Top 11 New Year’s Resolution Songs

Top 11 New Year’s Resolution Songs

If you haven’t yet made your New Year’s resolutions, we’re here to help. We’ve listed the Top 11 songs about bad habits you should resolve to change this year, next year — and every year, honestly, if you’re unable to stick to it this time around. Most people will find one or two of their […]

Getting into the Spirit of the Season and Pulling Double Duty: Q&A with Rhett Miller of Old 97’s

Getting into the Spirit of the Season and Pulling Double Duty: Q&A with Rhett Miller of Old 97’s

Many bands who led the initial alt-country charge have fallen by the wayside, but Old 97’s — Rhett Miller (vocals/rhythm guitar), Ken Bethea (lead guitar), Murry Hammond (bass) and Philip Peeples (drums) — are still very productive, a quarter century after forming in Dallas. The group has released 11 studio albums. 2017’s impressive Graveyard Whistling included […]

Top 11 Classic Punk Rock Songs

Top 11 Classic Punk Rock Songs

“Punk rock was the tsunami that threatened to drown us all in 1977.” – Pete Townshend “Kick Out the Jams” by the MC5 “Kick Out the Jams” is the title track of the MC5‘s 1969 debut LP, recorded over Halloween weekend at Detroit’s Grande Ballroom. The song gained immediate notoriety by its introduction. Singer Rob […]

Top 11 Songs About Fictional Characters

Top 11 Songs About Fictional Characters

“I am the Batman. This is my city. At night it belongs to me.” “Batman” by Neal Hefti On first listen, the theme from the Batman TV show seems pretty simple: a jazzy score and the word “Batman” repeated 12 times. But composer Neal Hefti said in TV’s Biggest Hits that it was the hardest […]

Get Festive with Little Steven’s New Video for His Ramones Cover ‘Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)’

Get Festive with Little Steven’s New Video for His Ramones Cover ‘Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)’

Little Steven, otherwise known as accomplished songwriter/guitarist/member of the E. Street Band Steven Van Zandt, recently premiered a new holiday song, “Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)”. The tune, combining Van Zandt with the Disciples of Soul, is an updated rendition of a classic rockin’ holiday anthem from Ramones, and now the song […]

Q&A with Corbett Redford, Director of New Music Doc ‘Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk’ (Executive Produced by Green Day)

Q&A with Corbett Redford, Director of New Music Doc ‘Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk’ (Executive Produced by Green Day)

Narrated by Iggy Pop and co-executive produced by Green Day, Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk is director/co-writer Corbett Redford’s two hour and 37 minute compendium of the Punk Rock scene centered around a freewheeling club located at 924 Gilman Street in Berkeley, California. Since 1986, Gilman has been an epicenter of […]

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