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Spotify Playlist: Short Songs

A while ago, we gave you a Friday Spotify playlist of some of the longest songs in the Roadrunner catalog – epics from the likes of Dream Theater, Opeth, Nightwish, Machine Head, and others. Well, this week, we’ve decided to go in the opposite directio…

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Some bands make it a point to play a radically different set every night. They’re called jam bands. In metal and hard rock, that’s much more rare. Bands tend to establish a set list and go with it for pretty much the whole tour. But sometimes, a song w…

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Happy Birthday, America! It’s the Fourth of July, and we’ve put together a special Spotify playlist featuring 14 songs by Roadrunner artists that address America as a place, an idea, and some things in between! Check out an hour of music by Black Stone…

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Roadrunner Dads Speak!

In honor of Father’s Day, which is this Sunday, June 17, we decided to reach out to some of our artists who are themselves parents, and ask them how they balance family life with the sacrifices necessary to be in a rock band—long stretches of tim…

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Friday 10: Rocklahoma

We’re back with another Friday Spotify playlist! This time out, we’re giving you two songs each from the five Roadrunner bands who’ll be performing at this year’s Rocklahoma festival in, you guessed it, Oklahoma. So crank it up and rock out to tracks f…

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Rob Zombie and Megadeth are currently playing a string of co-headlining dates, and both RZ and Dave Mustaine were asked about it by Artisan News Service. Zombie says his set list will be one awesome moment after another, and Mustaine says something sim…

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Ratt headlined this weekend’s M3 Rock Festival at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland, and the show marked their first performance since 1991 with original bassist Juan Croucier.
Prior to the show, guitarist Warren DeMartini said, “I h…

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Friday 10: Long Songs

This week’s Friday Spotify playlist is an exercise in patience-testing. We’ve put together 10 songs, only one of which is less than 10 minutes long. These include tracks by DragonForce, Dream Theater, Machine Head, Nightwish, Opeth, Porcupine Tree, Sli…

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Rob Zombie was interviewed by Loudwire.com, and had a lot to say about his current band, what he sees as the atmosphere for metal and hard rock in 2012, touring with Megadeth, and much more.
“The band’s chemistry right now I would describe as per…