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Monster Turns 25

Monster Turns 25 this month. In celebration, we take a fresh look at this groundbreaking album by R.E.M. Will the heavy guitar sounds of the folk rock quartet make me lose my religious revery of Monster? Will I find Monster just as fresh as the day I first heard the album? Read on and find out!

Smells Like Teen Spirit Covers – Whatever

Smells Like Teen Spirit Covers by Tori Amos, The Muppets, Patti Smith, Paul Anka, Weird Al Yankovic, Kathleen Hanna, and more! Which cover blows our minds? Which covers get Smells Like Teen Spirit right? And which covers actually outshine the original Nirvana version?

Should You Listen to Muse?

In an experiment, I listen to Muse for the very first time. I analyze and grade several of Muse’s top tracks, and I ask if others should Listen to Muse. Will I like Muse? Will I hate them? The only way to find out is to click on the article and read for yourself!

Angry Songs – Volume 1

Angry songs – Volume 1. A playlist for those times when you just need to feel some angst. Featuring songs by Smashing Pumpkins, The Rolling Stones, Green Day, Veruca Salt, Loggins and Messina and so many more. Genres include Punk, Pop, Rock, Hair Metal, Alternative, and more! Get Angry, folks! Get Angry!

Covers of Ring of Fire

Which Cover of Ring of Fire Burns the Brightest?

Join me as I compare Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire” to several covers, including Eric Burdon and The Animals, a second version by the Eric Burdon band, Wall of Voodoo, Dwight Yoakam, Social Distortion, Frank Zappa, and Alan Jackson. What makes them stand out from each other, and what makes each version similar?

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