I get excited just by thinking of this year – the marvelous year of 1987!!! So many people on social media asked me which I think was the best year for rock music. I always say 1987 with no hesitation. Why? Check my list and you will certainly find out why! All those outstanding releases… Read More 15 Favorite Rock Albums that Celebrate a 30th Anniversary This Year
History was made this Thursday (07/20) during a Foreigner concert at Jones Beach, New York. Three former members of the legendary band joined the band on stage for a night, celebrating old friendships and great memories. For the first time in almost 14 years, Lou Gramm – Foreigner’s original lead vocalist, shared a stage with… Read More Lou Gramm, Al Greenwood and Ian McDonald join FOREIGNER for a REUNION CONCERT
I love giving life back to old-school rock gems by reminding people of their greatness. One of my favorite types of publications is “ALBUM RECOMMENDATIONS” because I get the chance to not only share some of my all time favorite less-known releases but I also introduce them to readers from all over the world who… Read More Album Recommendations: Shadow King’s 1991 Self-Titled Debut
Late ‘80s was a very unsettling time for Foreigner. After e series of smashingly successful albums, including “4” (1981) and “Agent Provocateur” (1984), things needed to cool down for a second before moving on to the next step. Lou Gramm and Mick Jones took some time off to explore their individual artistic strengths. That’s when… Read More Inside Lou Gramm’s 1987 Solo Debut Album, “Ready or Not”
I have previously talked about debut albums on my TOP 10 Classic Rock Debut Albums (make sure you check it out). This time, however, we will talk about the sophomore releases because I truly believe that in the majority of the cases, a sophomore album may turn out to be way more important for a… Read More My Top 10 Sophomore (Rock) Releases
It’s time to crown the GREATEST (power) ballad of the ’80s! The glory days of rock ballads may be long gone, but all those breathtaking mellow tunes are still relevant and still loved by people from all over the world. As a (power) ballad enthusiast and a huge fan of the ’80s rock music scene,… Read More [POLL] VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE ’80S (Power) BALLAD(S)
I have to admit – this was indeed one of the most interesting and enjoyable playlists I’ve ever made (and believe me I’ve made a lot of playlists throughout my life). It’s June, summer is right around the corner, everyone is in a good mood and I truly believe that the best way to let… Read More [Playlist] 50 Songs For When You Want to Dance and ROCK!