ROCK ON THE RANGE Wrap-Up (Festival Review)

ROCK ON THE RANGE Wrap-Up (Festival Review)

Even though the 11th annual Rock on the Range in Columbus, Ohio turned out to be more of Rain on the Range, it wasn’t a total loss. Minus a couple of bands on Friday night, every artist performed. It was a tough year for the promoters with the death of Chris Cornell of Soundgarden (who were supposed to be the headliner on Friday night) and an uncooperative Mother Nature. The official attendance for the 3-day…

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1974 Year in Review Part 2 – Ep253

1974 Year in Review Part 2 – Ep253

Chris and Aaron are back for more with the 1974 Year in Review Part 2; a year that saw Tricky Dick hit the highway, Blazing Saddles run away with the box office, and Muhammad Ali rumble with George Foreman. The rock music world was just as active with formation of The Runaways, the live debuts of The Ramones and Bon Scott‘s AC/DC and Neil Peart joining RUSH. The guys take you through all of that…

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Purson – Desire’s Magic Theatre (Album Review)

Purson – Desire’s Magic Theatre (Album Review)

Purson are a psychedelic rock band from London, England.  Founded by Rosalie Cunningham, Purson formed after Cunningham disbanded her previous project Ipso Facto.  Cunningham describes the sound as “vaudeville carny psych“.  This is a very apt description. The album is very retro sounding and harks back to Jimi Hendrix, The Doors and Janis Joplin.  It is a laid back lab of hedonistic whimsy and the musical soundscape would suit a late night drinking den…or maybe…

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