Weekend Update: January 7th

Uman’s Weekend:  Friday night I went to see Yessongs the Yes tribute band with Joe Mason after having homemade stew at Joe’s apartment with his son Joey. Good stew! Saturday I took daughter Abigail to the airport for her vacation to Breckinridge, Colorado. Watched football most of the day while placing bets with friend Mark…

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Bruce Springsteen taps 1988 MSG show for latest vault release

Bruce Springsteen has tapped the E Street Band’s May 23rd, 1988 Madison Square Garden show as the latest release in his ongoing live archival series. The new Madison Square Garden 1988 collection chronicles the final North American date of the international trek, and marks the third show in the archive series from Springsteen’s scene-changing “Tunnel…

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Official video for new Axl Rose song released

The official video for “Rock The Rock,” the first new song from Guns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose in 10 years, is now available online. The track was featured in the TV show New Looney Tunes, which airs on the Boomerang cable channel. The episode, which premiered on December 24th, featured Rose as a character.…

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Santana signs with Concord, new EP coming this month, album this summer

Carlos Santana has announced a new recording deal with Concord Records. Santana will issue his first new project on the label on January 25th with the release of the EP titled, In Search Of Mona Lisa. A new studio album produced by Rick Rubin is scheduled for sometime this upcoming summer. John Burk, the President…


James Fritcher

James Fritcher from Glen Carbon, IL joined the Real Rock Army today

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Metallica (Black Album) – Metallica

Metallica (commonly known as The Black Album) is the self-titled fifth studio album by Metallica. Released on August 12, 1991 by Elektra Records, it received widespread critical acclaim and became the band’s best-selling album. Metallica produced five singles that are considered to be among the band’s best-known songs, which include “Enter Sandman,” “The Unforgiven,” “Nothing…


Sammy Hagar’s Top Rock Countdown: Playlist for January 6, 2019

Dream Police – Cheap Trick Juke Box Hero – Foreigner Fame – David Bowie Alive – Pearl Jam Livin’ Thing – ELO I Am The Walrus – The Beatles Before You Accuse Me – Eric Clapton Synchronicity II – The Police Sweet Emotion – Aerosmith For What It’s Worth – Buffalo Springfield It’s The End…

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7th Day: January 6, 2019

This week on the 7th Day we feature albums by Aerosmith, Derek and the Dominos, REO Speedwagon, Phil Collins, and Whitesnake


Asia – Don’t Cry

This week’s KSHE Klassics Video of the Week is … Asia – Don’t Cry


KSHE Court: Woodstock

Today’s BURNING question has to do with the 50th anniversary of Woodstock and the plan of doing another one this year. ‘Should they do ANOTHER Woodstock?’ THE KSHE COURT HAS SPOKEN:

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Roger Daltrey: The Who has no plans to play ‘Woodstock 50’

Roger Daltrey is adamant that The Who will not be on the bill for this summer’s 50th anniversary concerts celebrating Woodstock. So far, there are dueling events in the planning, with original organizer Michael Lang set to roll out the plans for the official Woodstock Ventures LC celebration in the coming weeks. On August 16th,…

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Flashback: The Doors release their debut album

It was 52 years ago today (January 4th, 1967) that The Doors released their groundbreaking and iconic self-titled debut album. The album, which hit Number Two on the Billboard 200 albums chart featured such instant classics as “Break On Through (To The Other Side),” “Soul Kitchen” “The Crystal Ship, “Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar),” “The End”…

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Don Henley admits ‘rock n’ roll didn’t save the world’

As the Eagles gear up for a busy 2019 with major tours of both Down Under and Europe, Don Henley spoke frankly to Classic Rock magazine about what the band’s music means in this day and age. Henley, who wrote the bulk of the band’s catalogue with his late-partner Glenn Frey, is known as one…

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Alice In Chains guitarist’s 2002 solo album getting vinyl reissue

Alice In Chains guitarist and singer Jerry Cantrell‘s 2002 solo effort Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2 will be issued on vinyl for the first time ever next month. The four-LP set will be pressed on yellow, red and black 180-gram vinyl and is limited to 2,000 individually numbered copies. A February 15th arrival in…