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Road Trip: Eswatini's Swazi Candles: Light from Africa
While seeing elephants and lions and the like in their natural habitat is an unforgettable experience, many visitors to Eswatini don't realize that they can take an animal or two home with them! Well, sort of.

Quick Flicks: REO Speedwagon - Live at Rockpalast 1979
Part of the vaunted and long-running Live at Rockpalast series from German label M.i.G. Music, this concert film captures REO Speedwagon just about at the end of being able to play medium-sized venues

Caught In The Act: Def Leppard, Journey, Steve Miller Rock Wrigley Field
Rob Grabowski, Tom Antonson and Roman Sobus caught Def Leppard, Journey and Steve Miller In The Act during show at the Wrigley Field stop of The Stadium Tour on Monday, July 15, 2024 in Chicago

Sites and Sounds: Art-In-Action Camp Coming to Woodward, PA
The inaugural Art-In-Action camp is being called the "Warped Tour of Summer Camps" and for those who wish to follow their passion in action sports, music, digital media and more, that's probably a pretty good description

Quick Flicks: Joe Bonamassa - Live at the Hollywood Bowl with Orchestra
To Bonamassa's credit he lets the music do the talking, there is no stage patter or band introduction, just one helluva good time

Hot In The City: Big Shows Coming To Phoenix Include Journey And Def Leppard, Judas Priest, Megadeth
There's an amazing slate of exciting concerts coming up in Phoenix, including legendary rock bands and one very funny comedian. Our list starts with a gigantic triple bill!

Little Richard - Right Now!
With this Omnivore Recordings reissue of his 1973 album Right Now! is a chance to delve deeper into the soulful side of his vast catalog

Aatmaa - Cataclysm
These are definitely not carefree pop songs but Aatmaa are mesmerizing here as they explore the blackness that so often permeates the soul.

The dB's - Stands for deciBels
It's easy to hear here why Stands for deciBels has the place in rock history that it does.

Live: Brit Floyd Rocks Phoenix
It was a wondrous evening of progressive rock music as Brit Floyd, the premiere Pink Floyd tribute act, brought their 2024 Pulse World Tour to downtown Phoenix

The Blues: Ladies Edition - Sue Foley, Bex Marshall and more
Our spotlight on ladies with the blues listens to new releases from Bex Marshall, Deb Ryder, Patti Parks, Katie Knipp and the one and only Sue Foley.

Battle of the Band: Burrito Brothers
This time out the Flying Burrito Brothers battle it out with their kinfolk the Burrito Brothers.

Live: The Pixies and Modest Mouse Rock Chicago
While the Pixies are a reminder of the punk aesthetic, their in-your-face and unrelenting performances are every bit as primal in 2024 as they were in 1991

Caught In The Act: New Kids on the Block Live 2024
This past Saturday night, the Credit One Amphitheater in Tinley Park, Illinois, was transported back to the golden era of pop and hip-hop

Black Country Communion - V
It's been seven years since Black Country Communion put out a record and this, their fifth release, is so good that it'll not only thrill those who've been waiting but also easily tide them over for another seven years if it has to.

Sites and Sounds: Little Steven's Underground Garage Cruise
Social Distortion, X and Rocket from the Crypt are set to headline the inaugural Little Steven's Underground Garage Cruise in May 2025.

Travel News, Trips and Tips: Florida's Adventure Coast is Ready for Scallops!
The Brooksville-Weeki Wachee area on Florida's Adventure Coast is renowned for having lots of fun things for visitors to do, not the least of which is to see one of the world famous mermaid shows at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park.

Deep Inside the Blues: Photographs and Interviews by Margo Cooper
This coffee table-style hardcover tome is impressive in myriad ways, not the least of which is the collection of photos that Cooper presents

Travel News, Trips and Tips: Sammy Hagar Opens Sammy's Island at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas
A poolside tropical oasis in Las Vegas dreamed up by rock 'n' roll superstar Sammy Hagar? Count us in! The hippest new place to party in Vegas is Sammy's Island

On The Record: The Hu, On Thorns I Lay and Psygnosis
Our spotlight on new vinyl is a little bit heavy this time out as we spin titles from The Hu, On Thorns I Lay and Psygnosis.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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