Tag Archives: Metallica

Later Live with Jools Holland – Nicole Atkins, VV Brown, Carla Bruni, Metallica, more

Nicole Atkins

Last night I was excited to see that Nicole Atkins was scheduled to play on Later Live…with Jools Holland. A few months ago I was lucky to have had the opportunity to interview Nicole over the phone – and then the next day to watch her play an intimate show at the Soho Review Bar …

Godsmack Good Times, Bad Times Greatest Hits, Sully Erna + watch video

Sully Erna from Godsmack - drawing by Milek

For years, I had heard of the band Godsmack, but never really knew much about them. A friend of mine here in England recently read Godsmack frontman/founder Sully Erna’s autobiography, The Paths We Choose – and it was funny to find out that Sully comes from Massachusetts and now lives in New Hampshire – my old state…

Rock Band game, song list + watch video demo review

Rock Band

The Rock Band video game has been released and for some gamers, Christmas has come early. Developed by Boston based video game company Harmonix (Go Red Sox), and acquired by MTV in 2006, Rock Band is all the rage. Some people are saying it’s the best music video game they’ve ever played and god forbid, that it’s even better than Guitar Hero …

Punk Rockers Dead Smiling Pirates Release Debut CD

Dead Smiling Pirates began a life of music piracy together in the summer of 2005. This power packed trio plays catchy alternative rock filled with an eclectic mix of influences highlighted by lots of tight breaks, trashy guitar riffs, and punk influenced vocals. They back up their sound and attitude with deeply ironic lyrics about […]