Editorial

Submitted by Admin on Thu, 10/25/2018 - 00:14 - Comments

Grande Rock version 3…

Every start is difficult… that’s what we thought before we decided to put Grande Rock online again back in late 2011, after a 4year hiatus. We knew that we were going to have a tough time, since the web has changed a lot from 2001, when GR was online.   We designed the ezine from the start, built it on a CMS and managed to create a unique theme...
Submitted by Admin on Sat, 09/22/2018 - 19:41 - Comments

Physical & Digital releases…

The digital music (r)evolution has urged the young generation to be part of the music business and even make it grow bigger in a very different way than the “old-traditional” one.   Now that every album is released both digitally and physically, both parties, the old and the younger ones can be totally satisfied in their own way. To each their...
Submitted by Admin on Sun, 07/15/2018 - 18:42 - Comments

To DIY or not to DIY…

I’ve noticed that many newcomers do not mind not signing to a music label (of course things are different when it comes to major labels, in most cases), and they have found the way to do things on their own, the famous “DIY”, and they are happy with the results.   You see these days it’s the PR labels that are doing the entire job....
Submitted by Admin on Sun, 06/10/2018 - 16:25 - Comments

Summer, Music & Festivals…

Summer is finally here – officially – and I think this time of the year is one of the best (if not the best) for most people who enjoy the sun and the sea. Moreover, people’s mood is getting better and better each and every sunny day and with the right rock/metal music, it can reach the sky!   Apart from the above-mentioned things, there...
Submitted by Admin on Sun, 05/20/2018 - 15:28 - Comments

So much music...

There are times that you wonder why there’s so much music out there. Why are there so many releases by labels & independently each week? Not that this a bad thing or anything, but personally I cannot remember a worst time for music in general which has had so many releases every month.   People (fans) hardly buy any hard copies, or even the digital...
Submitted by Admin on Mon, 04/09/2018 - 01:31 - Comments

Analog sound strikes back…

Life is going in circles… and so is music and everything that has to do with people’s lives. I remember how fast technology influenced music recordings and production in late 90s/early 00s and how every sound engineer & music producer were trying to get rid of the old equipment (tape analog consoles etc.) and get into the new digital stuff....
Submitted by Admin on Sun, 03/18/2018 - 20:43 - Comments

Rock Stars in our time…

Where are the Rock Stars of our time? I mean like the Rock Stars of the old days. According to the “Rock Star” definition: “a Rock Star is a famous or successful member of rock band, especially with a celebrity status”. Well, I do not agree 100% with that definition, since the celebrity thing is something of the modern times.   Just...
Submitted by Admin on Sun, 02/25/2018 - 19:14 - Comments

The modern and retro rock/metal music of our time…

It’s the modern rock/metal music of our time… actually after the 00s when everything changed in a “weird” way globally and not only in the music part. Why’s that? What’s going on with the so called “modern” music that once was very trendy, but over the last years has started to become a bit dull, unexciting and...
Submitted by Admin on Sun, 01/28/2018 - 14:37 - Comments

The Best Albums of 2017…

Best wishes for a Rockin’, Healthy and Peaceful 2018! Strange things happened the previous year, so now we’re more than ever in need of a joyful, rational and less crazy New Year!   Grande Rock is still here, getting older and older with each new year and becoming wiser and better in every way. We wanna thank each band, artist, manager, label and...
Submitted by Admin on Sun, 12/24/2017 - 19:09 - Comments

Happy Rockin Holidays...

Yeah, it’s that time of the year again… how fast time flies huh?! Another year has passed and we are still here rockin’ and supporting rock/metal music in every way we can. It’s that sweet feeling that a year is over and a new one is coming… and hope and joy are always on our mind in such times. We always hope and wish for the best...
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