Author Archives: Jim Cartwright

ZZ TOP: Three Guys and a Doc

ZZ TOP: Three Guys and a Doc

In celebration of the band’s 50th anniversary, ZZ Top is the focus of a new documentary, That Little Ol’ Band From Texas. The film will premiere on August 13th in Hollywood, followed by screenings nationwide timed to the band’s 50th anniversary tour. It will have its Canadian premiere on August 23rd at Cineplex Cinemas across…Read more »

It’s for “The Jack”

It’s for “The Jack”

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of AC/DC’s Highway to Hell album this Saturday, they’ve posted another video from their Plug Me In DVD on their YouTube channel. It’s for “The Jack” from the Dutch TV show Countdown on July 13th, 1979. Enjoy!Read more »

This time it’s “Proud Mary”

This time it’s “Proud Mary”

Creedence Clearwater Revival have offered up another sneak peek from their forthcoming album, Live at Woodstock. This time it’s “Proud Mary” from the complete hour-long set that began just after midnight on August 17th, 1969 in Bethel, New York. CCR was one of the acts that refused to be included on the soundtrack and film…Read more »

CLASSIC CUTS: Don’t Ask Me No Questions

CLASSIC CUTS: Don’t Ask Me No Questions

Lynyrd Skynyrd: “Don’t Ask Me No Questions” Ronnie Van Zant wasn’t afraid to stand up and say what needed to be said. Album: Second Helping Year: 1974 Writers: Gary Rossington and Ronnie Van Zant Stats: The first single off Second Helping didn’t chart — unlike the second, “Sweet Home Alabama,” which went Top 10. Background:…Read more »

Luke Perry in Banned Twisted Sister Video

Luke Perry in Banned Twisted Sister Video

Back in the day MTV played videos, some of those didn’t make the play list.  Like this one from Twisted Sister’s “Be Chrool To Your Scuel”. The video also include our favorite night time radio host Alice Cooper, Bobcat Goldthwaite, and musicians like Billy Joel, Brian Setzer ans Clarence Clemons all took part. Look for…Read more »

MOTLEY CRUE: Share Tease of New Song

MOTLEY CRUE: Share Tease of New Song

Motley Crue have shared a snippet of one of the new songs from the upcoming soundtrack to The Dirt. The new video has scenes from them recording “The Dirt (Est. 1981)” last year. The track also features rapper Machine Gun Kelly, who plays Tommy Lee in the film. Details about the soundtrack release are expected next week. The Dirt debuts on Netflix on March…Read more »

The Nigh Rock Was Shut Out Of The Grammy Awards Show

The Nigh Rock Was Shut Out Of The Grammy Awards Show

How Dose This Happen? You have to be kidding me! Rock was for the most part, shut out of the 2019 Grammy awards show! Not only the awards show! Only one of the categories with rock band nominations was presented during the PRE SHOW. The Red Hot Chili Peppers were the only rock band featured on the…Read more »

WATCH: Ozzy & Jack Osbourne Find Original Crazy Train Tapes

WATCH: Ozzy & Jack Osbourne Find Original Crazy Train Tapes

“Crazy Train” was the first single from Ozzy’s debut Blizzard of Ozz.  The song was written by Ozzy and Randy Rhoads.  The song is one of Osbourne’s best known and recognizable as a solo performer.  It was rated 9th greatest guitar solo ever by Guitar World.  When Ozzy and Jack Osbourne fin the original recording, they…Read more »