The Queen Covers: 8 Worthy Tributes To Freddie Mercury & Co. Forty years ago this week, Queen released Jazz, an album that gave us “Don’t Stop Me Now,” “Fat Bottomed Girls,” and Dave Marsh’s notorious Rolling Stone decree that Queen were “the first truly fascist rock band.” History hasn’t been kind to that last assessment,…

Dave Martin & Grosse Ile Presbyterian Church Band Cover Trey Anastasio’s ‘Flock Of Words’ Singer-songwriter Dave Martin keeps busy as a member of a number of bands including Grateful Dead tribute act Raising The Dead, The Classics and The Bel Airs and by performing with the Grosse Ile Presbyterian Church Band in Grosse Ile, Michigan.…

Dark Star Orchestra with a classic Dead show at the Palace Theatre in Albany on Sat, Nov. 17 All cover bands can boast possessing the passion for and knowledge of their respected band’s catalog of music. Some can even stake claim to having the technical prowess to perform each song to near perfection. Few, if…

Beatles vs Rolling Stones in a Musical Showdown January 10th at the Avalon Theatre Two tribute bands representing two of the biggest bands in history will converge on the Avalon Theatre stage on January 10 for “Beatles vs Stones: A Musical Showdown.” The show is being touted as a “high-energy, adrenaline-pumping musical showdown.” These bands…

10 Classic Rock Covers by Metal Bands Metal bands are not generally known for tackling other artists’ material. Still, on occasion, the likes of an Iron Maiden, Metallica or Judas Priest offer up a newfangled take on a classic rock gem. Sometimes that interpretation is a straight-up tribute; other times, a familiar song is turned…

The Hit Parade: San Antonio’s Tribute Bands Thrive as Audiences Look for Comfort in the Familiar It’s Friday night at the North Side rock club Fitzgerald’s and the band Riff Raff is barnstorming through a note-perfect version of AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell.” The guitarist duckwalks across the stage in a schoolboy outfit inspired by AC/DC…

STRYPES SPLIT: Ryan Tubridy pays tribute to The Strypes after the band’s shock announcement they’re splitting up ‘effective immediately’ The band confirmed the news with a note on Twitter this morning, telling fans: “Over the past 7 years we have played in toilets and theatres, in cafes and castles, from Scotshouse to Tokyo and back…

Chris Cornell tribute show announced for Jan 16, 2019 in LA, featuring members from Metallica, Foo Fighters and more As the year and half mark of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell’s death gets closer, a tribute concert for the late singer is officially in the works and will go down at the Forum in LA next…

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