This one just popped into my head yesterday, so I thought I’d post it. Here is No One Like You, from the Scorpions.
Don’t tell me you love me. Don’t tell me. I don’t want to know. I was at the gym tonight, and my almost decade old SanDisk Sansa is about to give up the ghost. I switched to my phone, but my usual content isn’t on there, so I ended up listening to some 80′s hairband stuff. This was one of the songs… No messages implied here, just a good song, from a decent band, from a great decade. Oh, and don’t tell me you love me, mmkay?
God is dead and it’s time to loot and burn! Toni Tennille, one half of the singing duo of The Captain and Tennille, best know for their hit single, “Love Will Keep Us Together” has announced that she is seeking a divorce from the Captain, her husband of 39 years. The Worldwide Headquarters of Manhattan Infidel has been expecting this news for some time now. As the social fabric of this once great nation continues to unravel the divorce of the Captain and Tennille can only mean that the last strands of civilization left are gone. Loyalty. Tradition. Custom. Morality. […]
Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven is perhaps the most iconic song in Rock history. And, last year, in honor of Led Zeppelin, The Kennedy Center had a celebration. Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart performed Stairway to Heaven, and brought Zeppelin front-man Robert Plant to tears. Here is that performance. It is an excellent version. And, just for fairness, here is the original, Led Zeppelin, version of Stairway to Heaven…
Bo Diddly, a pioneer of early Rock and Roll is dead at age 79. Here is more from NPR… One of the fathers of rock ‘n’ roll died Monday at the age of 79. was born Ellas Bates in Mississippi and grew up in Chicago, where he played guitar on street corners before being discovered by Chess Records. He leaves behind a sound that helped build a musical movement. Diddley’s signature rhythm, among the most distinctive beats in rock ‘n’ roll, can be heard on songs like “Who Do You Love?” and “Bo Diddley.” Scholars trace the pattern to church […]
Jan Kuehnemund, known for being the lead guitarist of the all -girl metal band Vixen, has died of cancer, she was 51. Here is more from AV Club… The original lineup of Vixen was reportedly just days away from announcing a new reunion in January when Kuehnemund found out she had cancer. There are no current plans for Vixen to continue without her. In a statement released Friday, the surviving members of the classic Vixen lineup had this to say: It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Vixen founder and lead guitarist, Jan Kuehnemund, who lost […]
Longtime fans of the Christian Metal band Stryper are rejoicing. With the release of their first video in over 20 years, the Christian rockers are back. Here is the debut video, “No More Hell to Pay.” Their new CD, with the same name, will be out of November 5th. Here is more from Loudwire… With their original lineup intact — Michael Sweet on vocals and guitar; Robert Sweet on drums; Oz Fox on guitar; and Tim Gaines on bass — Stryper have remained a solid force for over three decades. The band that first brought us ‘The Yellow and Black […]