UFO – Doctor, Doctor
As I sit 30,000 feet above the North Carolina mountains on a plane filled with some great friends, I decided to let one of them select this week’s Throwback Thursday Song of the Day. My friend Brian has courageously battled several cancers over the past 15 years and is about to celebrate his 50th Birthday in Upstate New York. He’s a huge Iron Maiden fan so this one wasn’t a total surprise…
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Iron Maiden – Book of Souls Tour Tampa
As a twenty-year-old college DJ, I got my first taste of a hellacious British act that was the perfect fit for my late night heavy metal show. “Two Minutes to Midnight” was my first Iron Maiden go-to record, but there were plenty of other songs from the prolific UK quintet pouring through my headphones over the ensuing late nights cramped in my cozy booth. In the decades that passed, I never saw the iconic band live, but on a dreary Sunday night in Tampa, that all changed.
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Iron Maiden Announce North American Tour
They are one of the biggest heavy metal acts ever, and the timeless Iron Maiden are headed back on the road again. Their summer tour kicks off in Bristow, VA on June 3rd and runs through the end of July with a final date in Brooklyn. In between, they hit Tampa’s Amalie Arena on June 11th. Fan club presale begins on Feb. 24th with public sales on January 27th.
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So…. This next band got me thinking about the definition of pop music. It’s a word we throw around, but I believe has many different meanings for different people.
Under all the distortion of attitude, and ominous noise of rock, punk, and metal…. There are certain songs that you want to sing out loud, they stay with you, and they are for the most part, fun to sing out loud when you’re by yourself in the shower, or on a solo road trip…
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