Top 10 Greatest Breaks in Rock Music 🥁

Banner for Top 10 Greatest Break In Rock Music featuring drummers and bands including Neal Peart, Mitch Mitchell & Thin Lizzy

Just as the Blues influenced Rock, so would Rock and Roll go on to influence other modern musical forms including Hip Hop and DJ culture more broadly. This influence was not just "in sprit" but in some cases more directly through use of samples and audio splices from the Rock songs themselves to form their …

Rockwood Cinema Review: Hysteria -The Def Leppard Story (2001)

Actors playing the band Def Leppard pose for a backstage photo from the movie.

In our next Rock & Roll movie review, we take a look at the Def Leppard bio-pic, Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story (2001). Before Motley Crue's recent Netflix movie bio-pic, The Dirt (2019), there was Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story (2001). Before streaming, this made-for-TV-movie focuses on one of the most recognizable names in rock …

Bands In The Woods Wednesday: Joe Walsh and James Gang

Black and white photo of James Gang (featuring Joe Walsh) in a snowy wooded area on motorcycles.

The photo that accompanied every copy of "Rides Again" (1970) of James Gang out in the woods on motorcycles. Joe Walsh is the only cool Eagle in my books. Just watch The Eagles documentary, History of the Eagles (which is only a little less funnier than This Is Spinal Tap) and you know that he …

Rockwood Cinema Review: Rush – Beyond The Lighted Stage (2010)

Rush (Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart) taken from the 70s with long hair laughing.

In our last rock movie review, A Band Called Death, we took a look at a documentary that exposed a relatively unknown band, Death, who gained fame more than 35 years after they disbanded: an underdog story in the truest sense. But in today's Rockwood Cinema Review we take a look at one of the …

Rockwood Cinema Review: A Band Called Death – Before There Was Punk (2013)

Bobby Hackney vocalist and bassist for Death. "Imagine it taking 35 Years. I don't know a story like that." - Brian Spears, manager In our first Rock & Roll Movie Review (which is long overdue, since we have only been doing outdoor-themed movies thus far), we take a look at the compelling rock documentary Death: …