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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Meet the 2015 class

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Meet the 2015 class

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its 2015 class of honored musicians. And the nominees are....... Green Day; Bill Withers; Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble; Lou Reed; Joan Jett and the Blackhearts; and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band will all be inducted into the Rock and Roll ...

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On the Radar, week of 12/15

On the Radar, week of 12/15

Robert England Gooood morning everybody!  I can already hear the sleigh bells from a distance and I’m sure you’re all ready for a break too, so let’s get right to it.  The RadioContrabands Rock Awards voting deadline has come and gone. Thanks to you all for participating- you’re all winners in our ...

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MONSTER ENERGY FORT ROCK SET FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 25 IN FORT MYERS, FLORIDA   WITH HARD HITTING ROCK LINEUP FEATURING SLIPKNOT, GODSMACK AND MORE

MONSTER ENERGY FORT ROCK SET FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 25 IN FORT MYERS, FLORIDA WITH HARD HITTING ROCK LINEUP FEATURING SLIPKNOT, GODSMACK AND MORE

Monster Energy Fort Rock will bring some of the biggest rock bands together Saturday, April 25 at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, FL for its third consecutive year, after selling out last year with 12,500 fans in attendance. South Florida’s Biggest Rock Festival helps kick off the World's Loudest Month festival ...

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Today Marks 10th Anniversary Of DIMEBAG DARRELL’s Death Read

Today Marks 10th Anniversary Of DIMEBAG DARRELL's Death Read

Monday, December 8) marks the 10th anniversary of the death of PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Abbott, one of the most beloved and respected musicians in hard rock, was shot onstage during a DAMAGEPLAN concert on this date in 2004 at the Alrosa Villa club in Columbus, Ohio ...

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DICK ROBINSON ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF iROCKRADIO.COM, WITH MIKE KAROLYI AS PD

DICK ROBINSON ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF iROCKRADIO.COM, WITH MIKE KAROLYI AS PD

Dick Robinson Entertainment, LLC – owned and operated by broadcast legend Dick Robinson, announces the launch of iRockRadio.com to go live Monday, December 8, 2014 at 12noon. Simply put, rock fans globally now have a destination for “all things rock” and will become the “World Headquarters of Rock”. At the ...

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Editorial

On the Radar, week of 12/15

Posted December 15th, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in Editorial
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Five_Finger_Death_Punch-Wrong_Side_Of_Heaven_(Prospect_Park)Robert England

Gooood morning everybody!  I can already hear the sleigh bells from a distance and I’m sure you’re all ready for a break too, so let’s get right to it.  The RadioContrabands Rock Awards voting deadline has come and gone. Thanks to you all for participating- you’re all winners in our book. Winners will be announced Jan 31 at the awards. (Don’t ask me who has won; I’m too much of a loose cannon for Steve Walker to share that info.) PricewaterhouseCoopers is holding the winners names in briefcases locked backstage until the awards luncheon. If you are coming out to the shin-dig in Los Vegas registrations for both radio and industry are on the RadioContraband website. Hotel room reservations are going fast, cut off date is January 12th. Walk up and day passes are welcome.  Details and pricing, go to radiocontraband.com today.  Continue Reading »

Industry Profiles

Turning It Up To 11 with Frank Mastalerz

Posted November 20th, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in Industry Profiles
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frankmastalerz copyA Bio on a promoter… Hmmmm…. Well here goes nothin. I started over 20 years ago booking shows for my cousin’s band in and around Chicago. It was an original project and I ran them through all of the popular venues throughout Chicagoland. Those simple times really carved out the basics for working with venues, the marketing that was associated with them and the makeup of each particular location they played.  I met lots of really interesting people, found out who really made the music scene tic and started to create my own footprint in the music world. Continue Reading »

News

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Meet the 2015 class

Posted December 16th, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in News
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141009095024-12-rockrollhof2015-horizontal-galleryThe Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its 2015 class of honored musicians. And the nominees are…….

Green Day; Bill Withers; Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble; Lou Reed; Joan Jett and the Blackhearts; and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band will all be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next spring. Continue Reading »

Tour Announcements

HELLYEAH Returns To The Road With “Blood For Blood 2015 Tour” With DEVOUR THE DAY And Like A Storm

Posted December 10th, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in Tour Announcements
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acaganpr_HellyeahAdmat_1After a hugely successful US arena run with Volbeat and labelmates Five Finger Death Punch and Nothing More, HELLYEAH will head back to those markets for a triumphant headline run, with special guests DEVOUR THE DAY and LIKE A STORM in tow.  The band celebrates their first-ever Top 10 radio single “Moth,” and its companion video which has nearly reached 1.5 million views.
 
The band is excited for this headline run “After supporting some great bands for nearly all of 2014, we are excited about being a headliner and bringing you nearly all the music off  BLOOD FOR BLOOD live,” says Vinnie Paul.  “We can’t wait to see you guys and destroy!!! Cheers, hellions!”  DEVOUR THE DAY bassist Joey “Chicago” Walser adds, “I feel more excited about this tour than any other previous. These are great cities filled with great people. We are honestly so ready to reconnect with our music family.”

HELLYEAH with DEVOUR THE DAY and LIKE A STORM dates: Continue Reading »

Artist Profiles

Fozzy/Chris Jericho with Captain Jack

Posted October 13th, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in Artist Profiles
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FozzyChris Jericho…I’m a big fan. The huge wrestler fan, or dork, that I am was in Chicago the night he made his WWE debut…pretty sweet.  Fozzy is making some HUGE noise and is killer live. Here is my sit down with pro wrestler, Mega KISS fan, and lead singer of Fozzy Chris Jericho.

1. Hollywood puts together a movie about FOZZY, who plays you? Continue Reading »

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AC/DC “Rock or Bust”

Posted November 24th, 2014 by admin and filed in NEW VIDEO