“It’s true that in general the mainstream media tends to – and this is normal human nature – pay attention to bands that do well in New York or L.A. They end up getting more attention, because those are the media centers. But there’s a lot of area, what people call the ‘flyover states,’ and those people who live there love their rock and roll, and are loyal to their bands.”
The concert will be held on December 4 at the U.S. Cellular Arena in Bloomington.
Back in November of 1971, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Led Zeppelin[/lastfm]‘s record label, Atlantic, released a promotional single of “Stairway to Heaven” to radio stations. At 8 minutes long, it found occasional late-night play on AM radio. But, […]
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