Buying New Music in 2018

After trying to locate Shinedown’s new album, Attention Attention (released May 4, 2018), I finally came to the realization of the sad fact that the way I had been buying new CDs, for what feels like the last 20+ years, is now jacked up due to Best Buy no longer…

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APRIL 20, 2018: HAPPY 20TH TO ROYAL BLISS!

Tonight, Royal Bliss are celebrating their 20th year as a band (official first show was 4/17/1998). YOWZA! 🙂 As much as I would have loved to have been there, the timing just didn’t work out. So instead, a few thoughts. First, CONGRATS ROYAL BLISS! 2nd, this is a big deal!…

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October 2, 2017 (part 2) – Life is Short, People

Man alive. Waking up to the news of the Las Vegas concert tragedy that took place last night and later hearing about Tom Petty having a heart attack and being in critical condition, (followed later in the evening by the official confirmation of his passing), I keep going back to…

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October 2, 2017 – RIP Tom Petty

Earlier today, when I first heard the news of Tom Petty suffering a heart attack, one song immediately popped into my head…I Won’t Back Down…and it’s been there ever since. (It is also one of two Petty songs that are the background music in my skydiving video from 1999, the…

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May 4, 2017 – 5 Years of DSLR Camera Fun

You know the saying, Time flies when you’re having fun? That is exactly what I find myself saying today. Seriously. Where the heck did the past 5 years ago? However, on the flip side, I can’t help but follow that up with, WOW! These past 5 years have been pretty…

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March 18, 2017 – RIP Chuck Berry

Like much of the rest of the internet, I just found out Chuck Berry passed away today. Chuck Berry’s music has been a part of my life for, man, probably as far back as 12 years old. Not exactly sure as those days were so long ago, but for sure…

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2016: My Year With Music

2016 was a pretty good year for music, well, in my opinion anyway. Let me first start by saying, 2016 brought a new Metallica album! What’s the big deal? It’s been 8 years since their last release! However, it was worth the wait AND…METALLICA was announced as one of the headliners…

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