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Robert Jens Rock (born 19 April 1954 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) is a Canadian musician, sound engineer, and record producer. Rob Rock in a performance at Orlando, FL Robert Rock is a Christian metal singer and songwriter. ... is the 109th day of the year (110th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Winnipeg (disambiguation). ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Latin: Glorious and free) Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Official languages English French (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 14 Senate seats 6 Confederation July 15, 1870 (5th) Area  Ranked 8th Total 647,797... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... Audio engineering is the branch of engineering dealing with the production of sound through mechanical means. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ...

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Payola$

Rock began his career in Langford, British Columbia, (a suburb of Victoria, BC) as a guitarist playing with friends William Alexander and Paul Hyde in the former's household basement. After high school graduation, Rock left Victoria and became the co-founder of the Payola$. The Payola$ became well known for their '80s hit, "Eyes of a Stranger," which was used as part of the soundtrack of the movie Valley Girl starring Nicolas Cage. In 1983, the Payola$ won the Juno Award for Single of the year. He also worked as an assistant at Little Mountain Sound in Vancouver. In 1987, the Payola$ (who had previously changed their name to Paul Hyde and the Payolas) changed their name to Rock and Hyde and had a hit single in Canada with the song "Dirty Water." The song also charted on Billboard's Hot 100. In 2007, the Payola$ reclaimed their irreverent band name and once again became active as a touring and recording act, releasing the CD EP Langford Part One. For the UK magazine, see Guitarist (magazine). ... Payola$ were a New Wave band active in the Canadian music scene for a decade from the late 1970s. ... Payola$ were a New Wave band active in the Canadian music scene for a decade from the late 1970s. ... For other uses, see Valley girl (disambiguation). ... Nicolas Cage (born January 7, 1964) is an Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Little Mountain Sound Studios is a music recording facility located in Vancouver, Canada. ... For other uses, see Vancouver (disambiguation). ... Payola$ were a New Wave band active in the Canadian music scene for a decade from the late 1970s. ... Paul Hyde is a British-born Canadian musician and record producer. ... Payola$ were a New Wave band active in the Canadian music scene for a decade from the late 1970s. ... Payola$ were a New Wave band active in the Canadian music scene for a decade from the late 1970s. ... Langford Part One is the seven song CD EP released by the Payola$ in 2007. ...


Producer

Bob Rock is best known for giving bands such as Metallica and Mötley Crüe a more elaborate record production. He has also worked with Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Cher, The Cult, David Lee Roth, Skid Row, Veruca Salt, Nina Gordon, Our Lady Peace, The Tragically Hip, Lostprophets, American Hi-Fi and Simple Plan. Metallica is a Grammy Award-winning American heavy metal/thrash metal band formed in 1981[1] and has become one of the most commercially successful musical acts of recent decades. ... Mötley Crüe (pronounced Motley Croo) is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California in 1980. ... This article is about the band Aerosmith. ... Bon Jovi is a hard rock band originating from Sayreville, New Jersey. ... This article is about Cher, the entertainer. ... The Cult is an English rock band. ... David Lee Roth (sometimes referred to as Diamond Dave) (born 10 October 1954, Bloomington, Indiana) is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality, best known for his work with the band Van Halen. ... Skid Row is an American heavy metal band which became the glam metal prototypes of the late 1980s metal scene and were successful until they were eclipsed by the Seattle grunge bands in 1991. ... Veruca Salt is an alternative rock group of the 1990s and 2000s. ... Nina Gordon (full name Nina Rachel Shapiro Gordon) was born November 14, 1967 and is an American rock singer. ... Our Lady Peace, abbreviated as OLP, is a Canadian alternative rock band consisting of Raine Maida (vocals), Duncan Coutts (bass), Jeremy Taggart (drums), and Steve Mazur (guitar). ... The Tragically Hip is a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, consisting of Gordon Downie (lead vocals and occasional acoustic guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums). ... Lostprophets (IPA: ) are a Welsh alternative metal band formed in 1997. ... American Hi-Fi is a power pop/alternative rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, best known for their 2001 hit Flavor of the Weak. To date they have released three studio albums, as well as a live album released only in Japan. ... Simple Plan is a pop-punk band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada—all five members are French-Canadians who were born in the province of Quebec. ...


Rock briefly returned to performing music in 1993, forming the band Rockhead with ex-Payola$ drummer Chris Taylor. The band released one self-titled album and two singles, but split up shortly afterwards. He is currently producing and working with The Offspring on their next album. Chris Taylor or Christopher Taylor may refer to: Chris The Glove Taylor, American DJ, one of the pioneers on the West Coast Chris Taylor (comedian), comedian, best known from CNNNN and Triple J Christopher Taylor (cricketer), English cricketer, who has played for Gloucestershire Chris Taylor (cricketer, born 1981), English cricketer... For other uses, see Offspring (disambiguation). ...


Rock is also producing his own band's next album, Langford. The Payola$ have mentioned plans for a tour in early 2008.


Metallica

Bob Rock produced Metallica's multiplatinum self-titled album (known as The Black Album) in 1991 and subsequent followups Load (1996), ReLoad (1997), Garage Inc. (1998) and S&M (1999). Metallica once again tapped Rock to produce their 2003 album St. Anger. Because the band had no bassist due to the departure of Jason Newsted, Rock played bass guitar on the album. Metallica is a Grammy Award-winning American heavy metal/thrash metal band formed in 1981[1] and has become one of the most commercially successful musical acts of recent decades. ... Metallica (also known as The Black Album because of its largely black and nearly-featureless cover) is the self titled fifth studio album by the American heavy metal band Metallica. ... Load is the sixth album by American heavy metal band Metallica, released in June 1996. ... ReLoad is the seventh album by American heavy metal band Metallica, released in 1997. ... Garage Inc. ... S&M is American heavy metal band Metallicas ninth album, recorded live with the San Francisco Symphony on April 21-22 of 1999. ... St. ... Jason Newsted is an American bass guitarist, currently a member of Voivod and Rock Star Supernova. ...


A petition that over 20,000 fans signed was posted online. The petition called for Metallica to dump Rock as producer, claiming he had too much influence on the band's sound and musical format. Rock claimed the petition was hurtful for his children. He was also quoted as saying "Sometimes, even with a great coach, a team keeps losing. You have to get new blood in there." [1]


Humoristic signings are present in the petition, such as an entry signed off as Dave Mustaine, along with the comment; "ya, and bring me back in the band too :( ". Another imposter signed as Cliff Burton saying "Please guys. Do it for me. I'm rolling in the grave here." David Scott Mustaine (born David Scott Mustonen, September 13, 1961 in La Mesa, California, United States) is the lead/rhythm guitarist, songwriter, and singer for the speed/thrash metal band, Megadeth. ... Clifford Lee Burton (February 10, 1962 – September 27, 1986) was a bass guitarist best known for his work with the thrash/heavy metal band Metallica from 1982 - 1986. ...


In February, 2006, Metallica chose producer Rick Rubin to produce their next album, ending the group's long-time relationship with Rock. Frederick Jay (Rick) Rubin (born March 10, 1963 in Lido Beach, New York) is an American record producer and is currently the co-head of Columbia Records. ...


Discography - Engineer/Mixer

  • 1979 - Prism - Armageddon
  • 1979 - Survivor
  • 1980 - Prism - Young and Restless
  • 1980 - Loverboy
  • 1981 - Loverboy - Get Lucky
  • 1982 - Strange Advance - Worlds Away
  • 1982 - Payola$ - No Stranger to Danger
  • 1983 - Loverboy - Keep it Up
  • 1983 - Payola$ - Hammer on a Drum
  • 1984 - Krokus - The Blitz
  • 1984 - Chilliwack - Look in, Look Out
  • 1985 - Honeymoon Suite - The Big Prize
  • 1985 - Paul Hyde and the Payolas - Here's the World for Ya
  • 1985 - Northern Lights - Tears are Not Enough
  • 1985 - Black 'N Blue - Without Love
  • 1986 - Paul Janz - Electricity
  • 1986 - Bon Jovi - Slippery When Wet
  • 1987 - Rock and Hyde - Under the Volcano
  • 1987 - Loverboy - Wildside
  • 1987 - Aerosmith - Permanent Vacation
  • 1988 - Bon Jovi - New Jersey
  • 1989 - Paul Dean - Hard Core

For the Payola$ album of the same name, see No Stranger to Danger (Payola$). No Stranger To Danger is the second studio album from Californian thrash metal band, Lääz Rockit. ... Hammer on a Drum is the third album by the Payola$, released in 1983. ... Heres the World for Ya is the fourth album by Paul Hyde and the Payolas, the band formerly known as Payola$. Released in 1985, the album is only available on vinyl and cassette; it has not been released on CD. This album was the first (and mercifully only) Payola... Alternate cover Original banned wet T-shirt cover Singles from Slippery When Wet Released: 1986 Released: 1986 Released: 1987 Released: 1987 Slippery When Wet is the third studio album by Bon Jovi released on August 18, 1986 (see 1986 in music). ... For the Stefan Grossman/John Renbourn album of the same name, see Under the Volcano (Stefan Grossman and John Renbourn album). ... Singles from New Jersey Released: 1988 Released: 1988 Released: 1989 Released: 1989 Released: 1989 Bon Jovis fourth album, New Jersey was released on September 13, 1988. ...

Discography - Producer

Young Canadians were a Canadian punk rock band in the late 1970s. ... This page is about the Canadian band called The Subhumans. ... Pointed Sticks were a Canadian punk rock band from Vancouver, active from 1978 to 1981. ... Payola$ were a New Wave band active in the Canadian music scene for a decade from the late 1970s. ... In A Place Like This is the first album by the Payola$, released in 1981. ... Payola$ were a New Wave band active in the Canadian music scene for a decade from the late 1970s. ... For the Stefan Grossman/John Renbourn album of the same name, see Under the Volcano (Stefan Grossman and John Renbourn album). ... Kingdom Come is a German melodic hard rock band fronted by Hamburg-born vocalist Lenny Wolf. ... Colin James Colin James Munn (born August 17, 1964 in Regina, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian singer, guitarist, and songwriter who plays in the blues and rock and Swing genres. ... The Cult is an English rock band. ... Sonic Temple is the fourth album by the The Cult, released in 1989 (see 1989 in music). ... Blue Murder was the brainchild of guitar virtuoso John Sykes. ... Mötley Crüe (pronounced Motley Croo) is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California in 1980. ... Dr. Feelgood as a nickname may refer to: Heroin, the narcotic Physicians generally who overprescribe psychoactive medications, and in particular to Dr. Max Jacobson Dr. Feelgood may also refer to: Dr. Feelgood (band), British rock/blues band (album), and a single of the same name, by American band Mötley... The Electric Boys are a funk metal band founded in Sweden in 1988, and enjoyed a cult status in Europe at the end of the decade. ... David Lee Roth (sometimes referred to as Diamond Dave) (born 10 October 1954, Bloomington, Indiana) is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality, best known for his work with the band Van Halen. ... Metallica is a Grammy Award-winning American heavy metal/thrash metal band formed in 1981[1] and has become one of the most commercially successful musical acts of recent decades. ... Metallica (also known as The Black Album because of its largely black and nearly-featureless cover) is the self titled fifth studio album by the American heavy metal band Metallica. ... Released on October 19, 1991, this was the 6th album and the first of many greatest hits compilations made by heavy metal group Mötley Crüe. ... This article is about Cher, the entertainer. ... Love Hurts is the name of a song written and composed by Boudleaux Bryant and recorded by the Everly Brothers in July 1960. ... Bon Jovi is a hard rock band originating from Sayreville, New Jersey. ... Bon Jovis fifth album Keep the Faith was released in November 1992. ... The Quireboys is a British rock band who were briefly successful in the early 1990s, and who like Dogs DAmour were associated with a sleazy form of hair metal, although both bands music was a very British-flavoured blues rock. ... The Cult is an English rock band. ... The Cult is the sixth studio album from English rock band, The Cult. ... The term skid row or skid road is used to refer to a run-down or dilapidated urban area. ... Subhuman Race was the third full-length album from New Jersey metal band Skid Row. ... Load is the sixth album by American heavy metal band Metallica, released in June 1996. ... ReLoad is the seventh album by American heavy metal band Metallica, released in 1997. ... Veruca Salt is an alternative rock group of the 1990s and 2000s. ... Garage Inc. ... For other persons of the same name, see Brian Adams. ... Talmage Tal Bachman (born August 13, 1968 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian pop songwriter from Vancouver, British Columbia, currently living in Victoria, BC. He is best known for his late 1999 hit, Shes So High, from his self-titled 1999 album. ... S&M is American heavy metal band Metallicas ninth album, recorded live with the San Francisco Symphony on April 21-22 of 1999. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Nina Gordon (full name Nina Rachel Shapiro Gordon) was born November 14, 1967 and is an American rock singer. ... Paul Hyde is a British-born Canadian musician and record producer. ... American Hi-Fi is a power pop/alternative rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, best known for their 2001 hit Flavor of the Weak. To date they have released three studio albums, as well as a live album released only in Japan. ... The Cult is an English rock band. ... Our Lady Peace, abbreviated as OLP, is a Canadian alternative rock band consisting of Raine Maida (vocals), Duncan Coutts (bass), Jeremy Taggart (drums), and Steve Mazur (guitar). ... Tonic is an American post-grunge rock band formed in 1993 by Emerson Hart, Jeff Russo, Dan Rothchild, and Kevin Shepard. ... St. ... Simple Plan is a pop-punk band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada—all five members are French-Canadians who were born in the province of Quebec. ... Still Not Getting Any. ... Healthy In Paranoid Times is Canadian rock band Our Lady Peaces sixth studio album, released on August 30, 2005. ... Lostprophets (IPA: ) are a Welsh alternative metal band formed in 1997. ... Singles from Liberation Transmission Released: June 2006 Released: September 2006 Released: November 2006 Released: April 2007 Liberation Transmission is the third studio album by Welsh alternative rock band Lostprophets. ... Joan Jett (born Joan Marie Larkin on September 22, 1958 (or 1960 according to some sources) is an American rock and roll guitarist and singer. ... The Tragically Hip is a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, consisting of Gordon Downie (lead vocals and occasional acoustic guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums). ... Payola$ were a New Wave band active in the Canadian music scene for a decade from the late 1970s. ... Langford Part One is the seven song CD EP released by the Payola$ in 2007. ... For other uses, see Offspring (disambiguation). ...

Awards

Rock's career both as a producer and musician is being recognized at the 2007 Juno Award Ceremony (Canadian Grammys) for his lifetime contribution to popular music. Rock will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS). "Bob is a musical craftsman whose wide range of talents show no signs of slowing," says Melanie Berry, CARAS President. "He has helped to define rock as we know it today, and we are very proud to recognize him in the Canadian Music Hall of Fame." The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ...


Rock has confirmed his acceptance of the award: "It is an honour to join great producers like Bob Ezrin, Bruce Fairbairn, Daniel Lanois, Jack Richardson, and David Foster in the Canadian Music Hall of Fame" says Rock. "They are all giants of the industry, and to be recognized, means that I had to have worked with truly great artists. I thank them for their confidence and inspiration." This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Bruce Fairbairn press photo Bruce Earl Fairbairn (born in Vancouver, Canada on December 30, 1949, died May 17, 1999) was a music producers who was prominent during the 1980s and 1990s, producing songs for bands such as Bon Jovi, Aerosmith and Loverboy. ... Daniel Lanois (born September 19, 1951 in Hull, Québec) is a Canadian record producer and singer-songwriter. ... Jack Richardson, (b. ... For other persons named David Foster, see David Foster (disambiguation). ... The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ...


Bob Rock has been nominated for Juno Awards 17 times in various categories ranging from Producer of the Year, Recording Engineer of the Year, Composer of the Year, and Entertainer of the Year. He has won on numerous occasions for both his production work and his work in bands such as the Payola$ and Rock and Hyde. Rock last won Producer of the Year in 2005 for Simple Plan's "Welcome to my Life". He has been nominated for 2007 Producer of the Year for his work on The Tragically Hip's album "World Container". The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands; they could be considered the transnational counterpart to the United States Grammy Awards. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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