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So if you're reading this, you've been lured into the grownups-only section of The Rock Father - the Comedy Section where the content is anything but "family friendly." In fact, what I've got for you tonight even ties into the whole "parenting" theme of my website, albeit in an opposite direction. JIM NORTON has a new comedy record out...
It's fitting that KING DIAMOND has some news for us this December. After all, it was December 25, 1985 when he first released his now-classic single, "No Presents for Christmas" (get it on iTunes). 27 years later, and the King has a present for Christmas... a new, three-album deal with Metal Blade Records.  "This is gonna be awesome!...
Chicago's Victory Records have opened the polls for music fans to vote for the Top 10 Music Videos of 2012 from artists on the Victory Roster. A DAY TO REMEMBER, A HERO A FAKE, CLOSE YOUR EYES, COMEBACK KID, DR ACULA, EMMURE, FALL CITY FALL, FAREWELL TO FREEWAY, GOD FORBID, ILL NINO, JUNGLE ROT, PATHOLOGY, RINGWORM, SISTER SIN, TAPROOT,...
SEVEN DAY SONNET are a local band in the area of Rock Father HQ, and today comes news that the Chicago rockers might be getting ready to hang it up for good.  An email landed here with a link to "Crying My Name," the newest and "possibly last single" from the band. Recorded with Johnny K (DISTURBED, DROWNING POOL,...
I thought that this was gonna end badly. While I've been a little neglecting of my "For Grownups" section here at The Rock Father lately, one story I'd been meaning to cover was the announcement of Andrew W.K. as a "Cultural Ambassador" to the Middle East - set to hit Bahrain this Saturday. Well, the U.S. State Department pulled...
DIRGE WITHIN have had an interesting, yet tumultuous year. Following a lineup shift early-on that found them recording their new album, THERE WILL BE BLOOD with a new guitarist (Chuck Wepfer) and fill-in bassist (Jeff Paulick of LAZARUS A.D.), the album saw release on Rocket Science Ventures (get it on iTunes) accompanied by a lyric video for the track...
This was certainly unexpected and seemingly "From out of Nowhere": An email showed up here at Rock Father HQ this morning with a full Q&A between former FAITH NO MORE guitarist JIM MARTIN, and longtime fans of FNM. The piece originally ran on UK-based Faith No More Blog after Martin agreed to a Q&A session based on 15 questions...
The third big-screen concert announcement for today is from New Jersey rockers BON JOVI, who will release their new concert film, INSIDE OUT on November 27. The film will feature split-screen footage from three separate performances, and be broadcast to over 600 select theaters by NCM. Check out the full details below. {source}{/source} From the official announcement: Bon Jovi’s epic...
It's been a big day for big-screen concert announcements, as this is the second of three that have landed here at Rock Father HQ...As a part of the celebration of the 70th Anniversary of Jimi Hendrix's Birth, JIMI HENDRIX: LIVE AT WOODSTOCK will be screened at select cinemas around the world between November 28-December 5 as HENDRIX 70: LIVE...
Long Island natives TAKING BACK SUNDAY and AEG Live have announced a pair of concerts dedicated to helping those residents devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Full details from the official announcement are as follows... A pair of sold out performances at the Starland Ballroom - originally scheduled for Nov. 16 and Nov. 25 - will combine into one "mega-show"...