interview by Michael McCarthy I was sitting around bored one night, frustrated that I wasn’t finding anything that I was in the mood to listen to when I decided to check out some random albums being presented to me by publicists. It’s certainly not uncommon that I listen to things they send me,...Read more
Tag Archives: classic rock
This Friday, January 12, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will be releasing their new album Wrong Creatures, which is their "journey throughout rock's history, taking unlikely twists and turns, both peppered with historic influences but also having one foot firmly in the present." ...Read more
If you like AC/DC, Whitesnake or Led Zeppelin, chances are you're going to love Inglorious' latest single, "I Don't Need your Loving." With its massive, stomping beat and raw, in-your-face guitars it's just bursting with four on the floor energy. Talk about kinetic. It's a...
interview by Michael McCarthy Tyketto is one of those bands who debuted in the early ’90’s and happened to be good looking, long-haired guys so they were lumped in with hair bands when in reality they were more like a Journey or Night Ranger or Styx. Of course, there were some similarities to...Read more
Meliora is the third full-length album by Swedish rockers Ghost. The title is the Latin adjective meaning “better,” so it should come as no surprise that this is Ghost’s best album to date. Recently, Ghost unveiled their new frontman Papa Emeritus III, who just so happens to sound like Papa Emeritus II and...Read more
We're going to tell you a secret: we love classic rock. Not just legends like The Doors and Led Zeppelin -- we're talking about bands like REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, 38 Special and so forth. Sometimes one just wants to chill with some mellow music and, obviously,...
“Do you wanna see the stars before they fall?” asks lead singer James Michael during the chorus of “Stars,” the opening song on SIXX A.M.’s new — and third — album, Modern Vintage. It’s an inspiring tune that really makes one want to stop and smell the roses, as they say. It also...Read more
“She ate my heart / I love New York City,” sings Lenny Kravitz, oh so passionately, on “New York City,” one of the best cuts from his primo new album Strut. Roughly ten years ago on his Baptism record he did a tune called “California,” putting the golden state up on a pedestal,...Read more
I remember when The Black Crowes debut album Shake Your Money Maker came out in 1990. I was primarily listening to hair bands at the time, like most people. When Shake Your Money Maker came out it was like a breath of fresh air. The only other bands of the era that came...Read more
New Crown is the long awaited third album from the gritty, classic rock lovin’ band Wolfmother. Technically, a third album was recorded prior to this one but frontman Andrew Stockdale felt it had a new vibe and decided to release it as a solo album. It was called Keep Moving and I gave...Read more