How much for a Cinderella rookie card?

With social media these days, we know so much about rock and pop musicians that a lot of the mystique has disappeared. But there used to be a time when being a rock star was something romantic and mysterious. You’d see their faces on album covers, you’d see them in music videos, in magazines, and…

2014 in review: my musical hits and misses

It’s time for the music addict’s 2014 year end review, covering my personal hits and misses from the music world. 2014 was also a banner year for this blog, with more visitors than ever, and a new Facebook page linked to it. Thank you all for visiting and reading, I appreciate it tremendously.   HITS…

Album Review: The Lazys

The Lazys already have a few releases under their belt back in their native Australia, but now they’re releasing their first “international” album, which contains a couple of previously released tracks along with new material. Following a well received showcase at Canadian Music Week back in May, the band made a lot of connections in…

Bruce Springsteen rocks out to AC/DC

During Springsteen’s current tour of Australia, the Boss opened his show in Perth ( where AC/DC’s original singer Bon Scott lived after his parents emigrated to Australia) with a version of Highway to Hell! And dig that 4-way guitar solo between Bruce, Nils Lofgren, Tom Morello and Steven Van Zandt! Quite an unexpected choice from…

For Those About To Drink… We Salute You

It was a pleasant surprise to find this in my local grocery store. It’s a nice beer; nothing fancy, but refreshing. Sort of like AC/DC themselves! (The nothing fancy part; I don’t think they’re really refreshing) Apparently this version is a Canadian exclusive (smaller size and bilingual (english/french) packaging). Here’s how it is described on…