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George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed by Beetles

George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed by Beetles

You'd think beetles would show some love for one of the Beatles, but they didn't give any preferential treatment George Harrison 's memorial tree! A pine planted in 2004 near L.A.'s Griffith Observatory in honor of the iconic musician was killed by his band's namesake insect, local councilman Tom LaBonge told ...

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On the Radar, week of 7/21

On the Radar, week of 7/21

By Robert EnglandGoood morning everybody!  Let’s start with breaking news beep beep beep....RadioContraband's Rock Radio Convention returns to the Mandalay Bay and House Of Blues in Rock Vegas, January 28-31. The RadioContraband Rock Radio Awards Celebration will happen January 31st with new categories announced soon! Now on to the music. Seether ...

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HARDDRIVE AND HARDRIVE XL LAUNCH MOBILE APP

HARDDRIVE AND HARDRIVE XL LAUNCH MOBILE APP

Lots of great things happening at hardDriveRadio.....they announced today that the company has completed and launched a new mobile app supporting its nationally syndicated rock programs “hardDrive” and “hardDrive XL”, both hosted by Lou Brutus.    The app, developed for both Apple’s iOS and for Android by radio marketing expert Andre ...

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Founding Ramones Drummer Tommy Ramone Dies

Founding Ramones Drummer Tommy Ramone Dies

Tommy Ramone, a co-founder of the seminal punk band the Ramones and the last surviving member of the original group has passed away at the age of 62. Tommy Ramone, a drummer, co-founded the Ramones in 1974 in New York along with singer Joey Ramone, bassist Dee Dee Ramone and guitarist ...

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Jacoby Shaddix Reveals Title and Release Details of New Papa Roach Album ‘F.E.A.R.’

Jacoby Shaddix Reveals Title and Release Details of New Papa Roach Album ‘F.E.A.R.’

Papa Roach‘s Jacoby Shaddix revealed earlier this year that the band was working on “the sickest, most illest P-Roach record to date,” and now he’s dropped a few more details on the band’s follow-up to 2012′s ‘The Connection.’ While speaking with Anchorage, Alaska’s KWHL-FM, Shaddix revealed, “We’ve got a new record ...

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On the Radar, week of 7/21

Posted July 22nd, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in Editorial
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canvasrrc-logo04By Robert England

Goood morning everybody!  Let’s start with breaking news beep beep beep….RadioContraband’s Rock Radio Convention returns to the Mandalay Bay and House Of Blues in Rock Vegas, January 28-31. The RadioContraband Rock Radio Awards Celebration will happen January 31st with new categories announced soon! Now on to the music. Continue Reading »

Industry Profiles

Going Artie Fufkin with Jeff Laufer and Rock Bands of LA

Posted July 22nd, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in Industry Profiles
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Jeff LauferJefferson A. Laufer is a second-generation native to Los Angeles, the music capitol of the world. He is the chief journalist for Rock Bands of LA. This has been a long laborious under taking yet it’s been a labor of love and devotion for Jeff…..

I was fortunate to work in the record business for over 27 years. Within these 27 years I was fortunate to work with many artist that altered social culture. My job entailed getting records played on the radio. It was considered that the more radio airplay you accumulated the more records you’d sell. Unfortunately it did not always work that way. The public is fickle and never follows the norm. Continue Reading »

News

George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed by Beetles

Posted July 22nd, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in News
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MV5BMTUyNjE0NzAzMl5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTYwMjQzMzU3._V1_SY317_CR34,0,214,317_AL_You’d think beetles would show some love for one of the Beatles, but they didn’t give any preferential treatment George Harrison ‘s memorial tree!

A pine planted in 2004 near L.A.’s Griffith Observatory in honor of the iconic musician was killed by his band’s namesake insect, local councilman Tom LaBonge told The Los Angeles Times . In order words? A Beatle’s memorial tree was killed by beetles!

Harrison’s pine had grown to more than 10 feet tall in 2013, LaBonge said, but the recent onslaught of beetles sadly proved to be fatal. Fortunately, though, the tree will be replanted, although exactly when this will take place remains to be announced. Continue Reading »

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Theory of a Deadman, Fozzy Announce Plans for 2014 U.S. Tour

Posted July 9th, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in Tour Announcements
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Theory_of_a_Deadman_album_coverTheory of a Deadman and Fozzy have just announced the first leg of their upcoming U.S. tour dates! Theory of a Deadman will be touring in support of their fifth studio album, ‘Savages.’ out July 29 while Chris Jericho and team will also be touring off a new release, ‘Do You Wanna Start a War,’ which comes out July 22. Check out the full list of tour dates below!

Theory of a Deadman + Fozzy 2014 U.S. Tour: Continue Reading »

Artist Profiles

“It Goes to 11″ with Captain Jack and Crobot

Posted July 22nd, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in Artist Profiles
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I was Crobot’s first Rock on The Range interview this year, and boy did they bring it! These guys totally kick ass live and just love what they do. Completely refreshing and great to see/hear.

1. So what’s the current story with Crobot? Continue Reading »

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Hellyeah’s Chad Gray Shares Meaning Behind ‘Sangre Por Sangre (Blood for Blood)’

Posted July 22nd, 2014 by admin and filed in NEW VIDEO