“Black Sabbath”: Unleashed on Friday the 13th February, 1970

What could be more appropriate for Black Sabbath to release their self-titled debut in 1970 than a Friday the 13th? On this day, Sabbath unleashed an album that revolutionizes the 1970’s music scene and music history forever. We revisit the outstanding Black Sabbath debut

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The Doors’ Solid Rock of “Morrison Hotel”

On February 9, 1970, The Doors redefine and reinvent themselves with a solid Rock album that was a drastic departure from their previous (and failed) attempt at making orchestral music. We look back at this timeless Rock classic that even inspired the name of a famous restaurant chain

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The Raw Power in “Raw Power”: The Ultimate Proto-Punk adventure by Iggy and The Stooges

Produced by David Bowie and Iggy Pop, “Raw Power” is the ultimate definition of Proto-Punk Rock. Released on February 7, 1973, it remains a historical document of a golden age

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David Bowie’s Station To Station: The creative side effects of the cocaine

After the much successful incursion into soul music with the album “Young Americans”, Bowie explored new and experimental sounds with “Station To Station” released on January 23, 1976 with his Thin White Duke alter-ego at full steam. Though recorded in Los Angeles, the influential album can be regarded as the preparation for the then upcoming “Berlin Trilogy”

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Revisiting Blue Cheer “Vincebus Eruptum” 

It’s a common a place for music fans to consider 1970 “Black Sabbath” the first Metal album but San Francisco band Blue Cheer were the first ones to change the game when they released their influential album “Vincebus Eruptum” on this day in 1968

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The Beach Boys: Holland

Fifty years ago on January 8th, The Beach Boys released their Holland LP. Their fourth album since leaving Capitol Records in 1970, it was also the third in a series of albums that had sought to move them away from the sun and surf image that had dogged them since the sixties and to reposition them as a serious, progressive music band.

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Why “Blackstar” must not be remembered as David Bowie’s goodbye album

With “Blackstar” Bowie achieved to recap his whole career, it’s an ensemble of every music style he ever tried, there is a little something from every phase, but, again, it’s not a copy, that’s the perfection of it, it’s an evolution

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The flawless and timeless debut album of The Doors

“The Doors” was released on January 4th, 1967 and remains a timeless and fresh Rock album, featuring classics such as “Break On Through (To the Other Side)” , “Light My Fire” or “The End”, this was one of the breakthrough albums of 1967 and one that embodies The Doors signature sound the most. We revisit one of the most flawless debut Rock albums of all time

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The musical and lyrical perfection of “Songs Of Leonard Cohen”

The debut album by Leonard Cohen was released on this day in 1967, besides containing many of Cohen’s most beloved and oft-covered songs, it’s musical and lyrical perfection

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A Banquet After The Trip: Revisiting the 1968 Rolling Stones “Beggars Banquet”

The “Beggars Banquet” LP it’s part of what people usually call “The Rolling Stones Golden Period”, that saw the releases of sequential stunning and influential albums by the band, this was also the last album featuring Brian Jones as an active member of the band. Released on December 6th, 1968, we revisit this enormous Rock classic

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This is “Thriller” Michael Jackson’s Groundbreaking Album

Back in 1982 Michael Jackson wasn’t quite yet the biggest Pop star in the world, but with “Thriller” that would change in just a few months when on November 30th his masterpiece “Thriller” was release. We revisit “Thriller”, one of the most groundbreaking and influential Pop albums ever made

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Revisiting John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s 1980 comeback album “Double Fantasy”

Released in November 1980, “Double Fantasy” was the comeback album from John Lennon and Yoko Ono after five years away from the music industry. We revisit one of the finest albums of the 1980’s and of John Lennon’s career

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The Beatles “White Album”: A collection of stunning songs by a fragmented band

On November 22nd 1968 The Beatles released their only double studio album and the first on their newly created label Apple, self titled “The Beatles”, more commonly known as “The White Album”. We revisit the 1968 classic album and the impact it had on the band’s career

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In 1985 Wham! “Make It Big” twice

In 1985 Wham! were one of the biggest pop bands (or duo) in the world and after a discreet debut with their first album “Fantastic” released in 1982, they went on to release their best selling and worldwide success “Make It Big” that included some of the 1980’s most memorable Pop music

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The Poetry in “Nevermind The Bollocks Here’s The Sex Pistols”

Yes there was poetry on the Sex Pistols lyrics, “Nevermind The Bollocks Here’s The Sex Pistols” it’s not merely the biggest Punk album of all time that still serves as a mold for Punk bands and artists, it’s an album that gives you an imagery of what the organic and original Punk movement was through music and lyrics

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Revisiting the John Lennon’s debut solo album “John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band”

Recorded and released in 1970, on the aftermath of The Beatles break up, John Lennon distances himself on purpose from all the musical structure The Beatles did, the result is a brilliant masterpiece

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Revisiting John Lennon’s “Imagine”

Released in September 1971 in the U.S and on October 8th, 1971 worldwide, “Imagine” it’s definitely John Lennon’s most popular solo album, it includes some of his most enduring and famous songs such as “Imagine” and “Jealous Guy”, we revisit this enduring Rock classic

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The Led Zeppelin Folk Adventure: “Led Zeppelin III” 

“Led Zeppelin III” was a turning point on Led Zeppelin’s career. Their third album released on October 5th, 1970, unlike it’s predecessors “I” and “II”, was mostly based on acoustic and folk songs

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Revisiting David Bowie’s influential 1980 album “Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)”

“Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)” is not often regarded as one of David Bowie’s groundbreaking album, however it is, the impact and influence it had on Alternative Rock during the 1980’s and 1990’s it’s tremendous

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Revisiting “Abbey Road”, The Beatles Swan Song

“Abbey Road”, a very righteous goodbye from The Beatles was released on September 26th, 1969 and it was the last album they recorded together as a band

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“Nevermind”: A Pop Mix Inside A Punk Test Tube

Nirvana shredded into the mainstream on September 24th, 1991 with “Nevermind”.It was all too quick and too fast for Nirvana, their impact in music was tremendous and echoes to this day

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Revisiting “In Utero”, Nirvana’s Last Testament

Released officially worldwide on September 21st, 1993, “In Utero” it’s the most corrosive of all Nirvana albums and light years away from it’s predecessor the successful 1991 “Nevermind” that brought fame to the Seattle band and put them on the lead of the Grunge movement in the early 90’s

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Revisiting “Ten”, the timeless debut of Pearl Jam turns 32

“Ten” remains for some Pearl Jam’s best, or at least, the favorite for non-fans of the Seattle band that still dispute “Ten” as a Grunge album or a FM Rock album. We look back at this Rock music landmark released on August 27, 1991

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Guns N’s Roses debut “Appetite For Destruction” – A collection of outstanding and enduring Rock hits

The influential and outstanding, Guns N’s Roses debut “Appetite For Destruction” released in 1987, marked a new era for Rock music, featuring a collection of outstanding and enduring Rock hits

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Sun Records released Elvis Presley’s first single “That’s All Right” on this day in 1954

Written and originally performed by blues singer Arthur Crudup in 1946 as “That’s All Right, Mama”, “That’s All Right” became Elvis Presley’s first single. It was released by Sun Records on July 19, 1954

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Revisiting George Michael’s 1987 masterpiece “Faith”

George Michael’s solo debut “Faith”, released on October 30th, 1987, it’s the album that established him as an acclaimed solo entity and separated him drastically from the Wham! bubblegum 80’s pop

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“The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars”: David Bowie’s breakthrough masterpiece

Released on June 16, 1972, “The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars” gave birth to one of Rock’s most enduring characters, Ziggy Stardust, David Bowie’s most famous creation. We revisit the story of Ziggy Stardust and the songs of this timeless album

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Revisiting the heavier than heaven debut Nirvana album “Bleach”

Proudly recorded by $606.17, “Bleach” it’s perhaps the only legitimate Grunge album Nirvana did. Released on June 15, 1989 on Sub Pop, the record features a selection of Grunge songs that approaches the style used by some of their Seattle peers, such as The Melvins, Alice In Chains, Soundgarden or TAD, a slow, sludgy and heavy Grunge Rock with influences of Punk and 70’s Heavy Metal blend in together. We look back at this now historical Rock album

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The Doors Studio Albums With Jim Morrison Rated And Reviewed 

A rated and reviewed view to tell you some of the back story behind all the six Doors studio albums made with Jim Morrison between 1967 and 1971

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The Baroque Pop of David Bowie’s 1967 debut album

Hated by many, the David Bowie self-titled debut it’s essentially a baroque-pop album with hints of Psychedelic and Vaudeville Music Hall and a selection of songs that are notable for a 20-year-old composer

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Revisiting the Bob Dylan 1963 modern Folk masterpiece “The Freewheelin’”

Bob Dylan’s 1963 “The Freewheelin’” secured him an unstoppable cult following, but more than that, it also defined him as “Spokesman of a Generation”. We revisit this influential album released on May 27, 1963

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David Bowie’s “Diamond Dogs”: A darker look into a future legend

Originally composed for a musical based on the George Orwell’s book “1984”, “Diamond Dogs”, was released on May 24, 1974, it remains one of David Bowie’s darkest and most influential albums. We revisit this absolute classic

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Revisiting The Who’s timeless masterpiece “Tommy”, a perfect example of Rock music as an art form

The Opera-Rock tale of the deaf, dumb and blind boy, mostly composed by Pete Townshend, remains one of the perfect examples of Rock music as an art form. We revisit this influential masterpiece released on May 23, 1969

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Have you ever been experienced? Revisiting the 1967 debut and seminal The Jimi Hendrix Experience album “Are You Experienced?”

A timeless and influential Rock album that hasn’t aged a second since it’s original release The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s “Are You Experienced?” came out on May 12, 1967, a golden year for music. We revisit Hendrix’s strong LP debut

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Revisiting “Sticky Fingers”, one of the Rolling Stones absolute masterpieces

One of Rock’s greatest and unbeatable albums, “Sticky Fingers” marks the beginning of a new era to the Rolling Stones, without Brian Jones

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Revisiting the 1993 Aerosmith’s hit album “Get A Grip”, a timeless record

In 1993 Aerosmith released one of the greatest albums of their career, “Get A Grip”. Featuring a string of hit singles and music videos that blend the band’s Hard Rock sound together with Pop sensibilities and Alternative Rock, making them fit to belong to the 1990’s Rock scene. We revisit this timeless Rock classic by Aerosmith

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Revisiting The Rolling Stones 1964 debut album, that marked the beginning of their amazing journey

In 1964 the Rolling Stones began their amazing journey with their debut album “The Rolling Stones”. Essentially a Blues and Rock N’ Roll covers LP, the album also included some of the first compositions by the Stones and Jagger/Richards. We revisit this essential classic Rock album released on this day 59 years ago

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Revisiting KISS masterpiece “Destroyer”

Released on this day in 1976, “Destroyer” it’s much more than just another KISS album. It’s perhaps their defining record that includes some of their best songs produced by Bob Ezrin. We look back at this absolute Rock classic

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Revisiting “The Velvet Underground & Nico”, a timeless music gem

Revisiting one of the most visionary and influential albums of all time, the 1967 “The Velvet Underground & Nico”, first released on March 12th, 1967

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Journeys To Glory: revisiting the times and sounds of the Spandau Ballet’s debut album 

The Spandau Ballet’s debut album, “Journeys To Glory,” was released in 1981, at the height of the New Romantic movement, but it would be unfair to say that this is an album that belongs solely to it

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Singer-Songwriter Carter Beckworth Delivers New Acoustic Ballad, “Writing It Down”, From Upcoming Album

Santa Fe based musician, Carter Beckworth, has grown a lot since he started writing music at the age of 12. Becoming a husband and father has added another layer of introspection and depth to his repertoire, which is on full display in his Americana and Folk ballad, “Writing It Down”.

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Rock-n-Soul Singer-Songwriter, Sophie Avidane, Releases Captivating New Album, River Child

New York City raised singer-songwriter, Sophie Avidane, introduces herself with her soulful spirit, rock‘n’roll heart, and an eclectic infatuation with creating new music. Her smokey vocals and smooth arrangements combine to form one of the year’s most compelling EP releases, River Child.

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“The Phoenix Tapes”, a new vibrant and solid collection of songs by Slim Chance, the Ronnie Lane’s original passion project

Every now and then, music fans are presented with excellent albums with what become timeless songs, and this is the case of the Slim Chance new album, “The Phoenix Tapes”, a journey through diverse music genres, styles and sounds that perfectly fit into each other thanks to the band talent and creativity.

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The Yardbirds and Keith Relf: Three essential Rock albums for your collection

Recently, three albums were added to The Yardbirds discography, two of them available for the first time remastered and in the best sound quality, including officially unreleased tracks.

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Live! Blueswailing July ’64: The Yardbirds Energetic Live Experience

“Live! Blueswailing July ’64” by The Yardbirds, It’s not only a live album, it’s a historical testimony of a group of talented musicians giving their best all together on stage, not merely playing music, but also creating it

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“The Yardbirds Live at the BBC Revisited”: An absolute Rock music document

With “Live at the BBC Revisited” you can follow the band’s increasingly creative and complex progression together with their successive and legendary line ups with different lead guitarists that included Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page

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