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On the Radar, week of 9/15

On the Radar, week of 9/15

Robert EnglandGooood morning everybody!  The Pretty Reckless moves into the #1 slot at active rock this week with “Messed Up World.”  This is the second #1 single for the band from their album “Go to Hell.”  On top of this, “Heaven Knows” hit the #1 slot at mainstream rock for ...

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CHICAGO MARATHON + ROCKIN’ ON STAGE WITH SKILLET = BEST WEEK EVER!!!! by Twisted Todd

CHICAGO MARATHON + ROCKIN' ON STAGE WITH SKILLET = BEST WEEK EVER!!!! by Twisted Todd

If I had just one word to describe this past week, it would have to be INTENSE!!!!  Tessa and I took some vacation time to go up to Indiana to visit her long lost brother, Jason and his fiancee, Ashlyn.  On Monday, we took a train to Chicago since neither of ...

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BAND PERFORMANCE TIMES ANNOUNCED FOR MONSTER ENERGY’S AFTERSHOCK FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 13 & 14

BAND PERFORMANCE TIMES ANNOUNCED FOR MONSTER ENERGY’S AFTERSHOCK FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 13 & 14

Band performance times have been revealed for Monster Energy’s AFTERSHOCK Festival--California's biggest rock festival--held September 13 & 14 at Discovery Park near downtown Sacramento, CA. This year’s festival is bigger than ever, with four stages and a massive lineup including Godsmack, Weezer, The Offspring, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Limp ...

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Faith No More Plan 2015 Release of First New Album in 18 Years

Faith No More Plan 2015 Release of First New Album in 18 Years

Faith No More are making a new album! Earlier this year, the band teased the possibility of new music, but now the band has officially revealed that they will release a new disc in April of 2015. What more could you want in your life?! Faith No More returned from an ...

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BUSH

The Only Way Out

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH

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Prospect Park

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Razor & Tie

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The Only Way Out

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Editorial

On the Radar, week of 9/15

Posted September 16th, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in Editorial
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canvasFUW_CDPRO_INsrt2.inddRobert England

Gooood morning everybody!  The Pretty Reckless moves into the #1 slot at active rock this week with “Messed Up World.”  This is the second #1 single for the band from their album “Go to Hell.”  On top of this, “Heaven Knows” hit the #1 slot at mainstream rock for the third time—the track has topped the charts 14 weeks this year.  The band is currently on their headline tour which began last week.  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

BAND PERFORMANCE TIMES ANNOUNCED FOR MONSTER ENERGY’S AFTERSHOCK FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 13 & 14

Posted September 3rd, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in News
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7huu_aftershockLOGO2014BLACK_3Band performance times have been revealed for Monster Energy’s AFTERSHOCK Festival–California’s biggest rock festival–held September 13 & 14 at Discovery Park near downtown Sacramento, CA.
 
This year’s festival is bigger than ever, with four stages and a massive lineup including Godsmack, Weezer, The Offspring, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Limp Bizkit, Rise Against, Chevelle, AWOLNATION, Seether, Mastodon, Pennywise, Bad Religion and many more. Continue Reading »

Tour Announcements

IN FLAMES AND OPETH TO EMBARK ON CO-HEADLINE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

Posted August 13th, 2014 by beatrixd and filed in Tour Announcements
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93d8f3fa-15ee-42b4-b335-bff11f65a079Two 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 »

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 »

NEW VIDEO

Motionless In White – Sizzle Reel “Reincarnate” Impacting 9/9!

Posted August 20th, 2014 by admin and filed in NEW VIDEO