David Bowie - Station To Station Remaster
We continue our special TBT look back at music legend David Bowie with flashback to Tony K's review of the remaster of the iconic album "Station To Station".
The Blues: Popa Chubby - The Catfish
Popa Chubby is a multi-instrumentalist and he plays lots of the bass, drum and keyboard parts on The Catfish, but it is his guitar playing and singing that take the spotlight here as he romps through a dozen songs, 10 of which are self-penned.
Singled Out: Devilskin's Pray
Devilskin's Paul Martin from tells us the story behind the new single 'Pray' which comes from their latest album 'Be Like The River'.
Tumbler - Come to the Edge
It's odd that Tumbler lists Soul Asylum, The Kinks and The Cure as similar artists. While there is an urgency in the way Harry and Richard Grace sing these songs, there's also an optimism you rarely in hear in Kinks songs
TBT: Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska
Bruce Springsteen recorded what he thought were demos on a 4-track tape recorder 35 years ago this week. The demo recording was haunting and proved challenging to replicate with the band.
Singled Out: Negative Sky's The Dark Unknown
Dan Caputo of Negative Sky tells us about 'The Dark Unknown' from forthcoming album, 'Placid Black.
Butch Walker - Stay Gold Album of the Year
Butch Walker is standing on the tip of the stage at Chicago's House of Blues as he lays his guitar onto the hands of his faithful audience who hold it up as their arms stretch to the air.
The Blues: The James Montgomery Blues Band
Legendary in his own right, blues harpist Montgomery has been a member of the Johnny Winter Band, recorded with Kid Rock, toured with superstars like Bruce Springsteen, Aerosmith and Gregg Allman
In Tribute: George Michael's Faith Deluxe Edition
Tony K wanted to pay tribute to music icon George Michael, who died on Christmas day, by revisiting this review from 2011 for the remastered release of the Michael's blockbuster "Faith" album.
RockPile: Spotlight on Steamhammer/SPV Records
The folks at German label Steamhammer/SPV specialize in hard. Here we listen to the new releases from Rock Wolves, Freedom Call and long-running favorites Fair Warning, all of which are bands from Germany.
Singled Out: Alaina Beach's This is How You Get to 99
Country music star Alaina Beach recently premiered her brand new video for the song 'This is How You Get to 99' with The Boot and to celebrate we asked her to tell us about the inspiration for the track
TBT: David Bowie - Space Oddity 40th Anniversary Special Edition
We continue our special TBT look back at past reviews for rock legend David Bowie with Tony K's review of the "Space Oddity 40th Anniversary Special Edition."
Singled Out: DJ Pebbles' To Not Love You
Aussie pop DJ/vocalist DJ Pebbles tells us about her smash hit dance-pop single 'To Not Love You' which topped the charts on Kings of Spin and went top 5 on the Billboard Club Chart.
Color You - The Grand Trine
Although Color You bills itself as a kind of modern day psychedelic rock act, one also hears a lot of beautifully melodic power-pop in its sound too, particularly during the hard driving "Empty."
Singled Out: Late Night Fights' Saving Face
Today Ryan Guanzon guitarist/vocalist from Minneapolis rockers Late Night Fights tells us the story behind the song 'Saving Face' from their debut album 'Jousthouse'.
Singled Out: Bat House's Patterns
Bat House tells us a little bit about their new single 'Patterns' which comes from the group's self-titled debut album
TBT: David Bowie's A Reality Tour
For this week's TBT we kick off our reflection on the music legend David Bowie with a look back at Kevin Wierzbicki and Tony K's reviews of his A Reality Tour live release from 2010.
Singled Out: Jacob Davich's My Father's Gun
You may recognize Jacob Davich from the various movies he has been in but he is currently taking a break from acting and focusing on music. Today he tell us about his new single 'My Father's Gun.'
Santa's Jukebox: Legacy Vinyl Edition
Santa's in a retro mood this time out as his sleigh is overflowing with good holiday music from the folks at Legacy Records. Not only that, the jolly old elf is delivering all these titles in vinyl form, including one very special colored vinyl release.
Fallen Asunder - Self-Titled
Whether or not one enjoys the vocals of a band's lead singer can be the sole determining factor in how much one loves or hates an act. Case in point: Rush. Fallen Asunder's lead singer might also be the same sort of lightning rod figure.
TBT: The Cult, Stabbing Westward, Monster Magnet and Bird3 Live
For this week's TBT we travel back to the summer of 2001 to revisit antiGuy's review of The Cult's Beyond Good And Evil tour that also featured Stabbing Westward, Monster Magnet and Bird3.