Rockbrat Wonders: About Metallica and Lou Reed ? Ryan Adams and Iron Maiden ?

Sometimes I see things occurring in the music world in 2011 that leave me scratching my head. Metallica for one thing. I haven’t bought a Metallica album since 1989’s, “And justice For All”, and although I’ve been vaguely aware of the bands musical output since that time, let’s just say that with the exception of … Continue reading Rockbrat Wonders: About Metallica and Lou Reed ? Ryan Adams and Iron Maiden ?

Rockbrat Remembers: LA metal bands who never made it: ST. VALENTINE

In this regular blog post I cast the magnifying glass over some 1980’s LA bands who were clearly entrenched in the minor leagues, the 2nd division, (or even the 3rd) – and as a consequence, were not packing out stadiums, touring the world, or signing to major labels – despite their big star aspirations (Hello … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: LA metal bands who never made it: ST. VALENTINE