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The year is slowly, inexorably coming to an end – in three weeks, it’ll be 2013. (Anyone who says the word “Mayans” to me gets a punch in the neck.) So it’s time to start looking back and taking stock. And what better way to do it than with a Spotify p…

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Lynyrd Skynyrd have released a video for their latest single, “Homegrown,” and you can watch it right now above!
It’s a slightly different sound for the band, but it’s still 100% Skynyrd – when we interviewed Johnny Van Zant a few months ago, he said o…

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Rush, Lynyrd Skynyrd Honored

Rush and Lynyrd Skynyrd were among the acts honored at the Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards in London this past Tuesday, November 13. Classic Rock editor-in-chief Scott Rowley said: “You would never know it from listening to the r…

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Lynyrd Skynyrd will be performing on the Discovery channel special Chopper Live: The Revenge on Tuesday, December 11 at 9 PM EST/PST. The show is part of the American Chopper series, and the band will be performing the title track from t…

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Halloweenie Roast Cancelled

The WJRR Halloweenie Roast with Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, J Devil, All That Remains, Machine Head, In This Moment and Royal Bliss, scheduled to take place tonight at Tinker Field in Orlando, Florida, has been cancelled due to the threat of Hurri…

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Halloween’s coming, and if you’re planning a party, you’re going to need a killer soundtrack! Warner Music has put together this “Halloween Hits” Spotify playlist, and it’ll definitely fit the bill! It’s over four hours long, and includes 64 tracks by …

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GuitarWorld.com recently hosted a readers’ poll to determine the 100 Greatest Guitarists Ever, and the results came in this week. Visit their site to see the whole thing, but naturally, we went looking for Roadrunner artists’ names, and here’s who we f…

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Spotify Playlist: Short Songs

A while ago, we gave you a Friday Spotify playlist of some of the longest songs in the Roadrunner catalog – epics from the likes of Dream Theater, Opeth, Nightwish, Machine Head, and others. Well, this week, we’ve decided to go in the opposite directio…

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Some bands make it a point to play a radically different set every night. They’re called jam bands. In metal and hard rock, that’s much more rare. Bands tend to establish a set list and go with it for pretty much the whole tour. But sometimes, a song w…