Best Non-Bat, Meat Loaf Albums

Ahhh Meat Loaf.  Ya know there’s more to him than the three ‘Bat Out of Hell’ records.  Although those rightfully take most of the recognition.  They have after all sold about 50 million copies between the three of them.  But there are eight albums that have some very strong material on them that don’t hold the ‘Bat Out of Hell’ moniker.  Continue reading Best Non-Bat, Meat Loaf Albums

Stranded Island Records – Van Halen’s ‘For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge’

You’re on an island.  With nothing to survive with but pineapple, coconuts, water and rum.  And you’re alone because that’s how it works.  Only one possession besides your clothing (if that) survived.  An album with the means to listen to it.  Continue reading Stranded Island Records – Van Halen’s ‘For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge’

Malcolm Young – Jan 6, 1953/Nov 18, 2017

He was one of the most original and greatest rhythm guitarists of all time.  His sound helped create a band who’s sound is instantly recognizable.  His name was Malcolm Young, one of two brothers who defined a timeless hard rock sound with power chords, fury and youth filled rage in a little band known as AC/DC.  Continue reading Malcolm Young – Jan 6, 1953/Nov 18, 2017

Metal Frontwoman Danica Roem Elected to House of Delegates Seat in Virginia

On Tuesday, November 7th many Americans took to the polls in statewide local elections.  And there were many surprises at the end of the day.  The biggest being Danica Roem.  A transgender heavy metal frontwoman presiding residence in Virginia’s 13th district. Continue reading Metal Frontwoman Danica Roem Elected to House of Delegates Seat in Virginia

Top Five Halloween Artists to Jam on Oct 31st.

Halloween and metal.  Seems like a synonymous combination.  Much like coke a cola and pizza or coffee and toast.  So every Rocktober it’s good to take a moment and listen to the metal bands that spook us the most.  After all, Black Sabbath did create their sound (the original metal sound) with the idea of scaring people. Continue reading Top Five Halloween Artists to Jam on Oct 31st.

Sons of Apollo – ‘Psychotic Symphony’ album drop. Hopefully not the only one..

Man, this second half of 2017 has just been one bad ass album after another.  And the debut from new supergroup side project Sons of Apollo is no exception.  Consisting of:  Former GNR and now Art of Anarchy guitarist Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal, veteran rock vocal powerhouse Jeff Scott Soto, Mr. Big, Winery Dogs, Racer X and any other project you can think of bassist Billy Sheehan and former Dream Theater members (surprise!) Mike Portnoy and keyboardist Derek Sherinian.  Continue reading Sons of Apollo – ‘Psychotic Symphony’ album drop. Hopefully not the only one..