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by Americaoncoffee “Kiss from a Rose” was written in 1987, several years prior to the release of Seal’s eponymous debut album from 1991. After writing the song, Seal felt “embarrassed by it” and “threw the tape in the corner.” Seal did not present it to producer Trevor Horn until the recording sessions for Seal II. In […]

13 November 2022


J. Danniel Studied Film Theory & Music History at Purdue University (BS and MS) (Graduated 1983)Nov 6 Who are some of the forgotten pioneers of classic rock music who never achieved widespread fame and recognition? Do you know who this man is? This man invented the power chord and influenced countless guitarists and rock stars…mainly with just one song. The song came […]

Making Hit Records Answered by  Charles Smith Wed Do you think that the musical genius of Axl Rose of Guns and Roses has not been fully appreciated by the music industry? I think he has a reputation for being an asshole and that makes people not want to like him. You see you can be a […]

By Tudor Florescu In your opinion, which band or artist is currently carrying the torch for rock music and keeping it alive? I’d say none, as rock’s peak era has passed. Are there any good bands making music with distorted, loud guitars? Sure, there are… But they’re not doing just rock anymore, it’s gotten a […]

Jon Wisbey Rock Jock at BCFM RadioOct 28 Yes, in 1974, while Lynyrd Skynyrd was on tour, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page broke into Gary Rossington’s house, whilst John Paul Jones kept a lookout and John Bohman waited around the corner in a van. They nicked his television, some silverware, his wife’s jewellery and $5,000 in cash […]

By John Davis: – Snoop Dogg surprised his Twitter account followers by revealing that he increased the salary of his personal assistant, who has the role of rolling his marijuana cigarettes, to about US$50,000 a year. The singer explained that inflation was the main justification for the increase in the salary of the employee who […]

By Rick Bonner:- Did John Lennon really write nearly all the songs in the album ‘A Hard Days Night? How did Paul feel about that? Paul felt excited about being part of creating ‘A Hard Day’s Night. The album was recorded over nine non-consecutive days, between January and June 1964. In between the sporadic sessions, […]

By Josefine:- I feel like Brian and Freddie’s friendship always gets questioned, undermined, or misconstrued. On Quora alone, there are several questions posed along the lines of, “Were Brian May and Freddie Mercury actually friends?”, “Did Brian May have a problem with him being gay?” etc. etc. It seems that Brian and Freddie’s friendship was […]

By MAC:- Believe it or not, the Bee Gees. My ex was a huge fan and dragged me down to Miami Stadium for the last date of their 1979 Spirits Having Flown tour. A huge downpour delayed the show, and people spread out plastic and were slipping and slid on it. Then the guys came […]

By Russell Spear:- I imagine that’s where the word “try” comes into it. David Lee Roth may not have been the most gifted vocalist, but he was incredibly gifted as an entertainer. He learned to sing well enough to help make Van Halen what he was – legendary! Now, how do you suppose “Diamond” Dave […]

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