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Def Leppard- Man Enough!
This is off of Def Leppard’s current, self titled album. I think it’s pretty cool that they are still writing new music and making videos. This song has a pretty cool groove to it and I think it grows on you over time. I’m sure this song will go over big on tour as well.
Last week’s Rockucation question: The Tragic Prelude Mural, by John Steuart Curry is the artwork for this band’s debut album. Who is the band? Who is the band? Answer: Kansas!
Winner/s: Ron Lariviere, North Providence, RI
This Week’s Rockucation Question What famous guitarist discovered Alice Cooper and produced their debut album?
Answer Question Here Think you know this music question? Take a guess by clicking the link above! If you answer it correctly, your name will be featured in next week’s Rockucation section.
Rob Zombie Rob Zombie released another video from his latest album, The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser. The video is for the song Medication For The Melancholy. Check it out here.
Nonpoint Nonpoint released another track off their soon to be released album, The Poison Red, out July 8. Check out Divided..Conquer Them here.
Bush released a song just for National Refugee Day. The song is called People At War. You can check it out here.
Anthrax released a new lyric video this week for Zero Tolerance. It’s from their current album, For All Kings. Check it out here.
Kiss has a Pay Per View event going on through July 14. It’s their Vegas Residency Show that played in theaters last month. It’s $14.95 to watch it. You can get a preview and details here.They will also be releasing Kiss Rocks Vegas on CD/DVD on August 26.
If you are looking for something new, check out the debut song from the band, Pareidolia. The single is called Betrayed Within from their just released debut album, Denied Truths. Check it out here.
Crobot Crobot released a lyric video for their new song, Not For Sale. It’s from their forthcoming album, Welcome To Fat City. It comes out on September 23. Check out the video here.
Tank released Make A Little Time from their current album, Valley Of Tears. You can watch it here.
Aerosmith Aerosmith’s frontman Steven Tyler says 2017 will begin the 2 year farewell tour of the band.
White Chapel released a new track from their just released album, Mark Of The Blade. Check out the song Elitist Ones here.
Chevelle released a new track from their new album, The North Corridor, out on July 8. You can check out the song, Young Wicked here.
Fates Warning released a guitar playthrough video of their new song, White Flag. It features different angles of the song being played out on the guitar. The song will be on their new album, Theories Of Flight, out on July 1. You can watch the video here.
Opeth have announced North American tour dates with The Sword as the opening band. Get them here.
Meat Loaf colloborated with Jim Steinman on his new album, Braver Than We Are, out on September 16. Check out the new song, Going All The Way, here.
If you are curious how determined Led Zeppelin is about not reuniting, think again. They turned down $14 million dollars to play one night at the Desert Trip Festival.
Jeff Beck released a new lyric video for his song, Live In The Dark. It’s from his new album out on July 15. He may be getting older but he still can play. Listen to the song here.
Stryper announced their 30th Anniversary tour, To Hell With The Devil. They will also be wearing their famous yellow and black outfits for it. Get dates here.
Italian rockers, Smokey Fingers, released their first single for their new album, Promised Land, out on September 9. The song is called The Road Is My Home. Check it out here.
If you are fortunate to be in the Minneapolis, MN area this coming Friday, July 1, make sure you check out the Return Of The Flipp. Get details here.
Ricky Warwick (Black Star Riders) released a new song from his recently released 2 CD package, When Patsy Cline Was Crazy (And Guy Mitchell Sang The Blues) and Hearts On Trees. This one is called Schwaben Redoubt. Check it out here.
ZZ Top And Jeff Beck
ZZ Top streamed Rough Boy featuring Jeff Beck on guitar. It’s from their new live album coming out on August 12 called Greatest Hits Live. Listen to it here.
The Beatles and Ron Howard released the trailer for the soon to be released movie, The Beatles: Eight Days A Week- The Touring Years, out on September 17. It will feature unseen footage. You can watch the trailer here.
SRR Quick Hits
Led Zeppelin won their court case vs Randy California (Spirit) for plagiarizing the song Taurus for Stairway To Heaven. Jury voted in their favor. Apparently the chord progression has been around for centuries, but in 1963 a folk group called, The Modern Folk Quartet released, To Catch A Shad. See what you think here.
For the ultimate die hard music lover, there is probably no better way to be remembered than through your music collection, right? Vinyly is going to give you that opportunity. If you get cremated you can turn your ashes into a vinyl record. You can get the details here.
Tool and Puscifer frontman, Maynard James Keenan, has an autobiography coming out on November 8th, titled A Perfect Union Of Contrary Things. He released a trailer for it which you can watch here.
If you were a fan of the HBO series, Vinyl, then you’re in sad for news. They canceled it. That being said, tonight on Showtime, they debut a new series called Roadies.
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