The Rowan Radio Rock Review: 5/30/17


If you’re looking to add some new favorites into your music collection, the Rowan Radio Rock Department is here to help. They recently reviewed some of the notable new releases in rock.

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Five Questions With Local Musician Jake Gussman

Nighttime rock DJ Kelly Green recently sat down with local musician Jake Gussman.

Check out the video below for an inside look at his massive CD collection, personal music influences, and his odd connection with… Harry Styles???

You can join Kelly Green every Wednesday night from 11pm-1am for The Alternative Scene on Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM and online at

Australian Rock Star Matt Corby Comes To Philadelphia



Hundreds came out to the Union Transfer in Philadelphia on Tuesday to enjoy a night of raw music and soul. The show opened with east coast folk duo, Overcoats and ended with singer-songwriter and Australian Idol runner-up, Matt Corby. Both acts rocked the stage, celebrating one of the final U.S. shows on the tour.

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The Starting Line Returns After Eight Years


Rowan Radio’s Kelly Green is very excited about the return of The Starting Line, whom will be releasing an album for the first time in eight years.

Local pop punk legends have a Christmas miracle in store for fans around the globe. The Starting Line has officially announced the release of a new record. They took to social media, stating “Tom, Mike, Brian, Matt and I [Kenny] are very pleased to let you in on TSL’s new tracks”. They confirmed that it has been eight years since they last released music , and that this record has “been a long time coming”.

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Coheed & Cambria: Showing Music on the Decline…or Rise?


WGLS-FM Rock Director Matt McCourt checks in with his thoughts on Coheed & Cambria including their latest album, The Color Before the Sun.

Coheed & Cambria has a very unique sound. If someone listened to C&C, they could instantly tell you if one of their songs was playing. There aren’t many bands that have a remotely similar sound. Multiple factors go into what makes a Coheed & Cambria song specific to them. It may come from Sanchez’s high-pitched singing voice, or the pattern of the song. Their newest album, The Color Before the Sun, shows C&C turning away from their uniqueness and going to something entirely different.

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