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The New Yorker

The Republican Party's Unrequited Love of Rock Music
The New Yorker
For decades, Republican campaigns have deeply misunderstood, often in hilarious ways, the most formative and essential ideologies of rock music, as evidenced by their endless dodging of cease-and-desist orders from musicians who don't want their rebel ...

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Searching for a great American rock show: Why is rock 'n' roll on TV so hard to get right?
“My sense of 'Vinyl' was that it was a kind of glorious failure,” says Ira Robbins, a music critic best known as the editor of the Trouser Press guides to alternative rock music. “They made a costly, painstaking effort to recreate an era. And then ...

Inside Sting's First Rock Album in Decades 31
Sting is working overtime to finish 57th & 9th (named after the intersection he crosses to get to the studio every day), which has him returning to the guitar-driven rock music he hasn't made in decades. "It's not a lute album," he says with a smile, a ...
Sting announces new rock album 57th & 9thConsequence of Sound (blog)
Sting Returns to Rock on New AlbumBest Classic Bands (blog)

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Rock music instruction offered in Beacon, Ulster
Poughkeepsie Journal
The Hudson Valley this summer is offering multiple opportunities for aspiring rock musicians looking to sharpen their skills. Local musicians of varying ages can utilize music instruction at the Beacon Music Factory in Beacon, New Paltz Rock in New ...

Calgary Sun

Raise your fist and yell: Music's greatest arena rock anthems
Calgary Sun
It's been a week since the Stampede ended and now that the hangover has started to subside, we can finally look back on the festivities and begin to process all of the crazy adventures I'm sure I am not alone in having had. For me, music was at the ...

The Cannabist

Watch: Sublime with Rome talks edibles, smokables and rock music at Red Rocks
The Cannabist
Rock band Sublime has a complicated past — something its fans are all too aware of. A lot of old-school Sublime fans aren't particularly psyched that the group has been reincarnated with Rome Ramirez as the frontman singing the late Bradley Nowell's ...

Columbus Dispatch

Book review: 'Never a Dull Moment' heralds 1971's influence on rock music
Columbus Dispatch
The year 1971, British music journalist David Hepworth contends, was the first year of the rock era — the year that the Beatles disbanded and dozens, if not hundreds, of other musicians, grabbed for a piece of the audience they left behind. It was ...

Rock and politics: Famous rockers sound off on the relationship between music and politics
The exhibit looks at some of the most important debates in our country through the lens of rock music. Over the years we've spoken to several famous rock stars and Rock Hall Inductees and gotten their views on a number of topics including how rock and ...
Can Republicans Rock Cleveland?New York Times

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Rock band Queen frustrated after Trump campaign 'ignores' requests not to use their music
The rock band Queen is getting increasingly frustrated by the Trump campaign after it "ignored" repeated requests to stop playing their songs. The classic rock band says they don't want Donald Trump using their music and their publishing company says ...
Donald Trump's Great Gay Rock-Star SpectacleThe Atlantic
Queen 'Frustrated' by Donald Trump After RNC Song Usage

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'They Should Be Allowed' - Head of Rock Music Tour Defends Having Pro-Life Group at Shows (blog)
Kevin Lyman has a message for those who are opposed to a pro-life group being at his music festival: If the advocacy group Rock for Life "are being respectful and not promoting hatred, racism or bigotry then I think they should be allowed." Lyman is ...

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