About Matt Bishop

Welcome to the Revival of rock 'n' roll music. The way you used to hear rock, see rock, and feel rock is going to be shattered into a million pieces, reassembled, and revived. Dive into the realm of rock with interviews, concert coverage, and breaking news that make the music seem real again - in your ears, in your mind, and right in front of your very eyes. You'll feel the cool steel of the guitar strings and the smooth wood grain of the drum sticks right in your hands, all with the echoes of reverb in your head. This is the way rock was supposed to be experienced. Welcome to the Revival of rock 'n' roll music.

DEF LEPPARD ANNOUNCE 2017 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR with POISON and TESLA

by Matt Bishop | January 12, 2017 British hard rockers Def Leppard have announced a massive 2017 North American Tour with very special guests Poison and Tesla. The trek kicks off on April 8 in Manchester, NH at the SNHU Arena and wraps up on June 25 in Indianapolis, IN at the Klipsch … Continue reading

U2, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS SET TO HEADLINE BONNAROO 2017

by Matt Bishop | January 11, 2017 Today, the lineup for the 2017 installment of Bonnaroo was announced. U2 and Red Hot Chili Peppers will serve as two of the festival’s four headliners, which takes place on June 8-11 in Manchester, TN. Other rock and alternative acts slated to perform include Royal Blood, Cage The … Continue reading

FOO FIGHTERS, TOM PETTY, and MAROON 5 SET TO HEADLINE BOTTLEROCK 2017

by Matt Bishop | January 3, 2017 This May, Foo Fighters will play their first show on U.S. soil in 19 months as they headline BottleRock in Napa Valley, CA on May 26-28. Also headlining are Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (who are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year) and Maroon 5. Other rock … Continue reading

PEARL JAM, JOURNEY TO BE INDUCTED INTO ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

by Matt Bishop | October 18, 2016 Its official. Next year, Pearl Jam, Journey, Yes, and Electric Light Orchestra will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Rapper Tupac Shakur and folk singer Joan Baez round out the new class. The 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction … Continue reading

NINE INCH NAILS ANNOUNCE NEW EP ‘NOT THE ACTUAL EVENTS,’ VINYL REISSUE SERIES

by Matt Bishop | December 16, 2016 Industrial rock icons Nine Inch Nails have announced their new EP Not the Actual Events which is set for release on December 23 via NIN.com. The band will also be reissuing their 1999 double album The Fragile on an expanded four-record vinyl edition which will contain 37 bonus tracks … Continue reading

WATCH METALLICA PERFORM “ATLAS, RISE!” ON ‘JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!’

by Matt Bishop | December 15, 2016 [Photo by Austin Gregg] Last night, Metallica was the musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. The heavy metal titans performed “Atlas, Rise!” – the third single from their brand new chart-topping LP Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. The album recently debut at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 and was … Continue reading