Berlin, U2, and Achtung Baby

By Lanny Cordola When U2 made the trek to Berlin in the early 1990s, their mission was to record the follow-up to their great American homage: Rattle & Hum. However,...

Kate Bush: On Top Of The World Looking Over The Edge

By Ira Kantor Will Stranger Things ensure Kate Bush’s future enshrinement into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame? Months ago, this question didn’t exist. Then word came that the hit Netflix...

Always Bill: A Tribute

By Ira Kantor If there’s one thing I’ve learned from Bill Withers, it’s that you could have soul beyond just your music. Where other acts of his era banked their talents...

Best Of Rock: 10 Concerts I Wish I Had Attended

By Ralph Greco, Jr. Most forget the typical listing of Monterey Pop or Woodstock, that fateful last show of Buddy Holly or the Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl, below is...

Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: Snake Eyes, Seventh Heaven ~ The Alan Parsons Project ‘The...

Photo Courtesy of Lenny Zakatek The Alan Parsons Project The Turn Of A Friendly Card In 1980, the Alan Parsons Project opted to make gambling the core concept of its fifth album....

Ron Wood Feels Like Playing

By Jimmy Casey Ron Wood's got a day job. We all know that. As Keith Richards' sidekick, he helped steer the Rolling Stones back to the rock and blues roots...

Long Live Rock…Celebrate The Chaos – Film Review

Long Live Rock…Celebrate The Chaos, produced by Crowd Surf Films and directed by Jonathan McHugh, is a music documentary about the movingly symbiotic relationship between hard rock bands and their...

Best Vintage Rock Box Sets Of 2014

CD sales continue to decline, but that hasn’t stopped the majors from releasing extravagant multi-disc box sets, often priced at $100 or more. Once again, a flood of box...

Ira Kantor’s Vinyl Confessions: The Sweet Green Icing Of Success ~ In Defense Of...

Photo by Henry Diltz "You don’t mean to suggest that someone would criticize ('MacArthur Park')? I mean, my God! (laughter)" – Jimmy Webb, March 2018 Based on its compositional structure alone, “MacArthur Park” should...

Cruise To The Edge | February 7-11, 2017 | Tampa to Cozumel – Feature...

February 7-11, 2017 ~ Tampa to Cozumel Story by Shawn Perry Photos by Ira Kantor, Erin Perry & Shawn Perry Progressive rock has often looked to the ocean for inspiration. Procol Harum,...