rock stars

Nashville Rejecting Rockers? [VIDEO]
Nashville is getting sick of aging rock stars trying to go country. They’re calling it “Carpetbagger Country”. WILL HOGE tweeted, “Carpetbagger Country:  When your career goes south, so do you.” Last week, Steven Tyler released a new (sort of) country son…
It’s The 3rd Of July, Evidently, A Good Day To Die
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube Two years ago . . . In 2012, ANDY GRIFFITH died at 87 from a heart attack in his home in North Carolina. 25 years ago . . . In 1989, JIM BACKUS died of pneumonia at the age of 76.  He was the voice of Mr. Magoo, […]
New Study Examines the Shortened Life Expectancy of Rock Stars
Any rock fan worth his or her salt is aware of the “live fast, die young” mythology surrounding the music — and lord knows we’ve all seen more than enough musicians succumb to the stereotype. But a new study suggests the phenomenon might be far more widespread than previo…
If Rock Stars Took Spelling Tests, They Just Might Fail
When rock bands name themselves, it seems they feel proper spelling and/or grammar is only for the radically uncool. Otherwise, we’d have Deaf Leopard, The Beetles, and Fish. And then what would we be? According to this rock and pop spelling test from Penney Design, we’d be a bunch of …