Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight)
Little Steven & The Disciples of Soul Deliver a raucous Christmas video for us all, just in time to put everyone in the Christmas spirit. They offer a totally re-imagined version of The Ramones “Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight)” that would have surely left Joey smiling. It’s a hip, cool New Jersey version versus the original, snarl-laced New York classic.
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I Can Run Now From The Hellhounds But I Can’t Hide
Who doesn’t love a quirky, bouncy song about the inevitable journey towards death? Well, Walter Martin of The Walkmen fame just released the first single from his forthcoming album Reminisce Bar & Grill and it’s a captivating listen.
“I Can Run From the Hellhounds, But I Can’t Hide” is a jangly, intoxicating song that provides an entertaining peek into the mind of a 43 year-old musician, husband and father getting his life in perspective.
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RIP Pat DiNizio of the Smithereeens
Why should it matter if I cry?
I sit around and wonder why
Now I feel much too weak to live
And I’ve got nothing left to give
– Pat DiNizio “Only A Memory” –
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“Crack My Heart” – Tonight Alive
Today’s Song of the Day is another compelling new track from Australia’s Tonight Alive. The exhilarating new track is the second from their forthcoming release Underworld.
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Six Artists Inducted in the 2018 Class
Your 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees are: Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, Nina Simone and the Award for Early Influence: Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
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Eddie Money Interview Tidbits
I interviewed Eddie Money a few months back before his show at Hard Rock’s Velvet Sessions. Our phone call was a blast, and he was a great conversation. As I re-listened to the interview, I thought I should include a few of the tidbits that I left out of the original. Enjoy!
Alter Bridge Singer Releases Sweet Solo Effort
For the past decade, Myles Kennedy has displayed the best voice in rock ‘n roll. On his new single “Year of the Tiger” we see Kennedy breaking off into a jangly, acoustic vein. The song demands attention the same way Chris Cornell’s “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart Did.” That track went on to be our Song of the Year…
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Fit For A King – Backbooth Orlando 11/29/17
Solid State metalcore band Fit For A King took the stage at Backbooth last Wednesday for a sold out, and sweaty show.
Packed to the rafters, metal heads were out in full force to mosh and crowd surf their way through a passionate performance by the Tyler, Texas quartet.
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