Let the Drummer Have Some!

Drummers are the foundation of modern rock music, but let’s face it; a good drummer rarely if ever carries a … More

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die…Or Not: 1977 – 1978

Rock music is about to get interesting. I’m excited. Good stuff is about to happen. Key: Strikethrough indicates what you … More

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die…Or Not: 1975 – 1976

Comparatively speaking, 1975-76 is a dead zone for Albums You Must Hear Before You Die; in fact, there are almost … More

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die…Or Not: 1972 – 1974

In hindsight, it seems that I’ve been a little too generous with certain artists, letting some slide with multiple albums … More

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die…Or Not – The Introduction

Over the years I’ve grown exceedingly skeptical and often dismissive of almost any article, book, or list that promotes something … More

Jukebox Antagonist – Episode 7

Fantasyland. It was just like being home except home wasn’t terribly enthusiastic about having me around. Despite a litany of … More

Back to School, Unfortunately Not Starring Rodney Dangerfield: O Mercutio

There was not a single thunderbolt of realization. There was no sea change. Epiphanies were for students. James Joyce, please. … More