KISS…whether you like them or not, have locked themselves into the annals of rock history with songs like “Rock and Roll All Nite“, “Strutter“, “Beth“, the list can literally go on and on. But we’re not going to talk about that today. Instead we’ll be discussing one of their misadventures. The band’s intended magnum opus “Music From The Elder” was to be a concept album of epic proportions. Sadly, it was one of their biggest blunders…or was it? Let’s set the scene. Continue reading KISS Loses Sight With “Music From The Elder”→
As a young child growing up in New England, I remember singing this song during recess while playing hop scotch or soaring high on the swing sets. Children rarely pay attention to the meaning of nursery rhymes, and that moment in our lives when we learn about the morbidity of those beloved songs is for lack of a better word…SHOCKING!
It has now been a week since Fox aired the Rocky Horror Picture Show remake and by now you must have read all of the…not so favorable reviews. So, as I sit here listening to the soundtrack and set later to do another makeup run for the performance of the classic at the local movie theater tomorrow night, I really can’t help but wonder why people (including myself) are so gravitated to this film. I mean, I’m not a Transvestite from the planet Transsexual in the Galaxy of Transylvania and I wasn’t alive during both the original stage play or film release. But yet, it’s one of my favorite films and has been since the ripe old age of 8. Continue reading Rocky Horror Remake…Was It All A Dream?→
Inspectah Deck, 7L, and Esoteric open up about their influences when it comes to both comic books and music!
The hip hop trio of Inspectah Deck, 7L, and Esoteric first joined forces in 2013 to bring their love of comics and rap together as Czarface. More recently, the group combined their powers to produce music to accompany a video of writer Ta-Nehisi Coates detailing his plans for the BLACK PANTHER title.