Nicki Minaj. Lady Gaga. Justin Bieber. These are just a few of the so-called “Hot AC” artists that dominate the radio and television airwaves today. It seems like yesterday that rock bands like Nirvana or Stone Temple Pilots dominated the air..so what happened? Continue reading
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Deadiron Deadiron, live in concert at Peabody’s Concert Club in Cleveland, OH on 3.10.12 for their CD Release show for “Out of the Rust and Ruin”. (Photo Credit: Gene Natale, Jr. / 88.7 WJCU)
Hailing from Birmingham, England, leather-clad Judas Priest were one of the pioneers and mainstays of the heavy metal genre. Despite limited success in the U.K. in the band’s earlier years, the group achieved rock immortality in the U.S. as it shed its earlier bluesy sound for a decidedly heavier tone – British Steel, anyone? Continue reading
Another rocker affected by the storm was former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach. “I am numb, in shock, & devastated to report that my home of 21 years, my house featured on MTV Cribs, has been destroyed, condemned, & deemed uninhabitable due to the extreme flooding courtesy of Hurricane Irene,” the singer reported on his facebook page. Also presumed lost in the flood were master tapes from his days in Skid Row, and various priceless rock memorabilia, including a KISS pinball machine and gargoyles from the 1979 KISS tour. Continue reading