There was a time when Boston could do no wrong. Their 1976 debut album dominated the rock scene with that signature combination of Tom Scholz’ guitar cathedrals and Brad Delp’s soaring vocals.
The upcoming 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ American debut has inspired a slew of related books, CDs, movies, and other collectibles. In other words, this Christmas will be a dream
Not enough people heard the full-throttle contemporary garage music hurtled at you by these Pittsburgh legends, as the Cynics made a solid comeback a few years ago.
After the departure of singer and songwriter Tim Smith for the band Harm, there were of course some doubts about the future direction of Midlake. Smith’s voice and the harmonies were probably the core of the band.
They gathered for five days at this countryside studio in Finland, plugging in and recording whatever happened.
Paul Stanley’s iconic star-themed make up is as much a part of his persona with Kiss as original songs like “Rock and Roll All Nite,” “I Was Made for Lovin’ You” and “Shout It Out Loud.” But it wasn’t always like that.
The Draytons emerged as an exciting new British three-piece band with their Byrds/Beatles/Kula Shaker hybrid on this, their debut album. I also detect a little bit of the La’s more shuffley sound
<<< BACKWARD (“Morph The Cat/Morph The Cat (Reprise)”) ||| ONWARD (“What I Do”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** It wasn’t a good sign when I couldn’t find my copy for the album Morph The Cat. On my list of Steely Dan/Becker/Fagen related album this one ranks at the bottom for a number of reasons.
For Journey, the absence of its lead singer from the road — no matter the radio magic that had come before — was setting the band up for certain disaster.
After performances going back to 2009 with rock legends Queen, Adam Lambert has to have developed a favorite song from their vast repertoire, right? The answer, however, might surprise you.