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One Track Mind: David Lee Roth, “Tobacco Road” from Eat ‘Em and Smile (1986)

One Track Mind: David Lee Roth, “Tobacco Road” from Eat ‘Em and Smile (1986)

It’s corny and completely over the top, but that’s what I want from Dave.

Gimme Five: 1980s ‘Hair Ballads’ That Don’t, You Know, Suck

Gimme Five: 1980s ‘Hair Ballads’ That Don’t, You Know, Suck

I bristle when folks dismiss everything from this era as garbage.

Something Else! sneak peek: Exodus featuring Kirk Hammett, “Salt the Wound” (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Exodus featuring Kirk Hammett, “Salt the Wound” (2014)

Even without Hammett, this would have been solid, if unspectacular.

Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, the Mavericks, LeAnn Rimes + others – Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute to Motley Crue (2014)

Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, the Mavericks, LeAnn Rimes + others – Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute to Motley Crue (2014)

There’s not nearly enough “outlaw” here to justify the name of this album.

Dead Earth Politics – The Queen of Steel EP (2014)

Dead Earth Politics – The Queen of Steel EP (2014)

They had me at “Redneck Dragonslayer.”

Alestorm – Sunset on the Golden Age (2014)

Alestorm – Sunset on the Golden Age (2014)

Alestorm honed their cutlasses to a razor-sharp point on this album.

Buckcherry – F**k EP (2014)

Buckcherry – F**k EP (2014)

In another time, this “concept” might have been shocking. Not anymore.

WTF Wednesdays: Betraying the Martyrs, “Let It Go” from Phantom (2014)

WTF Wednesdays: Betraying the Martyrs, “Let It Go” from Phantom (2014)

A death-metal version of the signature song from Disney’s ‘Frozen’? Yep.

Forgotten series: Warlock – Triumph and Agony (1987)

Forgotten series: Warlock – Triumph and Agony (1987)

It was fast, heavy — and on occasion, gnarly and ugly, as metal should be.

One Track Mind: “Weird Al” Yankovic, “Word Crimes” from Mandatory Fun (2014)

One Track Mind: “Weird Al” Yankovic, “Word Crimes” from Mandatory Fun (2014)

An anthem, whether you know the source material or not, for those who love words.