Catch one of the country’s leading authorities on classic rock right here every Friday. Start your weekend with Self Made Man! Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for August, 2011
These punky funsters have sold 35 million albums worldwide and kept a solid trio at the core of the band. It’s no wonder that 99% of us have encountered The Offspring. As anticipation heightens for the last festival of the summer, we take a look at the legendary Californian act.
For a tour-aholic like Frank Turner a performance at Leeds/Reading Festival might just be another in the bag. But what’s different about this English charmer is that he gives absoultely everything in every gig he plays till the point of exhaustion. At the still-ripe age of 29, he played his 1000th gig last April, and promises to continue on his obsessive quest to bring the world – the music of Frank Turner.
Deftones have been plugging away in the alternative metal scene for well over 20-years now, but that doesn’t make them at all outdated. The Californian sextet are hoping to release album number seven soon, but before that they’ve got some festival crowds to blow away.
As Leeds and Reading beckon, the next band we take a look is Muse. The studio three-piece made waves with fifth full-length record The Resistance in 2009 and have been solid regulars at UK festivals for some years. This year they remain one of the most talked about live acts of the lot. Read the rest of this entry »
We’re counting down to the Bank Holiday weekend riff fest with an alternative look at the must-see bands.
And we’re kicking off with emo kings 30 Seconds To Mars… Read the rest of this entry »
We review and rate the latest releases by Revengine, Bedouin Soundclash, Ancient Ascendants and Kids In Glass Houses.
And remember to check in every Sunday for news on the best new rock and metal records money can buy! Read the rest of this entry »
It’s both predictable and surprising, typical and out of character – but then that’s our resident blogger all over. Good to have you back SMM. Read the rest of this entry »
Acoustique (is that French?) sees the current line-up strip back the band’s familiar back catalogue and present all of the biggest hits – yep, you’ve guessed it – acoustically.
But here at rushonrock we wonder whether Mick, Kelly and the crew might have bitten off more than they can chew… Read the rest of this entry »