And also Halloween-worthy. Calico Cooper really looks like her daddy, especially that profile. And it turns out she sings as well as she dances (not that she dances here, but I saw her performing onstage as her father’s lead dancer a number of years ago here in Richmond. Check it out!Read more "And Another Worthy Cover"
except perhaps that Halloween is coming and I opted out of doing another countdown this year, Powerwolf’s cover of “A Touch of Evil” is really pretty damned good. Nothing really can beat Rob Halford of course, but I did enjoy this when I ran across it this week. And the organ is a fabulous touch. […]Read more "Apropos of Nothing"
I’m just gonna leave this right here. Actual lyrics (not that it helps) I am he as you are he as you are me And we are all together See how they run like pigs from a gun See how they fly I’m crying Sitting on a cornflake Waiting for the van to come Corporation […]Read more "Word Salad Wednesdays – The Beatles: I am the Walrus"
For any B Fest fans out there, long time attendee Tim who distributes the annual ‘soundtrack’ CDs to all and sundry could use a little help keeping the tradition going for B Fest 2017. My first year as an attendee he came up to me out of nowhere and presented me with all of the […]Read more "B Fest Fans – Help Keep a Tradition Alive"
Jeez, spoiled for choice with these guys, their entire lyrical output appears to have been produced by an epileptic twelve-year-old with Tourette’s. The music may have been cool but the lyrics were about as sensible as the concept of Chinese democracy. I really hope these were written under the influence of the shitty namesake wine, […]Read more "Word Salad Wednesday: Guns ‘n Roses – Night Train"
The single most overplayed song of the summer of 1988 more than earns a place in our hall of shame. If anybody ever figures out what a radar phone is, I’m pretty sure I need one. Also I am pretty sure even Brits don’t pronounce ‘saccharine’ that way. Actual Lyrics Love is like a bomb […]Read more "Word Salad Wednesday – Def Leppard: Pour Some Sugar on me"
So I’ve got major ankle surgery coming up at the end of June and will be in a cast for three months post-op, so I’ve been spending a lot of my free time working on long-procrastinated household projects (as opposed to long-procrastinated blog posts*) that have got to get done before I’m laid up or […]Read more "Word Salad Wednesdays – Dio: Holy Diver"