Once upon a time I published a hair metal zine called ANT, The Only Cool Magazine That Bites. During that time, there was a rock band out of the Boston area that I fell in love with called Ragtime. They weren't exactly a hair band but I think they'd agree that they were...Read more
Tag Archives: Christmas
#songoftheday – D.I.L.F. USA: “COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS”
. Have you caught the holiday spirit yet this year? If not, no worries, we have the perfect new Christmas tune to get you in the mood! D.I.L.F. USA's "Countdown To Christmas" is a deliciously uptempo, rockin'...Read more
#songoftheday / #amlistening = ROBBIE WILLIAMS: “TIME FOR CHANGE” + ALBUM REVIEW
This year Robbie Williams finally did something I've been waiting for him to do for over 20 years: he released a Christmas album, appropriately entitled The Christmas Present. Not only that, it's a double album. If you get the deluxe edition,...Read more
#albumoftheday / #amlistening = WE THE KINGS: GREETINGS FROM THE SANDBAR
I was excited when I heard that We The Kings were releasing a Christmas album. When I finally heard the album, entitled Greetings From The Sandbar, I didn’t know what to make of it. Why? Because it doesn’t sound much like We The Kings. Not because it’s Christmas music, but because it’s not...Read more
NEW PLAYLIST: CHRISTMIX 2017 IS HERE
For the past 15 years, maybe longer, I’ve been making an annual Christmas mix CD for my friends and family. This year, I decided to make it a Spotify playlist, since people seldom listen to CDs these days. I thought I would share it here in hopes that it’ll bring you a little...Read more
#songsoftheweek = LACUNA COIL: “NAUGHTY CHRISTMAS” + ASPHYX: “CANDIRU”
#songoftheday = bitter’s kiss: “These Bells Will Ring” feat. Blue Stone
bitter's kiss charmed us with her touching song and video "My God" recently, and she charms us again with her new holiday-themed song "These Bells Will Ring." With "My God" she encouraged peace by pointing out how everyone thinks their god is better than everyone else's god...
#songoftheday Mindy Gledhill – “Little Soldier” (Live Music Video)
"Little Soldier" is a beautiful Christmas ballad by the always fabulous singer/songwriter Mindy Gledhill. ...
#songoftheday / REVIEW: DELTA DEEP: “TAKE ME HOME FOR CHRISTMAS”
Delta Deep was originally started as an "extreme" blues project by Def Leppard's Phil Collen in 2012. Today the band's sound is more like one part rock, one part soul and two parts blues. In addition to Collen, the band features Stone Temple Pilots' bassist Robert...
#songoftheday / VIDEO: TAETISEO: “DEAR SANTA”
#albumoftheday / REVIEW: KYLIE MINOGUE: KYLIE CHRISTMAS (DELUXE EDITION)
PROCEED WITH CAUTION… This review is biased, as it was written by a major Kylie fan. So, if that’s going to bother you, don’t read on. Otherwise, please do! Kylie Minogue’s long-awaited Christmas album, Kylie Christmas, has arrived! As a longtime fan, I find it hard to believe. I’m listening to it as...Read more
COMING SOON: KYLIE CHRISTMAS – COVER & TRACKLISTING UNVEILED
Kylie Minogue has finally made a Christmas album! This is something Kylie fans have wanted for, well, only around 25 years. It's a miracle that this isn't her second or even third Christmas album by now. But, hey, we're just grateful that we're finally getting...
#SONGOFTHEDAY / VIDEO: Grimes: “Christmas Song II (grinch)”
Leave it to Grimes and friends to concoct a super fun and highly amusing post Christmas jam!...