drum Wars' disc features a number of hits from artists the Appices have played [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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News Night Ranger take the High Road 11th album due in June has classic sound, say US veterans News EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Night Ranger Knock Knock Never Stop Arena-rockers Night Ranger have unveiled a video taster for their new album Review Night Ranger: High Road More sharp songwriting from the Blades boys. News Whitesnake name new axeman Night Ranger [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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Indie rockers Idlewild have launched their own craft ale. Titled Scottish Fiction IPA, it was made in conjunction with Edinburgh brewers Barney's Beer and is limited to just 1250 bottles. It will be sold in independent beer and wine stores throughout Scotland. Every bottle of the beer, which is named after [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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Review Apocalyptica: 7th Symphony String-driven thing. News Apocalyptica and Perez join forces Finnish band to release eighth album next year News Sixx AM launch US tour alongside Apocalyptica Tour will mark Nikki Sixx and crew's first ever headline run News Apocalyptica and Perez go for band atmosphere Finnish metal cellists opt to stick with one voice on upcoming [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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News Stone Sour split with Jim Root Guitarist says he's "not happy" after Slipknot singer confirms departure of Slipknot guitarist Feature Slipknot: 2008-Present Slipknot 2008 > Slipknot 2014 News Volbeat, Anthrax set for Knotfest Slipknot will headline two nights of California festival, playing different sets Video Conversations with Slipknot, Korn and HIM Featuring Clown from Slipknot, Jonathan Davis [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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Swedish metal outfit At The Gates are the latest band to feature on FreqsTV's Ghost On The Road documentary series. Previous artists to appear in the series which gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what life is like for groups on tour include Gotthard and Protest The Hero. In the latest short film, [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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Brian Wilson has revealed details on his upcoming album. The Beach Boys' mainman will release his 11th solo outing No Pier Pressure on April 7 via Capitol Records. It's the follow-up to 2011's In The Key Of Disney. Wilson hooked up with longtime collaborator Joe Thomas for the project and the pair [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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Metallic hardcore upstarts Confessions Of A Traitor are premiering their new video for The Wolf, The Pack with Metal Hammer. The track is the final video to be taken from the band's latest EP Seasons available now from their Bandcamp. Speaking about the song, the band say: "The song is about Confessions [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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Korn guitarist James 'Munky' Shaffer says the band trawl streaming sites to be inspired by new music. Munky says the group – who re-released latest album The Paradigm Shift in an expanded package last year – prefer to listen to current acts rather than harking back to older influences when it [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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Tonight on the Metal Hammer Radio Show we're joined by the twisted mastermind behind Slipknot – Shawn 'Clown' Crahan. We'll also be spinning the debut album from Nebula, the band born out of the fallout from Fu Manchu, and music from King 810, Bad Religion, The Bronx, Ministry, Faith No More [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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The Agonist guitarist Danny Morino says new singer Vicky Psarakis changed the way the band writes music. Morino says Psarakis brought a collaborative approach to songwriting sessions that was lacking when previous vocalist Alissa White-Gluz was at the helm. White-Gluz left The Agonist last year to replace Angela Gossow in Arch Enemy. And [...]
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
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11:40 pm 11th Annual Put-in-Bay Days in K...
11th Annual Put-in-Bay Days in K...
Feb 12 @ 11:40 pm
11th Annual Put-in-Bay Days in Key West
11th Annual Put-in-Bay Days in Key West February 12-14 Sloppy Joe’s Bar has bottled up a bit of Lake Erie’s summer and will open it up in Key West Florida from February 12th – Continue Reading

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