Top 9 Rock Rhythm Sections

Rhythm Sections

Today being the birthday of the great drummer Neil Peart, we thought it appropriate to put out our Top 9 List of our opinion of the greatest combos of rock bassists and drummers. … Read more…

Top 9 Songs That Will Knock You Dead

The Reaper

As we approach Halloween 2015, River of Rock examines a list of songs with lyrical themes and musical moods that focus on death, dying, killing, and/or murder. 9. “Midnight Rambler” by The Rolling … Read more…

Top 9 Best Cover Songs

Let’s face it, most cover songs suck compared to the original. This is usually because the new artist tries too hard to replicate the established one, which is a futile effort that never … Read more…

Top 9 Album Closing Songs

Who's Next monolith

We’ve put together a list of the perfect album closers throughout the classic rock album era. These are not simply great tunes on their own, but acted as a final seal to close … Read more…

Top 9 Rock Acts Who Use Great Artwork

Pink Floyd album art women

Today we countdown rock acts who took their branding seriously and best employed interesting and original artwork on their album covers and beyond to complement their music. 9. Kansas Prog rock band Kansas … Read more…

Top 9 Most “Far Out” Songs

Far Out image

On this unofficial holiday of things groovy and far out, we’ve compiled a list of some late sixties rock classics that blew the collective minds of an earlier generation. 9. “White Rabbit” by … Read more…

Top 9 Springtime Rock Songs

The Beatles in August 1969

As Spring arrives for 2015, we look at some of the great rock songs that explicitly mention or implicitly conjure images of Springtime. We countdown this subjective list from #9 to #1. 9. … Read more…