RSO (Richie Sambora and Orianthi) Release Valentine’s Day Singles ‘I Got You Babe’ and ‘Forever All the Way’ – Listen

RSO (Richie Sambora and Orianthi) Release Valentine’s Day Singles ‘I Got You Babe’ and ‘Forever All the Way’ – Listen

RSO, the new collaborative project from longtime Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora and guitarist Orianthi, has been busy over the past few months. In October, the duo arrived with a debut EP, and followed that up two months later with a second collection of tunes. With Valentine’s Day approaching rapidly — seriously, it’s less than […]

Stream ‘Making History’ a Second New EP from RSO — Richie Sambora and Orianthi (New Music Friday)

Stream ‘Making History’ a Second New EP from RSO — Richie Sambora and Orianthi (New Music Friday)

Back in late September, a new musical duo comprised of guitarists Richie Sambora (formerly of Bon Jovi, 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees) and Orianthi said hello to the masses with a debut EP. Titled Rise, the project (billed as RSO) showcased both musicians’ chops with five original songs. On Friday, a second […]

Box Sets, Reissues and More: 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Music Fans

Box Sets, Reissues and More: 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Music Fans

For music fans, seeing their favorite artists release box sets and elaborate reissue packages of nostalgic albums is big deal. Recent news has seen announcements of new sets from the Beatles, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, to name but a few… Whether you have a music aficionado on your Christmas shopping list or just want […]

Out Now: ‘Rise,’ the Debut EP from Richie Sambora + Orianthi’s RSO (Listen)

Out Now: ‘Rise,’ the Debut EP from Richie Sambora + Orianthi’s RSO (Listen)

On Sept. 29, a 5-song EP was released by a new project featuring two celebrated six-string masters: Richie Sambora, longtime guitarist of Bon Jovi, and guitarist Orianthi. The genre-hopping project goes by the name RSO (blending their initials), and the EP is titled Rise. From the press release: RSO displays the undeniable chemistry that Sambora and […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2018: Bon Jovi, Radiohead, the Cars, Dire Straits, Eurythmics, Rage Against the Machine Among Nominees

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2018: Bon Jovi, Radiohead, the Cars, Dire Straits, Eurythmics, Rage Against the Machine Among Nominees

The official list of nominees for inclusion in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame‘s 2018 class was announced on Thursday, and it’s a pretty formidable group of acts, including: Bon Jovi Radiohead The Cars Depeche Mode Kate Bush Dire Straits Eurythmics The Moody Blues J. Geils Band Judas Priest Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan Nina […]

In Appreciation of The Raspberries

In Appreciation of The Raspberries

Why the Raspberries will ALWAYS matter to me, and why they SHOULD matter to you The focus of the new HBO series Vinyl has been the music industry of the early 1970s – specifically the happenings around one fictitious record company, American Century (likely an amalgam of a few companies that existed at the time). The stories behind […]

Robby Krieger & Friends: Rocking Out for the Children of St. Jude – 2015 Fundraiser Recap (Photos)

Robby Krieger & Friends: Rocking Out for the Children of St. Jude – 2015 Fundraiser Recap (Photos)

The 8th Annual Medlock Krieger Celebrity Golf Invitational raised over half a million dollars for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on October 5, 2015. The event’s co-founders, legendary guitarist Robby Krieger of the Doors and renowned sports artist Scott Medlock, hosted the event at Moorpark Country Club in Southern California. This year’s sponsors included Microsemi, Mercedes […]