“Never lose faith in real rock and roll music, you know what I mean? Never lose faith in that, You might have to look a little harder, but it’s always going to be there.” – Dave Grohl
I have been hearing so much lately about how the format is dead or dying or some other nonsense and it astounds me! Is it possible? How are we in such a position nowadays! I mean everyone can look and see how the format is not in a great and healthy position. So, is it true? Is it dead? Should we all just close up shop, take our ball and go home, quit the biz and look for some other way to feed ourselves and our families? Continue Reading »
Jefferson 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 »
AC/DC will release Rock or Bust, their first album in six years and first ever without founding rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young, later this fall. It will feature 11 new songs, one of which – “Play Ball” – will be previewed on Turner Sports as part of the network’s Major League Baseball Postseason campaign on September 27th. The album will come out on December 2nd. Continue Reading »
Two of Sweden’s most respected and beloved rock exports will descend upon North America this December for a 15-date, co-headline tour that kicks off December 3 in Chicago and runs through December 21 in Toronto. Red Fang will serve as support.
Tickets for the tour, dubbed “Communion of Sirens,” will go on sale Friday, August 15 at 10AM local time. Go here for all details and ticket links. Continue Reading »
1. So what’s the current story with Crobot? Continue Reading »