29 days ago | Death Race
Even the Grim Reaper has to hang up his scythe and take a vacation once in awhile, and nothing shows he was slumming it in August more than the emergence of that Indonesian dude Mbah Gotho, who both claims to be both the oldest man alive at 145 an...
2 months ago | Essay
By now, you are aware that every music blog has already celebrated the 50th anniversary of Revolver, the Beatles' seventh long player, the one that paved the way for Sgt. Pepper (the album that CHANGED THE WAY ALBUMS WERE EVERMORE MADE and perhaps...
2 months ago | Death Race
We went into 2016 with a bunch of whopper deaths in the rock pantheon and for a while it looked like they would continue unabated. As far as legends go, few of this month's casualties would qualify as that. But what we do have are a lot of j...
2 months ago | Concert Review
Despite Steven Tyler's own protestations that this is not a solo tour because he is performing with a fully integrated band called Loving Mary, it's hard not to see his whole career trajectory of the last few years—from signing on to judge America...
3 months ago | Death Race
Here we are at the midway point of what has been the worst year for music having nothing to do with what was issued and everything to do with who was discontinued. "Sure," you say. "We lost a lot of giants early in the year like Bowie and Prince, ...
3 months ago | Lists
The rush to put everything in easily digestible lists of ten has finally come to a subject I know something about — abysmal songs that have captured the public fancy long enough to reach number one. Since I was a wee lad raised on Top 40 radio I h...