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British Rock

Royal Blood Prove They Are Rocks New Heirs in New York City

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.17.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

It has been a whirlwind year for Royal Blood. The Brighton, England, band formed last year and since the duo came together, everything has clicked for them. Before they even released their first single in 2013, Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders wore the band's shirt on stage during his band's headlining slot at Glastonbury.

Mo Foster Authors the History of British Rock Guitar

Tom Semioli | Posted 05.12.2014 | Books
Tom Semioli

From the Baby Boomers who experienced the British Invasion firsthand to the scores of alienated youth who found salvation in the sounds of Robert Smith's Fender Jazzmaster -- some of us owe our lives, for better or worse, to British rock guitar.

Arctic Monkeys Swing Into Action at MSG

Salvatore Bono | Posted 04.12.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

It was relevant how, in the midst of a Polar Vortex, the Arctic Monkeys would stage their very first headlining concert at the world's most famous are...

8 Awesome Rock Posters (NEW BOOK)

Posted 09.12.2013 | Books

The art found on rock posters paints a bold picture of a society's counterculture. Dreamlike scenes limned in primary colors are reminiscent of the ps...

Muse Attempts to Beat Back Entropy With The 2nd Law

Stereo IQ | Posted 11.30.2012 | Entertainment
Stereo IQ

As a follow-up to The Resistance, The 2nd Law is like a mirror-image of the prior album, in that it's good because it's precisely what The Resistance wasn't.

Brian May Discovers 150-Year-Old Photos Of An English Village.. In Stereo Vision

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jesse Kornbluth

Buddy you're a young man hard man Shoutin' in the street Gonna take on the world some day You got blood on yo' face You big disgrace Wavin' your...

Steve Winwood, Boyish British Rocker, Returns to the U.S. This Summer

Linda Hassler | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Linda Hassler

Steve Winwood is a permanent kid to many of his older fans. It could be his boyish face, tousled hair and lean body. But there are other reasons.

Bettye LaVette: The High Priestess of R&B, Too Long Ignored

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Leonce Gaiter

Unashamedly aged, rough, ragged and under absolute control, Betty La Vette could find depths of longing and desperation in a lyric that the songwriters probably didn't even know existed.