(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”) I think about this rock&roll weekend I had with Sainted Sinners and Ian Paice and I still cannot fully process what happened to me and how lucky I was to be there and have this life-changing experience. I’ve been to so many rock concerts, of all shapes, styles and… Read More Concert Experience: SAINTED SINNERS & IAN PAICE @ Diana Hall, Yambol, Bulgaria (28/10/2017)
(by Velina of “My Rock Mixtapes”) With so many unique rock bands out there, each bearing their own distinctive style of sound, appearance and approach to music, no wonder people can never get tired of live music and crave for more and more. I’ve always been a fan of live musical events, not just because… Read More Concert Experience: Marillion Live at Ancient Theater, Plovdiv, Bulgaria (24/09/2017)
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
Everything in life happens for a reason. Now I know that I was destined to hear and completely fall for Riverdogs’ debut album because it all led to nothing but a series of very special events, including discovering great soul-soothing music, meeting outstanding artists, witnessing their current adventures and the highlight – actually having a… Read More An Inspirational Interview with Riverdogs’ Rob Lamothe
This July, I had a little trip to Norway to visit relatives and relax a little bit. I have never been to Norway before which is weird considering the fact that my parents have been working as musicians there for such a long time. While I was in Norway, I had to, of course, do… Read More Music Shopping in Norway or How to Fill a Suitcase with CDs