Born on the outskirts of Motown and raised in the shadow of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Joe has been writing about rock music since interviewing Shudder to Think's Craig Wedren for his high school newspaper -- back when bands like Shudder to Think were recording for major labels. He's written for the Cleveland Free Times, Alternative Press, the Village Voice, SuicideGirls and a variety of other online publications and blogs, some of which have not existed in years. He started with Townsquare in 2011 writing for Loudwire and Ultimate Classic Rock, and has been with Diffuser.fm since it launched in spring 2012.
Top 5 AC/DC Christmas Lights Displays
Outdoor Christmas lights displays synchronized to rock 'n' roll have been popular since an enterprising electrical engineer in Mason, Ohio, hooked up thousands of them outside his house and set them to the tune 'Wizards in Winter' by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
Top Pink Floyd Christmas Lights Displays
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas -- and a Pink Christmas at that! Holiday lights displays set to rock 'n' roll music are all the rage these days -- check out our feature on awesome AC/DC light shows if you don't believe us -- and Pink Floyd's spacey, psychedelic jams are the perfect sonic companion to a well-orchestrated show of brightly-colored, pretty flickering lights. With that in m
fun. Cover ‘Sleigh Ride’ [Listen]
Get in the holiday spirit with fun.'s version of 'Sleigh Ride,' a Christmas classic that the band recently recorded and contributed to the new Starbuck's 'Holidays Rule' compilation.
Christmas Wishes Shared By Axl Rose + More on Twitter
In what is quickly becoming a new holiday tradition, rockers the world over took to Twitter on Christmas (Dec. 25) to share with their fans seasonal merriment and festive cheer. From Axl Rose and Tom Petty to Peter Frampton, Mick Jagger and beyond, there was no shortage of jolly holiday best wishes to go around...
Top 10 Grateful Dead Christmas Cards
The Grateful Dead may not be the first band that you think of when the holidays roll around, but the rich history of the iconic imagery that goes along with San Francisco's (and he world's) biggest jam band actually lends itself well to spreading envelope-sized Christmastime cheer. Have you...
Kmart 2011 Black Friday Ad Offers Lynyrd Skynyrd And Other CDs For Just Five Bucks
Some people line up outside big box retailers on 'Black Friday' to run in and snag flat-screen TVs or 'Call of Duty' video games, but we have our eyes firmly planted on some Southern rock. Lynyrd Skynyrd's 2010 contribution to the 'Icon' series, a collection of compilation albums from 30 major artists spanning the worlds of rock, pop, R&B and country -- will be available on Nov. 25 exclusively
Sammy Hagar Duets With Toby Keith On ‘Santa’s Going South’
We all know that Sammy Hagar heads down to his infamous Cabo Wabo Cantina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, pretty much every holiday and free weekend he gets, so it's no surprise he plans on traveling south of the border for Christmas this year -- nor that he wrote a song about it...