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There is something unique when members from death/extreme metal bands end up crafting retro sounding rock albums.

Sweden’s “The Night Flight Orchestra” featuring members of Soilwork and Arch Enemy are one such band. 898 more words


A friend of a friend-Eugene "Gene" Hackney and Jim "K-Land" Kirkland-April 22

One thing I have learned is that good friends have other good friends. This is a series of stories about “friends of my friends”. The post below is the story for April 22, 2015. 903 more words

A Friend Of A Friend

John Cougar Mellencamp - Jack & Diane (1982)


John Cougar Mellencamp’s ‘Jack & Diane’… I just love his homage to Led Zeppelin’s ‘That’s The Way”. April 1! 12 more words


Back in the winter of '79

Way back when. Isn’t that how all good stories start?

During my first year in college, I was back in the Twin Cities attending a… 81 more words

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The Anniversaries of Very Bad Days

Beware the Ides of March (March 15). Remember the Alamo (March 6). The Day That Will Live in Infamy (December 7). The worst day in modern history is recognized only by the date (September 11). 183 more words

Writers Write

The Show Must Go On

I had the opportunity to see John Mellencamp in concert last night. For those not familiar, you’re dead to me. Ok, not so radical, but seriously, this guy has been around in the rock music scene forever, so you’d have to be either really living under a rock or something to not know him. 338 more words


November 10, 1985

Sunday, yes Sunday, we traveled down to Urbana to see John Cougar Mellencamp (his name at that time) in concert. Can you read the cost of the ticket? 139 more words

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