Category Archives: Music

Justin Timberlake Holds True to Promise, Attends Marine Corps Ball

While I held somewhat of a grudge against Justin Timberlake when I was younger (I was a diehard Backstreet Boys fan—‘N Sync was the enemy), the 30-year-old artist continues to win my love and admiration. Not only has he grown … Continue reading

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GWAR Guitarist Cory Smoot Found Dead

It’s a tragic day in the heavy metal music world, as it has unexpectedly lost one of its most talented musicians. Cory Smoot, lead guitarist of the notoriously grotesque band GWAR, was mysteriously found dead in the band’s tour bus … Continue reading

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Indie Rock Dream Couple Calls it Quits After Two Years of Marriage

Like many, I was less than surprised to hear the “news” yesterday of Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian’s pending divorce. All things considered, 72 days is quite a commitment for Kim. Marriages don’t mean quite the same thing as they … Continue reading

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Bonnaroo Kicks Off Tenth Annual Feel-Good Jam Band Festival in Manchester, Tennessee

Everyone remembers Woodstock ’69 as an iconic festival that became representative of that generation and it counterculture. Woodstock ’99 is remembered as being a nightmare version of trying to bring back the past sentiments of the original. But for the … Continue reading

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Record Store Day Celebrates the Golden Age of Having To Physically Go Out and Purchase Music From Something Called a ‘Record Store’

Ah, I remember the good old days of music. Not like now, in which technology and its whatchamacallits are running the show. I remember going to the record store. They didn’t sell records, though. They sold CD’s and sometimes cassette … Continue reading

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Hagar Abducted by Aliens…For Real!

How does one make sleeping with eight women at one time seem minor, at best?  Why, claim you were abducted by aliens, of course…twice! Sammy Hagar, most widely- known as the Van Halen guitarist and, more recently, author, is out … Continue reading

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Miley Cyrus Is a Hot Mess

I can’t get enough of Miley Cyrus.   And by, “I can’t get enough of her”, I really mean that she’s an absolute train wreck I can’t stop watching.   Over the weekend, the paparazzi, yet again, caught 18 year-old singer and Hollywood sensation … Continue reading

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Grammy Winners You Should Know About

The televised portion of the Grammys was more like a pop variety show with good guests and great music. Only 10 awards were given out on-air allowing  the bulk of time for tribute performances. Artists Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Yolanda … Continue reading

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Today in History: Buddy Holly

On February 3, 1959, Buddy Holly (Charles Hardin Holley), Ritchie Valens and JP ” The Big Bopper” Richardson died in a plane crash in Iowa shortly after taking off from Mason City. They had chartered a plane to get to … Continue reading

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Coachella 2011 Lineup

Organizers have released the music lineup for the 2011 Coachella music festival, which is held every year in Indio, California. Coachella opens up the gates on April 15th and starts off with some of the biggest names in indie rock, … Continue reading

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