Akron’s own Social 66 are revving up their engines with their eponymous debut record for Pavement Records. The collection of twelve hard-rockin’ gritty jams infused with melody serves as a fierce statement that this band has arrived, and intends to be a force to be reckoned with in the world of rock. Continue reading
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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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