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Archive for May, 2013
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BON JOVI – Because They Can

US Rockers Bon Jovi will be touring Australia, with special guest Kid Rock, in December this year, on the back of their most recent album “What About Now”, released in March to strong commercial response (US# 1, UK# 2, Aus#...



 
 
 
 
 
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SKID ROW – “Slave To The Grind”

US heavy rockers shake off hair-metal tag with a set filled with powerful aggression broken up with some emotive, but gutsy, ballads.



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New Dead Daisies Short Film – “A Matter of Life & Death”

The Dead Daisies have announced their arrival onto the International rock circuit with the release of a brand new interactive short film to accompany their heavy hitting debut single Lock ‘N’ Load featuring Slash.  Jon Ste...



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Kinks Legend Dave Davies To Release New Album “I Will Be Me”

Los Angeles, CA The man who forever changed the sound of rock ‘n’ roll when he invented distortion, Kinks legend Dave Davies, has recorded a brand new solo album of all original material! To be released on Cleopatra...



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THE BEATLES – What might their Seventies album have been?

We do love a good list and a good hypothetical compilation here at Raw Roots Rock, and what self-respecting Beatles freak hasn’t deliberated over how Beatles albums might have sounded had they stayed together? Given that they...



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WINGS – “ROCKSHOW”

The 1980 concert film “Rockshow”, capturing Paul McCartney & Wings on their 1976 Wings Over America tour, and featuring their classic 1975-77 line-up, has just been re-released worldwide in cinemas (in remastered form),...



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Jon Anderson Live – YES, PLEASE!

Jon Anderson, former lead singer with UK progressive rock act Yes, appeared in an intimate acoustic setting at The Corner Hotel in Richmond, on his recent brief Austraian Tour. Anderson, known for his distinctive high vocals &#...



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Under-rated Gems: POUND – Same Old Life (1999)

Is this the greatest album never to chart? Post-grunge alternative rock band Pound (not to be confused with the Swedish metal band of the same name) was formed in Poughkeepsie, New York, in the mid-nineties by Jason Terwilliger...



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CLASSIC BANDS # 5 – THE WHO

Line-up Roger Daltrey – Lead Vocals, Harmonica, percussion, occasional guitar Pete Townsend – Guitar, Vocals, Keyboards John Entwistle – Bass, occasional French horn, vocals (1964 – 2002) Keith Moon – Drums, Percussio...



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ELVIS PRESLEY – THE WRITERS BEHIND THE KING’S SONGS

Elvis Presley, while an unparalleled interpreter of a song who made many a tune his own, was not much of a songwriter, and received co-composer credits on a mere eleven songs out of the 757 that he recorded (with some of these ...