Category Archives: Rock News

The Early Stones In All Their Glory!

The Early Stones In All Their Glory!

  If you’re a Rolling Stones fan, you’re about to get an in-depth look into their beginning years! A new book is on its way that documents the Stones in the sixties, their rise to fame and their television and radio broadcasts. The new book, “Rolling Stones on Air in the Sixties; TV and Radio…MORE

NEVER DISCREDIT THE POWER OF ROCK- DID ROCK BRING DOWN THE BERLIN WALL?

NEVER DISCREDIT THE POWER OF ROCK- DID ROCK BRING DOWN THE BERLIN WALL?

They may have been oppressed by their government by what they could and could not do, but ROCK music thrived nonetheless! Check out this podcast to see how citizens of East Germany during the 1960-80’s found ways around the restrictions to get their hands on good ole’ ROCK! The full article and podcast can be…MORE

HUMANITARIAN STEVEN TYLER TO HEADLINE “SO THE WORLD MAY HEAR” AWARDS GALA

HUMANITARIAN STEVEN TYLER TO HEADLINE “SO THE WORLD MAY HEAR” AWARDS GALA

Steven Tyler is headlining the 17th annual ‘So the World May Hear’’ Awards Gala.  The event will take place on July 16th at the Saint Paul RiverCentre in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The gala benefits the Starkey Hearing Foundation, which provides hearing aids and healthcare to people in more than 100 countries around the world. John…MORE

THE “ARTISTIC” COBAIN- KURT’S PAINTINGS ON DISPLAY

THE “ARTISTIC” COBAIN- KURT’S PAINTINGS ON DISPLAY

Two of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain’s paintings are being shown at Seattle Art Fair in August.  The pieces have never been exhibited before and are just a small part of Cobain’s collection of creations.  United Talent Agency Fine Arts is now planning a touring exhibition that will feature many of those projects, which also…MORE

THE METALLICA POP UP STORE

THE METALLICA POP UP STORE

THE METALLICA POP-UP STORE IS ALMOST HERE! You can visit us at Steel Mill Event Venue #5100 at 261 19th St NW in Atlanta starting Friday, July 7th when the doors open at 3:00 PM. The store will include tour merchandise, unique items only found at the pop-up stores including lithographs, coolers, NFL compliant clear bags, the…MORE

METALLICA BY THE NUMBERS

METALLICA BY THE NUMBERS

With the METALLICA show just under a week away, let’s take a look at what it takes to put together the massive staging that will crank the volume high enough to reach every fan at SunTrust Park next Sunday night. Behold: METALLICA BY THE NUMBERS.   35 – The number of years since Metallica’s 1st show…MORE

BID ON BONZO’s BUGGY

BID ON BONZO’s BUGGY

Led Zeppelin drummer John “Bonzo” Bonham’s classic Model T Ford is up for auction.  It’s special not just because he owned it, but also because it was featured in the Led Zeppelin movie “The Song Remains the Same.”  The most recent owner of the car is a man was to scared to drive it on…MORE

FOOS NOW A SEXTET

FOOS NOW A SEXTET

  Why would a five piece band have six guys in the promotional shot for their new video (for “Run”)?  In the case of Foo Fighters, it’s because they are now officially a six piece.  Dave Grohl has bestowed full time member status on Rami Jaffee, who plays keyboards and was once with Jakob Dylan’s…MORE

QUEEN MONOPOLY

QUEEN MONOPOLY

  QUEEN’s Brian May is showing off the new Queen version of the classic board game MONOPOLY.  In this “unboxing” video, May takes us through the game, explaining the rules, the various spaces where players will land, the cards and the tokens used.  It’s available beginning June 23rd here.MORE

THIRTY BINGEWORTHY YEARS OF HYSTERIA

THIRTY BINGEWORTHY YEARS OF HYSTERIA

(pictured: Rock 100.5 winners Pam & David backstage the night we gave the get well card to Viv Campbell)   How do you turn a single CD into a 5 CD, 2 DVD package of bingeworthy rock? Ask Def Leppard – they’ve done it!  To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the “Hysteria” album, the band…MORE

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