A very special Throw Back Thursday…..
No doubt a million of our tribe has shared in the sadness that comes with losing an artist that may have been held close to the heart. Someone that was a mainstay on your favorite playlist, or popped up more than most on shuffle, or you just happened to love anything and everything they distributed to the masses. For some, those artists have found a way to speak a language meant for each individual, making each and every note personal. For many of us, that artist was Chris Cornell.
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In shocking music news, legendary guitarist/singer/frontman Chris Cornell died suddenly last night after performing in Detroit.
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Citizen Zero’s Josh LeMay Interview
Every once in awhile I discover an old fashioned rock ‘n roll gem of an album in my InBox. Believe me, it’s becoming a more rare experience as the market is flooded with either overly pretty or dirty rock, but I still thirst for straight-forward rock ‘n roll. Citizen Zero has delivered exactly that on their new album State Of Mind, and I took a few minutes to chat with frontman about the album, the Orlando tragedy, Chris Cornell, and a bunch of other things.
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It’s been an interesting year for rock music. Lots of excellent new music in the Indie and Alternative universe, but Active Rock seemed to be taken over by non-melodic screaming music which to me just isn’t music to my ears. So, as you will soon discover, this year’s list definitely leans to the Alternative side.
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What is Higher Truth?
Not many people ever see success playing in a rock band. Even fewer become one of the gods of grunge in the early nineties without succumbing to the madness of a meteoric rise to fame constantly surrounded by drugs and pressure by greedy record executives. Still less go on to even survive this lifestyle and cultivate not only one, but two great bands. The unbreakable Dave Grohl might be an exception to that, but if you include Temple of the Dog, no other musician of the era has enjoyed such success with three bands, swaying through the winds of change, managing to stay relevant, and never letting it get to his head in quite the way Chris Cornell has.
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