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Album Review: Sleep Awaken and Deliver Primordial Rock on The Sciences

To download, click “Share” and right-click the download icon | iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS The Lowdown: The Sciences is the first album from Sleep in 15 years, a surprise-release follow-up to their 1998 recorded and 2003 released hour-long song about smoking weed in the desert. It follows on the heels of several years of full-album sets and festival

Ann Wilson Inducts the Moody Blues Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Fifty-four years after “Go Now” introduced them to the world, the Moody Blues were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland. They were singled out by 2013 inductee Ann Wilson of Heart for “taking me from childhood into adulthood as a disciple.” “The very few boys who took me

Moody Blues Perform at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

The Moody Blues were enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight, some five decades after they helped give rise to progressive rock by adding symphonic elements to pop songs. They celebrated by performing “I’m Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)” from 1972’s Seventh Sojourn, followed by “Your Wildest Dreams” from 1986’s

New Rock Hall Inductees Get Their Own Garbage Pail Kids Stickers

As if their upcoming inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame weren’t enough of an honor, the Cars, Bon Jovi, Moody Blues, Dire Straits and Nina Simone are also the subjects of a new series of Garbage Pail Kids stickers. The 11-card set from the long-running collectible series is available for a limited

How Pixies’ Surfer Rosa Rode a Wave That Changed Alternative Rock Forever

“I like the fact that none of us are rock ’n’ roll-type people. We’re truly naïve, so it’s very pure. There’s not a lot of thought.” It’s not hard to imagine Pixies’ frontman Black Francis beaming with pride as he spoke these words to Melody Maker in March 1988, days after the release of his

Why Genesis' Tony Banks Left Progressive Rock Behind: Exclusive Interview

Tony Banks’ rock days have been in the rear-view for the past decade. Yet he’s faced the same question pretty much since the day he completed a massive Genesis tour with former bandmates Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford in 2007: “Will the band ever reunite again?” It’s the prog-rock elephant in every room he enters, trampling

How Yield Signaled the Evolution of Pearl Jam into Rock and Roll Lifers

Studies in human development depict a person’s life as a series of crises to be negotiated and, for lack of a better word, mastered before moving on to the next challenge. Experts argue that if someone fails to come to terms with a particular phase in a healthy and productive manner, they run the risk