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Them Summertime Blues with Eddie Cochran

Eddie Cochran, the man behind the immortal hits "Summertime Blues" and "C'mon Everybody," was killed on April 17th 1960 when the taxi carrying him, his fiance'e Sheron Shelly and fellow rocker Gene Vincent  from a show in Bristol, England. The car crashed while driving to the a ...
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Wishbone Ash

Wishbone Ash Forges On to Its Victory Lap

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You have to commend a band that has forged ahead by sharing their music for over 40 years. During the early 70’s Britain was the world’s epicenter and focal of the rock movement. The scene was made up of bands ranging from Rory Gallagher, Deep Purple, Fleetwood Mac and Mott the Hoople .. but a b ...
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Cities on Flame With Rock and Roll

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Sometimes you have to drive a long distance to find your muse. Our muse at Rock Bands of L.A. com is Rock and Roll and we aren’t afraid to admit it. Great rock shows seems to be overlooked because of the nature of the beast.Buckcherry are America’s Rock and Roll OutlawsLast week’s stunning bil ...
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Inside- InsideOut Music

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Over the last few decades many full service record labels have been consolidating their operations. Some have merged with sibling companies by cutting staff, artists and marketing in order to show ownership and stock holders that they are making money. It’s here where middle management jobs had be ...
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UFO HITTING ROCK BOTTOM

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When rock n’ roll of the seventies was caught in between corporate rock and mellow rock there emerged out of England the glorious band UFO. They were a transitional group between hard rock, glam and the New Wave of British of Heavy Metal. Lead by singer Phil Mogg their first album on the Chrysalis ...
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Wayne Kramer

Wayne Kramer- Revolution of the Modular Mind

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Our interview with Wayne Kramer was broken into two parts: one being the music and the other was politics. When asked where the revolution of the 21st century is, he said in a subtle voice, “apathy, ambivalence, cynicism and ignorance”. His demeanor was concise and succinct without any sort of p ...
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Virgin Marys

The Virginmarys— Bang Bang Bang

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Emanating from a blue collar town outside of Manchester comes to Rock Bands of L.A. com The Virginmarys. Their music can be described as an aural fix  for the common man yet the lyrics reflect the inner turmoil of their singer-song writer-guitarist, Ally Dickaty. He grew up in a family that encoura ...
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Viva Le Chicano Punk Rock

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Growing up in Los Angeles the punk music scene in 1997 was thwarted by the wall of the L.A. River. Chicano Punk bands weren’t able to get gigs in venues like the Whisky, The Troubadour, The Starwood or even the hard core club The Masque. Even Ester Wong who's club Madame Wong's had trepidation to ...
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Brian Jones- The Misunderstood Stone

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It’s understood that Brian Jones formed the Rolling Stones. He chose its members, picked their name and because of heavy drug use he blew it all away. His hold of the band slowly swayed to Mick Jagger and Keith Richards' camp due to them being better songwriters and the urging of manager, Andr ...
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Marc Bolan-Glams Metal Guru

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Part teen idol and part rock star…. Marc Bolan was glam’s answer to Beatlemania. He had the swagger that rock stars only dream about and the presence of a young movie star. His life was unexpectedly cut short due to an auto accident in September of 1977 while driving home from a night of frolic ...
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