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Phil Collen: More than Meets the Eye

Photos curtesy of Helen L. Collen When Troy asked me to write about Phil Collen of Def Leppard for Collen’s birthday today, I warned: “It’s going to be fan-girly.” But first: it truly was about the music. No really! It…

Prince – The Black Album Released On November 22, 1994

It seems a little ridiculous now, considering the circumstances and albums being leaked on the internet, but at one time, Prince’s ‘Black Album’ was one of the most coveted bootlegged albums in music. The album itself has one hell of…

Corin Tucker: Words & Guitar

Photos by Kathy Dickson 2008: It’s a warm spring day in central Illinois, the kind of day where I have my coffee on the back steps and look out on the yard and think, today is the day I’m going…

November 8, 1971 – ‘Led Zeppelin IV’ Is Released

It’s hard to argue that ‘Led Zeppelin IV’ isn’t the iconic bands best-selling album when it has sold an estimated 37 million copies and sits 10th on the all time best-selling albums chart, nestled right in between Shania Twain’s ‘Come…

PHOTO BLOG: Berwanger – Exorcism Rock Tour

On November 4, the Kansas City-based rock band Berwanger released their phenomenal new album ‘Exorcism Rock’ via Doghouse Records and set out on a Northeast US on the same day. Led by Josh Berwanger from the Anniversary along with members…

Prince: ‘1999’ Released October 27, 1982

I still have trouble grasping that Prince is actually gone from this world. But, as my friend and fellow Prince lover Shawn Smith told me, “Prince will never truly be gone because he’s everywhere.” Since his death on April 21…