Foxy Shazam’s Gonzo Mess


Steve Albini producing Nirvana = good idea.  Apparently, Steve Albini producing Foxy Shazam = bad idea.  Gonzo, the follow-up to 2012’s (and Rolling Clone Blogazine’s winner of album of the year), The Church of Rock and Roll

Candy Hearts: Sugar-Sweet Pop-punk


All The Ways You Let Me Down,
the sophomore LP from New Jersey’s Candy Hearts, recalls the glory days of the pop-punk emo movement, a time when bands like Blink-182, NFG and Sum 41 were all over MTV and the…

The Black Keys’ New Turn Blue


This week the world received a new album from Akron's favorite sons, the Black Keys.  The combined commercial success of 2010’s Brothers and 2011’s El Camino launched the band after years of being “kind of famous” and transformed them into…

More Treasures From The Johnny Cash Vaults


Eleven years after his death, Johnny Cash’s distinctive baritone, songwriting and storytelling continue to intrigue new generations of listeners.  He will certainly be remembered as one of the great voices of the twentieth century and beyond.  Since his 2003 passing…

5 Under-rated Classic Rock Albums To Hunt Down On Record Store Day

With Record Store Day happening this Saturday, record collectors everywhere will go out and support their favorite independent record stores with the hopes of getting their hands on one of the many exclusive releases available that day.  For those of…

The 5 Best Speeches From The 2014 Rock Hall Inductions


Living in Cleveland has its perks.  One of them was being able to last night watch the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony’s live satellite feed in the comfort of the museum’s Foster Theatre.  The environment was fun…

10 Essential Nirvana Deep Tracks


So much has already been said about Nirvana and the impact of their music.  The opening powerchords of “Smells Like Teen Spirit” are the sound of the 80s coming to an abrupt end.  Nirvana opened the door for the entire…

WATIC: Pop-Punk and Proud


We Are The In Crowd’s latest effort, Weird Kids, is an enjoyable collection of pop-punk jams.  Listening to the disc, it is clear that WATIC is eyeing a larger audience.  However, the band successfully finds a balance of making…

The Adventures of Graham Nash


Graham Nash’s autobiography, Wild Tales: A Rock And Roll Life, is a thoughtful and honest work documenting Nash’s personal life and fifty-plus year music career.  It highlights his childhood meeting with future Hollies-co-founder, Allan Clarke, and their discovery of…

The Rolling Stones' Electrifying Live '65



The recent release of The Rolling Stones’ Live 1965: Music From Charlie Is My Darling offers an interesting audio snapshot of this legendary band in its original incarnation.  It is a time when they are definitely in the process of…

The Best Records of 2013

It's time for the Rolling Clone Blogazine's annual list of the year's best records . . . 

1.) Fall Out Boy – Save Rock And Roll


Fall Out Boy came back in a big way, showing that a few year…

The 10 Under-rated Songs of 2013

​2013 saw the release of plenty of good music.  With so much to explore, some brilliant songs have slipped through the cracks.  The Rolling Clone Blogazine has found ten of those jewels and wants to make sure you don’t miss…