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Classic Rock in the Age of Internet Memes

The internet is a strange, strange place. What was once a space for more cat videos than you could count on one hand has morphed into a medium that shapes what we see, what we know, and what we feel — although, of course, there are still quite a lot of cat videos online. It's all-encompassing, affecting all the sectors and aspects of modern life in both big and small ways.

In/Vertigo signs record deal with Rockshots Records and release music video for “Bad Enemy”

Canadian hard-rockers In/Vertigo have signed a worldwide record deal with Rockshots Records, for the release of their debut EP “Sex Love & Chaos”, coming out in early 2020.

Formed in 2016 by local Calgary rock veterans, In/Vertigo started right away to create a turbulent force that wrecked havoc throughout Western Canada in the recent past years. The band was able to constantly tour and gig for over two years reaching upwards of 350 shows, even opening for bigger bands such as Diamond Head, Pop Evil, The Wild!, The Lazy’s. 

Blind Revolution to release debut album “Money, Love, Light” on February 7th 2020

Money, Love, Light” is exactly what you want to hear from a melodic hard rock album. Drawing inspiration from the legendary bands of this genre of music, Blind Revolution laid their personal touch to every single note in order to find their place in the new Rock ‘n’ Roll music scene.

SL Theory release music video for new single “Devil’s Suites”

SL Theory have released their second official video and single for the song “Devil’s Suites”.

The track is taken from the band’s upcoming album “Cipher”, out on December 6th, 2019.

Watch the new video for “Devil’s Suites” below.

The video was shot at ArtWorks Studios in Ellinikon, produced & edited by SL Theory and directed by Maria Gavala & SL Theory. Acting by Mike Karasoulis.

Phil X & The Drills sign worldwide deal with Golden Robot Records

Golden Robot Records (Part Of The Golden Robot Records Entertainment Group) are proud to announce the worldwide singing of Phil X & The Drills.
 
Phil X needs no introduction having been an integral full-time member of Bon Jovi since 2016 after also filling in for Richie Sambora on the 2011, 2013 and 2015 Bon Jovi tours. 
 

The Waterboys live in Athens 2019

The rainy and miserable weather on the first night made me jokingly think the band should have opened with “It’s Gonna Rain”, but with torrents already pouring down, it might have been a bit of a self-fulfilled prophecy anyway… I ended up driving to the venue early – just to be on the safe side – where I made the acquaintance of some lovely people at the front bar-ier.
 

Marko Hietala to release debut solo album “Pyre of the Black Heart” on January 24th 2020

Today, Finnish singer/ bassist Marko Hietala announces his signing with Nuclear Blast for his upcoming solo album “Pyre of the Black Heart”, that is set to be released on January 24th, 2020.

Hietala himself describes the style of the upcoming release as “hard prog”, but to give his fans a first impression of what the new album is going to be like, he also reveals the first single and video “Stones”.