Remembering Eddie Van Halen

Eddie, I never knew you personally, but I do miss you. And hope that wherever you are, there is at least one guitar there and that you can make all of your new friends happy in the ways you did for us here on Earth. Rest In Power, Legend.

Pixies Studio Albums Ranked

With the release of 1987’s Come On Pilgrim, Boston-bred indie powerhouse Pixies shook the world in ways once thought impossible.

I Love It Loud: 20 of Gene Simmons’s Most Overlooked Tracks

Dutifully stationed alongside his brother in arms, Paul Stanley, KISS’ Gene Simmons has galvanized fans through blood, fire, and machismo.

Traversing the Abyss: A Guide to Obscure ’70s Rock

Within the deep, dark cavernous archives of history lies treasure troves of albums laying in wait, yearning for discovery.

False Prophet: John Frusciante’s Return & the Red Hot Chili Pepper’s Eternal Black Summer

With each successive step, the Red Hot Chili Peppers further relegate themselves to a mere parody of a once somewhat interesting band.

KISS Studio Albums Ranked Part Three: The 90s & 2000s

At the dawn of a new decade, KISS, like many bands, once again found themselves at a crossroads. The 80s had proved tumultuous on many levels, with the band surviving sonic challenges, lineup changes, and commercial adversity from all angles.

Treasured Island: Two Lives Defined Via Music

Like many of us, music is in our DNA, and we can’t imagine life without it. The records below are the few that we’d take with us come hell or high water, and for one reason or another, have defined our travels through life to this point.

The Race For Ace: Remembering Frehley’s Comet 35 Years On

If nothing else, Frehley’s Comet holds the distinction of almost becoming Megaforce Records’ first gold record…almost. But pull back the curtain, the backstory surrounding the Spaceman’s 1987 return to the world of rock amounts to so much more.

Shake Your Money Maker: The Black Crowes Take Atlantic City by Storm

The newcomer’s Griffin and Mitchell, along with the ever-steady Pipien have obviously reinvigorated the now harmonious Robinson brothers. For The Black Crowes, this tour might be about nostalgically remembering the past, but one thing is certain, the future is as bright as ever, and the band’s next chapter and beyond has yet to be written.

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