When I sat down to write this post, I couldn’t help but note that the song Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers was playing via the radio in the other room. I’d reckon the majority of folks are familiar with this tune as it is a classic love song, but to me, it has a … More What are your favourite songs?
I was rather entertained while writing yesterday’s blog post regarding some rather quirky and interesting facts pertaining to the musical genre commonly known as rock and roll. I learned some thing I certainly was not aware of, and because the facts from the source I’m using are so intriguing, I had to do a continuation … More How well do you know your rock and roll part two
Music really is an incredible thing. It has the power to unite us, or divide us, depending on someone’s music preferences, and it serves as the perfect muse for most of us going about our days. I thought it might be fun to share with all of you some of my favourite songs of all … More What are some of your favourite songs?
If you read the title of this post and thought to yourself, ‘Who in the hell is Lagertha?‘ There is a strong probability you haven’t seen the television series Vikings. If this is the case, not to fret, although you really are missing out on a phenomenal series. Lagertha is a main character in Vikings … More A moment of appreciation for Lagertha
A few days ago, my mom and I had to make a trip to Niagara. We opted to take my truck as opposed to my mom’s vehicle, and in doing so, I was in full control of the music, which I can always appreciate. I love classic rock, as I have mentioned before here on … More Here’s to the pioneer rock bands
A few days ago, my mom, dad and I made a trip to Cleveland, Ohio, to get away for a few days. We weren’t entirely sure of how exactly we were going to fill our days while we were there, but one thing was certain; we were going to be paying a visit to the … More Yes, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is worth seeing
I was re-watching Bohemian Rhapsody not too long ago, admiring the acting chops of a lovely lad named Rami Malek, and I thought to myself, “Who exactly is this guy? So, I did what I always do when presented with the unknown; I hit up Google. Rami Said Malek was born in May of 1981. He … More Profile: Rami Malek
I’m optimistic you read the title of this post and immediately connected the reference to AC/DC’s song. If you didn’t, that’s okay. I’m not here to judge. Rock music isn’t for everyone, but it certainly is for me. Since purchasing a Spotify premium membership, I’ve had the opportunity to explore my preferred genre of music … More For those about to rock, I salute you
On Sunday evening, my mom and I ventured to Toronto to see Queen with Adam Lambert at the Scotiabank Arena. I had been looking forward to this concert since we purchased the tickets before Christmas, and rest assured I was anything but disappointed. My mom and I actually had tickets to see these guys two … More Queen + Adam Lambert: a show of a lifetime
Back in December, I created a post describing some of my favourite tunes and the reasoning as to why they’re my favourite. All of us have songs that are near and dear to our hearts, and it’s interesting to learn why certain songs resonate deeper with us than others. Since my previous post listed only … More The power of song: part two
On Thursday evening, my mom, dad and I saw a Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR) cover band, presented by the Classic Albums Live Series. The concert was at the Sanderson Centre in Brantford, and the three of us attended the show with a few of my parents’ friends. Classic Albums Live “takes classic albums and recreates … More Classic Albums Live Series: Creedence Clearwater Revival
As you’re likely aware, the 2019 Academy Awards took place on Sunday evening. As much as I would like to stay up and watch the entirety of the show, I haven’t yet been able to hold out until the very end. So, I asked my sister to text me any key updates so I could … More Queen won the 2019 Oscars
I would bet money that a majority of people on this planet have a select few favourite sons that they can hear time and time again without growing tired of them. Perhaps the song reminds them of their childhood. Maybe it sparks memories of young love. Or, it could just have a rockin’ beat that … More The power of song
I have been a serious Queen fan since the eighth grade. For a school project, my classmates and I were asked to do a presentation on someone in the music industry, and I decided to do mine on Queen. I’ve been hooked ever since. A couple of weeks ago, my mom and I went to … More An appreciation for Queen
As an avid Queen fan, it should come as no surprise that seeing Bohemian Rhapsody became a priority for me shortly after it began playing in theatres. I saw it last week with my mom, and it really is a phenomenally well-done film. Directed by Bryan Singer, written by Anthony McCarten, produced by Graham King along with … More Film review: Bohemian Rhapsody
I can thank my parents for my eternal love of classic rock and roll music. Growing up, country and rock were typically played in our household, specifically on Sunday mornings, and although they may seem like insignificant memories to others, for me, they are the reason I have such a passion for music. I often … More Here’s Why You Can’t Beat Classic Rock & Roll