There are few things in this world that can evoke instant, powerful reactions from deep within us like sound can. Just think of all the incredible scores that have appeared in movies over the years, from John Williams’ mesmerising Star Wars space opera score to the iconic The Godfather tracks by Italian composer Giovanni “Nino” Rota. Just a few notes from these songs is all it takes to create a stir of emotions and take us right back to our favourite scenes in their movies.
You love music, but you don’t love the amount of money you have to pay each time you want to see a show. Concert tickets can get expensive really quickly, especially if you’re the type of person who loves to take in as much live music as possible. If you want amazing seats at some of the best venues, you could find yourself paying exorbitant amounts of cash.
Casinos and card games have been used as metaphors in songs for years. From the time when Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley promoted Vegas' grandeur in the 1950s, with their popular songs ‘Luck Be a Lady’, ‘Viva Las Vegas’ and ‘a Little Less Conversation’ to Aerosmith’s ‘Deuces Are Wild’ in the 1990’s to the most recent ‘Snake Eyes’ by Mumford & Sons in 2015, casino-themed songs are all over. Making a top 5 casino-themed songs list is not an easy task, having in mind the classics like those by Sinatra and Presley, but we will list some of the best casino songs released in the last 15 years.
Dom Smith is a talented man. A renowned businessman, he's also a fighter for independent artists, editor for acclaimed the acclaimed Soundsphere Magazine. He's a also a damned fine drummer, sitting at the back with Parasitic Twins. On the back of latest EP 'All That's Left To Do Now Is Sleep With Each Other', we sat down with Dom for a chat about the importance of image, and why twenty years on Nine Inch Nails art still stands the test of time.
With a sound shaped for fans of AC/DC, The Ramones and Deep Purple, American trash rockers Snew released latest album 'You've Got Some Nerve' in September 2018. Shortly to be taking to the stage at annual get together Hard Rock Hell in Wales, we caught up with front man Curtis Don Vito to find out what they're all about.
It's easy to name the albums that stayed with you, but what about the ones that left you with a feeling of 'rescue me, or bury me'? Turning the Facebook 'Ten Albums That Have Stayed With' You viral post on its head, we've been naming the albums that didn't rock our world. Joining AC/DC, Mötley Crüe, Anthrax and Van Halen is Vai - the band - 's only release.
It was a long way from '1984', and not just numerically speaking, but exactly why didn't Van Halen's '3' rock our world? We're turning the Facebook viral post; 'Post Ten Albums That Have Stayed With You - No Explanation Needed' on its head. AC/DC, Mötley Crüe and Anthrax have already made our list, now it's EVH's & co's turn.
We're turning the Facebook viral post; 'Post Ten Albums That Have Stayed With You - No Explanation Needed' on its head. AC/DC and Mötley Crüe have already made our list, but what other albums didn't rock our world? Today, it's Anthrax's turn to join the list.
We've seen the Facebook viral post; 'Post Ten Albums That Have Stayed With You - No Explanation Needed', but what about the albums that didn't do it for you? We're not talking about Susan Boyle, or the likes of the almost universally-hated 'St.Anger', but the albums that simply didn't rock your world. Following on from yesterday's AC/DC post, here's our second Instälment.
Most of us have seen the Facebook viral post; 'Post Ten Albums That Have Stayed With You - No Explanation Needed', but what about the albums that didn't do it for you; could you explain that? We're not talking about Susan Boyle, or the likes of the almost universally-hated 'St.Anger', but the albums that simply didn't rock your world. Over the coming days, we're counting down ten such discs, starting with this one from AC/DC.