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May 10, 2018

I love discovering new music. Once upon a time, my main source for this was MTV - obviously this was many, many, many years ago. I’d often go to the record store with a song I’d seen in mind and check out the album that begat it. More often than not, if the CD was for sale for $9.99 I’d buy it if I liked the single enough. For some r...

December 13, 2017

Especially when you’re the biggest band in the world. You’ve been at the peak of creativity for 30 of your 40 years… or have you?

There is no standard for brilliance. Some would say money equates success. Making a huge profit from your music would put you in rarified air. Having the public love you until you fail them with your next r...

November 23, 2017

Growing up I loved the music of the seventies: The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Kinks, The Who, Pink Floyd, The James Gang, David Bowie, Queen, Badfinger, The Clash and The Jam were all favorites, along with a host of lesser known bands that all flitted in and out of my stereo. There was other music as well. U2, The Cars, Adam a...

June 24, 2015

Have you ever noticed that whenever there is a serious discussion about music how hard rock and heavy metal are often left out? Unless, of course, the topic is...well...hard rock and/or heavy metal.

When was the last time you heard or read, U2, Coldplay, and L.A Guns used in the same sentence? My guess, except for that last sentence,...

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