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.
My first “What if” series focused on the great Led Zeppelin and examined the what-could-have-beens of their future had the band not broken up. Today’s study features both differences and … Continue Reading “What if” Series: The Police
Life is full of “What if’s.” Sometimes they make us curious. Sometimes we’re relieved the “what if” didn’t happen. Sometimes we just don’t dwell on it at all. The Rock … Continue Reading “What if” Series: Led Zeppelin
“Break” is an interesting word. Attach it to words like ‘Spring’ or ‘Summer’ and it’s a good thing. Attach it to words like ‘arm’ or ‘leg’ and not so much. … Continue Reading Samiam: The Band That Never Broke
The year was 1988. Though it would all but come to an end in three short years, the hard rock/hair/metal era was thriving in full force. Def Leppard’s Hysteria was … Continue Reading In Review: Living Colour
In Review: “The Dan” (Parts 1 & 2) are linked below: In Review: “The Dan” (Part II) In Review: “The Dan” (Part I) Following the release of their 1980 album, … Continue Reading In Review: “The Dan” (Part III)
In Review: “The Dan” (Part I) covered a brief history of the band. The post can be found here: In Review: “The Dan” (Part I) For part two, let’s take … Continue Reading In Review: “The Dan” (Part II)
Whenever Rock N’ Roll fans talk about the best bands of all time many start with The Beatles and the Rolling Stones. That’s fine. Yet when the conversation is about … Continue Reading In Review: “The Dan” (Part I)
A year or so ago I stumbled upon this “Collectors Edition” gem at the grocery store. I believe Rolling Stone originally issued it in 2013, but reissued it in 2019. … Continue Reading The List: Led Zeppelin
Rush. Canada’s beloved power trio. The standard bearer of Prog Rock. Staples of terrestrial classic rock radio stations for decades. Geddy Lee, Neal Peart, and the blonde guy on guitar … Continue Reading “Rush” to Judgment?
On October 2nd, America lost a Rock ‘N Roll institution. At age 66, Tom Petty passed away from apparent cardiac arrest. This day of course, coincided with the horrific massacre … Continue Reading Tom Petty: American Storyteller
Reunion tours and anniversary reissues are quite commonplace in the music world, yet this year marks a major anniversary for a very major band in rock history and odds are … Continue Reading Van Halen: 40 Years
kerrang.com When I first heard Chris Cornell had passed away, my first thought was “The good Lord decided it was time for his beautiful voice to “Say Hello 2 Heaven.” … Continue Reading Chris Cornell
consequenceofsound.net This weekend HBO broadcasted the 2017 Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Fame ceremony. Featured among the newly enshrined was Seattle’s Pearl Jam. The actual ceremony took place back on … Continue Reading From Seattle to the Hall