“I drink too much. The last time I gave a urine sample it had an olive in it.” – Rodney Dangerfield “The No No Song” by Ringo Starr Singer-songwriter Hoyt Axton was inspired to write “The No No Song” the morning after a losing bout with booze and drugs. “I was afraid if I looked […]
September marks the start of the new car season. It’s that time when your dreams of a flashy red convertible lie crushed as you drive off in a new (and significantly safer and more practical) minivan. At least rockers don’t have to worry about fuel efficiency, cargo capacity and child safety seats. They’ve produced our […]
As songwriter and guitarist for the Doors, Robby Krieger earned his rightful place in rock and roll history. Penning such timeless hits as Light my Fire, Touch Me, Love Me Two Times, and Love Her Madly, Krieger’s free-form jazz-flamenco inflected licks fueled the Dionysian darkness of the Doors’ musical milieu and helped transform the fledgling local […]
GIVEAWAY: Win Either an Autographed Copy of War’s New Album ‘Evolutionary’ or ‘Collector’s Edition’ Box Set
We’re back with another giveaway! This time, the prizes are pretty special: autographed copies of Evolutionary, the brand new studio album from funk icons War – as well as a signed box set of Collector’s Edition, a rare compilation currently unavailable (so make sure to enter!). Two winners will be randomly drawn, with one winning the […]
Some of the biggest names in rock, including Brian Wilson and Ray Davies, have battled mental illness but it’s not a topic that easily lends itself to song. Some rockers have produced brutally honest songs about their own demons; others made a statement with satire. So, stretch out on the psychiatrist’s couch and enjoy 11 […]
Some of the best songs calling for social change or personal empowerment.