Rock 'n' Roll

JD & The Straight Shot To Open for Joe Walsh on Long Island 4/15

Submitted by Big Picture Media on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 3:56 pm

JD & The Straight Shot announces today they will open for rock legend Joe Walsh, at The Paramount Theatre in Huntington, NY on Long Island on Monday, April 15th. Find out more about the show here.Founded by frontman Jim Dolan, JD & The Straight released their fourth studio album Midnight Run last summer.

Jimi Hendrix Pretty Lights Herbstrong

Submitted by Lance Herbstrong on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 3:46 pm

Last summer, as we were road trippin, we were listening to Pretty Lights. Finally Moving came on and Pete (Peter Di Stefano of Porno For Pyros) said it sounded like Jimi Hendrix. He grabbed his guitar and started strumming All Along The Watch Tower as it played..

 

"No reason to get excited,"

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"There are many here among us

Former Allman Brothers Guitarist "Dangerous" Dan Toler Passes

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 3:46 pm

Legendary Southern Rock guitarist Dan Toler died this morning, February 25th 2013, at his home in Sarasota Florida. Dan passed away after a long battle against (ALS) Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.Dan Toler was celebrated in the late 1970s for his astonishing guitar work as a member of the Dickey Betts & Great Southern band. He was featured on the two albums with Dickey Betts & Great Southern and later become a member of The Allman Brothers Band in 1979 and remained until 1982.

Duane Allman 'Skydog' retrospective coming on Rounder

Submitted by conqueroo on Fri, 01/25/2013 - 2:55 pm

Even if he’d never formed the Allman Brothers Band, Duane Allman would be a major figure in American popular music. Long before his name became known to mainstream audiences, he had already established his credentials as a once-in-a-lifetime guitar visionary, leaving his unmistakable stamp on a broad array of recordings.

Skinny Molly Causes a Haywire Riot on New Record, Streets 1/8

Submitted by Mark Pucci Media on Mon, 01/07/2013 - 4:35 pm

Ruf Records announces a January 8 U.S. release date for Haywire Riot, the new CD from rock quartet Skinny Molly, distributed nationally by the Allegro Corporation. Skinny Molly is led by lead singer/lead guitarist Mike Estes, a former member of the legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd, and also features Jay Johnson on lead guitar and backing vocals, Kurt Pietro on drums and Luke Bradshaw on bass and backing vocals.

My Morning Jacket and PHJB Headline Sandy Benefit Concert

Submitted by Girlie Action Media on Wed, 12/12/2012 - 4:03 pm

Greetings from Asbury Park...It's never been so important to say those words, because compared to the rest of the Jersey Shore, we are fine. The Stone Pony, Paramount Theatre and Asbury Park Convention Hall are open for business and the rest of our boardwalk and surrounding beaches are progressing into the New Year.But our neighbors, our families and our friends however are not as fortunate. For the past month we've been with them, shoveling, ripping out drywall and now know why they call a crawl space a crawl space.

"Time On My Hands" rock from Steely Dan guitarist Jon Herington

Submitted by jonherington.com on Fri, 11/30/2012 - 4:47 am

On the new release TIME ON MY HANDS, long-time Steely Dan guitarist JON HERINGTON steps forward to showcase his brilliant soloing chops like never before. The long awaited release by Jon Herington, reflects the bluesy, driving rock that had its gestation in the club scene.