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Reflections On...(Music From) The Elder

This recollection is more of a reflection on my journey to owning (Music From) The Elder and less about the actual album itself. And although it’s been ridiculed and despised by some, (Music From) The Elderis not a horrible record. And it certainly...
by The Rock and Roll Guru on Sep 8, 2015

Sending KISS Out On Top

Let’s face it---the hottest band in the land is not getting any younger. And while their two most recent members may be youthful in comparison to the founding fathers, KISS is not KISS without Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley. I don’t care what garb...
by The Rock and Roll Guru on Jun 22, 2015

The Greatest Album Is...Highway To Hell

Every band that has been around for a while and released great records runs into this debate; what is their greatest album? The greatest album is…is a column dedicated to tackling that age old question. What is the greatest album recorded by AC/DC?
by The Rock and Roll Guru on Jan 22, 2015

The Greatest Album Is...Destroyer

Every band that has been around for a while and released great records runs into this debate; what is their greatest album? The greatest album is…is a column dedicated to tackling that age old question. What is the greatest album recorded by Kiss?
by The Rock and Roll Guru on Dec 1, 2014

Ace Frehley Tour Dates

 Space Invader Vinyl Out On October 28  2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Ace Frehley has announced the first leg of U.S. tour dates in continued support of his newest LP, Space Invader. In addition, a double gatefold 180 gram LP v...
by The Rock and Roll Guru on Sep 25, 2014

ACE FREHLEY TO SIT IN WITH THE ROOTS ON THE TONIGHT SHOW

Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley will perform on  the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon tonight Tuesday, August 12, 2014, sitting in with The Rootsfor the show’s entirety.Additionally, a one time only...
by The Rock and Roll Guru on Aug 12, 2014

Before We Were So Rudely Interrupted

     Last time many of you heard from me on this forum, we had stopped the radio show and the blog posts had slowed to a trickle. Life had changed our plans, and although we willing accepted the changes in our career plans and our...

Glam Rock Podcast June 2014

Hey all you Glamour Rock Podcast loyal fans! Here it is! Another absolutely incredible selection of some of the best HIGH VOLTAGE Glam Metal Rock songs that will have you on an unreal journey in the space between your ears! YEAH! TURN IT UP okay? Thi...
by Glam Rock Artists on Jun 7, 2014

Glam Rock Podcast June 2014

**CLICK PLAY BUTTON  ABOVE TO LISTEN NOW*** Hey all you Glamour Rock Podcast loyal fans! Here it is! Another absolutely incredible selection of some of the best HIGH VOLTAGE Glam Metal Rock songs that will have you on an unreal journey in the space...
by Glam Rock Artists on Jun 7, 2014

Glam Rock Podcast June 2014

**CLICK PLAY BUTTON  ABOVE TO LISTEN NOW*** Hey all you Glamour Rock Podcast loyal fans! Here it is! Another absolutely incredible selection of some of the best HIGH VOLTAGE Glam Metal Rock songs that will have you on an unreal journey in the space...
by Glam Rock Artists on Jun 7, 2014

Canción de hoy: Crazy on you por Heart

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by Avarana on May 22, 2014

Canción de hoy: Under Pressure por Queen

Under PressureQueen...
by Avarana on May 21, 2014

Linda Ronstadt diganosed with Parkinson's

     The devastating news crossed my desk tonight that Linda Ronstadt's career is over. The article found here: http://blog.aarp.org/2013/08/23/linda-ronstadt-discloses-her-battle-with-parkinsons-disease/  discloses that she...

Keith Hampshire--Daytime Night-Time (1973)

     Keith Hampshire is very well known in Canada not only as a rock singer, but of a song that has become somewhat of a theme for the Toronto Blue Jays baseball club. The song, "OK Blue Jays" recorded in 1983, is sung during the...

Jimmy Hall--I'm Happy That Love Has Found You (1980)

     There were several southern rock bands that deserved more recognition during their time, but was left in the wake of bands like Lynyrd Skynyrd, Charlie Daniels, and Marshall Tucker. Some of them were hard to classify because...

The Guess Who--American Woman (1970)

     The Guess Who's roots go all the way back to 1958 with the formation of Al and the Silvertones with Chad Allan at the helm. A few years later the name developed into Chad Allen and the Reflections by 1962. By this time Randy...

Norman Greenbaum--Spirit In The Sky (1970)

     As the 60's hippie movement began to sour for many, the need to find something substantive on one's life led many back to more carnal pursuits (such as becoming yuppies in the 80's and attempting to make a pile of money), oth...

Grateful Dead--Truckin' (1971)

     There have been artists who have had overall greater success, there has also been musicians who created a greater stir among fans. However, with the possible exception of Elvis, there hasn't been a group of musicians who have...

Grand Funk Railroad--Bad Time (1975)

     Music criticism in the early 70's was beginning to come into it's own. Thanks to magazines like Rolling Stone, modern rock music was not only coming of age, but those who felt the need to become the gatekeepers of "good" rock...

Ian Gomm--Hold On (1979)

     Ian Gomm had only one hit in the US, but left a lasting mark in the UK throughout the 70s. He had started in pop bands as early as 1962, and even spent some time living in Australia honing his craft. In 1971, he was brought i...


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