Be My Quarantine Valentine

Last year, on Valentine’s Day 2020, thousands of exhausted and happy rockers were disembarking from the 10th annual Monsters Of Rock Cruise, AKA MORC X. Rock legends had performed for their dedicated fans, and love was all around us.

This year, on Valentine’s Day, not so much. To help you get through, here are 14 “Be My Quarantine Valentine” collectibles for your enjoyment. Cut them out, share them with your sweetie, post them on your …

DWP 2021 Rock Festival Calendar Includes Ohio, Kentucky, California & Florida

 Danny Wimmer Presents

2021 Festival Calendar:

 

DWP Partners With Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival

For July 23-25 Event In Mansfield, OH

Louder Than Life 2017 ©2017 Johnnie Crow Photos

 

Louder Than Life Set For September 23-26 With Newly Added

Thursday Night Celebration In Louisville, KY

Hollywood Undead at Louder Than Life 2017 ©2017 Johnnie Crow Photos

 

Welcome To Rockville Expands To 4 Days And Shifts

From Spring To November 11-14 In Daytona Beach, FL

My Life In Music, Part 1, 1975 – 1979

Prologue

1. The Music Of My Life

Music means everything to me. It has for as long as I can remember. Each night I fall asleep listening to music. Every morning I wake up listening to music. I play music in the shower. I play music in the car. I play music at the gym. If I am not actively listening to music, I hear songs in my head. When somebody is talking to me, …

My High School English Paper on Subdivisions by Neil Peart

I found a typed paper that I had written for P.A. English, Period 2, Mrs. Cohen, entitled “Paralysis Through Analysis – ‘Subdivisions’ by Neil Peart”. Back then, we actually had to use a typewriter, and use white out and a black pen to make any edits. I may have even asked my Mom to type it for me on a Sunday night, since I had waited until the last minute to write it, and she …

Megaforce Records co-founder Marsha Zazula Succombs To Cancer

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Marsha Zazula is a legend in the world of hard rock music, who lost her battle with cancer on Friday, January 10, 2021.  Survived by her husband Jon and daughters Danielle, Rikki and Blaire, and five grandchildren, Marsha left an indelible mark on every life she touched.
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Marsha’s influence in the Thrash Metal genre is far reaching. Under Marsha’s creative direction the genre was born and artists like Metallica, Anthrax, Testament and Overkill

Five Fave: 2020 Rock Albums

2020 has been an atypical year for the music industry. The usual album and tour cycles have been turned on their heads. Some bands chose to hold their albums for when touring starts up again. Some bands found creative ways to release their albums, many with livestreams to go with it. Other bands took the opportunity to record and release unexpected music, and much more of that will be coming in 2021. This year, we …

Five Fave: Inspirational New Year’s Resolution Songs

What are New Year’s Resolutions? People are always analyzing their intentions, adjusting their behaviors, and attempting to improve their lives. Whenever a new year begins, we give ourselves permission to start over, to let go of our past failures to better ourselves. We wipe the slate, delete the logs, swab the decks, clear the clutter, and resolve to do things differently.

Foo Fighters ©2019 Johnnie Crow Photos

What do we need to keep our resolutions …

Five Fave: 2020 Rock Albums From Familiar Favorites

2020 has been an atypical year for the music industry. The usual album and tour cycles have been turned on their heads. Some bands chose to hold their albums for when touring starts up again. Some bands found creative ways to release their albums, many with livestreams to go with it. Other bands took the opportunity to record and release unexpected music, and much more of that will be coming in 2021.

Plenty of our …

Five Fave: 2020 Mainstream Metal Albums

2020 has been an atypical year for the music industry. The usual album and tour cycles have been turned on their heads. Some bands chose to hold their albums for when touring starts up again. Some bands found creative ways to release their albums, many with livestreams to go with it. Other bands took the opportunity to record and release unexpected music, and much more of that will be coming in 2021. Heavy Metal has …

Five Fave: 2020 Metal Albums You May Have Missed

2020 has been an atypical year for the music industry. The usual album and tour cycles have been turned on their heads. Some bands chose to hold their albums for when touring starts up again. Some bands found creative ways to release their albums, many with livestreams to go with it. Other bands took the opportunity to record and release unexpected music, and much more of that will be coming in 2021. In doing research …

Five Fave: 2020 Metal Albums You May Have Missed

2020 has been an atypical year for the music industry. The usual album and tour cycles have been turned on their heads. Some bands chose to hold their albums for when touring starts up again. Some bands found creative ways to release their albums, many with livestreams to go with it. Other bands took the opportunity to record and release unexpected music, and much more of that will be coming in 2021. In doing research …