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News about Rock & Roll continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Monday | The Atlantic

A Brief History of Soviet Rock and Roll

A pro-Kremlin lawmaker spawned a tsunami of scorn in Russia this week by alleging that Soviet rock star Viktor Tsoi's Perestroika-era anthems were composed by CIA operatives trying to destabilize the Soviet regime.

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Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, Pop/Rock, Kino, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Country, Latvia, World News,

Monday | Home

Paul Stanley and his love for another mask

Kiss frontman Paul Stanley feels a strong connection to the title character of "The Phantom of the Opera," and not just because he's spent nearly 40 years onstage with his face covered in paint.

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Arts, Opera, Theater, The Phantom of the Opera, Rock-N-Roll, Musical Theater

Sat Apr 19, 2014

National Public Radio

How A Music Writer Learned Trust Is The Ultimate Backstage Pass

Lisa Robinson has done just about every kind of music writing there is. She's followed Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones on tour, covered the scene around CBGB in the 1970s, been a syndicated newspaper columnist, written live reviews for The New York Post and cover stories for Vanity Fair.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones, Rock-N-Roll

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Brandon Sun

Kiss' Paul Stanley on his autobiography, lesson learned from playing 'Phantom' in Toronto

Kiss frontman Paul Stanley feels a strong connection to the title character of "The Phantom of the Opera," and not just because he's spent nearly 40 years onstage with his face covered in paint.

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Arts, Opera, Theater, The Phantom of the Opera, Rock-N-Roll

ABC News

Paul Stanley on His Love for Another Mask

Kiss frontman Paul Stanley feels a strong connection to the title character of "The Phantom of the Opera," and not just because he's spent nearly 40 years onstage with his face covered in paint.

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Arts, Opera, Theater, The Phantom of the Opera, Rock-N-Roll, Musical Theater, Entertainment

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

AC/DC's top tracks over the years

To celebrate the band's endurance in tough times, music writers Martin Boulton and Peter Vincent each pick their five favourite AC/DC songs and talk about why they love them.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, Rock-N-Roll

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Jena Irene American Idol "Creep" Video 4/16/14 #IdolTop7

Jena Irene sang, "Creep" by Radiohead for this week's theme "Competitor's Pick."

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Related Topix: Radiohead, Pop/Rock, Rock-N-Roll

Cincinnati CityBeat

Let the Good Times Roll

In this instance, "it" means two things: Spaghetti's infatuation with Rock & Roll and, by proxy, Supersuckers, the raucous outfit he's spent his adult life leading.

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Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, The Knack, Pop/Rock, Supersuckers, Tucson, AZ, The Black

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Daily Reporter

Nirvana, Kiss, Gabriel in rock hall

Nirvana, which changed music and fashion in the 1990s with the punk rock-inspired grunge sound, is joining the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a class with Kiss, Peter Gabriel and Hall & Oates.

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Related Topix: Gabriel, Pop/Rock, Kiss, Nirvana, Grunge, Hall & Oates, Rock-N-Roll, Dance, Coldplay

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Northwestern in Oshkosh

Kiss Army's original generals rock on

On Thursday, Kiss will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame . It's been a contentious entry for founding members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, who declined to perform at the ceremony because of a dispute about which band lineup - original or current - would take the stage.

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Speedway, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Speedway, IN, Rock-N-Roll, Terre Haute, IN

Mon Apr 07, 2014

City Paper

Listen to a New Chain and the Gang Song, Watch a New Chain and the Gang Video

When Ian Svenonius , per his anti-gentrification salvo "Devitalize," has turned back D.C.'s tide of cool bars, soaring property values, and, um, sanitary sewage infrastructure, will the rest of us also dress like we stepped out of a mid-'80s Kix concert? Spiv and his Chain and the Gang bandmates look appropriately trashy in the new, awesomely ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, Music, Entertainment

Anchorage Daily News

Erratic B.B. King performance makes fans blue

In this April 4, 2014 photo, B.B King performs at the Peabody Opera House on April 4, 2014 in St. Louis, Mo.

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Related Topix: B.B. King, Blues, Black Entertainment, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Rock-N-Roll, US News, US Politics

The Huffington Post

Erratic B.B. King Performance Leads To Early Departures For Fans

At 88, blues guitarist B.B. King is a living legend, a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer with his own satellite radio channel and a string of blues-themed restaurants in New York, Las Vegas and several other cities.

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Related Topix: B.B. King, Blues, Black Entertainment, Rock-N-Roll, Entertainment, Drama, Television

OregonLive.com

Sisters recall meeting Elvis Presley in Portland

As the saying goes, some memories are fleeting and fade away in days, months or years.

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Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities, Rock-N-Roll, Oregon

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Thumbs-up, thumbs-down; it's your choice

Thumbs-up to Steve Jaschke and his crew at Steve-A-Reno's Rock and Roll Blues Bar for creating the best and only venue in Victoria specializing in rock 'n' roll and blues entertainment.

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Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, Victoria, TX, Goliad, TX

The New York Observer

Paul Stanley Says Goodbye to Queens

A real rock 'n' roll front man-someone who can sing, write, look awesome and ooze charisma-is rare, but New York City has produced its share, from Debbie Harry to Julian Casablancas.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Music!, Detroit Rock City, Adventure, Paul Stanley, New York, Pop/Rock, The Yardbirds, Theater, Arts, Rock-N-Roll

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WJZW-FM Washington

Faces Keyboardist Ian McLagan to Release New Solo Album, "United States," in June

Keyboardist Ian McLagan may have tentative plans next year for a Faces reunion and a Small Faces 50th anniversary concert, but first, the 68-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will take time to promote a new solo album.

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Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, Manor, TX

The News-Press

Things to do in Cape Coral, week of April 3

Lite snacks will be provided. $12 per person for information call 574-0807. 7-10 p.m. $12.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Rock-N-Roll, Theater, Arts, Majesco Games, Zumba Fitness, Video Games

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Central Michigan Life

a Dig a little deepera : Rock history professor connects music, family, U.S. history into course

Staff Photographer History professor Mitchell Hall, who teaches a course on the history of rock and roll, holds up the first record he ever purchased, "Hey Jude" by The Beatles, on Tuesday in his office in Powers Hall.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, John Lennon, Rock-N-Roll, University of Kentucky, Indiana

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Mac DeMarco's growing fame lands him on Pitchfork cover

The Edmonton expat is quickly becoming the biggest name in indie rock, thanks to his warped-by-the-sun lo-fi guitar tunes about girls, cigarettes and self-doubt and his wacky, often juvenile sense of humour on and off the stage.

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Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll

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