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!
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!
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?