Rock Music Minute

The Average Faces of Rock
If I say "Queen," you probably think of Freddie Mercury, instantly.  "Black Sabbath"?  Ozzy, of course!  That's because every band has a face, and that face usually belongs to the lead singer.  What if each band member got equal "…
November BIG Month for New Music
Just in time to help you round out your holiday wish list, November's rock releases are looking a lot like a throwback to the early 80s.  The Doobie Brothers, Bryan Adams, David Bowie, Genesis are all releasing albums next month, and that's just scratching the surface...
Freddie Mercury Biopic Casts Lead
Even after all the delays and hiccups, it seems the Freddie Mercury biopic is back in production.  Actor/director Dexter Fletcher is on board to direct, and British actor Ben Whishaw, known best to audiences as "Q" in the recent James Bond film, "Skyfall," wi…
Metallica Becomes First Band to Play on All Seven Continents
It took them more than 30 years to do it, but Metallica has officially played on every continent on Earth.  They decided to pop down to Antarctica on December 8th for "Freeze 'Em All," a 10-song concert set under a small dome with the crowd consisting of about 120 scienti…