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ROCK MUSIC MENU: Is Kiss' Gene Simmons right about 'Rock is Dead' claim?
The Delaware County Daily Times
Rock Music Menu has talked to a variety or artists, both large and small, and it's clear that the days when truckloads of stage and lighting equipment would follow an act from city to city are over. And what happens when the Stones are finally done ...
Slash Reacts to Gene Simmons' 'Rock Is Dead' Statement + Offers His Take on ...Loudwire

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The Guardian

Paul Morley: 'Pop belongs to the last century. Classical music is more ...
The Guardian
During the 1970s and 80s, I mostly listened to pop and rock music, when even the likes of Captain Beefheart, Henry Cow and Popul Vuh were filed under pop. However far out I went as a listener, though, classical music seemed connected to a dreary sense ...


Ringo Starr on the future of rock music: 'Bands will always come through'
When asked about Royal Blood being one of the first bands to make it to the Number One slot in the Official Albums Chart with their self-titled debut album last month, Starr said he has "never believed" that rock music is dying out. "The saving grace ...
Ringo Starr Does Not Believe Rock Music Is

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Royal Blood's Mike Kerr says the idea that rock music is the most authentic ...
And I don't think any genre is better than any other genre; there's only good music that inspires you. It doesn't matter what genre it is, what colour the person playing it is, how tall or small they are, how many tattoos they have or don't have, if ...


“A portrait of touring Canada as a rock band
The Darcys are a Canadian art rock quartet consisting of Jason Couse, Wes Marskell, David Hurlow, and Michael le Riche. Their dark, eclectic music has earned them a nomination for the 2014 Polaris Music Prize long-list as well as a 2014 Juno nomination ...


KISS' Gene Simmons Deems Rock Music "Dead"
Speaking to his son Nick in an interview for Esquire, KISS frontman Gene Simmons declared rock music “finally dead,” likening the rock music industry to an “insurmountable mountain” financially. In an interview that reads straight from The Onion, the ...
Gene Simmons declares rock music to be 'finally dead'
Die, 'Rock Is Dead,' DieThe Atlantic
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Does religion have a place inrock music?
Former As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis recently revealed that his band faked their faith to make money from the lucrative Christian rock market in the US. Lambesis – who is currently serving a six year prison sentence for conspiring to kill his ...

Live, from medical gigs, a science rock band
Dallas Morning News
About a decade ago, it dawned on Eric Olson that he may never live out his dream of playing in a rock band. So he started one. That marked the birth of The Transactivators. Named for proteins that turn genes on and off, the group is made up largely of ...

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Gregg Allman to recieve living legend award
Music News
As one of the most prestigious awards in rock, the Living Legend Award honours those without whom rock music would not be what it is today; the innovators, the trailblazers, those who have inspired others to create music and have trodden the path for ...

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Pop & Rock Music Listings for Aug. 29-Sept. 4
New York Times
Jeff Bridges (Tuesday) This actor, who won an Academy Award in 2010 for his role as a troubled country music singer in “Crazy Heart,” reaffirmed his love of roots-rock and country in 2011, when he released a self-titled album with the estimable ...