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Reggae Rockers Sublime With Rome

Reggae Rockers Sublime With Rome

There is good music and there is the bad.  How do you know the difference? There couldn’t be a more perfect time for a band to find a new lead vocalist than Sublime teaming up with Rome.  And of course there could never be another band quite like Sublime.  The musical qualities and lyrics from Bradley Nowell and the crew is something from another...

What New Zealand Has Been Hiding

What New Zealand Has Been Hiding

Cairo Knife Fight – Simple, heavy, sophisticated Simple and Intricate.  These words best describe the music of Cairo Knife Fight.  New Zealand’s newest alternative rock band takes the rock scene by storm.  The two men have performed alongside alternative rock’s finest acts such as Foo Fighters, Them Crooked Vultures and Queens of the Stone...

Bradley Nowell – Sublime

Bradley Nowell – Sublime

Happy Birthday   Bradley Nowell of Sublime February 22, 1968 – May 25, 1996 Born and raised in Long Beach California.  Brad was a singer, songwriter and guitarist for the alternative rock / ska band Sublime.  He is considered of the the most influential musician’s for the genre.  Perhaps almost as influential, if not on par with the likes...

If it’s Illegal to Rock and Roll, Throw My Ass in Jail!

If it’s Illegal to Rock and Roll, Throw My Ass in Jail!

      Kurt Cobain One of the greatest musicians of our time.  If he were still with us, Cobain would be celebrating his 45th birthday like a true rockstar. Cobain along with Nirvana helped shape the Grunge scene in the 90’s with hits like “Smells Like Teen Spirit” “In Bloom” “Come As You Are”.  By popularizing the grunge...

Innovative Styles – Florence + The Machine

Innovative Styles – Florence + The Machine

Florence + the Machine –A band full of life     Florence + the Machine Life and music are the two inseparable factors and the route to music is nothing other than the sound. A song that always touches the inside core of your heart is the melody of life. These are the feelings the listeners experience when they hear the music of Florence and the...

Where is the Music – Chris Cornell

Where is the Music – Chris Cornell

The Prodigy the Legend Many bands come together with great musicians who play their music beautifully.  Then you realize there is a broken crayon in the perfect box.  The vocalist.  He or she has the most horrible, raspy voice.  It stands out like a sore thumb. The single most important factor for any band is first and foremost a vocalist.  A great,...