Earlier this week I heard the news I knew was coming for quite some time now. Eddie Van Halen succumbed to his prolonged battle with cancer at age 65. Naturally … Continue Reading “Remembering EVH”
Blogger’s note: It’s been a month since I’ve posted anything new or updated rocktakes.com. I had the unfortunate distinction of contracting the Covid-19 virus. Though my symptoms were considered ‘mild,’ … Continue Reading “Miami Sound Machine”
Though their past and present members are still alive, Van Halen is a band we can aptly refer to in the past tense. After all, they’ve only released one album … Continue Reading Van Halen Albums: In Review
People go to concerts for many reasons. Usually it’s to see a band or artist you like. Other times it’s tagging along with your spouse, partner, or friends because of … Continue Reading What Makes a Concert Memorable?
The acronym GOAT. I don’t even like it. I’m old enough to remember when referring to someone as a ‘goat’ was a derogatory remark. So why use it in the … Continue Reading The Rolling Stones: G.O.A.T.