Internet Radio and Free Music News - straight from the source!

content_top
977music_26

Is There ANOTHER Rolling Stones Album On The Way?

Seeing as it’s been almost 11 years since we’ve seen a Rolling Stones album, it’s only fitting that after their most recent drop “Blue and Lonesome”, another album might be on the way. The first album which only featured covers of other songs has already bolted to, and may hold a spot at #1 in the U.K, as they’ve done multiple times throughout their career. Even more impressive was that Blue & Lonesome was recorded in just three days.

DSCF1919

With this one a week old, new information has suggested that the band is looking forward to Volume #2. Keith Richards tells The Guardian that the original album happened by accident, and the bulk of it was recorded in just two days. Also suggested was late keyboard player Ian Stewart was sending a message from above.

With new reports now suggesting that volume 2 is in the works, it leaves a lot up for discussion in terms of the material that may or may not be released. According to the band, they were also recording an entirely new album of material, which would conflict the reports of a second cover album to follow this one. In terms of rock ‘n roll, anything is possible, right?

It should also be noted that Mick Jagger just had his SEVENTH child — no word on if this will affect the band’s ability to create or finish an album.

For more information in regard to the Rolling Stones and the possibility of a new album, keep it locked here for the most recent updates as they become available to us.

The Top 10 Albums of 2016!

2016 surely did see a number of great musical numbers. Regardless of sales or community reception, a number of these stood out to not only music critics, but the masses. Between rock, hip-hop, pop and country, it’s hard to narrow down a short list of ten albums to encompass 2016. We’ve outlined a list of our top 10 albums, and we’d love to hear what you think and what deserves to be added or dropped from the list. Take a look below and tell us in the comments section on our Facebook!

  1. Humble And Kind – Tim McGraw

maxresdefault

  1. A Pool Shaped Moon – Radiohead

e3c43867

  1. Coloring Book – Chance The Rapper

chance_3

  1. Blackstar – David Bowie

david-bowie-blackstar-2016-billboard-1000

  1. Stranger to Stranger – Paul Simon

 

stranger_to_stranger_cover

     5. Dangerous Woman – Ariana Grande

211b14679ffb4c91e99dd191680a4239-1000x1000x1

  1. Joanne – Lady Gaga

csao6pdweaukb1v

  1. This is Acting – Sia

71dbam1ihwl-_sl1500_

  1. Views – Drake

views-feature-e1461851694585-1052x591

      1 .Lemonade – Beyonce

url

Is a KISS Reunion Tour On The Horizon?

Is there a KISS reunion tour on the horizon? According to Ace Frehley, there is a slight possibility of it happening! Ace stated in an interview today that he is entertaining an idea that KISS could jump back on the reunion tour bus with him on it, however would be ‘fine’ if it didn’t happen. Other frontman Paul Stanley was only fuel to the fire of this news, as he was a guest feature on Ace’s solo album.

kiss-cropped-671x377

He told an interviewer that the relationship between them was never as poor as it was made out to be, or perceived by the public eye. Throughout his founding of the band, Ace was in the band from 1973 to 1982, leaving and then returning over a decade later, only to leave again.

Ace tells his interviewer that while the band DOES have disagreements and things are often said, they’ve always been friends with him, just like he’s always been a friend to them. Adding into the fact that there were times in which the members didn’t talk, they can’t overlook the fact that they created something that above all else, withstood the ultimate test of time.

“Rumors are rumors” he says and that he ‘hasn’t been contacted’ If it could be done in a way that would end the career of KISS as a whole in a great way, he’d like to do it.

“Those guys run the show these days. I’m doing my thing and they’re doing their thing. If it happens it would be great. If it doesn’t I’ll be fine and they’ll be fine”, he says.

What do you think? Would you like to see KISS reunite one more time? What would you do if you were able to see them one last time?!

Kanye West RELEASED From Hospital

After a mental breakdown, tons of criticism from his fans and non-fans alike, Kanye West has finally left the hospital, and returned back to his home. Departing from the UCLA Medical Center, ‘Ye left the hospital accompanied by his wife Kim Kardashian. According to recent reports, Kanye will still be under the watchful eye of his physician Michael Farzam, who was the one to call 911 and have West admitted into the hospital. Kanye will be spending this time with his children, family and wife.

kanye-west-yeezy-3-msg-2016-11-billboard-650

There seems to be a ton on the plate of West, who recently cancelled shows for his Saint Pablo Tour indefinitely, as well as a recent album release, and the anniversary of the death of his mother. Additionally, working closely with Adidas, Kanye and their team have been hard at work designing new forms of the Yeezy Boost 350 and 750, which are selling for upwards of $2,000 on secondary markets.

While it’s unclear as to what is the exact cause of Kanye’s original breakdown, there is a clearly a lot of stress on the artist within the past six months. It’s not unheard of to go through hard times and while his departure from the hospital points to good things, there is likely much more time to be spent recovering from this incident than many have speculated.

Our thoughts are with the West/Kardashian family.

While you’re browsing our latest news and updates, flip on our Top 40 playlist and get to listening to the latest and greatest from today’s artists. With no sign-up necessary, we make your online experience the best it can be.

An Arrest Has Been Made In The Death Of 3 Doors Down Guitarist

Following a tragic death, an arrest has finally been made in the death of 3 Doors Down guitarist Matt Roberts. Roberts, just 38 when he died, died from a prescription drug overdose in a hotel just outside of Milwaukee. Roberts served as the lead guitarist of the band from their inception in 1996 until 2012 when he left the band for health reasons.

3ddmaryouellette1

During his departure, Roberts stated that this was due to performing near 300 dates per year, and the band having exacerbated health and circulation issues that he was currently dealing with. He continued to mention that the band would always hold a special place in his heart, but needed to take this time off for his own health.

Police have now made the arrest of a doctor who was reportedly in connection with Roberts prior to his death. The alleged physician is believed to be from Alabama, a ways away from where his death was confirmed in West Bend, Wisc. Illegal drug distribution has been the primary charge in the case. Throughout his time as physician, Snellgrove (the accused) prescribed Roberts 5 different controlled substances in the names of different individuals, but (police) also have stated that the intended recipient of the drugs were all for Roberts.

As the story unfolds, keep it locked to Hits Radio for more information about this breaking news. To take a load off, make sure to head over to our radio section and flip on your favorite station, boast 100’s of top hits, classic jams, and much more.  

Why Is It So Easy To Find Free MP3 Music Downloads?

http://www.977music.com

Free Mp3 Downloads

There are basically two main reasons you are able to find free MP3 music downloads so easily. The first one is because a lot of musicians find it very difficult to get into the music business. Often times when you go through a big record label companies, they will try to mold and groom you into something they want you to be.

These days more and more people are refusing to change their image to please a record label. They therefore set out to make things happen on their own. Setting out to do things on your own can sometimes be extremely difficult. That’s why many up and coming musicians will use free MP3 music downloads to help get their music out.

Giving away free tracks is a great way to build a loyal following. If they like what they hear they will have no problem paying for your tracks later on down the road.

Another reason it is so easy to find free MP3 music downloads is because big record labels see the value in giving away a few free tracks right before an artist comes out with a new album. It let’s the fans hear a small sample of what’s soon to come. This allows them to hear before they buy. If they like what they hear they will be more likely to purchase other downloadable tracks from the album.

And to prove the point even more there have been several studies that show people buy an album after listening to it online.

Online Radio – What Are You Missing Out On?

japanese pop music

If you still haven’t tried out online radio, then now is the perfect time to delve into this mountain of information and entertainment.

Online radio is revolutionizing the way people listen to the radio and if you aren’t in line with this changing trend, then you’re missing out big time. Here are a few reasons why you should tune in to online radio:

Trusted Source for Fresh News

There have probably been times when you thought your local news station was missing a big national story. Or maybe they were too slow to report what was happening.

It takes time for a locally-staffed crew to report on stories that happened beyond their jurisdiction, but with the help of online radio, you can listen to the local radio stations from everywhere.

This means that you can actually listen to first-hand news stories.

Source for New Music

The top 10 charts are fine if you aren’t bothered by their constant repetition. However, for those who like to hear new music, online radio is the way to go.

One of the best features is that you can listen to exactly what you like and avoid what you don’t. With traditional radio, you were stuck with the few stations you had. Online radio can keep track of your preferences and it can present you with the kind of music that you like.

Custom Niches

Traditional radio stations are limited to playing music of the genre. For example, you can find a channel that plays popular country songs or pop or rock or rap or a top 10 chart. However, what if you want to hear rock and rap both on a channel?

Finding such seemingly impossible combinations is possible with online radio.

Explore Different Musical Cultures

Why just confine ourselves to the boundaries of western music only? The South Asians have a bulky music industry of their own, while the Japanese can also strike the perfect chord to create those incredibly attractive dance tunes.

Online radio lets you explore different sounds of different cultures without charging you anything extra.

Listen to New and Unique People

Many spend hundreds of dollars buying audio books. Guess what? Online radio to the rescue! Choose from a selection of hundreds and listen to the free lectures and interviews of your liking.

With such a mountain of information and entertainment so easily available, there is no reason for you not to try out online radio.

977music_58
 
  • Tune In @ 977music.com »
    100+ Channels to Choose From!
  • Follow 977music Online Radio on TwitterFind 977music Online Radio on Facebook
  • Categories
  • Keep me updated on new radio stations, the latest music news, top artists, concerts and a whole lot more!
          *  Email:
     First Name:
     
  • About the Author:
    Jeff Bachmeier is owner of 977music.com, an online music and online radio station network providing live streaming Internet Radio channels with music from the 50’s thru Today. Users can also choose to create their own customized on demand playlist through their own social media profile.

    For more information please visit 977music.com.