The “Spoken Word Interlude”: Breaking Rock’s 4th Wall
For this writer, hearing singers “speak” versus sing was a mind blowing moment. Here are some of the best (and worst) of those interludes.
The Real Story Behind “The Devil’s Tritone”
Think of “the Devil’s Tritone” as a kind of musical itching powder, designed to evoke a particular feeling. See which artists have used it!
How Rock Music Helped Bring Down the Berlin Wall
Thirty years ago, the Berlin Wall came down. How did Elvis, Elton, Metallica and more help contribute to that massive global event? A fascinating documentary details the role that rock music played.
Songs to Get Your Sport On
Just try not to get amped up listening to “We Will Rock You” or “Get Ready for This.”
5 Chris Cornell Covers to Give You “The Feels”
The late frontman for Soundgarden will give you goosebumps with his takes on “Nothing Compares to You” and “A Day in the Life”.