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Montreal Officially Declared a Heavy Metal City

While alt rock favorites Arcade Fire might be Montreal’s best-known musical export at the moment, city leaders seem to want their bands to play a little louder than that. City council has officially declared Montreal to be a heavy metal city. The measure was introduced by Councilor and resident... Read More

Cuyahoga River Has A New Reputation

The Cuyahoga River has come a long way since burning in 1969, and to show tribute, American Rivers named the Cuyahoga River the River of the Year for 2019. The river has been living proof of the dangers of enviornmental harm as well as becoming a cataylst for change. What followed the burning river... Read More

CBJ Make History, Cam Atkinson Almost Drops Bomb On TV

For the 1st time in franchise history, the Blue Jackets advance past the 1st round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Whom did they beat, try sweep? The President's Cup winners, the Tampa Bay Lightning who led the league in points with 128, tied a record for regular season wins with 62, and got swept... Read More
Classic Rock Almanac

Classic Rock Almanac April 17, 2019

ANNIVERSARIES 1960-Rock and Roll pioneer Eddie Cochran was just 21 years old when he was killed after the taxi in which he was riding blew a tire, then hit a lamp post. Cochran enjoyed hits with"Sittin' in the Balcony" (#18 in 1957), "Summertime Blues" (#8 in 1958) and "C'mon Everybody" (#35 in... Read More
 Neal Schon and Arnel Pineda of Journey perform onstage at the 32nd Annual Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

Journey Set to Take Over the Las Vegas Strip

Journey is no stranger to Vegas, but band members will be making themselves more at home the next time they visit. Neal Schon , Ross Valory , Jonathan Cain , Steve Smith and Arnel Pineda will take over the Strip for a residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The band will perform nine shows... Read More
 Aretha Franklin performs at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 25, 2012

More Respect for Aretha: The Queen of Soul Wins a Pulitzer Prize

The Queen of Soul’s legacy continues to grow. Aretha Franklin has been posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Franklin was awarded a special citation prize "for her indelible contribution to American music and culture for more than five decades.” She is the first woman to receive such an honor,... Read More

Journey: Back To Vegas

The third time is a charm, but the first two times went well also. It was an easy call for Journey, as they do their third resicency in Sin City. They'll do 9 shows starting October 9th at Ceasers Palace. They have taken most of 2018 off to work on solo projects, but planned to do something in the... Read More

Dog Swims To Safety, 130 Miles Out To Sea

This is just an amazing story HERE courtesy of the BBC. Thai oil rig workers are working on a platform 130 miles out and hear and see this dog who's perched underneath the rig platform. How did it get there? Haven't a clue but the early betting reason is that this dog feel off a ship, a pleasure... Read More
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Classic Rock Almanac April 16, 2019

ANNIVERSARIES 1964-The Rolling Stones' self-titled, debut album was released in Great Britain. It sold over 200,000 copies, hitting number one two weeks later and was the first non-Beatles album to reach the top in over a year. Six weeks later it would be issued in America where it would reach #11... Read More