2016 has been a crap year for me musically. There have been hardly any bands that I like in Finland recently and the summer circuit is a real mixed bag. 2016 has been horrendous for celebrity deaths – and the now the music world mourns the death and celebrates the life of Prince.
Continue reading “While My Guitar Gently Weeps – RIP Prince”
I heard this song quite a while back, but the Local Band just uploaded it to YouTube this week. I really liked the original version, by the Veronicas.
They add their own inimitable style to the song though, and the video is fun. Check it out below.
Continue reading “Local Band – Destined for Great Things?”
So you have probably heard about this already, but I thought I would chime in with a couple of cents worth of comments.
I’ve been using the service for many years, on and off, and there were many great features and it’s quite a loss to the music community IMHO…
Continue reading “MixRadio is Dead”
So my “find” of last year has been recognized. I’m guessing that their gigs in Finland this year will be even more busy given their publicity.
I wonder if they are happy with it all?
Metal News: Ghost Takes Home The ‘Best Metal Performance’ Grammy
Source: Ghost Takes Home The Grammy – in Metal News ( Metal Underground.com )
The day after the funeral of Lemmy from Motörhead was streamed live to millions of people around the world, I thought I would share this advert by Finnish dairy company Valio.
Continue reading “RIP Lemmy”
Finnish bands Santa Cruz and Reckless Love were featured in a recent article on VH1 about the current state of glam metal.
I found the article quite interesting and a bit of an eye opener.
Continue reading “2 Finnish Bands Amongst the Bands Reviving Glam Metal”
My buddy Deano is on a mission this year. To see 100 gigs. I’ve been to a few of them with him already and have Nickelback to follow later in the year.
Continue reading “100 Gigs”
With the anticipation of a new album from Van Halen (albeit a live one) I was keen to get a reminder of the VH greatness live as they performed on Jimmy Kimmel.
What came to pass was a reminder of all the things that I don’t like about Van Halen and why won’t be forking out nearly 100€ plus travel to see them if/when they hit the shores of Europe soon.
Continue reading “Time to Call it a Day Dave”
Posts by Floor Jansen and Nightwish have flooded my Social Media feeds this week.
Perhaps not surprising since they released their long awaited new single “Elan” from their forthcoming album “Endless Forms Most Beautiful” so what was the fuss all about?
Continue reading “Elan – Social Media Disaster or Just Free PR”
This is a case of not only unwanted advertising, but page load has gone all to pot. Notice the text boxes where you are supposed to sign in?
Brilliant design and totally unobtrusive… NOT!