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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.

Hot In The City: Meet Ozzy Osbourne at Mad Monster Party Arizona 2024
Here's a rare chance for fans in Arizona to meet the legendary Ozzy Osbourne when the Mad Monster Party comes to metropolitan Phoenix.

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

Travel News, Trips and Tips: Austria Wants to Know 'What's Your Sign?'
What's your sign? It might sound like a cheesy pickup line but in this case it's a question being asked in all seriousness by one of Europe's most desirable travel destinations, Austria

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

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

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

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.

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.

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."