25 Albums Turning 25 That Don’t Suck (1993)

25 Albums Turning 25 That Don’t Suck (1993)

This, my fourth edition of 25 Albums Turning 25 That Don’t Suck, was easily the hardest. While years past I found myself weeding my list down to 25, this year’s list almost included three live records from Iron Maiden and one Poison album.  1993 was not a banner year for rock music.  The first wave of grunge had settled down.  Kurt Cobain was arrested in a domestic incident with his wife Courtney Love.  Bruce Dickinson…

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Show Review: Trans-Siberian Orchestra in Toronto, ON

Show Review: Trans-Siberian Orchestra in Toronto, ON

Having seen Trans-Siberian Orchestra at least a half dozen times over the years, we are well aware of the spectacle and show these professionals bring, not to mention pure fun in a season of silliness in many respects. This is the first matinee show we have attended having previously always seen the night show. The only difference it seems is that the venue, in this case, the Air Canada Centre does not believe people want to…

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Album Review: “Letters From The Labyrinth” Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Album Review: “Letters From The Labyrinth” Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Album Review: “Letters From The Labyrinth” Trans-Siberian Orchestra Release Date: Nov. 13th – 2015 If you read me and/or listen to me whine endlessly, to which I offer no apology, about my ears smiling when I hear melody combined with pop sensible almost syrupy sweet production then you may have written my taste, or lack thereof, off. The big fella upstairs gave me two ears on this bag of skin I am in, however I…

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