Archive for October 28th, 2015

Queen, “Spread Your Wings” from News of the World (1977): One Track Mind

Queen, “Spread Your Wings” from News of the World (1977): One Track Mind

Queen once again showcased their ability to play tough hard rock as well as more anthemic material on ‘News of the World,’ released Oct. 28, 1977.

Fastway – ‘Trick or Treat’ Original Soundtrack (1986)

Fastway – ‘Trick or Treat’ Original Soundtrack (1986)

The campy Halloween film ‘Trick or Treat’ doesn’t hold up so well anymore. But Fastway’s original soundtrack? That’s another matter entirely.

One fiery moment saved ZZ Top’s Afterburner from ’80s caricature

One fiery moment saved ZZ Top’s Afterburner from ’80s caricature

Released on Oct. 28, 1985, ‘Afterburner’ risked becoming just another faceless piece of glossy MTV-era production – until Billy Gibbons stepped in.

Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes – Hearts of Stone (1978); Men Without Women: Live (2011)

Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes – Hearts of Stone (1978); Men Without Women: Live (2011)

They’re both closely associated with him. But Bruce Springsteen wasn’t the only connection between Southside Johnny and Little Steven Van Zandt.

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