What Happened To TV Theme Songs?

Throughout television history, some of the greatest shows had memorable, sing-along theme songs. Some made you feel good, some taught us lessons, and some were just fun to sing. Lately it seems that instrumentals have taken over the game. Some shows simply use existing songs, but that should not count. What we need are the toe-tapping, character-building originals that get stuck in your head for life. What happened to TV Theme Songs?

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Festival Rewind – Aftershock Festival

In the absence of new festivals to cover, GameOn.media is taking a look back at some of our favorite festivals, which we look forward to writing about and taking pictures of, just as soon as we are able to safely do so again.

Danny Wimmer Presents has become the leading producer of rock festivals in the United States, and one of their crown jewels is Monster Energy Aftershock Festival, which takes place in the fall …

DWP Aftershock 2021 Lineup Announced: Metallica, My Chemical Romance, Rancid, Social Distortion, The Offspring, Limp Bizkit, Rise Against, Volbeat & More October 7-10, 2021 In Sacramento, CA

Danny Wimmer Presents Announces

Lineup For Aftershock 2021

October 7-10 At Discovery Park In Sacramento, California

 

Metallica & My Chemical Romance

To Headline The West Coast’s Biggest Rock Festival

Also Featuring Rancid, Social Distortion, The Offspring, Machine Gun Kelly,

Rise Against, Volbeat, Gojira, Mastodon, Parkway Drive & Many More

 

Limp Bizkit ©2014 Johnnie Crow Photos

 

Festival Expands With The Addition Of A Fourth Night, Headlined By Limp Bizkit

Single Day, 3-Day And 4-Day VIP

System Of A Down Releases 2 New Songs To Benefit Artsakh, Armenia Attacks

IT TOOK AN ATTACK AGAINST ARMENIANS TO BRING IT ABOUT,
BUT THE WAIT IS OVER
SYSTEM OF A DOWN RELEASES TWO BRAND NEW SONGS
TO RAISE AWARENESS AND FUNDS TO AID THE PEOPLE
OF ARTSAKH AND ARMENIA AFTER CONTINUED ATTACKS
BY AZERBAIJAN AND TURKEY
Daron Malakian ©2018 Johnnie Crow Photos

 

“We’re probably the only rock band that has governments as enemies,
the only rock band that’s at war, so I wrote these songs to

System of a Down Release First New Music In 15 Years

The band have produced two new tracks to raise awareness of the war in Artsakh and Armenia.

System of a Down have released new music for the first time in 15 years. The two tracks – “Protect The Land” and “Genocidal Humanoidz” – where written to create awareness of the on-going wars in the band members’ native Artsakh and Armenia. Stream the two tracks below now.

The band released a lengthy statement about the purpose …

The American Drive-In Tour Featuring Aaron Lewis (Staind) & Sully Erna (Godsmack) Adds Two New Dates

The American Drive-In Tour
Featuring Aaron Lewis (Staind) & Sully Erna (Godsmack)
Adds Two New Dates:
Dallas (Oct. 27) & San Antonio (Oct. 28)
Tickets Are On Sale Now
One Of The First Live Rock Concert Drive-In Series Of 2020
Kicked Off Oct. 2, Offering An Intimate, Unplugged & Side-By-Side Event
From Two Of Music’s Most Acclaimed Frontmen
(Photo by Colin Flora)
Due to incredible fan demand, The American Drive-In Tour featuring Godsmack’s Sully

NIVA and YouTube Announce Virtual Save Our Stages Fest Featuring Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews, Miley Cyrus, Rise Against

NIVA and YOUTUBE MUSIC
REVEAL SCHEDULE FOR #SOSFEST

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#SOSFEST will stream live on NIVA’s Official YouTube Channel

Starting at 5pm PT / 8pm ET Friday, October 16

 

Fans can donate directly to the NIVA Emergency Relief Fund, which benefits independent venues in peril, on NIVA’s Official YouTube Channel now.

#SOSFEST is a three-day virtual music festival featuring exclusive original performances and

Five Fave: 1995 25th Anniversary Albums – Female Vocals

1995 was a decade where music took many interesting turns. “Alternative” wasn’t just a new genre, it was a true description of the multiple choices listeners had, as new artists emerged with unique sounds, established artists went solo, and everybody pushed musical boundaries. Glam and bubble-gum were in the rearview mirror, grunge had turned mainstream, country was going pop, and hip-hop was starting to dominate, eventually finding its way into rock and roll. 25 years …

Five Fave: 1995 25th Anniversary Albums – Male Vocals

1995 was a decade where music took many interesting turns. “Alternative” wasn’t just a new genre, it was a true description of the multiple choices listeners had, as new artists emerged with unique sounds, established artists went solo, and everybody pushed musical boundaries. Glam and bubble-gum were in the rearview mirror, grunge had turned mainstream, country was going pop, and hip-hop was starting to dominate, eventually finding its way into rock and roll. 25 years …

Five Fave: Eddie Van Halen Guitar Riffs

Words by Johnnie Crow, Images by Freddy Salazar and Vernon L. Gowdy III

Photograph owned and copyrighted by Freddy Salazar.
June 15, 1984 Myriad OKC, OK.

Sadly, Edward Van Halen, ground-breaking guitarist for the legendary California rock band Van Halen, has lost his long battle with cancer. He excited millions and inspired generations with his unique sounds and artistic style. Few artists have been able to create something so new and different, that it becomes …

AC/DC Premiere New Single “Shot In The Dark”

The band’s forthcoming album PWRUP arrives in November.

Rock icons AC/DC have premiered their new single “Shot In The Dark.” The track is the first taste of the band’s new album PWRUP which is due out November 13.

Stream the official audio below.

AC/DC’s upcoming 17th studio album bassist Cliff Williams, embattled drummer Phil Rudd, and vocalist Brian Johnson who also retired from the band due to complications from hearing loss. The disc will …

Eddie Van Halen, Founder and Guitarist of Van Halen, Dead At 65

The guitar icon has lost his long battle with throat cancer.

Eddie Van Halen [Matt Bishop Photo]

Eddie Van Halen, founder and guitarist of rock icons Van Halen, has died. He was 65. Van Halen had been battling throat cancer for several years.

The news was confirmed by Eddie’s son and current Van Halen vocalist Wolfgang Van Halen on Twitter.

Van Halen are one of the most influential rock acts of all time. Since …