| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:32 AM
Magic City Casino will offer classic rock icon Styx to its Magic City Amphitheatre at 8 p.m. Friday and country star Rodney Atkins at 4 p.m. Sunday, along with special guest Sunny Sweeney.
Styx, an arena rock staple in the late 1970s and early 1980s, is...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 7:16 AM
1) Fire lead singer, hire another guy.
2) Fire that guy, hire third guy.
3) Re-hire first guy.
4) Write several rock anthems.
5) Achieve widespread recognition.
6) Buy several cowboy hats.
7) Tour with the Scorpions.
8) Have creative and personal...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 8:16 AM
I'm catching up after having a week out of the office, but here's a look at this week's events at Orlando's theme parks and attractions.
+ The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival begins Wednesday. Flowers and topiaries have been slipping into...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:08 AM
News flash! REO Speedwagon and Styx to play the amphitheater in Virginia Beach! Truthfully, that's not exactly a jaw-dropping piece of information. Both bands, popular arena-rock acts who ruled in the '70s and '80s, have visited these parts regularly in...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 8:11 AM
Prog is among the more divisive subgenres of rock music. You either love it or hate it.
That said, it's kind of fun to look at that post-punk period, around 1979-83, where prog bands either radically transformed their sounds and went MTV mainstream (Yes,...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 10:51 AM
1. Halloween: Theme from Halloween
2. Harry Potter Theme
3. The X Files Theme
4. Twilight Zone Theme
5. Tubular Bells: Mike Oldfield
1. Wonderful World: Louie Armstrong
2. In my Room: Beach Boys
3. Don't Bring me Down: ELO
| Jul 23, 2012
| 10:00 AM
1) Dopapod & Jimkata: $10-$15. Thurs. 10 p.m. Arch Street Tavern, Hartford.
2) Iron and Wine: $25-$35. Fri. 8 p.m. Calvin Theatre and Performing Arts Center, Northampton.
3) Joe Louis Walker w/ special guest Clarence Bucaro: $20-$30. Fri. 8 p.m....
| Jul 27, 2012
| 4:44 PM
This week's picks!
- Journey, “Any Way You Want It”
- Earth, Wind, and Fire, “Fantasy”
- Boston, “More Than a Feeling”
- Prince, “I Wanna Be Your Lover”
- Bruce Springsteen, “Born to Run&...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 11:54 AM
Topic de la semaine or topic du semaine is the inclusion of new words in the Merriam-Webster dictionary. Now, I know that I will receive numerous emails with the correct françaises en disant for my translation of "topic of the week," as my French...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 6:57 PM
You may have heard Guns & Roses was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this weekend and Axl Rose released an official statement to the hall telling them not to induct him in his absence and that no one was authorized to accept the award on his...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 4:20 PM
(Reuters) - The U.S. Army cut rock musician and gun-rights advocate Ted Nugent from a summer concert program at Fort Knox, Kentucky, on the same day he met with two U.S. Secret Service agents over recent comments he made about President Barack Obama....