About

Nancy and Ann Wilson of Heart performing at Stage AE in Pittsburgh on July 26th 2012. Photo by Chris Shapiro.

Retropulse Music is an online magazine that strives to provide the best behind the scenes interviews with artists of the second generation of Rock N’ Roll.  We deliver interviews in a wide variety of formats including film, print and radio talk show.  Retropulse also features reviews and opinions centered around various topics of classic rock.

Recently, Retropulse Music has added a radio talk show component to the online magazine.  Via Edinboro University’s radio station, WFSE 88.9, RM now hosts an afternoon talk show that airs in Erie and Edinboro markets of Pennsylvania.  Also, with a live stream, RM can be heard around the world by visiting the WFSE website.

Adam Burns

Chris Shapiro

Retropulse’s head writer is Chris Shapiro.  Shapiro is a graduate of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania where he earned a degree in Communication and Media Studies with a specialization in Broadcast Journalism.  He has conducted interviews with Eddie Money, Air Supply, Ted Nugent, George Thorogood, Susanna Hoffs and Lita Ford among other legendary names in Rock.  He can be reached at chrisshapiro@rocketmail.com

Adam Burns, a graduate of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Communication, is the technical  manager for the film crew unit during concert interviews.  He’s filmed interviews with Air Supply, Gary Markasky and Eddie Money.

It is the goal of Retropulse to become the leading online source for music and artist information.  In the future, we wish to become a platform where fans can learn the facts behind the music, paths to success, and classic rock n’ roll stories from all their favorite artists.

“Rock and Roll Never Forgets…” – Bob Seger

2011 interview with Fran Cosmo, former lead singer of Boston, in Youngstown, Ohio. The concert was sponsored by Pannutti Productions. Photo by Cyndi Wofton.

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