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On the Blue: New Horizons Cruise Day 1: Marbin Gets the Fun Started
The On the Blue: New Horizons cruise took place April 5-10, 2024 aboard the Norwegian Cruise Line ship Pearl

Hot In The City: Prog Band Tu-Ner Coming to Phoenix
Fans of progressive rock music will be in for a rare treat when Tu-Ner comes to Phoenix May 9, 2024 for a show at The Rhythm Room

CINDERS - Going Nowhere
This Salt Lake City-based trio hasn't released new music for a few years, here fans can hear what they're up to now with this four-song EP

Sites and Sounds: Daytona Beach Ready to Rumble with Welcome to Rockville
One of the most revered metal and hard rock festivals in the country (and the largest) is set to rattle Daytona Beach, Florida May 9 - 12, 2024 as the Welcome to Rockville festival comes to Daytona International Speedway.

Ross Valory - All of the Above
This debut solo album from Valory, long the bass player for superstar rock band Journey, has actually been in the making for almost two decades.

A Doll's House - Annum
Here's a very impressive debut from a Los Angeles-based band comprised of four guys in their 50s, not the usual circumstances for an act that's just starting out.

5 Star: Judas Priest - Invincible Shield
Judas Priest are going to add significantly to their 50 million sold total with this stellar effort.

Sites and Sounds: Festival Season Heats Up in Arkansas
Festival season has arrived in Arkansas. Here are some of the best festivals coming to the state this year, including something special that occurs during April's solar eclipse!

Travel News, Trips and Tips: Road Trip Essentials
We know you're just aching to take to the highway for some out-of-town fun so here we recommend some items to take with you that'll make you safer, healthier, and in the case of some very special sunglasses, the envy of all.

Hot In The City: Carin Leon Will Open For The Rolling Stones in Arizona
Rising Latin star Carin Leon will be the opening act when The Rolling Stones perform May 7, 2024 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona

MorleyView: Chapel Hart
Morley spoke with Danica from Chapel Hart this week about their recent success, the amazing Glory Days record and more

Caught In The Act: Ministry Rocks Chicago
Rob Grabowski and Morgan Clifton caught Ministry In The Act during show at the Argon Ballroom in Chicago on March 14th. Check out Rob's great photos and Morgan's review!

RockPile: Spotlight on Season of Mist
When we're in the mood for metal, we're in the mood for Season of Mist, one of the best metal imprints around.

Box Sets: Aretha Franklin - A Portrait of the Queen 1970-1974
Flash back to the era of '70s soul with this box set of vinyl albums from the legendary Aretha Franklin.

Record Store Day: Craft Recordings Announce Record Store Day Vinyl Releases - Collective Soul- Filter- More
The anxiously-awaited Record Store Day (RSD), the day that celebrates brick & mortar record stores, is April 20 this year

Columbia, Missouri's True/False Film Fest Part 2: Music and More
In Part 2 we look at some of the other fun things that occurred during T/F including parties and opportunities to hear great music.

Peytan Porter - Grown
It's only fitting that Porter's new EP is titled Grown- the singer has been releasing recorded music for a few years now and she has indicated that with the new release she feels unfettered as far as conforming to one style is concerned

Sites and Sounds: Music Cruises are Red Hot!
2025 Sailings Announced for Shiprocked, Country Music Cruise, Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea X, Outlaw Country Cruise

Quick Flicks: Long Story Short - Willie Nelson 90 - Live at the Hollywood Bowl
If you watched this celebration of Willie Nelson's 90th birthday on network TV you actually only saw part of what went on at the Hollywood Bowl.

Caught In The Act: Mr. Big Live 2024
Rob Grabowski and Tom Antonson caught Mr. Big In The Act during show at t the Des Plaines Theatre in Des Plaines, Ill on Friday, Feb. 16, 2024. Check out Tom's review and Rob's photos!

Live: Small Island Big Song
The collective known as Small Island Big Song put on a show February 10th that can only be described as stunning at one of the Phoenix area's most intimate venues, the Arizona State University-adjacent Tempe Center for the Arts.

Matisyahu - Hold The Fire
Matisyahu makes a great spiritual connection through his music and he has an excellent talent for passing that positivity on to his fans

On The Record: Spotlight on Joe Bonamassa
J&R Adventures, Joe Bonamassa's own record label, has repressed three of Joe's album releases on limited edition colored 180 gram vinyl.

Caught In The Act: John 5 Live 2024
Rob Grabowski caught John 5 In The Act during show at Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, Ill on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024. Check out Rob's photos and Tom Antonson review!

The Allman Brothers Band - Manley Field House, Syracuse University, April 7, 1972
This live Allman Brothers Band concert was recorded during their "five man band" period

Caught In The Act: KISS Farewell at the Allstate Arena
The iconic rock band KISS brought their "End of the Road" tour to the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois, on November 27, 2023

On The Record: Spotlight on Craft Recordings (Collective Soul, Social Distortion, More)
The Craft Recordings label is one of our favorites here at On the Record and this time out we feature four of their recent vinyl releases: reissues of titles by Collective Soul, OTEP, Social Distortion and The Maine.

MorleyView: Desmond Child
Morley speaks to hit songwriter Desmond Child (KISS, Bon Jovi, Aerosmith) about his new autobiography "Livin' On A Prayer: Big Songs Big Life"

Asking Alexandria - Dark Void
In 2024 Blue Monday falls on Jan. 15 and Bettley says it is a perfect time for those suffering from depression to "Turn it up and let it be a reminder that you aren't alone and together we can make it through."

Van Morrison - Accentuate the Positive
Here's a 19-song set of covers from Van the Man that reflects his early rock 'n' roll influences

Robin Trower - Joyful Sky
Joyful Sky is a stellar addition to the Trower catalog and hopefully he'll work again with Schorr in the future.

Rock Reads - Queen, Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie and Sammy Hagar
Tis the season for gift giving. Here are our suggestions of new titles about Queen, Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie and Sammy Hagar for the music lover on your list.

Quick Flicks: Billy Idol - Stateline: Live at the Hoover Dam (Blu-ray)
Here's a very cool concert film of Billy Idol performing in a very unusual place. In April of 2023 Billy Idol performed the first (and likely only) concert to ever be performed at Hoover Dam

3 - Rockin' the Ritz: NYC 1988
Fans of Emerson, Lake & Palmer will find Rockin' the Ritz to be a fine addition to their ELP collections

Vinyl: The Kinks, Allman Brothers, The Cranberries, Rory Gallagher, more
Here are some exciting gift ideas for the vinyl fan on your list! New releases featuring The Kinks, The Allman Brothers, The Cranberries, Rory Gallagher, Gram Parsons, John Lee Hooker and The Three O'Clock.

Rock Reads - AC/DC, Alice Cooper, Grateful Dead, Beatles, More
For the music lover on your holiday gift list, check out our recommended books about AC/DC, the Beatles and the Grateful Dead along with rocking activity books from Fantoons and a collection of indie rock photos from Piper Ferguson

Rock Reads: Iron Maiden
The fertile minds at Fantoons Animation Studios have turned loose two fun Iron Maiden collectible books, one a coloring book and the other a seek-and-find puzzle book.

Lee Oskar - She Said Mahalo
Here's a very nice instrumental set from famed harmonica player Lee Oskar, whose playing became familiar to millions when he was a member of War

Live: Andy Summers Rocks Phoenix
After taking a couple of weeks off, Andy Summers, the former guitarist for The Police, resumed his The Cracked Lens + A Missing String tour in the music theater at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix

5 Star: The Rolling Stones - Hackney Diamonds
A new Rolling Stones record is always a major event and this one is a biggie. Hackney Diamonds will undoubtedly stand as one of the band's best. World's greatest rock 'n' roll band? Yeah buddy.


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