ARCTIC MONKEYS, DAVID BOWIE, AND BASTILLE WIN BIG AT 2014 BRIT AWARDS

It was a star-studded evening at the 2014 BRIT Awards, recognizing the best in British musical talent. We learned two things last night – the old icons are still getting the job done, and the new kids in town are here to make noise. The legendary David Bowie was nominated for… Continue reading

GRAMMY AWARDS 2014 WINNERS

The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award: The Beatles Best Rock Performance:  Alabama Shakes – “Always Alright” David Bowie – “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)” Imagine Dragons – “Radioactive” (WINNER) Led Zeppelin – “Kashmir” Queens of the Stone Age – “My God is the Sun” Jack White – “I’m Shakin’” Best Metal… Continue reading

ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2014 INDUCTEES – KISS, NIRVANA, PETER GABRIEL, AND MORE

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced their 2014 Inductees. Among this year’s honorees are Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens, Hall and Oates, The E Street Band, and glam rock icons KISS. Grunge legends Nirvana are also included in this year’s class, and will be inducted in their first year of eligibility. Just over a… Continue reading

THE 56th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS – 2013 ROCK MUSIC NOMINEES

After another year of great music, the nominees for this year’s Grammy Awards are in. The 56th installment of the iconic awards show is set to take place live on CBS on January 26, 2014 and will feature some of rock’s biggest acts and most legendary stars including David Bowie,… Continue reading

The Rolling Stones announce 2013 ’50 and Counting’ North American Tour

After much anticipation, The Rolling Stones have officially announced the first set of dates for their 2013 ’50 and Counting’ North American Tour. Fans have been in limbo since December when the band concluded the first run of it’s 50th Anniversary Tour. Now, the wait is over, and the celebration continues. The… Continue reading

Bruce Springsteen, Metallica, and more Lead Top Grossing Rock Tours of 2012

The numbers are in, and the numbers don’t lie. Each year, Pollstar releases their annual rankings of the top-grossing touring shows/acts of the year. Rock acts had a strong year, nabbing 14 of the Top 50 slots. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band‘s Wrecking Ball Tour topped the rockers, grossing just… Continue reading