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  • Gene Simmons salutes Veterans with rock show (2008)

    11/10/2017 12:48:23 PM PST · by Prole · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 10, 2008 | Gene Simmons
    While this was recorded in 2008, I still remain grateful to see rock stars and other notable people stand up and salute my fellow Veterans. Gene Simmons and the band provide a great rock show for them, and it's awesome to see!
  • Tom Petty was one of the few guys Trump fans, Bernie bros, and Hillary supporters all loved

    10/02/2017 10:32:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Quartz ^ | October 2, 2017 | Jenni Avins
    As the comedian Marc Maron pointed out in his new standup special, Too Real, Tom Petty was the rare artist who both liberal bohemians and cultural conservatives could agree upon. “Everybody loves Tom Petty and burritos,” said Maron, though he added that even Petty might not be able to help him communicate with Trump supporters. “I don’t think Petty is enough to bridge this gap. I just don’t think that he has this power at this juncture.” Petty, the beloved American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, has passed away at 66 years of age. He was hospitalized following a heart attack...
  • Dave Hlubek, founding member of Jacksonville band Molly Hatchet, dead at 66

    09/06/2017 11:50:12 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 33 replies ^ | September 3, 2017 08:59 pm | Staff
    Molly Hatchet founding member Dave Hlubek is shown in a 2010 file photo. (The Times-Union/ ======================================================================= Dave Hlubek, a founding member of Jacksonville-based rock band Molly Hatchet, has died. The band announced the news via its Facebook page: “It is with great sorrow to announce the passing of our beloved friend and band member Dave Hlubek. Dave was one of the founding lead guitarists of Molly Hatchet. Amongst his many contributions to southern rock is “Flirtin’ with Disaster.” Our condolences and our prayers go out to his family during this time of loss. He will be missed but never forgotten,...
  • Hip-Hop Has Officially Dethroned Rock 'n' Roll as America's Most Popular Music

    07/29/2017 4:21:02 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 140 replies
    Maxim ^ | July 19, 2017 | Steve Huff
    If Drake looks smug and Dave Grohl looks a little stricken in the photos above, there's a good reason: Nielsen tracking indicates hip-hop and R&B have officially become the most dominant form of popular music in the United States for the first time ever. As HuffPo reports, the reason for hip-hop's supremacy—25 percent of the retail music market over 23 percent for rock—may not be a big surprise. The reason for hip-hop and R&B overtaking rock is simple: online streaming. When it comes to album sales, rock continues to dominate, claiming 43 percent of physical album sales and 37 percent...
  • Don’t Worry, America: Kid Rock Says He’s Running for Senate From Michigan

    07/13/2017 1:50:30 PM PDT · by johnk · 25 replies (FROM THE ARCHIVE.IS) ^ | July 12, 2017 @ 2:08 PM | Tony Maglio
    Republican rocker Robert James Ritchie (aka Kid Rock) launches website in bid to challenge Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow. ---------------------- His name is Kiiiiiiiiiiiid — err, Senator Rock? Musician Kid Rock said Wednesday that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in 2018 in his home state of Michigan. The bid was first launched as a website,, which the singer just validated and shared on Twitter. He also tweeted, “I will have a major announcement in the near future.” Rock, whose birth name is Robert Ritchie, has been suggested as a possible Republican candidate to challenge Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.),...
  • OK just saw a report on FoxNews, saying someone filed for 2020 campaign for The Rock

    07/11/2017 2:54:48 AM PDT · by cba123 · 68 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/11/2017 | Self saw on Fox
    Alright. I support Donald Trump. Don't get me wrong. But I thought is was worth commenting on, that evidently someone has filed the paperwork for the 2020 race, for the Rock. Donald Trump has also filed, I believe. I support Donald Trump. But I might also support the candidacy of The Rock. Maybe. We will see. Going to be an interesting next election.
  • Frankenmuth's Greta Van Fleet talks record deal, tour and graduation

    07/03/2017 12:35:44 PM PDT · by Eddie01 · 8 replies
    mlive ^ | May 21, 2017 at 3:02 PM, | Isis Simpson-Mersha
    [snip] Recently, the band signed to New York-based record label Lava Records, and had its song "Highway Tune" featured this year on Showtime's "Shameless." The group was also named Apple Music's new artist of the week. [snip]
  • California Woman Who Tried to Sell a Moon Rock Wins Round Against NASA

    04/14/2017 9:25:23 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 102 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | April 14, 2017 | Liam Truchard
    Joann Davis had a moon rock. Yes, it was real. A gift, she said, from Neil Armstrong to her late husband. She also had an ill son and the Lake Elsinore resident wanted to help with his medical care. So she contacted NASA about her intention to sell it. That led to a nightmare situation on May 19, 2011, when Davis stood in the parking lot of a Denny’s restaurant in pants soaked in urine, answering questions from a federal agent about a rice-sized piece of moon. “He kept saying, ‘You will be going to federal court, you will be...
  • The Who’s Roger Daltrey Supports Brexit, Badmouths Hillary Clinton

    03/29/2017 8:21:01 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies ^ | 3/29/17 | Robyn Collins
    And he's offended by Donald Trump's haircut. The Who‘s frontman Roger Daltrey continues to be outspoken about his support for Brexit, or more like his support for England getting out of the EU. “We are getting out, and when the dust settles I think that it’ll be seen that it’s the right thing for this country to have done, that’s for sure,”..... ....The Who‘s frontman Roger Daltrey continues to be outspoken about his support for Brexit, or more like his support for England getting out of the EU. “We are getting out, and when the dust settles I think that...
  • Huh? NPR Blames ‘White Nostalgia’ for Trump on Classic Rock

    03/07/2017 8:24:01 AM PST · by rktman · 110 replies ^ | 3/6/2017 | Christian Toto
    Did you know your tax dollars support articles that all but label President Donald Trump racist? And suggest the same of your favorite singers, too? Consider a new pop culture “think piece” from NPR. The headline alone is all you need to read: “White Nostalgia Didn't Start With Trump — Just Look At Classic Rock” Suddenly, the soundtrack to our lives has been thrown under the bus, and we helped fund it. It begins, of course, with calling Trump’s signature appeal racist. For more than a year, Donald Trump has harped on white nostalgia. A hearkening back to a rosy,...
  • Nikki Sixx ‘Can’t Wait’ Until Donald Trump Is No Longer President (Partly misleading headline)

    02/14/2017 6:56:08 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Ultimate Classic Rock ^ | February 14, 2017 | Dave Lifton
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Add Nikki Sixx to the list of musicians who are not enamored with President Donald Trump. The former Motley Crue and current Sixx:A.M. bassist recently revealed his political leanings. Earlier this month, Sixx was participating in a Facebook Live chat (embedded above) and wound up talking about “Rise,” a song from last year’s Prayers for the Damned. Sixx said that it “was inspired by the environment of the presidential campaign and what was going on in the world, and we were just saying, ‘We need to rise up. We can be better than this.'” Sixx said that he didn’t believe...
  • Jer Bulsara, Freddie Mercury's Mother, Dies at 94

    11/21/2016 7:21:57 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 34 replies
    Billboard ^ | 11/20/16 | Ashley Lasimone
    Freddie Mercury’s mother, Jer Bulsara, passed away on Nov. 13 at the age of 94. Kashmira Cooke, Mercury’s sister, confirmed the news of her mother’s death on Sunday (Nov. 20) in a statement to the press, saying that she died in her sleep.
  • Phil Chess, co-founder of music label that brought blues to the world, dies at 95

    10/22/2016 8:28:41 AM PDT · by Michael.SF. · 10 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Oct. 20, 2016 | Terence McArdle
    Phil Chess, who co-founded the Chicago-based music label Chess, which brought American blues, soul and early rock music to an international audience and influenced generations of musicians including the Rolling Stones, died Oct. 19 at his home in Tucson. He was 95.
  • Freddie Mercury Receives Namesake Asteroid on 70th Birthday

    09/05/2016 5:39:45 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | 9/5/16 | Daniel Kreps
    To mark what would have been Freddie Mercury's 70th birthday, Queen guitarist and actual astrophysicist Brian May announced that an asteroid orbiting around Mars and Jupiter has been named after the singer. ..."Where is Freddie’s Asteroid? It's in the main Asteroid Belt, out between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, and is about 3 and a half km across," May continued. "It's like a cinder in space as many of these asteroids are," said May. "You need a pretty decent telescope to see it. It’s just a dot of light but it’s a very special dot of light and maybe...
  • Happy 35th Anniversary, MTV!

    08/01/2016 7:31:18 AM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 23 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 8/1/16 | Nicolas Parco
    Are you sure you want your MTV? On its 35th birthday, a quick glimpse at the network shows it’s hardly what it once was. While change isn’t always easy... it’s not always needed either. What started as a network dedicated to airing music videos and sharing insight on the topic has transformed into a smorgasbord of reality shows that teens who listen to Justin Bieber are glued to. It’s a far cry from the station’s days of “120 Minutes” and “Daria” and Kurt Loder staring into your soul telling you what you needed to know at the top of every...
  • Favorite Blues-Rock songs inspired by the Blues.Tell us your Favorites.Freeper Canteen 7~22~16

    07/21/2016 4:57:34 PM PDT · by fatima · 287 replies
    ~Favorite Blues songs or Rock songs inspired by the Blues ~ Stevie Ray Vaughan, Texas Flood, *Video* Muddy Waters - Hoochie Coochie Man *Video*
  • Rare Earth - The Best Of Rare Earth (Full Album)

    02/09/2016 1:47:45 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | Rare Earth
    Rare Earth - The Best Of Rare Earth (Full Album) 00:00 01 - Get Ready 21:27 02 - I Just Want To Celebrate 24:59 03 - (I Know) I'm Losing You 28:30 04 - Born To Wander 31:42 05 - Hey Big Brother 36:22 06 - What'd I Say 42:25 07 - Ma
  • Spooky Tooth featuring Mike Harrison - The Last Puff [1970] (full album vinyl rip)

    02/08/2016 6:39:34 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1970 | Spooky Tooth
    Spooky Tooth featuring Mike Harrison - The Last Puff [1970] UK rock from 1970 Island Records ‎– ILPS 9117 (Pink label, UK press) Bass Guitar – Alan Spenner Bass Guitar, Organ, Piano, Guitar – Chris Stainton Drums – Mike Kellie Guitar – Henry McCullough, Luther Grosvenor Vocals – Mike Harrison A1 - I Am The Walrus (Lennon/McCartney) A2 - Wrong Time (Wright) A3 - Something To Say (Cocker, Nichols) B1 - Nobody There At All (Post) B2 - Down River (Ackles) B3 - Son Of Your Father (Elton John) B4 - The Last Puff (Stainton) The Last Puff From Wikipedia,...
  • Bachman-Turner Overdrive - BTO's Greatest (Full Album)

    02/03/2016 8:00:47 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 13 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1986 | Bachman-Turner Overdrive
    "BTO's Greatest" is a U.S.-only cd compilation by Bachman-Turner Overdrive. It was released in 1986. I've added "Blue Collar" as a bonus track. If you like this album or artist, let us know and leave a comment below. Thank you so much! BTO's Greatest (1986) 01. Looking Out For #1 02. Roll On Down The Highway 5:21 03. Hey You 9:18 04. Freeways 12:55 05. Takin' Care Of Business 17:52 06. Down, Down 22:43 07. You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet 27:06 08. Let It Ride 30:46 09. Flat Broke Love 35:16 10. Can We All Come Together 39:16 11. Rock...
  • Rory Gallagher - 1971 - Rory Gallagher (full album)

    01/23/2016 9:50:01 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | Released: 23 May 1971 | Rory Gallagher
    Rory Gallagher - 1971 - Rory Gallagher Rory Gallagher is the first solo album by Irish blues rock musician Rory Gallagher, released in 1971. It marked his departure from Taste. After disbanding Taste, Gallagher auditioned some of the best musicians available at the time including Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell the bassist and drummer for the Jimi Hendrix Experience. He decided on two Belfast musicians; drummer Wilgar Campbell, and bass guitarist Gerry McAvoy to be the core of his new power trio band. Track listing: 01. Laundromat 00:00 02. Just the Smile 04:39 03. I Fall Apart 08:20 04. Wave...