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Latest Features and Reviews
Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers
Our stocking stuffer suggestions for this holiday season includes something that'll be a big hit with fans of the Beatles!

Live from Celebrity Theatre: Dave Mason
Rock journeyman and founding member of Traffic Dave Mason brought his World in Changes Tour to Phoenix on November 19 for a show at the historic Celebrity Theatre

On The Record: Night Crickets- Drowning Pool- Slinky Vagabond
Our spotlight on vinyl spins new releases from Night Crickets, Drowning Pool and Slinky Vagabond.

The Blues: Rory Block- Crystal Shawanda- Jimmy Carpenter- More
We spin hot new releases from Rory Block, Crystal Shawanda, Jimmy Carpenter and more!

On The Record: Tobias Berblinger - The Luckiest Hippie Alive
The Luckiest Hippie Alive is a fine album from a talent that hopefully will not be overlooked again now that fans have a second chance with this reissue. Pressed on 180-gram vinyl.

Caught In The Act: Taylor Dayne
Rob Grabowski caught Taylor Dayne In The Act during show at the Piazza on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, in Aurora, Ill. Check out Rob's great photos!

RockPile: Spotlight on Deko Entertainment
One of our favorite labels here at RockPile is Deko Entertainment who've recently released awesome records by Dianthus, Little Caesar, separate releases from former Blue Oyster Cult stars Joe and Albert Bouchard, pop star Tiffany and more

Hot In The City: Arizona's Autumn Concert Lineup
Summer is finally over in Arizona but an exciting list of upcoming concerts is keeping things hot! Here's a look at a small sampling of what's in store for the Phoenix area

Live: Dropkick Murphys Rock Phoenix
Boom! The sound of a simulated cannon shot rang out in the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Phoenix as a light show dazzled and Dropkick Murphys launched into the first song of their set, "Ten Times More."

Pat Travers - The Art of Time Travel
The Art of Time Travel thoroughly demonstrates that Travers is still adept at the art of guitar and fans will love it.

Live: The Who Hits Back In Phoenix
One of the most-revered rock bands of all time thrilled a capacity crowd Oct. 30 as The Who brought their "The Who Hits Back!" show to the Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix.

Quick Flicks: This is GWAR
One of the most interesting music documentaries to come along in a long time, "This is GWAR" is fast-moving and informative and as visually stimulating as an actual GWAR show

Live: The HillBenders Live In Virginia
Springfield, Missouri's progressive bluegrass band the HillBenders are big fans of the legendary British classic rock group The Who

Tom Petty Singled Out Special
We are honored to turn things over to another legendary figure in the music business, SRO founder and President, Mitch Schneider, for a very special Singled Out with Tom

Live: The Melvins Rock Florida
How often are you pulverized by a rock and roll monster? You're close enough to see the whites of its eyes as it eats you alive. The Melvins are that mythical monster

Caught In The Act: Michael Schenker Group Live 2022
Rob Grabowski and Tom Antonson caught the Michael Schenker Group In The Act during show at the Arcada Theatre on Saturday Oct. 8, 2022 in St. Charles, Ill. Check out Tom's review and Rob's photos!

RockPile: Kim Fowley- Moving Sidewalks- The Troggs
This time out RockPile listens to some newly-released vintage material from Liberation Hall Records and associated label RockBeat Records including releases from Kim Fowley, Moving Sidewalks, The Troggs and more

Caught In The Act: New Order and the Pet Shop Boys Live In Chicago
Rob Grabowski and Mark Donofrio caught New Order and the Pet Shop Boys In The Act during show at the Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island in Chicago on September 30th. Check out Rob's photos and Mark's review!

Caught In The Act: Iron Maiden Fire Up Chicago
Iron Maiden brought their powerful production to Chicago as part of "The Legacy of The Beast" World Tour

The Gaslight Anthem Live In Chicago
The Gaslight Anthem have returned to concert stages for the first time in four years

The Pixies - Doggerel
Doggerel is everything you expect from a Pixies record - an alt-rock band that knows how to craft songs. Despite a lushness earned over the years, the Pixies still sneer, creep and shout.

Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown - Shake the Roots
All of the good things about Americana-tinged blues rock are here and new fans should be pleasantly surprised by Shake the Roots.

Live: The Killers Rock Chicago
The Killers tore through twenty-two songs in two-hours to a sold-out crowd at the United Center. The indoor confines really helped the interaction with the crowd as well.

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Creedence Clearwater Revival at the Royal Albert Hall
This live recording from 1970 took on a sort of mythical status as it was lost for 50 years and nobody really thought that it would ever be found and released. But miracles do happen

Pink Floyd - Animals 2018 Remix
Pink Floyd's Animals was given the remix treatment in 2018 and is now available in 5.1 Surround Sound for the first time.

Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea: Mediterranean Part 2
There was still plenty of fun to be had during the second half of this year's sailing of the Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea: Mediterranean cruise and fans were loving every minute of it

Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea: Mediterranean Part 1
The second sailing of Joe Bonamassa's Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea: Mediterranean cruise took place August 23 - 28, 2022 aboard the Norwegian Cruise Line ship Jade

Caught In The Act: Sammy Hagar and the Circle Rock Chicago
Rob Grabowski caught Sammy Hagar and the Circle In The Act during a show at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Ill on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. Check out Rob's review and photos

Caught In The Act: Red Hot Chili Peppers Rock Soldier Field
Rob Grabowski and Tom Wojcik caught the Red Hot Chili Peppers In The Act at Soldier Field in Chicago on August 19th. Check out Tom's review of the show along with Rob's great photos!

Caught In The Act: Duran Duran Rock Chicago
Saturday night, August 20th the United Center played host to one of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's newest inductees, Duran Duran.

Dr Fever Returns to Rage Against The Machine In Pittsburgh
Longtime antiMusic writer Dr. Fever returns to give us his rundown of the recent Rage Against The Machine and Run The Jewels shows in Pittsburgh.

5 Star: Alan Parsons - From the New World
Parsons returns with an excellent new album that will please his longtime fans and bring new ones into the fold.

Metallica Tops Lollapalooza 2022 Day One
Lollapalooza's four-day festival makes it distinctive and an outlier, especially with a backdrop of the city and the first day did not disappoint.

Caught In The Act: The Stadium Tour: Def Leppard- Motley Crue- Poison- More
Rob Grabowski and Tom Antonson caught Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Poison and more In The Act during the Chicago stop of The Stadium Tour at Wrigley Field on Friday, July 8, 2022.

Singled Outs and More Features
Singled Out: The High Ground's Bombs Away
The High Ground recently released their new single and music video called 'Bombs Away' and to celebrate we asked vocalist Andrew Parker to tell us about the track.

Singled Out: Vattica's Gasoline
Vattica recently released a new single and video called 'Gasoline', and to celebrate we asked mastermind Alexander Millar to tell us about the inspiration for the track.

Singled Out: Krantz's Louisiana
Krantz recently premiered the music video for his latest single 'Louisiana' and to celebrate we asked him to tell us about the song and the video.

Singled Out: CARV.R's Struck (feat. Casey Desmond)
CARV.R just released his new collaboration with Casey Desmond called 'Struck' and to celebrate we asked CARV.R (Cristian Carver) to tell us about the track.

Singled Out: The Thin Cherries' Trouble Lights
The Thin Cherries recently released their new single 'Trouble Lights' and to celebrate we asked Mark Lofgren and Steven Delisi to tell us about the track

Singled Out: Walcot's Dreamin' Away
Walcot recently released the song 'Dreamin' Away' from their forthcoming 'Disenfranchised' EP and to celebrate we asked Asher George to tell us about the track.

Singled Out: Give In's Flinch
Los Angeles rockers Give In recently released their new single 'Flinch' and to celebrate we asked Chase Eden to tell us about the track.

Singled Out: Winchester Revival's Reborn, Reformed, Revived
Winchester Revival just released their brand new single 'Reborn, Reformed, Revived' featuring their new vocalist Jackson Allan and to celebrate we asked them to tell us about the track

Singled Out: Cathy Grier & The Troublemakers' I'm All Burn
Cathy Grier & The Troublemakers released their new album, 'I'm All Burn', earlier this year and today Cathy tells us about the record's title track

Singled Out: Me From You's Borrowed Time
Me From You just released their new EP, 'Rival Towns', and to celebrate we asked Steven Murillo to tell us about the song 'Borrowed Time'.

Singled Out: Aeon Station's Fade (Kevin Whelan of The Wrens)
The Wrens' Kevin Whelan just released 'Observatory', the debut album from his new project Aeon Station, and to celebrate we asked him to tell us about the song 'Fade'.

Singled Out: Disconnected's Life Will Always Find Its Way
French rockers Disconnected recently released their new single 'Life Will Always Find Its Way' from their forthcoming album, 'We Are Disconnected', and to celebrate we asked Ivan to tell us about the track.

Singled Out: Marlon Hoffman Band's When the Pope Comes to Town
Marlon Hoffman Band recently released their live album, 'La Paix: Live at the Village, Vol. 2' and to celebrate Marlon tells us about the song 'When the Pope Comes to Town'.

Singled Out: Sheri Miller's Waking Up To This Miracle Life
Sheri Miller recently released her new EP 'Waking Up To This Miracle Life,' and to celebrate we asked her to tell us about the powerful title track and latest single from the effort.

Singled Out: STFLR's Lessons Learned
Long Island rockers STFLR recently released their new EP, 'A Collection Of Bad Ideas', and to celebrate we asked them to tell us about the song 'Lessons Learned'.

Singled Out: Texas King's You
Canadian alt-rockers Texas King just released their new EP, 'Changes', and to celebrate we asked Jordan Macdonald to tell us about the single 'You'.

Singled Out: Nash Albert's Autumn Rain
Georgian music star Nash Albert (Blast/ Salamandra) has released his new single 'Autumn Rain', the first track from his forthcoming album, 'Yet', and to celebrate we asked him to tell us about the track.

Singled Out: The Ritualists' Baroque And Bleeding
Gothic Art Rockers The Ritualists just released their sophomore album 'Baroque And Bleeding' and to celebrate we asked lead vocalist/songwriter Christian Dryden to tell us about the title track.

Singled Out: Anand Wilder's I Don't Want Our Love To Become Routine
Anand Wilder recently released a visualizer video for his new single 'I Don't Want Our Love To Become Routine,' and to celebrate we asked him to tell us about the track

Singled Out: Gypsy Pistoleros' Livin La Vida Loca (World Anthem)
Gypsy Pistoleros are taking a run at scoring a Christmas No. 1 with 'Livin La Vida Loca (World Anthem)' and to celebrate we asked Gypsy Lee Pistolero to tell us all about it.


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