Rock on Request

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Rock on Request
Type of site
Music webzine
Owner Lycos, Inc.
Created by Christina Avina
Alexa rank Negative increase 16,321,455 (December 2013)[1]
Launched May 20, 2007; 11 years ago (2007-05-20)
Current status Online

Rock on Request is an American daily Internet publication owned by Lycos devoted to music criticism and commentary, music news, and artist interviews. Its focus is on rock music. The webzine was created in Holly Springs, North Carolina on May 20, 2007 by the music journalist Christina Avina, which has worked for Associated Content and NetMed among others.[2]

Since its founding, Rock on Request had begun garnering a following for both its extensive coverage of underground music and its writing style. Late 2010 saw a complete renovation of the website's layout.

The webzine currently features the latest news, interviews, record reviews, live shows, as well competitions.[3] It held a yearly awards called the Rock on Request Awards which was disestablished in 2010.[4] In 2010, the webzine established the Battle of the Bands.[5]


  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  2. ^ "WhoIs – Rock on Request". Go Daddy. Retrieved 2010-09-30. 
  3. ^ "Rock on Request Magazine Review of Brave New World". Retrieved 2010-09-30. 
  4. ^ "2007 Top In Rock Awards". Rock on Request. 2007. Archived from the original on 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2010-09-30. 
  5. ^ Christina G. (April 2010). "Rock On Request Magazine Presents Battle of the Bands". Yelp, Inc. Retrieved 2010-09-30. 

External links

  • Official Website

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