Tag: AC/DC

Music, News

Former Panama Strongman Manuel Noriega Dead at 83

So what does this have to do with music?...

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Rick Astley, Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, 10/9/16

It is easy in the post-rickrolling era to forget the level of popularity that Rick Astley achieved during his late-1980s peak. With 40...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Hollywood Vampires, “Hollywood Vampires”

Doesn't suck, but lacks bite....

Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: AC/DC, “Play Ball”

You know the drill......

Music, Popdose Interviews

Exclusive: Extreme’s Gary Cherone Previews The New Hurtsmile Album “Retrogrenade”

Gary Cherone is perhaps best-known for being the longtime vocalist of the Boston-based rock band Extreme and after that, the guy who picked...

"Let There Be Rock" by AC/DC

Music, Popdose Lists

Top 10 Rock Songs About… Rock

A countdown of the ten greatest rock songs about... rock....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: May 17, 2013

T.G.I.F.F. Thank goodness for the Friday Five. Join in the party....

Popblerd!

bLISTerd: The 100 Best Albums of the ’70s: Part Two

Will the second installment of our list of the '70s best albums leave your knickers in a bunch? Don't worry, the Popblerd team won't take...

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Quasi-Yearly, Highly Irregular Weekly Mixtape

What fresh hell is this?...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 1

Bottom Feeders returns with an all new decade to pick on, the 90s! Join Dave Steed as he winds his way through the Ass End of the Billboard...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Wizards of Oz”

Do you come from a land down under? Many of us don't, but many of us certainly love what the land of Oz has produced -- musically...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '91

Popdose Flashback ’91: Baby Animals, “Baby Animals”

Popdose goes back to 1991 with the debut album from Australia's Baby Animals....

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 12/24/10 (Medskermas)

Merry Christmas, Popdose Nation. God knows you’ve earned this. AC/DC – Mistress For Christmas Band Aid – Do They Know...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Big Ball, “Hotter Than Hell”

Over the past few years, Airbourne has gotten a lot of recognition by pretty much making music that sounds just like AC/DC. However, they...

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Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: Iron Maiden, Steel Train, Rush

Some singles have just arrived on our doorstep, so now’s as good a time as any to scan what’s sailing ’round the horn. To...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 1

He led you through the Top 40, and now Dave Steed begins a new journey — through the ass end of the '80s rock charts....

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: AC/DC, “If You Want Blood (You Got It)”

Each year the movie industry tries to push up the start of summer by opening their big event movies earlier in the year.  Used to be that...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “1981 (Part One)”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Long Live Rock For me, 1981 was a real musical watershed. I was a sophomore in high school, and through a series...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: AC/DC, “Backtracks”

It’s rather pointless to review an AC/DC box set—you either love the band and have the thing already ordered or on your Christmas...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Kiss, “Sonic Boom”

Any good label manager would tell you: don’t name your album something a reviewer could turn into a catchy, snarky counterpoint. But...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 9/04/09

Last week marked the final edition of Tom Werman’s run on our Producers column and, in the course of his finale, he mentioned a...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Woodstock’s Children”

All the Woodstock fever going around got Ted Asregadoo thinking about live music, so for this week's Mix Six, he headed out of the studio...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: The Cult, “Sonic Temple”

Things should have been going swimmingly for The Cult. Their album Electric had succeeded in becoming the biker-rock record they hoped it...

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Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Scorpions, “Still Loving You”

Bands like Rush and AC/DC wear as a badge of honor the fact that they’ve never written or performed a power ballad. I love them both,...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six Six Six: “Trick or Treat, Bitches”

Because I’m in a giving mood (and because no one, and I mean no one, ever comes to our house for candy on Halloween), I thought I...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Big Star, “#1 Record”

Last week Bootleg City featured a 1978 concert by AC/DC to celebrate the release of their new album, Black Ice, which came out on Tuesday....

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: AC/DC in Boston, August ’78

Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!!!!!!!!!!! Did that sound screamy enough? Be honest. Okay, lemme try it again. Uhh-aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!!!!!! Yep,...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Black Ice

I was ready — so ready — and fired up to tear into the new AC/DC album like a grizzly bear on chubby hikers. These old guys...

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Music

Fall Music Preview: 21 New Releases to Listen For

Ah, the fourth quarter. It isn’t as much of an event as it used to be, but even as the music industry crumbles to dust before our...

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Music

Blatant Pop Attempts: Kix, “Cool Kids”

The cutout bins are filled with what I’ve always called “blatant pop attempts” — albums created for maximum...