Tag: Bon Jovi

Music, News

Former Panama Strongman Manuel Noriega Dead at 83

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

Music

Over the Covers: Ten Artists Who Covered Their Own Songs

The first article in the new series "Over the Covers" focuses on artists who re-recorded their own songs, thereby covering themselves. ...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: October 17, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Music

Rock of Aging: What Bruce Springsteen Could Learn from Emblem3

My regular readers may recall my ongoing connection with the boy band Emblem3 — they’re the “X-Factor” finalists with...

Humor, Music

Popdose Prime: The Eight Worst-Ever Pieces of Rock Merch

Insane Clown Posse’s Literary Classics Reconsidered As anybody down with the clowns knows, Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope are adherents to...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: January 17, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Popblerd!

Spin Cycle: Bon Jovi, What About Now

Yep. He's still around....

Popblerd!

Popblerd’s New Release Report 3/12/13: Classic Rock Tuesday

Hello, Mr. Jones. We've been expecting you....

Podcast, Songs of Freedom

Songs of Freedom: Episode Three

Episode 3 focuses on MTV: the role of politics in its history and programming, and the politically motivated artists who've been a part of...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 9

Bon Jovi, Boyz II Men and lots of harmony highlight this week's Bottom Feeders. ...

Death by Power Ballad, Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Extreme, “More Than Words”

"Death by Power Ballad" explores Extreme's "More Than Words."...

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Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: When Rock Stars Aren’t “Rock Stars” Anymore

Rock stars? Grace and dignity?! Bwaahhh haaahhh haaahhh! (Here are a few reasons why not, provided by the Popdose Roundtable.)...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Franke Previte

Franke Previte wrote "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" and sang "Sweetheart." He discusses his life and career with Rob Smith in the latest...

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Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Joe Washbourn of Toploader

There's always been more to Toploader than "Dancing in the Moonlight." Frontman Joe Washbourn talks to Popdose about how the band is back...

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Friday Night Videos!, Music

Friday Night Videos!: The Hits of 1987

If you’re holding your breath for the day MTV starts playing music videos, let it go. It’s never going to happen, not while...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '90

Popdose Flashback ’90: Cheap Trick, “Busted”

In a very personal Flashback '90, Popdose writer Michael Fortes revisits the lows and highs of Cheap Trick's Busted, song by song....

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 6

It’s another week for the letter B as we take a look at songs that hit the Billboard Rock charts but failed to cross over into the...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “The Remake”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE What possesses an artist to revisit his or her recordings years later and decide to remake the song?  Sometimes...

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Music, Rock Court

Rock Court, Small Claims Division: Tom Petty vs. Bon Jovi

All rise. The terms of this courtroom are simple. You will be presented with two songs, one by the plaintiff and one by the defendant. It...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 12/2/89

Hello again, everybody, and welcome to the final CHART ATTACK! of 2009! In case you haven’t noticed, Popdose has been pretty much...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Bon Jovi, “The Circle”

Trends may change and empires may crumble, but at least one thing always seems to stay the same: Bon goddamn Jovi can’t take a dump...

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Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Bon Jovi, “Silent Night”

Had Bon Jovi been killed in a horrific, fiery airplane crash in 1985, we would remember them much differently than we do today. Had they...

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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 Steel Horse Archives

The Steel Horse Archives: Cinderella, “Somebody Save Me”

Jeff Vrabel officially cracks open the Steel Horse Archives this week, and -- what's this? Cinderella comes crawling out!...

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Music, The Steel Horse Archives

The Steel Horse Archives: Prologue — Step Inside, Walk This Way

Jeff Vrabel was a hair metal cowboy, and on a steel horse he rode...and he's here to relive those Aqua Netted days with a new series that...

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Music, Song-Off

Song-Off Jr.: Fast Food Burgers

As people eat more meals outside the home, they consume more calories, less fiber, and more fat. Commodity prices have fallen so low that...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 5/13/89

Jason Hare takes us back to 1989, when 38 Special begged for forgiveness, Peter Cetera warbled with Cher, and a "mystery artist" made it...

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Letter From the Editor, Music

Letter from the Editor: Radio is Dying, but Music Has “One Life to Live”

I try to do right, I try to do right, because I only got, only got, only got, only got…all that I have is one life to live. These are...

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Music

New Radio Roundtable: 3/6/09

Do not be alarmed! Do not adjust your set! Chartburn hasn’t gone away — it’s just sharing space with some more Friday...