2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote Extended

By Ryan Livingston / December 2, 2016 /

Originally slated to close December 5, fan voting for the 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame had now been extended to December 15th, 2016.

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Music Video: Madness – Mr. Apples

By Ryan Livingston / November 29, 2016 /

The video from the first single from Madness’ 12th album – Can’t Touch Us Now.

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Temples - Certanty Screencap

Music Video: Temples – Certainty

By Ryan Livingston / November 19, 2016 /

Neo-Psychedelic / Glam Rock band Temples have put out a video for their single “Certainty,” from the upcoming album “Volcano” (due out March 3rd, 2017).

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Random Disorder

By Ryan Livingston / May 2, 2007 /

Despite the name, Random Disorder is a band that has got it’s act together.

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Ozzy Under Cover

By Ryan Livingston / April 7, 2006 /

It’s really hard to remember that Ozzy Osbourne has been doing music for close to 40 years. Yet, it’s never surprising when an Ozzy tribute album crops up. What is surprising is when it’s Ozzy doing the tribute album – to his contemporaries. Not his modern contemporaries, but his legendary contemporaries, like the Beatles. Thats’…

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The Killers – Hot Fuss

By Ryan Livingston / March 23, 2005 /

When I first heard the song Somebody Told Me, the bubblegum angst anthem with the chorus “somebody told me you had a boyfriend that looked like a girlfriend I had in February of last year…” caught my ears. Not because the line spoke volumes of the current dating scene. Nor was it that because it…

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Good News For People Who Like Bad News

By Ryan Livingston / February 11, 2005 /

I only heard of Modest Mouse recently, much like most of America I’m sure. They’ve been around for some time and making at least ten albums; however, they traveled the independent circuit thrusting them into underground obscurity. It’s a shame really, because if Good News For People Who Love Bad News is any example of…

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Franz Ferdinand – Franz Ferdinand

By Ryan Livingston / November 3, 2004 /

When a new band comes out you hate to compare it to other music; it tends to take something away by giving the impression that the new band is not so new. Well, the following does not imply that Franz Ferdinand is the same old thing (far from it): This group’s is the new Talking…

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Phillip Hole – The Singing Gravedigger

By Ryan Livingston / January 9, 2004 /

Phillip Hole not only tickles the funny bone, but also stirs up emotions and the imagination.

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