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Songs for Valentine’s Day

There have been many songs written about Valentine’s Day over the years. Whether you’re celebrating the day with a loved one or spending it on your own, there are songs for every emotion in the list below. Grab a box of chocolates and sit back and enjoy 🙂 Happy Valentine’s Day to our followers, from…

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Rock And Roll’s 20 favourite releases in 2016

2016 might have been a trying, difficult year in some ways, but it was also a year full of glorious music. Here, in no particular order, Maria Savva and I share our 20 favourite releases from 2016. Tracks of Wire – deux furieuses This album has it all…“Tracks of Wire” is a very creative collection…

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5 Music Blogs To Follow

Here at Real Rock and Roll and on our sister-site Soundwaves Review, we love discovering and promoting the best new independent music. Here’s a shout out to some of our hard-working fellow bloggers around the globe who are helping to promote new music. Without these sites many bands would not be able to reach a…

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Best Live Bands 2016

Reblogged from Soundwaves Review: Featuring all the best music floating on the airwaves! I’ve seen quite a few live bands this year, so I thought it would be nice to make a list of my favourites. If you like live music I’d highly recommend you try and see these bands when/if they play a venue…

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Christmas music and charity singles

It’s nearly Christmas and many artists have been releasing Christmas songs, some of them are also donating profits from their Christmas singles to charity. I’ve heard about quite a few new releases today, so I thought I would post some of the best ones here. KAATO – “It’s Christmas” “It’s Christmas” is a fun festive…

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5 bands you should be listening to right now

This November, you might be looking for a strong shot of rock and roll to keep you going. Look no further: here are five of my favourite bands that I think you should be listening to right now.   The Amorettes Scottish three-piece The Amorettes plays straight-up, unadulterated, kick-ass rock and roll. I’ve been a…

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A trip down memory lane – Side B

Following on from my post last week (if you missed it, catch up here: https://realrockandroll.wordpress.com/2016/11/05/a-trip-down-memory-lane-songs-from-a-mix-tape/ ), today I’m posting the tracks from side-B of the old mix-tape I found. This includes some glam rock, rock ‘n’ roll, and power ballads mostly from the late ’80s 🙂 Enjoy! 1. All You Need Is Rock N Roll –…