Rock Music

WATCH: Shock Rocker Alice Cooper Books Tel Aviv

The Times of Israel reports: Heavy metal rocker Alice Cooper Tuesday announced his “first ever” concert in Israel as part of his “Raise the Dead” 2016 tour.While the June 16 date at Tel Aviv’s Bloomfield Stadium is not listed on

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Turkish Rock ‘N’ Roll Imam Denied Visa to Saudi Arabia for Concert

Turkish imam Ahmet Muhsin Tüzer has found an innovative way to reach out to the believers in his and other congregations: forming a rock band, FiRock, to sing the praises of Allah. While Tüzer has played gigs all over the world, one Muslim country has denied him entry– Saudi Arabia, which he calls especially “painful” because of Saudi Arabia’s official status as a Muslim state.