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On July 7, the award-winning Cleveland rockers Via the Sun stopped by the studio of The Rock on 88.7 WJCU again, this time with guitars in hand to rock out an acoustic set on the radio! If you missed the show that night, you’ve come to the right place – follow the links to listen to both the interview with the band and live performances of the songs “Grateful” and “Bad Roots”. Continue reading
All Dinosaurs are here, and they’re ready for you to love them with their latest recorded effort, Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior. Much like the group’s last album Paranoid Indigenous, this offering is a full-bore audio assault from start to finish, custom-made for anyone who likes their music loud and frenetic! Continue reading
Last month, in announcing his intent to join his former Guns ‘N Roses bandmates in Cleveland this Saturday for the group’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Slash stated he did so with reservation. While he appreciated the honor, he stated that “it’s sort of a bittersweet thing too because there’s so many artists that aren’t inducted, that came way before Guns did, that actually deserve more to be in there and they’re not in there.” Continue reading
In Out of the Rust and Ruin, Cleveland thrashers Deadiron saddle up their (metaphorical) steeds and present a well-rounded metallic sound; a sound synthesis of its members’ diverse musical influences.The debut full-length album from the group is indeed as powerful as the brutal album art (shown above). Continue reading
Speaking of bands working to raise the profile of Cleveland music, how about those 2nd Half guys? The group has been involved in a contest sponsored by OurStage.com and ESPN to determine “Who’s Next” among independent rock bands across the nation. Recently they advanced to the finals in an online poll, and if they win, they’ll have their music played during Championship week for the NCAA Men’s College Basketball coverage on ESPN. Continue reading
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Check it out! Tonight on The Rock on 88.7 fm WJCU, I’ll be welcoming members of Dawn Lights, 2nd Half, and American Rockstar into the studio. On topic will be the upcoming concert with the bands at Brothers Lounge (11607 Detroit Ave., Cleveland OH 44102). That show will be the official album release party for Dawn Lights’ new full-length titled “My Will Alone”. Surely there shall be plenty to talk about.
Interested in listening in? You can catch WJCU at 88.7 fm on your radio dial if you’re in the Cleveland area, or you can listen online here. (Follow that link for our high-quality AAC stream, or click the about tab at the top of the page for other listening options, courtesy of WJCU.org. Today also marks the official release of “My Will Alone” to iTunes shoppers, so get your early copy fresh from the presses (the digital presses, that is..)