Rock

The rock world said goodbye to several notable figures in 2023, including David Crosby and Jeff Beck. Music fans were stunned by the January death of guitar virtuoso Beck, who had completed a tour with Johnny Depp less than two months earlier. The death of David Crosby during the same month also came as a shock to fans. The Byrds
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FLO have today (January 31) unveiled details of their first American tour. READ MORE: FLO: “We hope anybody who hears our music – especially young Black girls – gets our message” The trio’s North American dates kick off in Atlanta, Georgia this April. From there, they will perform in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and Toronto, New York
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2022 was a big year or the insularity of contemporary pop music to say the least, but few of the records I’ve had the chance to sit down with in the past couple of months have captured the spirit of the postmodern narrative quite as well as DEVORA’s dark new release God is Dead does. TWITTER: https://twitter.com/devoramusicxo?lang=en
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Lewis Capaldi has broken the record for the biggest-selling indoor live show in Scotland. The Glasgow-born singer-songwriter sold more than 15,000 tickets for his concert at the P&J Live arena in Aberdeen, which took place on January 23 as part of his current UK and Ireland headline tour. Louise Stewart, interim MD at P&J Live,
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KISS have announced the support act for their final UK tour, which is set to take place this summer. The legendary rockers have been on a farewell tour dubbed ‘End Of The Road’ since 2018. They’d announced at the time that they’d be embarking on one final tour before hanging up their iconic costumes. Bassist and
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The breadth of influence exerted by Television’s Tom Verlaine was illustrated by the volume of tributes from artists across rock genres following his death at the age of 73 on Jan. 28. Real name Thomas Miller, the guitarist, singer and songwriter was hailed for his work after he passed due to ununspecified brief illness. “I’ve
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It’s 20 years now since Meg Baird co-founded Espers in her home city of Philadelphia. With Baird sharing lead vocals with Greg Weeks, the band became a mainstay of New Weird America, striking a noble balance between psychedelic exploration and deference to the set texts of folk-rock. Espers fizzled out amicably in 2010, by which
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Journey played the first concert of their 50th anniversary tour on Jan. 27 in Durant, Okla. despite the ongoing litigation between principal members Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain. The discourse stems from an American Express card meant for the band’s enterprises, with Schon and Cain each claiming the other has misused the card for their own personal expenses.
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It is May 14, 1984, and as the UK Margaret Thatcher would like to see remoulded in her image tears itself apart, New Order are doing their bit on the angels’ side, playing a benefit at London’s Royal Festival Hall in support of the nation’s striking miners. At the climax, they unveil a song no-one
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Korean-American singer Sam Kim’s father was killed in a robbery in Seattle. Antenna Music, Kim’s management agency, confirmed the news in a statement released January 26. “We would be grateful if you could convey your condolences to Sam Kim who lost his father and pray for the deceased,” the agency’s statement reads, as translated by
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Classic songs are being used as the soundtrack to trailers for Hollywood’s biggest movies, and the trend is bringing them back to the forefront of pop culture decades after they were originally released. Oftentimes, the versions of the songs differ slightly from the original. This is due to a process now referred to as “trailerization,” where composers
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