(by Velina of “My Rock Mixtapes”) It’s no secret that I’m just as big of a blues fan as am I a glam rock one. In fact, my journey on the rock&roll appreciation lane started with the blues, naturally, and in particular with the musical love of my life – Mr. Eric Clapton. I can… Read More Why is B.B. King and Eric Clapton’s “Riding with the King” One of My Favorite Blues Albums?
(by Velina of “My Rock Mixtapes”) It’s been such a long time since we had a rock & roll year that prolific and exciting as 2017! I am almost sad that it’s gone, because each month was like a brand-new musical adventure, full of endless opportunities and surprises and I just wish it never had… Read More TOP 10 ROCK ALBUMS OF 2017 [by Velina of MyRockMixtapes]
(by Velina of “My Rock Mixtapes”) You thought September was a strong rock&roll month? Well, I have some news for you, guys – October is going to be even more mind-blowing! There are just so many great stuff to watch out for this month and I don’t even know where to begin with!! From legends,… Read More October 2017 Rock Music Highlights
I get excited just by thinking of this year – the marvelous year of 1987!!! So many people on social media asked me which I think was the best year for rock music. I always say 1987 with no hesitation. Why? Check my list and you will certainly find out why! All those outstanding releases… Read More 15 Favorite Rock Albums that Celebrate a 30th Anniversary This Year
I remember saying how “2017 was going to be a very weak year for rock music” but it didn’t take me that long to realize that 2017 might be an even stronger year for rock than 2016. These past months we had the chance to witness the release of some groundbreaking melodic and hard rock… Read More 5 Rock Albums I Can’t Wait to Get My Hands on This September
New media technologies allowed users to upload, share and promote content of any kind, including music. Thanks to platforms, like YouTube, I was able to discover a lot of outstanding, lesser known bands and albums from the ’80s/’90s and enrich my library with rock music that doesn’t just come out of the big acts of… Read More [Playlist] 10 Forgotten but Deserving Hard Rock Gems [Part 2]
Lately I’ve been in a heavy Thunder mood. I think this might be due to the recent CD I purchased with their greatest hits. Thunder is one of those bands who should’ve been up there with the rest of the big names of rock music. Even though they released their debut album – “Backstreet Symphony”… Read More [MIXTAPE] Favorite Ballads by THUNDER