Gooood morning everybody, it’s that time again to bask in the glowing light that is the Active Rock chart. We only have 8 more reporting weeks after today- time certainly does fly in this business. We start off with Nickelback “Edge Of A Revolution” celebrating its second week in the number one slot. The nearest competition is Slipknot “The Devil In I” moving from 6 to 3*+64 spins. 320 spins separate number three and number one, but expect Slipknot to achieve that goal of another number one active rock record in the next few weeks. Stations leading the way include Music Choice, KMRQ, WYBB, KQXR, WKRL, Octane, WXNR, KHTQ, WXQR, KILO and more. 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 »
ShipRocked–the ultimate rock music cruise vacation–will sail roundtrip between the Port Of Miami and Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas from February 2-6, 2015 onboard the Norwegian Pearl.
ShipRocked 2015–fueled by Monster Energy–will be headlined by Limp Bizkit, featuring Fred Durst, Wes Borland, Sam Rivers, and John Otto. Continue Reading »
Lancaster, PA’s August Burns Red is proud announce their US headline tour for early 2015. Presented by Rockstar Energy Drink, “The Frozen Flame Tour” features support from Miss May I, Northlane, & ERRA, set to launch on January 22nd in Baltimore, MD at Baltimore Soundstage. VIP pre-sale tickets are available today at Show Stubs, and General Admission tickets will go on sale next Friday, October 31st at 10AM (local time). Full tour routing below. Continue Reading »
Chris 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 »