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Old 04-25-2017, 11:18 PM   #1301
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My favorite album in a very long time came out a year ago today! Still listen to it regularly.

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Old 05-09-2017, 09:24 PM   #1302
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I was listening to the recent Kestrels album last night and because they are on the Sonic Unyon record label, it made me pull out my old Tristan Psionic CDs. Man, they were a great band.

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Old 05-16-2017, 06:12 PM   #1303
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Old 05-18-2017, 01:56 PM   #1304
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Soundgarden for the foreseeable future. I am gutted.....haven't felt this way about an artist passing since Layne Staley died.
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Old 05-20-2017, 12:44 AM   #1305
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Besides being my favorite song of all-time, I would say this is also the best song of all-time. The energy level is almost unparalleled. Cocaine is a hell of a drug, and thanks to it we have this. So thanks cocaine.

"Think I'm gonna be the scapegoat for the whole damn machine? Sheeee......."
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Old 05-22-2017, 04:57 PM   #1306
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Maybe because I'm getting older and I'm doing that whole nostalgia thing that us old people go through, but I'm kind of going back through my musical selections from the 80's and adding them to my play lists

So just some samples.

Sass Jordan, I've always loved her voice with a certain, bluey smokey sound to it and a lot of power. She also sounded the same whether in concert or live. Also possessed one of the greatest smiles that I've ever seen. Trivia, after Sammy Hagar left Van Halen they considered having her as the bands lead singer. (BTW I picked this video because beyond the fact that it rocks, Jeff Healey is playing in it and has an awesome solo)

Toronto. Holly Woods had this really unique voice, and I can honestly say that she was one of my first rock and roll crushes. This band was tremendously talented and had a lot in common with Heart. They had a string of really good songs in "Start telling the truth", "When can I see you again" and "your daddy don't know". Unfortunately they were forced apart when their label went bankrupt. Trivia They recorded the song "What about Love" but the band nearly fractured when it wasn't put onto an album. Heart later picked it up and it became one of their better known hits in their 80's comeback.

Triumph, one of my favorite Canadian power bands, and one that I don't think gets enough credit for how good they were both live and in the studio. Rik Emmett needs to get more mention when it comes to great guitar players and talents. I remember seeing them play a few times and my jaw always dropped, especially when they played Rock and Roll Machine and you got like a 10 minute guitar solo. Trivia Rik Emmett between touring is a associate professor at Humber College in Toronto.

BTW I just found this clip and wanted to post it

That's all for now, because I don't want to bore you all with this grandpa talk.
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Old 05-26-2017, 05:44 AM   #1307
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Another instant classic from Alestorm. Huge paradox here: this is completely NSFW, but it begs to be played at top volume!

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