When Danzig Threw An Axl Moment

Years ago, I saw one of my musical heroes growing up for the second time, and it was awkward. Danzig (ex-frontman for horror-core punk band The Misfits) had been dropping hints that he would be bringing his ex-bandmate from The Misfits on this tour, and they were to perform a 20-minute set of their old…
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Meeting The Meat Puppets

One of the benefits of when I worked in a record store was the in-store live performances of bands. And one of the best shows I’ve seen in my life was while I was working. I literally got paid to see The Meat Puppets perform. Most people only know the Meat Puppets from Nirvana’s “Unplugged”…
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After The Gold Rush

I go through weird phases in the music I happen to be listening to at any given time. Recently I decided to re-read “Shakey: Neil Young’s Biography” that put me back onto a Neil kick (which drives the wife nuts). There is something about Young’s music that affects me in many ways. While I typically…
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The 27 Club

Last Saturday, singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London apartment, the cause of death not yet known. Like many, I enjoyed her 2006 album, “Back To Black” and saw her life turn into a train wreck via magazines, tabloids and random YouTube videos. Of course,  a lot of people are now throwing her…
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Fantasy Football

I was invited to join a Fantasy Football league the other night by a friend of mine who knows my knowledge of football is pretty much nothing. But, and this was the selling point: nobody in our league knows diddly squat about the sport as well. Why, then, are we partaking in such a venture?…
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