Top 10 Things I Miss About Live Music

It's been months since we've been in quarantine or lock-down or now this in-between state of re-opening in the U.S. Since I've been missing live music, I've been tuning into some Metallica Mondays (the streaming of old Metallica concerts on YouTube every Monday night) and watching old shows from some of my favorite bands on …

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KISS and their Hometown Homecoming at Madison Square Garden

The platform boots are sky-high, the make-up is in full-effect, and the pyrotechnics are elaborate. It's one of the all-time great American bands, KISS, playing a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden last night. Theatrical and magnificent, it was KISS in their glory, fully embracing their catalog of hits with their signature moves. Gene Simmons …

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PJ Harvey: Rid of Me (1993)

It was two years ago, November 2016 - emotions were running high and politics were at their lowest. With lyrics like “I'm gonna twist your head off, see" and “Don't you wish you never never met her", this album encapsulated feminine frustration at the political landscape. From the loud guitars coming in after the quiet whispered intro to the taunts aimed …

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