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Concert Review: King Diamond - L'Olympia - Montreal - October 17 2014

The King is back after a near 10 year absence due to various health related issues (growing old sucks, even for devil worshipping metal singers). The good news is that at 58 years old, he’s stronger than ever, and since he stopped smoking, his voice is the strongest its ever been. 815 more words


I Did It for the First Time

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On Sunday August 24, 2014, I did it for the first time…
I officiated at a marriage. 496 more words


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Marty Balin

Getting to know Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Marty Balin, a founding member and lead vocalist for Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship, is like getting to know rock and roll history from the inside. 297 more words

Jerry Gladstone

Hump Day Unusual Moment: Jefferson Airplane "Thunk"

The 1971 Bark album from Jefferson Airplane has never been considered the peak of their career. It followed the bitter departure of singer Marty Balin and it was the first on the Airplane’s own record label, Grunt. 216 more words


Cover Song Thursday: Somebody to Love by The Ramones

For their Acid Eaters album, The Ramones offered a punk version of Jefferson Airplane’s Somebody to Love, devoid of the psychedelia, but now full of punk atitude. 25 more words


Esther Freud, 'Hideous Kinky' (1992)


I read Hideous Kinky over two days in a brief heatwave one week in early July, laying out on the grass in Kelvingrove Street Square, batting away greenflies and spotifying Om Kalthoum, drunken in the high-afternoon sun. 1,575 more words