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The Sisters Of Mercy ‘Floodland’ Revisited

The Sisters Of Mercy: ‘Floodland’ Revisited: ‘The World’s End’ has breathed new life into SOM’s goth hit ‘This Corrosion’. So it seems the perfect time to revisit their breakthrough album ‘Floodland.’ I recently wrote about why ‘The World’s End’ soundtrack rocks. It prominently features This Corrosion,  a goth staple from The Sisters Of Mercy. Given the […]

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The Best Rainy Day Playlist

 Only Happy When It Rains? Then check out our Best Rainy Day Playlist. We had rain this week in Austin. A welcome rarity in drought stricken TX. It got me thinking about how my musical tastes often depend on the weather. Any hint of rainy skies, and I gravitate toward the darker stuff. So I […]

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Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 4

Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 4

Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 4  *Before reading make sure you’ve checked out part 1,  part 2 ,and part 3 to see what you may have missed. Okay here we are for the final installment of the Darkest Rock Albums. We have just 10 more to go! If you want any of these in your […]

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Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 3

Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 3

  Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 3 Well here we are for the third installment of the darkest rock albums.  Click here to read Part 1 and Click here for Part 2 so you can see what we’ve covered thus far. As always, clicking on the album name in blue will take you to iTunes […]

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Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 2

Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 2

Top 40 darkest rock albums Part 2 Off we go with the 2nd installment of my list of the darkest albums ever made. Click here to read Part 1 if you haven’t already, so you can see what you’ve missed. If you want to preview or purchase any of the entries, clicking on the album name […]

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Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 1

Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 1

Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 1 I guess it’s the unrelenting summer heat and sunshine that’s making me crave some dark music. Or maybe it’s just because I’m a grumpy soul. But there’s something deeply satisfying in a work of tortured genius; they seem to stick with you more than breezy pop fluff. What […]

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The Ultimate Rock Wedding Playlist

The Ultimate Rock Wedding Playlist

The Ultimate Rock Wedding Playlist *Before you check out this list, you might want to read my  instructions on how to build your wedding playlist so that you have everything flow smoothly regarding timing out the selections, etc. Are you stuck for ideas and need some rocking song selections to give your wedding festivities a little […]

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The Top 40 Most Underrated Guitarists in Rock Part 3

The Top 40 Most Underrated Guitarists in Rock Part 3 Okay, so now that you’ve read part 1, and part 2, we just have 15 of the most underrated guitarists in rock to go. If you want to own any of their material, just click ontheir album image to take you to Amazon. Off we […]

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PiL returns with new album in May

PiL returns with new album in May

PiL returns with New Album in May. John Lydon’s post punk band P.I.L. (Public Image Limited) will release their new album ‘This is Pil’ on May 28th, their first release since 1992’s ‘That What Is Not’. While his earlier act ‘The Sex Pistols’ retain more historical cache, P.I.L were very ahead of their time, blending […]

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Escape From San Francisco

So a few weeks ago my wife and I had the opportunity to take a brief vacation. She’d always wanted to go to San Francisco, and we had friends there, so it seemed like a good choice. I’ve visited San Fran several times throughout the years and it always makes for a great getaway. So […]

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