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  • Portland, Oregon based new wave duo, Camp Crush, are set to release a new EP on May 18th, 2018. Find out what dance moves they are good at, among other things, in this chat with vocalist Jen Deale.

    An Interview With Jen Deale of Camp Crush

    An Interview With Jen Deale of Camp Crush

    by Justin W Price0

  • The late '60s witnessed a musical explosion of music that people still listen to today. As a result of the fierce competition, many excellent performers never received wide recognition.

    10 Bands From the Late '60s That Almost Made It

    10 Bands From the Late '60s That Almost Made It

    by Harry Nielsen0

  • 15 of the very best Scottish Punk Rock bands. Raw, vicious and even chart superstars with uncompromising lyrics, loud music and hard-core principles from the Caledonian crews of rasping guitar.

    15 of the Very Best Scottish Punk Rock Bands

    15 of the Very Best Scottish Punk Rock Bands

    by Shinkicker5

  • A long time Dokken fan presents a brief history of the band and examines their extensive catalog of hard rock classics.

    A Brief History of Dokken

    A Brief History of Dokken

    by Keith Abt23

  • "Hallelujah" was the first song I heard by the late Jeff Buckley and everything still stands still for me in that moment back in 2002. I remember sitting in my friend's basement bedroom, completely confused about who I wanted to be and...

    An Interpretation of Leonard Cohen's

    An Interpretation of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah"

    by kristycutsforth32

  • Released in February 1977, this song by beloved American entertainer Jimmy Buffett might just be the perfect summer song. Margaritaville conjures up images of a tropical paradise where "booze in the blender" seems to be the perfect recipe for passing the day away.

    The Story Behind the Song "Margaritaville" by Jimmy Buffett

    The Story Behind the Song "Margaritaville" by Jimmy Buffett

    by Kaili Bisson13

  • Nirvana is the name of one of the most famous and influential rock bands of the 20th Century. The band is famous for its grunge and punk sound, heavy drums, interesting riffs and poetic lyrics. The band consisted of Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl and Krist...

    Top 10 Best Nirvana Songs

    Top 10 Best Nirvana Songs

    by HumanPerception24

  • Guns N' Roses' "comeback" album, "Chinese Democracy," finally appeared in 2008 after 13 years of hype, but the disc can now be found at your local dollar store. Is it worth the buck?

    Guns N' Roses, "Chinese Democracy" Album Review

    Guns N' Roses, "Chinese Democracy" Album Review

    by Keith Abt27

  • Here is a list of the most important guitar players in the history of rock. These are the guitarists who inspired millions to pick up the instrument and make their own marks in the music world. Every great guitarist had their own influential hero, and chances are it was one of these players.

    The Most Important Guitar Players in Rock History

    The Most Important Guitar Players in Rock History

    by Michael James6

  • A brief history and some fanboy perspective on the Ramones, aka the greatest rock band ever to set foot on God's green earth.

    I Still Wanna Be a Ramone!

    I Still Wanna Be a Ramone!

    by Keith Abt28

  • Here’s my ranking of Van Halen’s best albums, from first to worst. If you are discovering Van Halen for the first time this is your roadmap. If you are a longtime fan of the band like I am, vote in the poll and make your opinion heard.

    Top 10 Van Halen Albums Ranked

    Top 10 Van Halen Albums Ranked

    by Michael James3

  • One of my passions is music, past and present. During the years as a middle school and high school teacher, my favorite topics would be about music history and rock music was very fun to teach.

    The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll

    The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll

    by Reginald Thomas5

  • The debut album by prog-rock "Supergroup" Asia was an instant success in 1982. The band featured members of Yes, King Crimson, the Buggles, and ELP.

    Retro Rock Review: "Asia"

    Retro Rock Review: "Asia"

    by Keith Abt3

  • While the roots of hard rock music date back to the late '60s, it was the '80s that propelled the genre to new heights. This article showcases the best hard rock bands of the ‘80s and ‘90s.

    100 Best Hard Rock Bands of the '80s and '90s

    100 Best Hard Rock Bands of the '80s and '90s

    by Ansel Pereira1

  • There is something enjoyable for everyone on this one, whether you are more a fan of Anthony Green's sweet and genuine love songs, his more playful pop songs, or his darker explorations into love and relationships.

    Anthony Green: 'Would You Still Be in Love' Review

    Anthony Green: 'Would You Still Be in Love' Review

    by Jack Teters0

  • This article suggests a list of the ten greatest rock bands of all time and provides a short biography of each group, as well as photos and videos.

    Ten Greatest Rock Bands of All Time

    Ten Greatest Rock Bands of All Time

    by Kelley Marks493

  • Over the years, soft rock has remained a chart-topping genre. This article showcases the very best soft rock songs.

    100 Best Soft Rock Songs

    100 Best Soft Rock Songs

    by Ansel Pereira0

  • KISS' 1983 album LICK IT UP was a do-or-die release for the struggling hard rock legends, who opted to appear without their trademark makeup for the very first time.

    When KISS Unmasked: 1983's "Lick It Up"

    When KISS Unmasked: 1983's "Lick It Up"

    by Keith Abt25

  • "Killers" was KISS' second "greatest hits" compilation, and was only released outside of the U.S. It is noteworthy because it featured four "new" songs.

    KISS "Killers" Album Review

    KISS "Killers" Album Review

    by Keith Abt0

  • I have gathered my favorite rock ballads from the '80s and '90s in this list of videos. Listen, enjoy, and pick up some trivia about rock power ballads!

    Top 100 Rock Ballads of the '80s and '90s

    Top 100 Rock Ballads of the '80s and '90s

    by dannydeu31

  • "Infestation" was Ratt's first studio album since 1999 and their finest release since the glory days of the early 1980s. Unfortunately the reunion didn't last long.

    Ratt's "Infestation" and the Aftermath

    Ratt's "Infestation" and the Aftermath

    by Keith Abt13

  • Sometimes the meaning behind a hit song's lyrics can get lost in translation. Here is a list of 12 songs whose meanings we completely got wrong, either because we didn't fully grasp the lyrics or because we took the song at face value.

    Top 12 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

    Top 12 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

    by Rachel M Johnson0

  • My top 5 favorite Ska Punk bands of all time, along with descriptions of each and my favorite album.

    Top 5 Best Ska Punk Bands

    Top 5 Best Ska Punk Bands

    by Ttocs L10

  • KISS has an extensive catalog, so there are a lot of great songs that don't get a lot of attention. Here are 20 songs that don't get the love they deserve.

    20 Best Kiss Songs You Don't Hear Often

    20 Best Kiss Songs You Don't Hear Often

    by Gracchus Gruad0

  • 1984's "Animalize" was the second album of KISS' "non-makeup" era, and their first - and last - album to feature guitarist Mark St. John.

    Revisiting KISS' "Animalize" Album

    Revisiting KISS' "Animalize" Album

    by Keith Abt0

  • Queen's Brian May is one of the most profoundly gifted, influential, and prolific guitarists to ever grace a studio and stage. Having fully functional right and left brain hemispheres, the musician capably balances hard rock and hard science: he’s also Dr. Brian May, a world-renowned astrophysicist.

    Queen’s Brian May: Star Guitarist and Stargazing Astrophysicist

    Queen’s Brian May: Star Guitarist and Stargazing Astrophysicist

    by Rainbeaux0

  • This article suggests a list of the 11 greatest Native American rock bands. It only includes bands from North America, that is, Canada and the United States.

    11 Best Native American Rock Bands

    11 Best Native American Rock Bands

    by Kelley Marks2

  • Third Day is a great Christian rock band. Cari Jean lists her favorite Third Day songs which includes Thief, King of Glory, Creed, My Hope is You, I Need a Miracle, and more.

    My Ten Favorite Third Day Songs

    My Ten Favorite Third Day Songs

    by Cari Jean30

  • KISS' 1998 album "Psycho Circus" was the first new studio album in almost twenty years by the reunited original band... but did it live up to the hype?

    KISS - "Psycho Circus" Album Review

    KISS - "Psycho Circus" Album Review

    by Keith Abt1

  • Check out 7 of the best rock guitar albums. These are the essential masterpieces that changed music and influenced millions of guitarists.

    7 Essential Rock Guitar Albums

    7 Essential Rock Guitar Albums

    by Michael James4

  • Jeff Buckley is probably most well-known for his cover of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah." But he also has an entire discography of equally stellar songs. Here's 10 of Jeff Buckley's best songs.

    The Best Jeff Buckley Songs You've Never Heard Of

    The Best Jeff Buckley Songs You've Never Heard Of

    by Brittany Brown2

  • These loves songs from the 1960s may have special meaning to those who fell in love during that era, but I think they have something special to offer to people of every generation.

    10 Best Love Songs From the '60s

    10 Best Love Songs From the '60s

    by Sherry Hewins2

  • Ever since rock music announced its arrival, bands with an all woman lineup have been dishing out memorable music. This post is an ode to the best all-female rock bands.

    100 Best All Female Rock Bands

    100 Best All Female Rock Bands

    by Ansel Pereira0

  • When we talk about great guitarists, the spotlight is often on men. Well, it’s time women got their due. This article showcases the best female guitarists.

    100 Best Female Guitar Players

    100 Best Female Guitar Players

    by Ansel Pereira0

  • Kix's third album, Midnite Dynamite, was released in 1985 and is still considered to be their finest work, but success would continue to elude them for a few more years. The hard working Maryland band is still on the road to this day!

    Forgotten Hard Rock Albums: Kix, "Midnite Dynamite" (1985)

    Forgotten Hard Rock Albums: Kix, "Midnite Dynamite" (1985)

    by Keith Abt18

  • Your ringtone can express a variety of sentiments. If you're looking for a ringtone for a loved one, then check out these rock love songs to get ideas!

    100 Best Rock Love Songs for Ringtones

    100 Best Rock Love Songs for Ringtones

    by Ansel Pereira0

  • Elvis burst on the scene in the 1950s with much controversy. His dark black hair, vocal style, and shake and wiggle were patterned after black entertainers, like Ukelele Ike.

    How Did Elvis Get His Shake and Wiggle?

    How Did Elvis Get His Shake and Wiggle?

    by Robert Odell Jr5

  • Excessive use of fade outs, simplistic guitar-work and other recurring elements make Interpol's songs blend together, and although a lot of the songs are good on their own, listening to the album as a whole can start to make the music seem more like background noise.

    Interpol—"Marauder" Review

    Interpol—"Marauder" Review

    by Jack Teters0

  • The ‘70s are remembered for their pure, unadulterated rock music. This article showcases the best rock bands from that mystical decade.

    100 Best Rock Bands of the ‘70s

    100 Best Rock Bands of the ‘70s

    by Ansel Pereira0

  • There was something really magical happening with music in the 60s and early 70s. Psychedelic Rock music gave voice to the dreams of an idealistic, if unrealistic generation.

    Ten Trippy Psychedelic Rock Albums

    Ten Trippy Psychedelic Rock Albums

    by Sherry Hewins10

  • "Creatures Of The Night" is considered one of KISS' best albums today, but in 1982 it seemed like their last gasp. It features new guitarist Vinnie Vincent and the anthem "I Love It Loud."

    KISS "Creatures of the Night" Album Review

    KISS "Creatures of the Night" Album Review

    by Keith Abt20

  • This article suggests a list of the 14 Best California Rock Bands of All Time. Each band must have started its career in California and be known primarily as a rock and roll band.

    14 Best California Rock Bands of All Time

    14 Best California Rock Bands of All Time

    by Kelley Marks14

  • Rock 'n' roll has long been dominated by men, especially hard rock and heavy metal, but over the last couple of decades, women have taken a bigger and bigger role in the music scene. Here we take a look at the powerful and lovely ladies of rock 'n' roll.

    25 Hottest and Most Powerful Blond Women of Rock 'n' Roll

    25 Hottest and Most Powerful Blond Women of Rock 'n' Roll

    by SpiderBytes23

  • Most baby boomers remember, the sixties and seventies were an expansive time for music. Many of the musicians of that time are still making innovative music today.

    New Albums From Classic Rock Artists

    New Albums From Classic Rock Artists

    by Sherry Hewins0

  • This article looks at some of the top rebel all-girl bands who have taken on the realms of punk and rock and clawed their way to the top.

    Top Girl Bands in Rock and Punk

    Top Girl Bands in Rock and Punk

    by Stephanie Ford1

  • The great Peter Frampton has given us lots of memorable music, and most of it was played on a Gibson Les Paul. His most famous one was a gift. It was lost, but now it has been found again. Here's the rest of the story.

    Peter Frampton and the Gibson Les Paul

    Peter Frampton and the Gibson Les Paul

    by Wesman Todd Shaw2

  • KISS' 20th album, "Monster," was released in October 2012. Did the fire-and-brimstone rockers still "have it?" Your columnist and longtime KISS fanboy takes you directly into the belly of the beast!

    KISS—"Monster" Album Review

    KISS—"Monster" Album Review

    by Keith Abt22

  • In the 80s punk started to move in different directions. Hardcore, Psychobilly and more! Here is a list of the 10 best punk albums of the 80s.

    10 Best Punk Albums of the 80s

    10 Best Punk Albums of the 80s

    by CJ Baker4

  • Singing karaoke isn't only for the Beyoncé and Demi Lovato songs. Rock songs get hips swaying too. Here are 100 rock songs to put your vocal chords to work!

    The 100 Best Rock Songs to Sing at Karaoke

    The 100 Best Rock Songs to Sing at Karaoke

    by Sarah Carson0

  • Here are 12 classic punk rock music videos that help chart the evolutionary development of punk rock.

    12 Classic Punk Rock Videos

    12 Classic Punk Rock Videos

    by CJ Baker9

  • While the raucous sound of Jimi Hendrix's lead guitar playing is still celebrated, the deeper ballads of Hendrix serve to tell the whole story of Jimi.

    5 Best Soft Jimi Hendrix Songs

    5 Best Soft Jimi Hendrix Songs

    by The Write Life1

  • Buffalo Springfield made a splash on the music scene but lasted only for two years

    Buffalo Springfield

    Buffalo Springfield

    by Gypsy Rose Lee8

  • The four members of KISS took a massive gamble when they all released solo albums on the same day in September 1978. Instead of platinum success, it was the beginning of the end for the original band.

    KISS: The 1978 Solo Albums Fiasco

    KISS: The 1978 Solo Albums Fiasco

    by Keith Abt17

  • Check out the best songs by Motley Crue from some of their top albums. They are one of the most influential glam metal bands of all time, and they paved the way for a decade of memorable music.

    Best Motley Crue Albums and Songs

    Best Motley Crue Albums and Songs

    by Michael James0

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