From radio, television, newspapers, magazines, and every form of social media our current President, Barack Obama, is tracked. Love him or hate him, it is clear that he is the most media covered President in history. The man can not say a word or make a move without someone somewhere reporting, writing, tweeting, commenting or … Continue reading Pity The POTUS?
I've been a metalhead since 1984, so over the years I have heard quite a bit of metal. Picking ten was hard, putting them in order would be near impossible. So after much thought here are my top ten favorite heavy metal albums, in no particular order. Candlemass - Nightfall: Heavy riffs, amazing leads, great … Continue reading My Top Ten Favorite Metal Albums
Over the past several months rock music has lost some heavy hitters. Just to name a few: B.B. King, Chris Squire, Scott Weiland, Lemmy, David Bowie and most recently Glenn Frey. Somehow we as fans want to foolishly believe that rock and rollers will never die. In some respects rock and roll is a sort … Continue reading Rock And Rollers Do Grow Old And Die
Someone recently posted a link on Facebook. The link was for an article about one of my favorite bands. The author of the article ranked the band's albums from worst to best. It's generally interesting to read how others feel about my favorite bands, whether they be fellow fans or critics. I clicked on the … Continue reading No Opinions Allowed?
David Bowie is dead. When I initially read the news it just did not seem real, it still does not seem real. But as I think on it now it would seem that he went a similar route as Freddie Mercury and hid his illness, (cancer), from the public. Bowie's music was never a huge … Continue reading Bowie
It's official, mediocrity sells. That's not news to many of us. What am I speaking of? Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now the #1 movie of all time in America. The tickets sold have passed the $800 million mark! If it continues on it's current pace it will soon be the all time #1 … Continue reading The Force?
The essense of rock and roll is rooted in rebellion and nonconformity. Heavy metal takes this to even higher heights. In a genre that many believe to be filled with suicidal mother killing satanists one would think that nonconformity would in fact be the norm. However, so many bands fall in line with the sterotypical … Continue reading Rock And Roll Rebels