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Joan Still ‘Loves Rock ‘n’ Roll’ While Heart Tries To Find the ‘Magic, Man’

Two of rock’s most decorated female-led acts closed out this year’s Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater concert season with both a bang and a whimper, depending on which portion of the performances one referred to. Dubbed Love Alive, headliners Ann and Nancy Wilson, with their bandmates in Heart, teamed up with punk pioneer Joan […]

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Michael Monroe Kicks Out the Glam: Photos from the Gramercy Theatre, NYC

Dead, Jail, or Rock’n’Roll. That’s my entire review. Want more? OK. Michael Monroe. He’s that Finnish dude from the superlatively influential band Hanoi Rocks. Lived in New York’s East Village for years. Lived, breathed, ate up bands like The Damned, Dead Boys, The Heartbreakers…

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CMJ 2012: Artist Line-Up Announcement party

It’s about that time again folks! CMJ Music Marathon isn’t for another month but it’s definitely a time to get excited. Since the radio is dominated by pop music, it’s become hard to discover new bands or artists. Some would simply suggest a music recommendation service like Pandora or Spotify radio but it’s never really […]

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Rock Band Blitz Video Preview- Power Ups

Looking to put that mountain of Rock Band DLC to good use when your band isn’t around?  Check out the throwback arcade music title, Rock Band Blitz this summer on XBLA and PSN!

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Modest Law’s PAX East’er Weekend Round Up!

 So PAX East’er weekend as come and gone and while you were out macking on chocolate eggs and jelly beans, I was out being awesome! (And by awesome, I mean nearly crippling myself with the amount of walking and driving I did this week) Through the rest of the week I‘ll go into greater detail […]

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Halo 4’s Mystery Composer Revealed

Halo 4 is shaping up nicely, don’t you think? Microsoft and 343 Industries announced today that “contemporary music icon Neil Davidge of Massive Attack fame to compose the score for Halo 4“. Don’t know who Massive Attack is? Well, do you remember the theme to House? Check out the video below for a sneak peek […]

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Rock Band Weekly DLC Update > Men at Work join Santana this Week

This week the “Smooth” guitar sounds of Santana join the Men at Work with new tracks being released for Rock Band 3 this week.

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Three Days Grace Makes it’s Debut in Next Week’s Rock Band Weekly DLC Update

I’m trying my hardest to get back into the swing of things since I’ve been lurking in the shadows for a while. What better way to get started again than with the Rock Band weekly DLC updates. So let’s get started!

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Uber First Impressions Preview – Just Dance Kids, Just Dance 3, Abba, The Black Eyed Peas Experience

  Lets just say it: UbiSoft has definitely stepped it up to a whole other level when it comes to music and rhythm games. Or maybe just casual games in general. It was just a few weeks ago when I absolutely fell in love with Rocksmith and now there are a few other musical titles […]

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Ubisoft Discusses Dynamic Difficulty in “Rocksmith” [Video]

Being one of the most anticipated musical rhythm games, Rocksmith tries to explain the dynamic difficulty component found in the game. Everything from song selection to why introducing such a concept is covered in the video by UbiSoft’s Paul Cross. If you don’t know about the awesomeness that is Rocksmith, why not check out my […]

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Summer Lovin’: Favorite Mobile Games of the Moment

While the weather outside is quite delightful, the gamer inside of me always has to have a game on hand. While I used to carry around my PSP and DS, I kept getting frustrated with games that didn’t allow me to save whenever I wanted to. Being constrained to save at certain points are counter […]

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E3 Editor’s Choice: “Dance Central”

Everyone knows my love for Harmonix. It’s not really a secret. You can click on my “GamerGal” tag up there and see countless articles on “Rock Band” and my fanaticism for each and every installment. Harmonix developers are revolutionaries. With each and every game release, Harmonix tries to change how gamers interact with music. “Rock Band” brought together four people to create a band and play together on instrument replicas. “Rock Band 3” will finally bridge the gap between gamers and professional musicians. And now, we’ll be able to dance our hearts out in Harmonix’s upcoming release entitled “Dance Central”