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New CD Review: Godsmack 1000HP

08/25/2014 07:00:14 AM

Concert Promoters Make This Dream Pairing Happen!

08/24/2014 07:00:11 AM

Music festivals often bring together bands you’d never imagine would be on the same bill.    Take Texas’ Suburbia Festival which matched up:  Blues rockers, The Alabama Shakes, DJ David Guetta, 80′s alt-rockers, The Violent Femm

Wait? The Ramones aren’t a T-Shirt Company?

08/23/2014 07:00:23 AM

The last member of The Ramones, Tommy Ramone, passed away on July 11th this year.   One of the seminal punk bands of all-time rightfully belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  They even won a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.   ...

Peace Through Music: Playing For Change

08/22/2014 07:00:41 AM

“Music is the poetry of the air.”—Jean Paul Richter Even if you don’t understand the language, hearing a beautiful foreign song and melody can emotionally move you so deeply. We all speak the same language when it comes to music. In ...

Billy Joel Serenades Christie Brinkley This Week

08/21/2014 07:00:34 AM

Did you know that Billy Joel’s song “Uptown Girl” was actually written about TWO supermodels that he had dated.     In 1983, Billy’s girlfriend was Australian model and Sports Illustrated cover girl, Elle MacPherson.  Who

Breaking Bad Playlist: Top 10 Music Moments

08/20/2014 07:00:36 AM

“Better Call Saul”, the prequel to AMC’s Breaking Bad will be premiering this fall.   Breaking Bad’s story of Walter White, a high school teacher turned meth lab kingpin along with his unpredictable ex-student now sidekick,

New Daughtry, Ariana Grande, & Polish Superheroes?

08/19/2014 07:00:19 AM

“BATTLESHIPS” Daughtry Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Chris Daughtry had been dominating the rock charts since his expulsion from American Idol almost a decade ago. But his last CD, Baptized, hasn’t produced any big hits and heR

Mashup Monday: Beastie Boys Vs Queen Vs The Clash

08/18/2014 07:00:59 AM

Today’s post features two brilliant mash-ups that cover both end of the spectrum.  If you want to chill out and just bounce in your chair a little bit, check out “Crazy Time To Relax”.    Mighty Mike brings together Frankie Goes

Lost Ciara Favorites: Hotline & Tell Me What Your Name Is

08/17/2014 07:00:00 AM


Classic 45: Aretha Franklin “Chain of Fools” “Prove It”

08/16/2014 07:00:26 AM

Do you own a cherished collection of old 45 records?   For those too young to understand, these were the smaller records that only had two songs on them.   Side 1 was the “big hit” and you flipped it over and found a “lesser son

Beatle Babies: Julian, Dhani, Zak, and James

08/15/2014 07:00:48 AM

John, Paul, George, and Ringo were the biggest rock stars ever. People all over the world recognize these music icons by just their first names. Now imagine that you are the son of a Beatle and choose a career in the music industry. Expectations ...

The Dichotomy of DMX

08/14/2014 07:00:10 AM

Prince and R. Kelly have each written some of the most down and dirty sexual lyrics of all-time.   Yet, Prince also released spiritual records like “God”, “The Holy River”, and “The Cross” all before becoming a J

One More Day: Robin Williams RIP (Diamond Rio Tribute)

08/13/2014 07:00:50 AM

With the shocking death of Robin Williams, people are genuinely sad. He was so beloved and part of our culture that many feel like a family member passed away. For an actor, comedian, and humanitarian that affected so many lives, people want ...

Five Finger Death Punch’s PTSD Video

08/12/2014 07:00:49 AM

“THE WRONG SIDE OF HEAVEN” Five Finger Death Punch With pending war in the Middle East, thoughts of our military personnel heading back into battle is a pressing issue for many. But what happens when these American heroes come back to t ...

I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss – Sinead O’Connor

08/11/2014 07:00:30 AM

“HOW ABOUT I BE ME” Sinead O’Connor Next week, Irish singer-songwriter, Sinead O’Connor will be releasing her 10th CD in the past 25 years, “I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss”. You’ll never recognize Si

Top 10 Uncle Songs

08/10/2014 07:00:01 AM

Did you ever wonder where the term “Uncle Sam” came from? Today’s your lucky day! Uncle Sam (notice the initials) was invented by a meat packer during the U.S. War of 1812. When soldiers were given their ration of meat, they asked &

Freida Pinto Pole Dancing For Bruno Mars

08/09/2014 07:00:05 AM

Awesome Mix #1: Guardians Of The Galaxy OST

08/08/2014 07:00:02 AM

Comic-Con, superhero movies, cosplay, cartoons come to life, big screen extravaganzas have taken over recent pop culture. The #1 movie in the country this week, Guardians Of The Galaxy, features a talking fox, a “tree guy”, and other ex ...

Get On Up Movie Review: James Brown

08/07/2014 07:00:56 AM

Last time Hollywood released a big budget biopic of a 60′s Soul/R&B legend, multiple Oscars were awarded for “Ray”.  Will lightning strike twice with “Get On Up”, the James Brown story?    Jamie Foxx won Best Actor i

Tim McGraw Slaps A Fan, New CD Artwork

08/06/2014 07:00:28 AM

Tim McGraw has sold 40 million records and had 11 consecutive albums go to #1. He’s the third biggest selling country music artist of the Soundscan era and he’s married to the exquisitely beautiful Faith Hill. Truly, the Louisiana native ...

“Money Can’t Buy” & “I’m Not The Only One”

08/05/2014 07:00:16 AM

“I’M NOT THE ONLY ONE”  Sam Smith Four years ago it was Adele, two years ago it was Emeli Sande, this year’s hottest U.K. import is blue-eyed soul singer, Sam Smith.   The third cousin of Lily Allen burst onto the scene wit

Top 10 Eddie Van Halen Instrumentals

08/04/2014 07:00:09 AM

When you’ve got frontmen as dynamic as Diamond David Lee Roth or the Red Rocker, Sammy Hagar, you’ve got to be an incredible musician to outshine these big personalities.  But there’s a reason why Van Halen is named for the two bro

Love Will Not Keep Us Together: Shocking Divorce

08/03/2014 07:00:55 AM

Warning:   Today’s post is so cheesy that you will need to get your cholesterol checked after reading this post.     One of the greatest love stories of the 70′s is coming to a sad demise.  Captain and Tennille are getting divorc ...

Looking For That Crossover Hit: Aerosmith & Bon Jovi

08/02/2014 07:00:38 AM

“WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN LOVE” Aerosmith 70′s era, Aerosmith, were the epitome of decadence: Drugs, alcohol, scorching Joe Perry guitar riffs, and Steven Tyler’s wild screams and rip-roaring harmonica solos. During the 80′s

Enter The Twisted Mind of Dirty Vegas

08/01/2014 07:00:19 AM

“Days Go By” caught the world by storm a half decade ago.   The techno pop hit by the U.K. EDM trio, Dirty Vegas, was dominating clubs and prominently used in a creative Mitsubishi Eclipse commerical.    After a hiatus, Dirty Vegas ...

JETTBLACK Discography

07/31/2014 07:00:17 AM

“GET YOUR HANDS DIRTY”   2010 Jettblack are a U.K. Glam Metal band that has been hiding under the radar since their phenomenal debut CD in 2010.   You could have released this CD in 1989 and it would have fit in perfectly with Guns N ...

The Fault In Our Stars & The Other Woman Soundtrack

07/30/2014 07:00:55 AM

Many movie soundtracks have obvious hit songs that play over the ending credits or featured on the movie’s trailer promoting the film.   But if you dig a little deeper, sometimes you find hidden gems on the soundtrack.   Artists you ...

Disney’s Jacob Latimore & new Gaslight Anthem

07/29/2014 07:00:42 AM

“HEARTBREAK HEARD AROUND THE WORLD”    Jacob Latimore with T-Pain Pop stars are a dime a dozen this days.   But for every flash in the pan, every now and then, an artist like Usher goes the distance.   The latest R&B contender is ...

Tom Petty “Hypnotic Eye” CD Review (Track by Track)

07/28/2014 07:00:21 AM

Most artists from the 70′s are resting on their laurels and repackaging their greatest hits on nostalgic tours (KISS, Fleetwood Mac, The Eagles, Jimmy Buffett….)     But you’ve got to give Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers credit

Could Jason Aldean’s New Song Kill Modern Country?

07/27/2014 07:00:06 AM

“BURNIN’ IT DOWN” Jason Aldean “JUST PASSING THROUGH” For Jason Aldean’s  highly anticipated Burn It Down fall tour, Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr will be on the lineup bill. Miranda Lambert, on selected dat

P.O.D. Releasing New Acoustic CD

07/26/2014 07:00:59 AM

Do you remember P.O.D.’s version of Bob Marley’s “Get Up Stand Up” on MTV’s New Years Eve Party? Every time the California rockers would go to a radio station for an interview, the DJ’s begged them to play somethin

Music Of 2010′s Versus 1960′s: Who Wins?

07/25/2014 07:00:25 AM

Top 10 Losers: Songs with Loser In The Title

07/24/2014 07:00:17 AM

Calling someone a LOSER is usually reserved as the ultimate putdown of failure at life.   You know the saying, “sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt me”, the word loses its impact if you have the right atti ...

80′s Version of Daft Punk: ART OF NOISE

07/23/2014 07:00:16 AM

If you ran into Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter on the street, you’d never guess who they are.   But put them in their ornate space helmets and you’re instantly recognize them as the duo known as Daft Punk.   French H ...

Hot Summer Videos by Train & Duke Dumont

07/22/2014 07:00:51 AM

“ANGEL IN BLUE JEANS”    Train Remember the movie “Machete”?    Tortuga from “Breaking Bad”?    Razor Charlie from “From Dust Till Dawn”?    If you want a total bad ass villain in your movie

MASHUP Monday: Robin Skouteris & The Beatles + Queen

07/21/2014 07:00:49 AM

“GET FUNKY!” Robin Skouteris Perfect summer mash-up! Put on the sunscreen, grab your hottest beach outfit, and blast this one. You’ve got some 70′s Disco (KC and The Sunshine Band and Chic), 80′s Nostalgia (prepare to be

Music Trivia: Last Video Michael Jackson Filmed?

07/19/2014 07:00:00 AM

“ONE MORE CHANCE”    Michael Jackson The last music video that Michael Jackson ever filmed was his slow jam, “One More Chance” filmed in Las Vegas, Nevada.    The song was part of Michael’s greatest hits package &#

Super Freestyle Explosion Concert Dates

07/18/2014 07:00:41 AM

Imagine a 60′s rock concert featuring the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Doors, Jimi Hendrix, and Janis Joplin. Sad to say, this never happened. But if you’re a fan of old school 80′s Freestyle dance music, a lineup of this magnit

Make Or Break: VH1′s Linda Perry Project Review

07/17/2014 07:00:06 AM

VH1′s new reality show, “Make Or Break: The Linda Perry Project” debuted last night. After scoring a major 90′s hit, “What’s Up” with her alt-rock band, 4 Non Blondes, Linda became one of the finest songwrite

Metallica Does An ESPN Sportscenter Commercial!

07/16/2014 07:00:13 AM

During Monday’s Major League Baseball All-Star game, ESPN debuted a new commercial for Sportscenter featuring none other than heavy metal gods, Metallica! Like so many of their hilarious commercials, the spot features a big time cameo per ...

What Is Real Beauty? Colbie Caillat & John Legend

07/15/2014 07:00:45 AM

Top 10 Songs by Live (90′s Band)

07/14/2014 07:00:04 AM

One of the most haunting memorials to the 9/11 World Trade Center tragedy was a radio remix of Live’s “Lightning Crashes” mixed with news footage and George W. Bush’s declaration of vengeance against the terrorists.   The in

“Dirt” – Habitat For Humanity: Florida Georgia Line

07/13/2014 07:00:38 AM

A few months ago, we did a feature on Bro-Country taking over the charts. Good ole Southern boys in backward baseball caps singing about drinks, girls, the beach, and pickup trucks. There’s no end in sight. Billboard’s Top 10 Country So ...

New Jack Swing: 5 Teddy Riley Lost Classics

07/12/2014 07:00:21 AM

Back in 1987, Teddy Riley joined Aaron Hall and Timmy Gatling to form the R&B group, Guy.   They had a decent career and even scored a few big hits (Let’s Chill, I Like, Groove Me).   But Teddy’s true claim to fame is as the […]

Greatest Movie Music Scenes Vol 5

07/11/2014 07:00:22 AM

“HIT ME WITH YOUR BEST SHOT” Rock Of Ages Pat Benatar’s feisty 80′s rocker sets the stage for one of the funniest and sexiest scenes in the motion picture interpretation of Broadway’s “Rock Of Ages”. Catherin

Pawn Stars: Legendary Guitar Bought for $55,000

07/10/2014 07:00:53 AM

The James Bond Theme song, Tom Jones’ “It’s Not Unusual”, Ringo’s theme from “A Hard Day’s Night”, and Petula Clark’s classic “Downtown”…..all of these legendary songs plus so ma

Lionel Richie: All The Hits All Night Long Tour

07/09/2014 07:00:50 AM

The never-ending battle: Bands want to play their brand new songs and the audience wants to hear the hits, their favorite songs from the past. Well, Lionel Richie’s fans win this one! Lionel is currently on tour for his “All The Hits, A ...

Summer Relaxin’: Magic! & Kenny Chesney “American Kids”

07/08/2014 07:00:16 AM

“AMERICAN KIDS”     Kenny Chesney There’s something about summer songs, they get stuck in your head for days with those silly pop melodies.   Like the sun itself, they’re comfortable, warm, familiar, and energizing.  

NIN Tour Dates & Trent Reznor Parody Song

07/07/2014 07:00:13 AM

“THIS IS A TRENT REZNOR SONG”     Freddy Scott Weird Al is the King of Parodies, which sounds like a great compliment except who’s his competition?    Is there anyone else challenging Al for the title?    Every now and the

Battling MS: Clay Walker and Tamia’s Story

07/06/2014 07:00:34 AM

“I CAN’T SLEEP” Clay Walker When you want to complain about how bad your day is going, remember how lucky you are that you’re alive, healthy, and your day of inconvenience is probably just temporary. Many people today are batt

Wish You Were Here: Pink Floyd CD Spotlight

07/05/2014 07:00:25 AM

1973:   Pink Floyd releases “Dark Side Of The Moon”.    50 Million copies are sold worldwide, the breathtaking album spends a record 741 weeks on the charts (1973 to 1988).     Not only one of the most influential records of al ...

MUSIC TRIVIA: What were Timbaland’s First 2 Hits?

07/04/2014 07:00:44 AM

Since the mid 90′s, the musical force of Timothy Zachery Mosley can’t be understated.   Wait, you don’t know Timothy?   We all know him as Timbaland, a master producer, songwriter, and even a prominent recording artist himself.

Rare Bitchin’ 80′s Metal: Pat Benatar, Lita Ford, Lee Aaron

07/03/2014 07:00:25 AM

“Bitchin’” – 80′s Term meaning cool, excellent, awesome!   The origin is from California surfers, it has NOTHING to do with female slang.

Always On My Mind: TOP 10 VERSIONS

07/02/2014 07:00:49 AM

Songwriter, Wayne Carson, claims to have written “Always On My Mind” in just ten minutes while sitting at his kitchen table in 1972. The epic tearjerker ballad has charted in the U.S. four different times. The song was originally given ...

Lenny Kravitz Is Back! “The Chamber” & A Day To Remember

07/01/2014 07:00:55 AM

“THE CHAMBER” LENNY KRAVITZ “You killed a love that once so strong, with no regret what you did wrong. Should I stay and fight? Can we make this right?” These opening lyrics are surrounded by a classic 70′s funk beat as

Southern Rock Today: Kid Rock, Mastodon, Saliva

06/30/2014 07:00:32 AM

They called them Outlaws and Renegades.   During the 70′s, Southern Rock dominated rock radio.   Bands like Lynyrd Skynryd, The Outlaws, Blackfoot, Charlie Daniels Band, and ZZ Top brought epic guitar riffs and a new attitude to rock ...

80′s Comeback Surprise: Eric Carmen

06/29/2014 07:00:07 AM

When a reality show contestant wants to impress the audience, they go for the ultimate power ballad, “All By Myself”. Eric Carmen’s huge hit in 1976 was actually based on Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto #2. When you reach the so

Outkast Reunion CD?

06/28/2014 07:00:48 AM

Twenty years this year, Outkast burst onto the rap scene with their solid debut CD, “Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik”.    The Atlanta duo, Big Boi and Andre 3000, wrote intelligent rhymes, brought laid-back funk back to the forefront ...

21 Gun Salute? Cannons & Gunshots (AC/DC and M.I.A.)

06/26/2014 07:00:31 AM

“FOR THOSE ABOUT TO ROCK” AC/DC If you want your rock song to be EPIC, you need something with a major kick. AC/DC’s title track on their 8th CD has become the raucous anthem for UFC introductions, NFL kickoff celebrations, and TV c

Boy Band Reunion: O-Town’s Surprising Comeback

06/25/2014 07:00:48 AM

BRAND NEW VIDEO PREMIERE: “SKYDIVE” O-TOWN Do you remember MTV’s reality show, “Making The Band”? Music manager, Lou Pearlman, famous for his work with ‘N-Sync and the Backstreet Boys, held auditions and had a comp

Should Have Released This Single First! Sara Evans, Pretty Reckless,

06/24/2014 07:00:55 AM

“YOU NEVER KNOW”  Sara Evans Sara Evans released “Slow Me Down” as the lead single for the similarly named CD this year.  The song was a fan club favorite and a great song to show off her vocal skills.   But the chorus was

KISS Solo Albums: Best Track From Each

06/23/2014 07:00:45 AM

Monumental year for the original four members of KISS, they were finally (and rightfully!) inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.    But, of course, it’s not without controversy.   They didn’t perform together and the battle ...

Love Our Planet: Inspirational Beats (Mr Probz & SoundLift)

06/22/2014 07:00:33 AM

“LENDA” SoundLift If you’ve never watched the BBC Documentary, “Planet Earth”, consider your life incomplete. In fact, the whole reason to buy a HD TV and a Blu-Ray player is for watching programs like this that make you

Mesmerizing: Top 5 Peter Gabriel Non-Hits

06/21/2014 07:00:37 AM

After Peter Gabriel was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame this year, predictably he performed his mega-hit “In Your Eyes”. But, to the surprise of the crowd, Peter teamed up with his presenter, Chris Martin of Coldplay, for o ...

“Prime Time” Deion, MC Hammer, and Oprah Winfrey?

06/20/2014 07:00:11 AM

Deion Sanders is not only one of the greatest NFL athletes of all-time, his “Prime Time” persona has lasted well over twenty years. His signature do-rag, his endzone celebration swagger, and his opportunistic big plays made Deion an NFL ...

Hot This Week: new Linkin Park and David Nail

06/19/2014 07:00:10 AM

“UNTIL IT’S GONE”   Linkin Park Plus “Zedii Remix (Dubstep)” Facebook? Linkin Park premiered their brand new video “Until It’s Gone” on June 11th on Facebook before anywhere else. Joe Hahn, the DJ, A.

1962 R&B: Green Onions, Cry To Me, Duke Of Earl

06/18/2014 07:00:26 AM

“GREEN ONIONS”   Booker T & the MG’s One music video with all of the “hottest women” of the 60′s:  Marilyn Monroe, Sophia Loren, Ann-Margaret, Elizabeth Taylor, Brigitte Bardot, Raquel Welch, and many more sex s

Thank You Twitter Fans! The Virginmarys & Bloodline Riot

06/16/2014 07:00:43 AM

Please follow Mike’s Daily Jukebox on Twitter  @mikesdailyjuke I’ll be featuring bands and artists following my site over the next few weeks.  Mike’s Daily Jukebox averages over 5000 views a day, if you’re looking for free p

My President Is Black: Tupac, Nas & Jay-Z

06/15/2014 07:00:45 AM

“CHANGES” 2Pac Twenty two years ago, Tupac Shakur penned the lyrics to one of biggest hits, “Changes”. Following his death, many of his songs were remixed with raps taken from other songs. “Changes” went through th

Goodbye Doesn’t Mean Forever: David Gates, Shania Twain, Eddie Money

06/14/2014 07:00:03 AM

“GOODBYE GIRL” David Gates ‘Cause baby, goodbye doesn’t mean forever Let me tell you Goodbye doesn’t mean We’ll never be together again If you wake up and I’m not there I won’t be long away David Gates

Heather Graham Music Video Cameos

06/13/2014 07:00:03 AM

2014 has been a great year for actress, Heather Graham. Her Lifetime movie adaptation of V.C. Andrew’s classic story, Flowers In The Attic, earned critical reviews. The follow-up film, Petals On The Wind, will also debut later this year. On ...

The Beatles Get Dark: Songs of Murder? Arson?

06/12/2014 07:00:08 AM

“RUN FOR YOUR LIFE” THE BEATLES In 1965, the Beatles were still considered the Fab Four, a lovable boy band making incredible music and producing silly comedic movies like Help!   But on their landmark album, Rubber Soul, John Lennon l ...

“TAINTED LOVE”: 7 Killer Covers

06/11/2014 07:00:46 AM

Voted the #5 hit of the 80′s One Hit Wonders, “Tainted Love” was originally recorded in 1965 and has been covered multiple times, each new version adds a creative twist to the iconic lyrics. Pick the style you like best, there’

The Divas Are Back: New Mariah and Celine Dion

06/10/2014 07:00:30 AM

“ONE MORE TRY” Mariah Carey George Michael’s “One More Try” from his 1987 CD, “Faith”, gets a soulful and gospel interpretation by Mariah Carey. The song is featured on her latest CD, “Me. I Am Mariah&#

Mashup Metal: The Story of Rock Sugar

06/09/2014 07:00:54 AM

Just like Gilligan’s Island, four young rockers were stranded for twenty years on a deserted island. They didn’t have Ginger and Mary-Ann on the island, but thankfully they had with them a CD player, a huge bucket of batteries, and the ...

Weight Loss Secrets: Miranda Lambert & Adele

06/08/2014 07:00:49 AM

Miranda Lambert is 5’4″ and has always been described as a cute bubbly blonde known for her spunky attitude, traditional country roots, and her curvaceous body.   She admits she has lived a less than healthy lifestyle and her weight h ...

1980 Storytelling by Seger, Petty, and Manchester

06/07/2014 07:00:51 AM

“AGAINST THE WIND” Bob Seger “It seems like yesterday, But it was long ago, Janey was lovely she was the queen of my nights. There in the darkness with the radio, playin’ low The secrets that we shared, mountains that we moved

Christina Aguilera Discography: Favorites

06/06/2014 07:00:44 AM

1999 CHRISTINA AGUILERA (self-titled) Christina Aguilera’s debut album was her most successful.  The CD went platinum eight times over and 17 million sales worldwide.  As her career progressed, Christina took charge of her music and pro ...

Rock Me Amadeus and Tell Tschaikowsky the news!

06/05/2014 07:00:58 AM

What does a Chuck Berry classic, a 70′s disco gem, an 80′s New Wave #1 hit, and Robin Thicke’s first hit all have in common? They were all inspired by two of the greatest classical composers of all-time. Just like Michael Jackson in

Your Man Treating You Bad? Trina’s Love Advice

06/04/2014 07:00:08 AM

“I Wish I Never Met You”, “Single Again”, “So Many Memories”, “All Alone”, Miami’s preeminent female rapper, Trina, aka Da Baddest B*tch,  is never shy about her opinions about men and dating. 

Elton John Saves R&R, Water Skiing Squirrels, and a Lifesaving Mashup

06/03/2014 07:00:05 AM

DJ Earworm’s CPR Lifesaver Mix Mash-up genius, DJ Earworm, teamed up the American Heart Association and the WellPoint Foundation for a truly life-saving song.   It’s reported that 80% of all cardiac arrests occur in the home.   What ...

Blind Melon’s Bee Girl all grown up! Plus 90′s rockers, Brother Cane

06/02/2014 07:00:37 AM

“GOT NO SHAME” BROTHER CANE “WOMAN” Do you remember Brother Cane? Listen to this band’s resume: Debut album has 3 Top 10 Singles including “Got No Shame” which went to #2 and became an MTV Headbanger’s

Great Movie Music Scenes Volume 5

06/01/2014 07:00:46 AM

“(OH) PRETTY WOMAN” from “PRETTY WOMAN” “Do you remember me? I was here yesterday, you wouldn’t wait on me. You work on commission, right? Big Mistake! Big. Huge!” Who can forget the lovable rags to riches ch

Seductive, Provocative, and 100% Sexy

05/31/2014 07:00:37 AM

Some songs are so immersive, provocative, and seductive that you can’t just listen to the music. Your entire body reacts to the haunting, throbbing beat and the visual lyrics set your mind racing with imagination. Music has the power to affect ...

“If I Have One More Drink, I’ll Die”: SUM 41

05/30/2014 07:00:21 AM

“If I Have One More Drink, I’ll Die” with these chilling words, Deryck Whibley of Sum 41 described his battle with alcohol addiction the last six years. His life hit rock bottom one night when he collapsed on the floor of his home a

Funny Rare Videos: Susanna Hoffs, Dr. Dre, Michael Bolton

05/29/2014 07:25:12 AM

“FEEL LIKE MAKING LOVE” Susanna Hoffs If you were a red-blooded young male in the 80′s, you likely had a crush on The Bangles’ Susanna Hoffs. Her dark hair, those sultry eyes, her petite body, and Susanna’s exotic look w

Janet Jackson’s Rare Cover of an 80′s Dance Classic

05/28/2014 07:00:52 AM

While working in a Miami record store (remember those!) in the 80′s, a sixteen year old, Deborah Wesoff-Kowalski, was discovered by a music producer. Soon afterwards, she was renamed Debbie Deb and first dance floor hit, “When I Hear Mu ...

Ice-T’s Body Count is back & “Monsters” by Timeflies

05/27/2014 07:00:18 AM

“MONSTERS”   Timeflies A young white duo from Boston named Timeflies got their network debut on Jimmy Kimmel last weekend.   Timeflies, in two short years, have already developed a big following via their weekly YouTube updates of n ...

The End Of Breaking Benjamin?? Ben Burnley’s Saga

05/26/2014 07:00:40 AM

Breaking Benjamin injected a burst of high energy into the Nu-Metal scene in the 2000′s.   “Skin”, “Sooner Or Later”, “I Will Not Bow”, “Polyamorous” …the hits just kept coming.  But lead

Top 5 Weird Al Songs (since 2000)

05/25/2014 07:00:30 AM

KISS has their army, Katy Perry has her Katykats, well Weird Al Yankovic has his Al-oholics! The King of Parodies has sold over 16 million albums since his debut single in 1979, “My Bologna” (The Knack). Many artists dream of the day wh ...

Great Songs That Radio Ignored – Joe Bonamassa, Los Lonely Boys

05/24/2014 07:00:35 AM

“DON’T WALK AWAY” LOS LONELY BOYS Time Flies: Can you believe it’s been TEN years since Los Lonely Boys hit #1 with “Heaven”? The three Garza brothers are ultra-talented. If you’ve ever witnessed Henry Garza&

Chilled Deep House: “So Good To Me” & “Sunny”

05/23/2014 07:00:09 AM

“SO GOOD TO ME”   Chris Malinchak

Crank Up The 80′s Hair Metal: L.A. Guns, Faster Pussycat, BulletBoys

05/22/2014 07:00:32 AM

Epic guitar riffs, ridiculously catchy hooks, and long-haired rockers in spandex and headbands: The 80′s Glam Metal Era (aka Hair Metal) was the most decadent and addictive era of rock and roll. Bands like The L.A. Guns, Faster Pussycat, and ...

Johnny Cash with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Joe Strummer

05/21/2014 07:00:18 AM

Just two months after Johnny Cash’s death in 2003, a piece of Americana and musical history was released. The monumental 4 CD Boxset, Unearthed, contained outtakes and alternate versions of songs that didn’t make it onto Johnny CashR ...

Girls Rock! 3 New Female Fronted Rock Bands

05/19/2014 07:00:30 AM

After a long drought, female rockers are coming back strong.   Halestorm, The Pretty Reckless, Paramore, Evanescence, Within Temptation, and Flyleaf are consistently selling out arenas.   If you’re a fan of Lzzy Hale and her band, Hal ...

Hidden Tracks: The Beatles, Lil Kim, Lauryn Hill

05/18/2014 07:00:56 AM

In a digital MP3 world, you don’t get to experience the excitement of playing a CD all the way through and hearing the unexpected…..a hidden track not listed on the liner notes! DVD’s call them Easter Eggs, surprise bonus material t

Don’t Worry Baby: Ronnie Spector, Brian Wilson, Joey Ramone

05/17/2014 07:00:29 AM

“DON’T WORRY BABY”   Ronnie Spector “Be My Baby” by the Ronettes is one of the Top 100 Rock and Roll records of all-time.  Hearing Ronnie Spector’s voice plus those iconic drum beats and the beautiful arrangemen

Bats Get Their Revenge on Ozzy! Shirley Manson, Michael Sweet

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05/14/2014 07:00:09 AM

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