© 2019 by NEXT DOOR BOYS

Nashville, the city where budding musicians get their start, chase their dreams of being signed at a record label and sometimes even make it big.

A group of young people in the Brentwood/Franklin area are doing just that. The five-member boy band calls itself the “Next...

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2019 has been revealed, with seven inductees slated to join the Rock Hall ranks next year: The Cure, Def Leppard, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Radiohead, Roxy Music and The Zombies.

Of the seven names who will enter the RRHOF at t...

You rock ’n’ rollers may be getting older — but you’re still shelling out big bucks for your favorite acts.

In fact, of America’s 50 top-earning musical artists last year, 29 are considered “heritage artists.”

That’s Billboard’s term for acts who have released a minimum...

AVENGED SEVENFOLD frontman M. Shadows recently guested on "The Stansbury Show"on the Canton, Ohio-based radio station Rock 106.9. The full conversation can be streamed below (interview begins around the 93-minute mark). A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERM...

Fans of the genre, as well as bullish label execs and optimistic radio programmers, will point to emerging stars like Frankenmuth, Michigan’s own, Greta Van Fleet.  Other acts – like Dorothy – are bubbling under, giving PDs hope that a new wave of great rock may be jus...

While there weren’t many guitars on Coachella’s mainstage, plenty were tucked away into the club-like atmosphere that is of the Sonora tent. But rock fans shouldn’t be bummed about being pushed aside to an out-of-the-way dome: The place, at least, is air-conditioned, m...

For as long as I have been listening to rock ‘n’ roll, people have been telling me that the music I love is dead.

When I was a grade-schooler in the late ’80s, people told me rock was dead because of the preponderance of hair-metal bands on MTV. A few years later, I hea...

For years, big labels were the gatekeepers in Tennessee's capital city. They had the keys to the recording studios and the funds to push singles out to the radio. But in the shadow of the country-music empire, DIY artists have been rising up to find their own voice. "I...

Some of the music industry’s biggest players are betting that a new sound is ready to catch on. It’s called classic rock.

The genre is being reinvented by young musicians, some of whom are barely out of high school, who are channeling bands their mothers and fathers gre...

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