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A Tree Falls In Brooklyn…and Beyond

This blog post (my 300th since June 2009) was supposed to chronicle my visit to the Morrison Hotel Gallery in Manhattan this past Thursday night to attend the opening of Julian Lennon's photography exhibition. There was just one little problem: My trip from Lo...
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Beatallica: When The Fab Four and Metal Unite

GUEST BLOGGER: GAIL FLUG Strange musical covers, mash-ups and parody have been around for years, but they are often regarded as a novelty. Other times, taking  samples of classic rock tracks into a new format has been called sacrilege -- anyone remember “Co...
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The Magic Of A Maiden Midnight Sale

GUEST BLOGGER: GAIL FLUG Long before the Internet, downloading and file sharing, a new release from a popular band was exciting and met with great anticipation. I have fond memories of my parents bringing home the Beatles’ Abbey Road and listening to it f...
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Memories Of Ronnie

The heavy metal and rock worlds lost a living legend yesterday when Ronnie James Dio -- frontman for Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell, Rainbow, Elf and his own band Dio -- passed away after a brave battle with stomach cancer at age 67. The news has alread...