New Album Releases – January 13, 2017

THIS WEEK’S NEW ALBUM RELEASES     Tom Chaplin The Wave 3 STARS Rabid Keane fans will rejoice as the smooth vocals of frontman Tom Chaplin can finally be heard on some new tracks. Chalk-full of deeply personal lyrics detailing Chaplin’s long...

New Album Releases – January 6, 2017

THIS WEEK’S NEW ALBUM RELEASES   Dropkick Murphys 11 Short Stories of Pain & Glory 3 1/2 STARS Boston punks stick to the formula and produce another collection of growling sing-a-long anthems for life-long fans and newbies alike.   Nine Inch Nails...

Top 10 Best Albums of 2016

These are the Top 10 Best Albums of 2016 – based subjectively on my personal listening tastes. There were many other good records released this year besides these. In fact, I’ll list a bunch of the other releases from 2016 that didn’t make my...

15 Songs That Define The 60s

As always, this is another subjective list and I’d love to hear your thoughts. What songs did I forget? What ones do you agree with? Turn, Turn, Turn – The Byrds It’s pretty hard to argue this one, isn’t it? I mean, this song is the epitome of...

20 Bands Who Never Topped Their Debut Album

This entry was inspired by a post on ultimate-guitar.com. You can see the original by clicking here. The nuts and bolts requirements: What band or bands first albums are/were their absolute best musical works? The following is a summary of the best mentions in the...

10 Songs With a Banjo That Are Awesome

All songs with a banjo are cool songs, right? Maybe that’s a broad generalization, but here’s a comprehensive list of some of the most popular songs containing banjo. What do you think? Did we miss any? Which ones are your favorite?     Flowers...