Category Archives: Rock Music News

Governor’s Cup half marathoners run into hills, leis and rock music

Half-marathon runners contended with humid weather and a hilly course Saturday morning at the 45th Governor’s Cup. Geoffrey Ngetich, a Kenyan runner from Chapel Hill, crossed the finish line first in a time of 1:08:10. His pace was 5:13 per mile. “I’m feeling great,” he said after striding to the finish. Zipporah Chebet, also Kenyan […]

Foo Fighters’ second album didn’t change rock music—not that it was trying to · Permanent Records · The A.V. Club

Permanent Records is an ongoing closer look at the records that matter most. Kurt Cobain’s 1994 suicide left a giant hole in the rock world. The year before, Nirvana had released In Utero, which was on its way to becoming as seminal as the genre-altering Nevermind. Grieving fans looked anxiously to the band’s surviving members, […]

Japanese Punk Legends Shonen Knife Sing About Food : The Salt : NPR

Shonen Knife performs at the Black Cat in Washington, D.C., on April 30. For over 35 years, the all-female trio has been serving up catchy punk songs with a delicious twist: Many are about a love of food. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption toggle caption Ariel Zambelich/NPR Shonen Knife performs at the Black Cat in Washington, […]

Enter Shikari: ‘Hypercapitalism has sunk its claws into rock music but that’s something we’re just not interested in’

In 2007, the debut album from a young St-Albans-based post-electronic-hardcore quartet caused a seismic shift within the modern music industry. For years, the majority of commercially successful albums were released under the backing and guidance of one of the big six major record labels; Warners, Sony, Universal, EMI, BMG and Polydor. By 2007, the year […]

Rock music – The Hindu

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UO Today: Music prof puts classic rock under the microscope

The latest “UO Today” interview brings UO professor of music theory Drew Nobile into the studio to discuss his research delving into the form and structure of classic rock music. He says he became interested in the subject when he was a younger, classically-trained musician who dabbled in playing rock. “As rock analysis has come […]

Are you ready to rock – Over 80,000 rock music fans to descend on Slane Castle for second Guns n Roses gig in 25 years

Over 80,000 rock music enthusiasts are expected to descend on Slane Castle later today as US rock group Guns n Roses are to play second gig at the venue in 25 years. The highly anticipated concert which was sold out in a matter of minutes last December will see heightened security in the wake of […]