Legendary rock icon Ronnie Montrose has been called the “Father of American Hard Rock,” an innovator and an incendiary guitar genius. For the first time fans of Ronnie Montrose will have the opportunity to bid on a vast array of instruments, personal items and memorabilia from the late genius’ musical life which will benefit the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund.
Prior to his joining Big Time Rush, singer Kendall Schmidt formed Heffron Drive with his partner and friend Dustin Belt. In 2008 when they met at an LA Industry event, both realized there was a lot more in common than meets the eye – both had been born in Wichita, Kansas, and when they went to make their way home, they realized they lived on the same street – Heffron Drive!
By: Debra Devi How does a Jersey rocker with the kind of huge soulful voice possessed by only a royal few (think Paul Rodgers meets Chris Robinson) wind up creating trippy-yet-hooky, vintage-yet-futuristic, slammin’ rock-and-roll with seminal synth-guitarist Chuck Hammer (Bowie, Lou Reed)? Not how you might think. Although Hammer’s roots are in rock, what he […]
If you’re into hard rock riffs and strong melody, you should check out Derek Troxell of the group, Serosia. To some, “melody” used to be a bad word when discussing hard rock. Serosia proves this assumption to be a thing of the past, as their latest release, Variables, challenges the listener, delivering a hard rock punch with expert melodicism. Stand out tracks such as “Friendly Fire,” “The Architect,” and “Superposition,” are evidence of Serosia’s powerful yet eloquent style.
Jon Herington is simply one of the most respected guitar players in the music business. His resume is second to none, having provided his skillful and smooth soloing style to some of the biggest names in music. For the past thirteen years, he has served as the touring and recording guitarist for Steely Dan
The Red Rocker, Sammy Hagar scored the 11thBillboard Top 25 album of his career this week when his new album Sammy Hagar & Friends debuted at #23 on the US Billboard 200.
Passion. Emotion. Melody. Aggression. These are the hallmarks of Alter Bridge, one of the most acclaimed hard rock bands around. Formed in 2004 in Orlando, Florida, the band includes: guitarist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, drummer Scott Phillips and vocal powerhouse and guitarist, Myles Kennedy.
It has been three years since Alter Bridge’s last studio album, ABIII, and their fans have been eagerly awaiting their return. With Myles Kennedy on vocals/guitar, Mark Tremonti on guitar/vocals, Brian Marshall on bass and Scott Phillips on drums, the band returns on October 8th with their fourth album, Fortress.
Michael Monroe’s last album, Sensory Overdrive, was a worldwide critical and commercial success. The band’s new album, Horns and Halos, which was released world-wide on August 23 is a cosmopolitan affair, written and recorded around the world by the international posse.
Canadian metal legends, Annihilator, have just released their 14th studio CD simply titled Feast. The group’s latest album features nine new tracks that will kick your ass, plus a 15-song bonus CD with the deluxe ECO-book.