Top 11 Classic Punk Rock Songs

Top 11 Classic Punk Rock Songs

“Punk rock was the tsunami that threatened to drown us all in 1977.” – Pete Townshend “Kick Out the Jams” by the MC5 “Kick Out the Jams” is the title track of the MC5‘s 1969 debut LP, recorded over Halloween weekend at Detroit’s Grande Ballroom. The song gained immediate notoriety by its introduction. Singer Rob […]

Photos: Foreigner/Cheap Trick/Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppeiln Experience Rock Camden, NJ

Photos: Foreigner/Cheap Trick/Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppeiln Experience Rock Camden, NJ

(Review and all photographs by Sreve Trager) Seems like almost yesterday when Foreigner formed back in 1976, which began a path that led them to their current status as classic rock icons. As a four-piece churning out hit after hit and earning numerous No. 1’s and multiple Top 10 hits, who would ever imagine that Foreigner would still be […]

Still Twisted: An Interview with Jay Jay French of Twisted Sister

Still Twisted: An Interview with Jay Jay French of Twisted Sister

When Twisted Sister first assaulted the radio airwaves and MTV with their fist-pumping anthem, We’re Not Gonna Take It, for the music world at large it seemed as if the group’s seemingly meteoric rise happened overnight. But as a new documentary film put together by Music Box Films called We Are Twisted F***ing Sister demonstrates, this over-sized […]

Top 11 Songs from Martin Scorsese Films

Top 11 Songs from Martin Scorsese Films

Director Martin Scorsese and the Rolling Stones‘ Mick Jagger have teamed as executive producers of Vinyl, a 10-episode series on the ’70s rock scene that premieres on HBO Feb. 14. At a Television Critics Association panel,  Jagger acknowledged that the acclaimed director “was one of the first people that really used rock ‘n’ roll, like […]

Top 11 Songs About Faraway Places

Top 11 Songs About Faraway Places

“If God had really intended men to fly, he’d make it easier to get to the airport.” — George Winters Rockers have traveled to every corner of the earth – if not by plane, train and automobile then in their imaginations – to compose our Top 11 Songs About Faraway Places. Some songs celebrated their […]

Foreigner Detail ‘The Best of Foreigner 4 & More’, Stream ‘Juke Box Hero’ (Listen)

Foreigner Detail ‘The Best of Foreigner 4 & More’, Stream ‘Juke Box Hero’ (Listen)

Foreigner have announced a December 16th release date for The Best of Foreigner 4 and More, a new live album celebrating some of their most classic hits. The band – Mick Jones (lead guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Jeff Pilson (bass, vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards), Tom Gimbel (rhythm guitar, sax, vocals), Bruce Watson (guitar) and Chris […]

Top 11 Loser Songs

Top 11 Loser Songs

Without losers, where would the winners be? – Casey Stengel We’ll hear plenty this month about the new inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Enough already. Let’s celebrate the failures for a change with our Top 11 Songs About Losers. 11. Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett When Margaritaville hit the top ten in […]

Mick Jones + Paul Simonon of The Clash, Frank Ocean Collaborate on ‘Hero’ for Converse (Listen)

Mick Jones + Paul Simonon of The Clash, Frank Ocean Collaborate on ‘Hero’ for Converse (Listen)

Last week The Clash‘s Paul Simonon and Mick Jones came together at Brooklyn’s Converse Rubber Track Studio to record a recent track for Converse’s Three Artists, One Song series. The Clash has been known for transcending musical boundaries, unveiling unique sounds by blending genres and staying essentially punk. The song is a collaborative effort with famed dance/hip […]