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Quick Flicks: Foghat - Slow Ride - Live in Concert
Filmed at two shows in Houston in 1999, Slow Ride - Live in Concert features a career-spanning selection of hits and favorites performed by a classic Foghat lineup

Sites and Sounds: The Big Easy Cruise: A Feast of Louisiana Music and Food
What could possibly be more fun than a weeklong music cruise where all the performers have a kinship to the jubilant music of New Orleans and Louisiana

Hot In The City: Late Spring Concerts Coming to Arizona
We're halfway through spring but concerts in Arizona keep popping up like proverbial May flowers! Here are some upcoming shows that have us really excited.

Get To Know... Hippies and Cowboys
Nashville has a thriving music scene that's being powered by contemporary acts like Hippies and Cowboys, a five-piece rock outfit that has grown a huge fan base

Travel News, Trips and Tips: More Road Trip Essentials
Its road trip season and we're always on the lookout for cool items to help make your time on the road go smoothly

Caught In The Act: Judas Priest Rocks Chicagoland
Heavy Metal Parking Lot it was not, but the lot at the Rosemont Theatre Wednesday night was full of Judas Priest's Chicago faithful.

Root 66: New Riders of the Purple Sage- Gene Clark- More
Our focus on Americana music listens to vintage music from highly-influential acts New Riders of the Purple Sage and Gene Clark as well as several releases from contemporary artists.

Live: Heart and Cheap Trick Rock Tampa
You can't go wrong with these classic bands that can still deliver in a big way on a Friday night. They've been doing it for years and know how to get it done.

On the Blue: New Horizons Cruise Days 4 & 5: Starship Lands on the Pearl, Alan Parsons Takes It Home
There was still lots of live classic rock music and other fun things taking place during the last two days of the On the Blue: New Horizons cruise.

On the Blue: New Horizons Cruise Days 2 & 3: Mid-Voyage Fun from Justin Hayward, Uriah Heep and a Few Monkeys!
On the second and third days of the cruise more than two dozen concerts took place, including shows from legendary acts Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues and classic hard rockers Uriah Heep

Kandace Springs - Run Your Race
Springs is a pianist with a soulful voice, a combination that makes her perfectly suited to jazz and R&B, and jazz-tinged R&B like the album's title cut

On the Blue: New Horizons Cruise Day 1: Marbin Gets the Fun Started
The On the Blue: New Horizons cruise took place April 5-10, 2024 aboard the Norwegian Cruise Line ship Pearl

CINDERS - Going Nowhere
This Salt Lake City-based trio hasn't released new music for a few years, here fans can hear what they're up to now with this four-song EP

Ross Valory - All of the Above
This debut solo album from Valory, long the bass player for superstar rock band Journey, has actually been in the making for almost two decades.

A Doll's House - Annum
Here's a very impressive debut from a Los Angeles-based band comprised of four guys in their 50s, not the usual circumstances for an act that's just starting out.

5 Star: Judas Priest - Invincible Shield
Judas Priest are going to add significantly to their 50 million sold total with this stellar effort.

Travel News, Trips and Tips: Road Trip Essentials
We know you're just aching to take to the highway for some out-of-town fun so here we recommend some items to take with you that'll make you safer, healthier, and in the case of some very special sunglasses, the envy of all.

MorleyView: Chapel Hart
Morley spoke with Danica from Chapel Hart this week about their recent success, the amazing Glory Days record and more

Caught In The Act: Ministry Rocks Chicago
Rob Grabowski and Morgan Clifton caught Ministry In The Act during show at the Argon Ballroom in Chicago on March 14th. Check out Rob's great photos and Morgan's review!

RockPile: Spotlight on Season of Mist
When we're in the mood for metal, we're in the mood for Season of Mist, one of the best metal imprints around.

Columbia, Missouri's True/False Film Fest Part 2: Music and More
In Part 2 we look at some of the other fun things that occurred during T/F including parties and opportunities to hear great music.

Sites and Sounds: Mutants Fest Coming to North Little Rock
Mutants are about to descend on the peaceful city of North Little Rock, Arkansas! But theres no need to panic or lock yourself in your safe room

Sites and Sounds: Music Cruises are Red Hot!
2025 Sailings Announced for Shiprocked, Country Music Cruise, Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea X, Outlaw Country Cruise

Quick Flicks: Long Story Short - Willie Nelson 90 - Live at the Hollywood Bowl
If you watched this celebration of Willie Nelson's 90th birthday on network TV you actually only saw part of what went on at the Hollywood Bowl.

Caught In The Act: Mr. Big Live 2024
Rob Grabowski and Tom Antonson caught Mr. Big In The Act during show at t the Des Plaines Theatre in Des Plaines, Ill on Friday, Feb. 16, 2024. Check out Tom's review and Rob's photos!

On The Record: Spotlight on Joe Bonamassa
J&R Adventures, Joe Bonamassa's own record label, has repressed three of Joe's album releases on limited edition colored 180 gram vinyl.

Caught In The Act: John 5 Live 2024
Rob Grabowski caught John 5 In The Act during show at Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, Ill on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024. Check out Rob's photos and Tom Antonson review!

The Allman Brothers Band - Manley Field House, Syracuse University, April 7, 1972
This live Allman Brothers Band concert was recorded during their "five man band" period

Caught In The Act: KISS Farewell at the Allstate Arena
The iconic rock band KISS brought their "End of the Road" tour to the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois, on November 27, 2023

On The Record: Spotlight on Craft Recordings (Collective Soul, Social Distortion, More)
The Craft Recordings label is one of our favorites here at On the Record and this time out we feature four of their recent vinyl releases: reissues of titles by Collective Soul, OTEP, Social Distortion and The Maine.

MorleyView: Desmond Child
Morley speaks to hit songwriter Desmond Child (KISS, Bon Jovi, Aerosmith) about his new autobiography "Livin' On A Prayer: Big Songs Big Life"

Asking Alexandria - Dark Void
In 2024 Blue Monday falls on Jan. 15 and Bettley says it is a perfect time for those suffering from depression to "Turn it up and let it be a reminder that you aren't alone and together we can make it through."

Van Morrison - Accentuate the Positive
Here's a 19-song set of covers from Van the Man that reflects his early rock 'n' roll influences

Robin Trower - Joyful Sky
Joyful Sky is a stellar addition to the Trower catalog and hopefully he'll work again with Schorr in the future.

Rock Reads - Queen, Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie and Sammy Hagar
Tis the season for gift giving. Here are our suggestions of new titles about Queen, Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie and Sammy Hagar for the music lover on your list.

Quick Flicks: Billy Idol - Stateline: Live at the Hoover Dam (Blu-ray)
Here's a very cool concert film of Billy Idol performing in a very unusual place. In April of 2023 Billy Idol performed the first (and likely only) concert to ever be performed at Hoover Dam

3 - Rockin' the Ritz: NYC 1988
Fans of Emerson, Lake & Palmer will find Rockin' the Ritz to be a fine addition to their ELP collections

Vinyl: The Kinks, Allman Brothers, The Cranberries, Rory Gallagher, more
Here are some exciting gift ideas for the vinyl fan on your list! New releases featuring The Kinks, The Allman Brothers, The Cranberries, Rory Gallagher, Gram Parsons, John Lee Hooker and The Three O'Clock.

Rock Reads - AC/DC, Alice Cooper, Grateful Dead, Beatles, More
For the music lover on your holiday gift list, check out our recommended books about AC/DC, the Beatles and the Grateful Dead along with rocking activity books from Fantoons and a collection of indie rock photos from Piper Ferguson

Live: Andy Summers Rocks Phoenix
After taking a couple of weeks off, Andy Summers, the former guitarist for The Police, resumed his The Cracked Lens + A Missing String tour in the music theater at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix

5 Star: The Rolling Stones - Hackney Diamonds
A new Rolling Stones record is always a major event and this one is a biggie. Hackney Diamonds will undoubtedly stand as one of the band's best. World's greatest rock 'n' roll band? Yeah buddy.