COLLECTIVE SOUL Live! – Agua Caliente Casino

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The rock music of the 1990’s was riddled with bands whose contributions were quite frankly, very forgettable.  But with all rules, there are exceptions.  One such anomaly from that grouping is the Stockbridge, Georgia formed Collective Soul.  The Georgia boys first entered the collective consciousness in 1994.  With the breakout success of their first hit,… Read more »


MOTÖRHEAD – Bad Magic: SERIOUSLY BAD MAGIC – album review

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The rerelease of Motörhead’s Bad Magic (including unreleased tracks, an interview with Lemmy, and a live performance) reminds us of what we lost with Kilmister’s death in December of 2015.  However, it is more acutely a statement of what we did not lose.  Motörhead is still fresh, brutal, and unapologetic.  Bad Magic: SERIOUSLY BAD MAGIC,… Read more »


LAURA COX – Head Above Water – Album Review

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YouTube musical phenomenons are commonplace these days. You could spend all day in front of your computer being wowed by kids with genius talent, seemingly getting younger and more amazing all the time. However, there is a difference—a big difference—between being a YouTube star and playing in a band. When recording a video for YouTube, you… Read more »


THE WINERY DOGS – III Album Review

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Some players are so good, so talented, their resumes precede them.  They have played with everyone, and everyone wants to play with them.  It is rare that supporting players, hired guns, stand out against the foreground of stadium level bands.  Still, each member of Winery Dogs, Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater), Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big, Steve… Read more »


MÅNESKIN LIVE! – Italian Rock Provocateurs Seduce America

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Do you have any idea how it feels to go from begging to having the world in your hands?  An Italian group of young guns who cut their teeth as buskers on the streets of Rome, Måneskin, can tell you just that.  They once would have been competing against other performers for the spot on… Read more »


CharityWatch – A Charity Watchdog Organization

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How many of you have donated to a charitable organization and asked yourself “I wonder how much of my donation actually makes it to those in need?”  Or even worse, held back a donation because you just weren’t sure your money would be well spent?  Well CharityWatch is an organization founded in 1992 dedicated to… Read more »


Gary Sinise Foundation

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As the Christmas holiday nears, let us reflect on the true spirit of the season, the spirit of giving.  As you count your blessings, be mindful of those who are less fortunate.  As an example to all of us, Rick Allen‘s humble and pure heart toward helping people who can really use a hand, is… Read more »


Wounded Warriors Family Support

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As the Christmas holiday nears, let us reflect on the true spirit of the season, the spirit of giving.  As you count your blessings, be mindful of those who are less fortunate.  As an example to all of us, Rick Allen‘s humble and pure heart toward helping people who can really use a hand, is… Read more »


National Military Family Association

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As the Christmas holiday nears, let us reflect on the true spirit of the season, the spirit of giving.  As you count your blessings, be mindful of those who are less fortunate.  As an example to all of us, Rick Allen‘s humble and pure heart toward helping people who can really use a hand, is… Read more »


Semper Fi & America’s Fund

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As the Christmas holiday nears, let us reflect on the true spirit of the season, the spirit of giving.  As you count your blessings, be mindful of those who are less fortunate.  As an example to all of us, Rick Allen‘s humble and pure heart toward helping people who can really use a hand, is… Read more »


Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund

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As the Christmas holiday nears, let us reflect on the true spirit of the season, the spirit of giving.  As you count your blessings, be mindful of those who are less fortunate.  As an example to all of us, Rick Allen‘s humble and pure heart toward helping people who can really use a hand, is… Read more »


Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

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As the Christmas holiday nears, let us reflect on the true spirit of the season, the spirit of giving.  As you count your blessings, be mindful of those who are less fortunate.  As an example to all of us, Rick Allen‘s humble and pure heart toward helping people who can really use a hand, is… Read more »