Who we are

 

Richards Rock Academy™ is the rock band program at Richards Guitar Studio in Aston, PA (Visit website here). Our students pursue music with passion and excellence. Rock band members have the opportunity to choose songs for their band, write original songs with other students, and play frequent live shows in Delco and beyond. We select ambitious music, as well as popular favorites as part of en eclectic, challenging, and musically rewarding repertoire.

Our students work with professional teachers and have consistently improved beyond their own expectations. We are frequently impressed by our students meeting high standards, and members enjoy a positive rock band experience in the process. 

What sets us apart from our competitors?

Our bands stay together once formed for as long as possible. This allows the students to grow together and tackle more ambitious and rewarding projects. Our program is as close to a real-life band situation as possible. The students become close friends, develop musical chemistry, and take ownership of their band (creating band name, logos, social media presence, discussing band initiatives with members, etc.). Some of our bands have been together for more than a year and perform with increasing professionalism, as well as add a wide range of songs to their growing set list that could not be achieved in other rock band program formats. Occasionally, students even find shows for their own bands, so their band takes on a life of its own outside of the Rock Academy.

Scroll down to see our song list and band info.

For free video lessons and information regarding private lessons, go to www.richardsguitarstudio.com

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Song List 2014-15

9th SPECTRUM

  • Alice in Chains - Would?
  • Black Sabbath - Paranoid
  • Bring Me the Horizon - Can You Feel My Heart
  • Bullet for My Valentine - Hearts Burst Into Fire
  • The Cult - Fire Woman
  • The Fountain of Wayne - Stacy's Mom
  • In This Moment - The Promise
  • Joan Jett - Bad Reputation
  • Kansas - Carry On Wayward Son
  • Killswitch Engage - In Due Time
  • Letters from the Fire - Eleanor Rigby cover
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd - Simple Man
  • Ozzy Osbourne - Mr. Crowley
  • Paramore - Misery Business
  • Tool - Sober
  • Neil Young - Hey Hey, My My

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  • AC/DC - Highway to Hell
  • Avril Lavigne - Keep Holding On
  • Pat Benatar - Hit Me With Your Best Shot
  • Blink 182 - All the Small Things
  • Alice Cooper - School's Out
  • Cream - Sunshine of Your Love
  • Europe - The Final Countdown
  • Green Day - Welcome to Paradise
  • Guns N Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
  • The Killers - When You Were Young
  • Led Zeppelin - Immigrant Song
  • No Doubt - I'm Just a Girl
  • Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train
  • Paramore - The Only Exception
  • The Scorpions - Rock You Like A Hurricane
  • ORIGINAL SONG - Live Once

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REMAIN NAMELESS

  • Basement - Spoiled
  • Def Leppard - Pour Some Sugar On Me
  • Evanescence - Going Under
  • Evans Blue - Eclipsed
  • Green Day - Brain Stew
  • Led Zeppelin - Rock and Roll
  • Linkin Park - Numb
  • Papa Roach - Scars
  • Pearl Jam - Black
  • Robert Tepper - No Easy Way Out

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PARIADIN

  • AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long
  • Alice in Chains - Man in the Box
  • Black Veil Brides - In the End
  • In This Moment - The Promise
  • Nirvana - Lithium
  • The Pretty Reckless - Make Me Wanna Die
  • Smashing Pumpkins - Rhinoceros
  • System of a Down - Toxicity
  • Stone Temple Pilots - Wicked Garden
  • Within Temptation - Iron

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MALIGNANT DEFENESTRATION

  • Avenged Sevenfold - Bat Country
  • Bullet For My Valentine - Your Betrayal
  • Metallica - Enter Sandman
  • Ozzy Osbourne - Mr. Crowley
  • Rush - Tom Sawyer
  • Slayer - Dead Skin Mask
  • Tool - Schism

 

The Fridays

  • Echosmith - Bright
  • Fallout Boy - Centuries
  • Selena Gomez - Naturally
  • Taylor Swift - Treacherous
  • Walk the Moon - Shut Up and Dance

 

Blunt object

  • Green Day - Holiday
  • Led Zeppelin - Living Loving Maid
  • Nirvana - In Bloom
  • Paramore - Misery Business