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The group Happy Pill plays pop/rock songs based on the fight against addiction

When it comes to playing music, especially rock and pop, substance abuse and addiction are such a part of the landscape that they are occupational hazards. Like so many musicians before him, songwriter Adam Fenton found it the hard way. Getting high in punk rock shows as a teenager eventually led him to a very […]

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Former Nashville City Councilor Launches Alt-Rock Band

Nashville Alternative Rockers’ Debut Album X-Ennials out today (October 29) with a two-part pandemic-themed album titled Insane American Tragedy. And although frontman Anthony Davis has held political office in the past, he proves that “message music” doesn’t have to be judgmental or void. Davis served as a Nashville city councilor for eight years and he […]

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15 rock songs that are really scary

The song that sounds pleasant but has some unsettling revelations in its lyrics is a well-documented conundrum in rock music. Especially in the way it can trick the listener into initially believing it’s harmless. Once it clings to it, however, its true meaning can penetrate. And, while difficult to embrace, these types of tracks often […]

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Think of “Feliz Navidad” while carving a pumpkin – Trentonian

It’s Halloween, which means we have to talk about Christmas. And one of the most enduring songs of the season – not “Christmas Is the Time to Say ‘I Love You’” by Billy Squier – but the bilingual classic “Feliz Navidad” by José Feliciano. Since last year was completely closed, now is the time to […]

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Think of “Feliz Navidad” while carving a pumpkin – Daily Local

It’s Halloween, which means we have to talk about Christmas. And one of the most enduring songs of the season – not “Christmas Is the Time to Say ‘I Love You’” by Billy Squier – but the bilingual classic “Feliz Navidad” by José Feliciano. Since last year was completely closed, now is the time to […]

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Rock Songs for a Spooky Halloween

Caroline Richards ’22 Art Editor Anemone from The Brian Jonestown Massacre One of the most infuriating and heartbreaking songs ever written in my opinion. It builds like the archetypal horror movie A24: slowly, ominously, and beautifully. Psychedelic rock at its finest. Will give you chills. Will also be stuck in the back of your head […]

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With his profession, Victoria Rock Music artist Steve Moffitt is well established to create a new golden age for rock music

To bring back the lost glory of rock music, Victoria rock music artist Steve Moffitt composed some of the best songs in this genre. Stay tuned to find out more! With a very loud sound of drums and cymbals in his music, the artist Steve moffitt seems to be such a reclaimer of a long, […]

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10 overrated rock music albums from the 2000s

In many ways, the 2000s were a great time for rock ‘n’ roll. Arguably the last stand of guitar music, there were terrific new bands like Arctic Monkeys, veterans like Radiohead hitting a rich series of shapes, a brief but glorious New York scene bringing us The Strokes et al, and many other amazing bands […]

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How Canadian rock music came to fruition at Massey Hall in the 1990s

Many luminaries of the country’s music scene have moved from balcony to stage during this decade, writes David McPherson Richard Beland The Tragically Hip first gained international attention on the Massey Hall stage in the late 1980s. The following is taken from the forthcoming Massey Hall book by David McPherson, which will be published by […]

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10 moments that changed the history of rock music

The history of music is littered with those moments that changed the cause of its evolution. As music scholars endlessly debate the origins of this genre or movement, it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly what sparked certain trends. That said, there are those moments that are universally accepted as being groundbreaking in reorienting the cause of […]

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3 legendary rock songs commonly played at sporting events

For dedicated sports fans who are loyal supporters of their favorite teams and players, there really is no better experience than catching a game or game in real time. It’s the time when fans have the chance to applaud their hearts out, their voices echoing with others in huge arenas and stadiums. Anyone who has […]

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Discover 14 of Australia’s most iconic pub rock songs

Image: Cold Chisel, INXS/Instagram There’s no denying that pub rock songs dominated the Australian music scene in the 1970s and 1980s. But, one thing that we sometimes think gets overlooked is how popular so many of the classic tunes still are. Whether it’s, you guessed it, in the pub or just in the comfort of […]

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Punk and rock songs from Fort Collins to check out this week – The Rocky Mountain Collegian

(Graphic illustration by Abby Flitton | The Collegian) Fort Collins has been fighting for decades to make a name for itself as a music hub. Like NPR said in 2010, “This college town is big enough for an assortment of music collectives to flourish, but maybe not big enough to contain them.” However, this dilemma […]

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Fort Collins punk and rock songs to check out this week – the Rocky Mountain Collegian

(Graphic illustration by Abby Flitton | The College Boy) Fort-Collins has struggled to make a name for itself as a music hub for decades. As NPR said in 2010, “This college town is big enough for an assortment of music collectives to thrive, but maybe not big enough to accommodate them.“ However, this space dilemma […]

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The 10 most romantic hard rock songs to set the mood

A good love song can boil any romantic situation, especially when it’s the hard rock genre. On top of that, intimate power ballads are just fun to listen to – especially when they mix the power of rock instrumentation with the languid words of a lover who is desperate to be with his significant other. […]

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Publication of the book The Venue That Changed Rock Music Forever

The book “Fillmore East: The Venue That Changed Rock Music Forever” is now available from journalist / photographer Frank Mastropolo This year marks the 50th anniversary of the closure of Fillmore East, promoter Bill Graham’s rock mecca in New York’s East Village. A celebrity show on June 27, 1971 starring the Allman Brothers Band, J. […]

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10 Catchy Rock Songs With Darker Meanings

Everyone has those songs that instantly induce a good vibe. Catchy melodies, catchy choruses and infectious dance hooks. Half the time, who even bothers to listen to what the lyrics actually say? It’s all about how good the music makes you feel, right? Harmless enough, but sometimes performers will use the wrong direction technique, with […]