Music

Five 80s Born Bands That Are Still Rocking the Music Scene

Although the original iteration of Queen and other popular bands have long since perished, there are a few remaining bands that are still producing excellent music to this day.

The 5 Worst Christmas Songs of All Time

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Trust me, I’m only bringing these songs back from the dead to empty one final clip into their decaying bodies.

Over-Analyzing Bon Jovi’s “Livin on a Prayer”

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Time now to ferociously and unnecessarily over-analyze the lyrics to another beloved popular song.

Apoca-LIST | 10 Epic Rock Songs Worthy Of Your Last Request

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Time for another Apoca-LIST – a weekly examination of how pop culture and entertainment fit in with the end of days.

The 10 Best Music Videos featuring Ninjas

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Everybody listens to music. Everybody loves ninjas.   Yet very few people have realized that when you combine these two creative elements of our world, an infiltration of the mind occurs like never before. The sounds stealthily enter your ear canal, slowly drifting toward your inner being and then NINJA ATTACK!!!…Joe Musashi sends a throwing […]

Does Sampling Ruin Music?

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I am a huge fan of rock music. In the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, my personal music collection also included a lot of rap and hip hop music. The first cassette album that I remember owning was Run DMC’s “Raising Hell.” It was my favorite for a long time. I can probably acknowledge the […]

Pop Culture Characters & Their Fictional Backup Bands

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Whatever happened to backup bands?   Linking a musician with a great backup band name used to be the formula for producing a sure-fire hit single. It sounded so much better than just a person’s name, unless you were one of those one-name artists like Prince, Madonna, or Cher. A good backup band name seemed […]

Mistaken Musical Identities of the 80s

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Remember when we didn’t have Google to instantly identify who it was singing a song? Remember the absolute horror we went through when we heard a song on the radio and the stupid jock would tell us about a sale at the local Montgomery Ward instead giving us a title and artist? Maybe you had […]

Judge Wapner is Back! 80s Court – Journey

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After a long recess, the 80s Court is back in session and ready for another case of musical divorce. This time, we’ll take a look back at the “journey” of an American rock band and their “evolution” into arena rock gods. The “departure” of Journey for almost 10 years between the late 80s and early […]