Entries from May 2007

Ryan Adams’ top five hair metal songs

May 30th, 2007 · Comments Off on Ryan Adams’ top five hair metal songs

For a mess of a guy like Ryan Adams, there’s not much left in the shock value vault. But his picks for top five best hair metal tunes are puzzling to say the least. Kix? Yikes. But what do you expect from a certain hangover-induced blog entry on Myspace at the crack of dawn? From […]

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The Police “Murder By Numbers” live at Fan Club show in Vancouver 05.27.2007

May 30th, 2007 · Comments Off on The Police “Murder By Numbers” live at Fan Club show in Vancouver 05.27.2007

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://youtube.com/v/ns8cr7WIpVI” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] It’s just a minute or so, but the sound is decent. I fear the songs will err on the looser side, since Sting won’t punch it up as high as he used to, and the band is obviously still working out the kinks. Maybe Sting’s just more discerning about […]

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CBS buys Last.fm

May 30th, 2007 · Comments Off on CBS buys Last.fm

This can’t be good. CBS has purchased Last.fm for $280 million. Says a CBS representative: “We’re emulating what Fox did with MySpace. There are a lot of super-cool, whiz-bang applications they have that I can’t wait to apply to other parts of the business.” Whiz-bang applications? When corporate fruitcakes use terms like that it shows […]

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Satellite Party guitarist writing songs with Steve Perry?

May 30th, 2007 · 2 Comments

What? Well, it’s less of a mind-fuck when you find out that Nuno Bettencourt was also the guitarist for the ultra-cheesy 80’s hair metal band Extreme. Granted, Extreme rolled in a higher sphere of cheese than Journey ever did, but the pairing isn’t completely bizarre. The fact that Buttencourt is also in a band with […]

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Arctic Monkeys “505” Mp3

May 29th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I think this song could make a believer out of anyone on the fence about this band. I imagine there are plenty of people put off by the hype and the accolades, and that’s a shame. The lyrics are just too insanely good to be ignored, and Alex Turner is too fucking young to be […]

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