Classic Rock

Heart to Hit The Road with Joan Jett, Sheryl Crow and Brandi Carlile for ‘Love Alive’ Tour

By JOHN DALY Heart, the sisters from the 1970s who gave rock music a strong but feminine feel, will hit the road with Joan Jett, Sheryl Crow and Brandi Carlile for the “Love Alive” tour […]

Awards

GRAMMYs: Childish Gambino and Kacey Musgraves Big Winners at Lackluster GRAMMY Show, Winners List

By DONNA BALANCIA Lady Gaga, Diana Ross and Dolly Parton carried the GRAMMY Awards broadcast on CBS Sunday night, in one of the most lackluster awards shows on record.  “This Is America” by Childish Gambino, […]

Classic Rock

Lindsey Buckingham Recuperating After Open Heart Surgery But Suffers Vocal Cord Damage

By DONNA BALANCIA Lindsey Buckingham is recuperating at home following emergency heart surgery, but has suffered vocal cord damage, according to his wife, Kristen Buckingham via Twitter.  The wife of Fleetwood Mac’s former guitarist said […]

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Classic Rock

Rod Stewart and Live Nation Entertainment Team on Exclusive Multi-Year Touring Deal

By JOHN DALY Sir Rod Stewart and Live Nation Entertainment have announced an exclusive multi-year global touring partnership through which Live Nation will produce and promote the famous UK Rocker’s concert events internationally. Stewart is […]

Shinedown tops Hot New Videos Vol. 4
Musicians

California Rocker ‘Hot New Videos Vol. 4’ Playlist: Shinedown, Billie Eilish, Larkin Poe and Avicii Tribute

California Rocker Hot New Music Videos Vol. 4 features new productions by Shinedown, Larkin Poe and Ionnalee’s tribute to Avicii. Billie Eilish, who announced a world tour, represents with “Bury a Friend.” In each volume of […]

Classic Rock

Keith Richards: Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert of Toots and The Maytals a ‘Genuine Chap’

By JOHN DALY Keith Richards said he has fond memories of working with Frederick Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals on the famous song “Pressure Drop.” “I was just very pleased to be working […]

Blues

The Strands’ Debut Album ‘Freshly Cut’ Blends Jazz, Blues and Something Extra

By PATRICK O’HEFFERNAN Freshly Cut,  the debut full length album by The Strands, will not only excite their local following, but introduce the wider world to Amanda Campbell’s languid pop/jazz and incisive love lyrics that […]

Classic Rock

Gilby Clarke Signs with Golden Robot, Announces Release of New Solo Album ‘The Gospel Truth’

SPECIAL TO CALIFORNIA ROCKER Guitar icon Gilby Clarke has signed with indie label Golden Robot Records through which he will release his first solo album in more than 15 years, called The Gospel Truth. “I […]

Musicians

Mackenzie Nicole’s New Video and Single ‘Complications’ Shines a Light on Dark Topic

By DONNA BALANCIA Mackenzie Nicole is a survivor. At 19 years old the pop songstress has been through a lifetime of experiences. But hitting the highs can also bring the lows, which Mackenzie experienced in […]