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5 Best Songs For The Eclipse (Not By Pink Floyd)
During today's eclipse, we're going to play Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon in it's entirety. But, what if you're NOT a Floyd fan, and still want to rock out to some timely tunes also not titled Total Eclipse Off The Heart? We've scoured the archives, and came u…
Throwback Thursday: 1981 - Styx Play Maine
Styx bring the United We Rock tour with REO Speedwagon and Don Felder to Bangor on Sunday. They must love Maine in August, as it was this week back 1978 they brought the The Grand Illusion tour to Portland's Cumberland County Civic Center.
Ronnie Wood Chose Hair Over Chemotherapy
Ronnie Wood has been rocking the Mod hairstyle since he rose to fame in the 60's with the Jeff Beck Group. He's been a like minded band in since the mid 70's, as the rest of the Rolling Stones seem equally content with keeping the same haircut for decades on end. The cut has become so much a part of…
Ozzy and Def Leppard Play Maine In 1981
This week in 1981, Ozzy Osbourne stumbled through Maine. The Blizzard Of Ozz tour stopped at the Cumberland County Civic Center on the 5th, and the following night in Bangor. Surprisingly, the Civic Center was only half full.
This Calf Looks JUST Like Gene Simmons
Gene Simmons of KISS has always been about the buck. KISS caskets, attempting to trademark devil horns, and anything else to make his band a cash cow. However, someone else took it another level.
A calf born in Texas looked JUST like Gene. I c...
New Music Friday: Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper has released his 26th studio album titled Paranormal. Teaming once again with producer Bob Ezrin, it's Cooper's first non concept record in 12 years. Ironically, it's also his most cohesive piece in that same time frame. Old school guitar sounds fly, with lyrical nod…
Foreigner Reunite With Lou Gramm
2017 has been another big year for the reunion. Guns 'N Roses have stolen much of the spotlight with round 2 of the Not In This Lifetime tour, and the 30th anniversary of Appetite For Destruction. Since 2003, the Mick Jones led Foreigner have been filling concert halls with someone other than the si…
Throwback Thursday: 1980 Jefferson Starship Plays Maine
 
This week in 1980, Jefferson Starship played the Cumberland County Civic Center. By this time, they were about 110 degrees towards what would be a 180 degree steer from Jefferson Airplane to Starship. I say 110, because even after they reformed the band as Jefferson Starship, some of Airplne's styl…
Tom Petty And Stevie Nicks Duet In London
Did you know Stevie Nicks almost joined The Heartbreakers? After they recorded "Stop Dragging My Heart Around," Nicks said she even would've left Fleetwood Mac if offered. She told Rolling Stone,  "Had Tom Petty called me up one day and said, ‘If you want to leave Fleetwood Mac to be …

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