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South Mississippi tourism on the rebound

This was a monumental week for tourism in South Mississippi, marked by the opening of the White House Hotel and the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum in Biloxi and the first day on the job for the new director of Coast tourism.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Baton Rouge, Hancock County, MS, Gulfport, MS, Life, Food, Food Festival

3 hrs ago | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

45 Years Ago: Jethro Tull Comes Into Its Own with 'Stand Up'

Through it's not their first album - that would be 'This Was,' from the year before - 'Stand Up' represents the moment when Jethro Tull was born.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jethro Tull, Mick Abrahams, Black Sabbath, Tony Iommi

4 hrs ago | KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Rock & Roll Memorabilia a Big Attraction at New Casino



Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Deep Purple

8 hrs ago | NME

Campaign to get Ozzy Osbourne knighted receives over 20,000 signatures

An online campaign to get Ozzy Osbourne knighted has attracted over 21,000 signatures.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath

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Slash: 'Tony Iommi Deserves A Medal' [News]

As Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi got nominated for a prestigious Pride of Birmingham Award, fellow axe legend Slash sang massive praises of father of metal, calling him the ultimate inspiration.


Related Topix: Tony Iommi, Black Sabbath

16 hrs ago | The Independent

Message on 'Israeli shell to Gaza' reads: 'That's...

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Message

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Remembering Ride The Lightning

In the spring of 1984, Metallica were at a recording at a studio in Denmark. It was the same studio that Rainbow had recorded 'Difficult to Cure' in.


Related Topix: Metal, Metallica, Rainbow

South Shore Record

Dee Snider trades in rock - n roll for puppets

"Avenue Q" meets Dee Snider in a comic interpretation of Shakespeare's violent tragedy featuring silly-string gore, a bunch of angry goths and a villainous anthropomorphic boa.


Related Topix: Dance, Twisted Sister, Sister

The Southtown Star

Motley Crue leader singer Vince Neil to raise money...

Vince Neil will perform June 21 as part of Throttle Fest Chicago, which will take place from June 20-23 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview.


Related Topix: Metal, Vince Neil, Motley Crue, Tinley Park, IL

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

The Key Studio Sessions: The Sixties

The Sixties were reared in the DIY scene surrounding the Montgomery County burg of Lansdale, and are tight friends with some of its players .


Related Topix: Montgomery County, PA, Lansdale, PA, Pop/Rock, The Strokes, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

96.1 The Rocket

Deep Purple: Jon Lord Tribute Album

The album documents the most recent Sunflower Jam concert, an annual event to honor Lord's music that is held at London's Royal Albert Hall.


Related Topix: Deep Purple, Heavy-Metal, Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden, Progressive-Rock, Yes, Pop/Rock, Paul Weller

Sammy Hagar throws a party at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom

If there's one thing you can say about Sammy Hagar, it's this. The man knows how to throw a party.


Related Topix: Red Rock, AZ, Pop/Rock, Van Halen, Led Zeppelin


A map of Charleston's Gay History

For a town obsessed with its own history, Charleston has been slow to acknowledge its gay past.


Related Topix: College of Charleston, Southern University, Charleston Southern University, Rainbow, Music

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Rainbow - Long Live Rock And Roll

Rainbow 's second album was one of those albums I could not get off the turntable when it first came out.


Related Topix: Rainbow, Deep Purple

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

The Winery Dogs make their Philadelphia debut tonight at the Keswick Theater

Given the road-tested virtuosity of all three members, hard rock supergroup The Winery Dogs could easily have been overwhelmed by instrumental pyrotechnics.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, Theater, Arts, Philadelphia, PA, Pop/Rock, Poison, Mr. Big, Progressive-Rock, Dream Theater

Montrose Today

Hundreds listen to song about sea dog Bamse

Vigdis Hafto, the daughter of Bamse s original owner, and Gary Anderson after the 70th anniversary ceremony of the death and burial of Norwegian sea dog Bamse who is buried in Montrose.


ABC News

Meat Scandal Putting Tofu Nuggets on McDonald's Menu

Tofu Shinjo Nuggets, right, and Chicken McNuggets, left, are displayed at a McDonald's restaurant in Tokyo on July 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Mcdonalds, Restaurant Management, Life, Dining, World News, China

WJZW-FM Washington

Glenn Hughes Says He Didn't Want New Band California Breed to Be Black Country Communion Part II

California Breed is a new power trio featuring former Deep Purple singer/bassist Glenn Hughes and Jason Bonham , son of late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham , that released its self-titled debut album in May. The band rose from the ashes of the short-lived supergroup Black Country Communion , whose lineup also included guitarist Joe Bonamassa and ... (more)


Related Topix: Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Pop/Rock

China Daily

Philadelphia Orchestra continues China ties

In 1973, the Philadelphia Orchestra was invited by then US President Richard Nixon to go to China following his historic trip there a year earlier.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Classical, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Philadelphia

Sharon Osbourne Still Pained Over Family Estrangement

Rock matriarch Sharon Osbourne still struggles with her decades-old decision to cut her mother, father and brother out of her life, insisting she mourns the "death" of her family relationship every day.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath