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Billing itself as “America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll magazine,” Creem Magazine was first published on March 5, 1969. The mag featured up and coming writers who would eventually become as popular as some of the “stars” whom they wrote about. The staff captured the style and feel of the music in their writing and rapidly […]

Probably one of the biggest stories in the history of Rock and Roll. In March 1966, the London Evening Standard ran a weekly series of articles entitled “How Does a Beatle Live?” which featured John Lennon, Ringo Starr, George Harrison, and Paul McCartney respectively. The articles were completed by journalist Maureen Cleave, who knew the […]

3rd March 2012, American rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound aged 64. The guitarist who led the bands Montrose and Gamma had been ill suffering from prostate cancer. Montrose had also worked with Edgar Winter, Van Morrison, Dan Hartman, Sammy Hagar and many other artists. Read it here

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/music-quizzes/the-udiscover-rock-music-quiz/ The uDiscover Rock Music Quiz | uDiscover Think you know your rock music? Know your Queen’s from your Stones’s? Test yourself with the uDiscover Rock Music quiz – it’s hard but fun! Read it here

“My God is Rock n’ Roll. It’s an obscure power that can change your life. The most important part of my religion is to play guitar.” This was a quote from Lou Reed. Lou would have turned 76 years old today. Although his Lou and his band The Velvet Underground never really had great commercial […]

He was without a doubt one of the Founding Fathers of Rock and Roll. We lost him last Oct. 24th. If he were still with us, Fats Domino would have turned 90 years old today. Antoine Dominique “Fats” Domino Jr. was a pianist and singer-songwriter who was one of the pioneers of rock and roll […]

26th February 2011, It was announced that Queen’s We Will Rock You was still the most-played song at US sporting events, according to a new survey from BMI, the royalty-distribution service. According to its data, based off of MLB, NFL and NHL games in 2009-2010, We Will Rock You was the No.1 song overall, as […]

He was a Rock Star’s Rock Star. If Nicky Hopkins were still with us, he would be celebrating his 74th birthday today. We know that there are many of you who have heard his name but don’t really understand how important Nicky is/was to Rock and Roll. Nicky didn’t become famous playing in any one […]

38 years ago today, we lost one of the greatest frontmen in the history of Rock and Roll, AC/DC’s Bon Scott. Rock In Paradise Bon Scott. You are the voice of legends. God, 38 years already…….. Do you have a favorite song Bon sang? Read It Here!

13th February 2016, All four members of English indie rock group Viola Beach, Kris Leonard (guitar and vocals), River Reeves (guitar), Tomas Lowe (bass guitar), and Jack Dakin (drums) along with their manager Craig Tarry, died in a car crash in Södertälje, Sweden. Witnesses said they saw the car fall through a gap on the […]


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