Posts Tagged ‘rock’

So many albums are touted as a “highly anticipated” release or as being “years in the making.” If there was ever an album that lived up to that label, it is Chinese Democracy. It’s been 15 long years since GNR’s ever so disappointing, The Spaghetti Incident? And over 20 since Axl and Co. first rocked collective worlds […]


Creed Reunites?

02Dec08

Yesterday, MSNBC reported that Scott Stapp and his pseudo-Christian band, Creed, is talking reunion. Back in the day, Creed was THE band in rock, selling records to sad, little Jesus-seeking teenagers like Meth to poor, inbred tweakers in the backwoods of Oregon. They went on huge, mega-tours, sold millions of albums and solidified their place atop […]


Manipulator is my proudest discovery (actually, it was The Great White Gypsy’s discovery) of 2007 and maybe the entire decade.  I haven’t heard a combination of musicianship, energy, lyrics and raw emotion this cohesive since Mellon Collie and The Infinite Sadness. And I’m fully aware that comparing three kids barely old enough to drink to […]