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Jimmy Taylor

STEEL PANTHER returns with new album All You Can Eat! (NSFW)

Last weekend I had a chance to listen to Steel Panther’s new album ALL YOU CAN EAT. Then I listened to it again and again and again! It’s so refreshing to hear an album that is fun, funny, slutty, and best of all, ROCKS HARD! The album is packed with great guitar riffs from Satchel, big bad-ass drums from Stix Zadinia, ... Read More »

Corey Taylor covers “Rainbow In The Dark’ for DIO tribute album.

In 2010, the world lost the legendary metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio to cancer. On April 1, 2014 an album entitled, Ronnie James Dio: This Is Your Life will be released. It features contributions by Corey Taylor, Metallica, Halestorm, Rob Halford, Anthrax, and many more. I met R.J.D. back in 1991, he was one of the nicest people I ever met ... Read More »

BAD NEWS/WORSE NEWS Part 2

Here we go, ROUND 2 of my smart-assy BAD NEWS/WORSE NEWS comedy blog. This time, I poke fun at KORN’s Brian “Head” Welch, KISS, NIRVANA, and I screw with some 80′s rockers. Enjoy! BAD NEWS – Korn’s Brian Head Welch’s relative held hostage in Colorado. WORSE NEWS – Assailant kills himself when Korn’s cover of” Word Up” comes on the ... Read More »

Hey New Rock n’ Roll, Get Off My Lawn!

I saw a tweet today from 98 KUPD’s MO about a Rolling Stone article which featured QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE’s Josh Homme complaining about IMAGINE DRAGONS and the Grammys. At the Grammy Awards, things did not go well for some of our favorite rock artists. Trent Reznor, Dave Grohl, and QOTSA, were cut off during a performance, BLACK SABBATH’s award ceremony was NOT televised, ... Read More »

BAD NEWS/WORSE NEWS – Motley Crue, Metallica, Bret Michaels

There’s been some bad news connected to some of our favorite rockers this past week. Sorry to say, it get’s worse! BAD NEWS MOTLEY CRUE CALLING IT QUITS AFTER FINAL WORLD TOUR. WORSE NEWS Tommy Lee now has more time to “bang” your girlfriend. Nikki Sixx can devote more time to SIXX A.M. All Vince Neil’s tour earnings to go ... Read More »

If “Hard Rock” wants respect from the Grammys, they need to do BETTER!

From the time the Grammys awarded Jethro Tull the “Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance” trophy over Metallica in 1989, to last night’s…Oh, I don’t know, where should I start? Not televising Black Sabbath’s victory, Jeff Hanneman’s “In Memorium” omission, or throwing it to commercials during the Reznor, Grohl, QOTSA performance….No, I got it, awarding a Grammy to Imagine Dragons for “Best Rock Song.” There ... Read More »

The Future Of Rock at UFest 2014!

Well, it looks like the Big Red Radio has done it again! The radio station that brought U guys Slipknot, Five Finger Death Punch, and Volbeat are once again thinking outside the box with another great UFest lineup. I was on the air last weekend telling U guys how this year’s show is “the future of rock.” Bands like Asking ... Read More »