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  • O.A.R.
    O.A.R. and the art of the triumphant return
    When you mention O.A.R. and New York City in the same sentence, you can’t help but recall January of 2006 and their sold-out performance at Madison Square Garden. Guitarist / saxophonist Jerry DePizzo agrees that it was a “significant...
  • 'While No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years of Bloodshot Records' by V/A
    'While No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years of Bloodshot Records' by V/A
    There are a select handful of labels in today's non-mainstream music that have proved themselves quite important to roots music and related genres and subgenres. One of those labels is the Chicago-based independent outfit Bloodshot Records,...
  • A Very Vongsgiving
    'A Very Vongsgiving' puts the holiday spirit right
    You’re already feeling down about this holiday season, and you only expect things to go downhill from here? Maybe it’s time to take a few hits from the Vong before things out of hand.On November 29th (@10 p.m.) redact the holiday blues...
  • Chris Wyse
    Chris Wyse: Ace’s bass(ist)
    As an established and respected musician who has worked with the likes of The Cult, Mick Jagger, and Ozzy Osbourne when not fronting his own successful band, Owl, you would expect that Chris Wyse doesn’t get fazed by much.But when it comes...
  • Rolling Stones live in Auckland, New Zealand - Fiona Goodall - Getty
    Rolling Stones rock 36,577 fans in New Zealand at final show of 2014
    The Rolling Stones performed the final date of their 14 On Fire Tour on Nov. 22 in Auckland, New Zealand. The legendary British rockers dazzled 36, 577 fans at Auckland's Mount Smart Stadium, completing their 8th and final show of their tour...
  • Syvia
    Syvia: Brooklyn quartet is ready for the world
    The toughest part is over for Ruth Mirsky and her band, Syvia. With the first two singles off their forthcoming full-length debut album FWD already released and getting plenty of raves, the Brooklyn quartet can now exhale.“We were a little...
  • 'Rosa's Lounge' by Howard and the White Boys
    'Rosa's Lounge' by Howard and the White Boys
    Chicago blues quartet Howard and the White Boys have been laying down their brand of electric blues, soulful R&B, and rock in studios and venues since 1988, and they are still going strong to this day. This is evidenced on the band's...
  • Photos: Ace Frehley, Chris Wyse, Richie Scarlet and Scot Coogan Live
    Photos: Ace Frehley, Chris Wyse, Richie Scarlet and Scot Coogan Live
    Last night legendary guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Ace Frehley,played to a packed house at Rams Head on Stage. Withhis touring band comprised ofbassist Chris Wyse, rhythm guitarist Richie Scarlet, and drummer Scot Coogan,...
  • Peter Criss
    KISS "Catman" gets into Hall of Fame
    Former KISS co-founder and original drummer Peter Criss will be this year's inductee into the Cancer Research and Treatment Fund's Cancer Survivor Hall of Fame.The Hall of Fame "honors an inspirational cancer survivor with an...
  • Michael W. Smith was named Philanthropist of the Year by the Nashville Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).
    Michael W. Smith honored for his contributions
    Michael W. Smith is an acclaimed singer, songwriter, and musician who has sold more than 15 million albums, achieved 28 No. 1 songs, earned three GRAMMY® Awards, one American Music Award, and more than 40 Dove Awards.In the midst of promotion...
  • Consinity
    Consinity Interview
    I was given an opportunity to interview the popular local Hard Rock/Metal band “Consinity” from Tampa, Florida. Check out the Q&A with Jack Rose who plays bass for the band!Q: What is the meaning behind the band’s name?A:...
  • Rolling Stones 14 On Fire live at Adelaide Oval - Morne de Klerk - Getty
    Rolling Stones rock Hunter Valley, Australia
    The Rolling Stones continued their 14 On Fire Tour of Australia and New Zealand on Nov. 15 in Hunter Valley, Australia at Hope Estate, rocking the crowd with a 19-song setlist that included a number of rarities. The legendary British rockers were...
  • The Royal Guard is a New York City rock band
    Five questions with New York City rockers The Royal Guard
    Todd Davidson, lead singer and guitarist for The Royal Guard, said on Nov. 14 in an exclusive interview with Examiner.com that he's working on a new release that should be due out by the end of the year. Davidson, a critically-acclaimed...
  • Nickelback live at Top of the Mountain in Austria - Getty
    Nickelback announces 2015 tour of Australia
    Nickelback have expanded their No Fixed Address Tour with newly announced 2015 dates in Australia. The multi-platinum selling Canuck rockers will head Down Under in May, following the completion of the first leg of their recently announced 61-city...
  • Dream Alive
    Exclusive premiere of new Dream Alive music video 'Waiting So Long'
    Dream Alive are back with their new video for the single "Waiting So Long," and we're thrilled to exclusively premiere the video from the eclectic Los Angeles-based pop-rock band that brings together influences from throughout music...