Tag: Cheap Trick

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #50: Heat Beneath Your Winter — Dreams, Vol. I

The idea came, as a lot of my ideas do, from a Duran Duran song. Do I have enough songs to do a full show about dreams? As I quickly...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Matthew Sweet’s “Wicked System of Things”

We caught up with Matthew to talk about the vinyl reissues of his '90s catalog plus the special Record Store Day release that will be out...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #47: Don’t. Just … Don’t (“Don’t” Songs, Vol. I)

Tell me you love me. Change. Go. Disturb this groove. Or, you know, do the opposite of all those things. Your call. It's cool. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #42: With the Prepositions, Vol. I

Followed a song by Bowie with a song about Bowie. I am not deep. ...

Music

The Popdose Comeback Club: Class of 2017 (Round 2)

There are some comebacks the world doesn’t need: Sean Spicer, Bill Cosby, another Spiderman reboot — and plenty that are long...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Cheap Trick, “We’re All Alright!”

They want you to want to rock....

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #641: “Talkin’ Music”

METAL DAD: THE BOOK IS AVAILABLE NOW. COLLECTS YEARS 3 & 4! Click here. METAL DAD shirts! Click here to get yours. Click HERE for...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Year-End Best-Of Lists

Dw. Dunphy’s Year-End Clearance Sale!

It's the best (and some not-so-best) of 2016, a year when we really needed it....

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 18: Steve Lukather

We talk with legendary guitarist Steve Lukather about Toto's upcoming summer tour and the band's plans for their 40th anniversary. ...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

POPDOSE ALBUM PREMIERE: Miles Nielsen & the Rusted Hearts, “Heavy Metal”

Popdose is pleased to have the exclusive pre-release stream of 'Heavy Metal,' the new album from Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts....

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Cheap Trick, “Bang Zoom Crazy…Hello”

Onomatopoeia aside......

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: A Fragile Tomorrow, “Make Me Over”

I love this band and I’m not ashamed to admit it.  It doesn’t make me biased – if anything, it makes me want to...

Popdose

Pasadena ’68: Power Pop Supergroup Comes Out Swinging

This past week I was messaging back and forth with one of our avid readers, Benjamin, about the dearth of good power pop bands in my...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Richard Marx On Breaking Rules + His New Album “Beautiful Goodbye”

Richard Marx joins us to talk about his new album Beautiful Goodbye, writing songs with Ringo Starr and why it's okay to break all of the...

CD Reviews, Music, Popdose

CD REVIEW: TRNZPRNT, “No Alibis”

  TRNZPRNT (pronounced as “transparent”) are New York/New Jersey area hard rock veterans of several bands, now having...

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...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: Cheap Trick, “The Classic Albums 1977-1979”

Record Store Day isn’t just in the spring anymore. The annual tradition now happens twice a year, once in the spring, and once on Black...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Night Ranger Celebrate 30 Years Of ‘Midnight Madness’ + Prepare To Release New Music

Kelly Keagy of Night Ranger joins us for an exclusive interview to talk about the band's forthcoming new album and the 30th anniversary of...

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...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Free Energy, “Love Sign”

Free Energy's latest is unpretentious, and every now and then that's all you need....

Music, Popdose, Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Surrender. Surrender is the thread of this date night. Morrissey and Zander. Zoolander. ...

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

Popdose: Coverage!

Here's some tunes you might know of......

Bart Davenport

Music, Parlour to Parlour

Parlour to Parlour Bonus Track! (Episode 34A: Bart Davenport)

Before Parlour to Parlour closes the door on 2011, we have a special treat for you: two exclusive live performances by power pop purveyor...

Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD Review: “MAD” and “The Looney Tunes Show”

I’m not breaking any new ground by telling you our world’s pop-cultural landscape is liberally littered with remakes, reboots...

AM Gold: 1963

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 7

Put your headphones on and your cares away, and come back with us once again to the world of Time-Life's "AM Gold" -- 1963 style!...

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Death by Power Ballad, Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Richard Marx, “Hold on to the Nights”

In this week's "Death by Power Ballad," Rob Smith has a midlife nervous breakdown, in response to Richard Marx's "Hold on to the Nights."...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '91

Popdose Flashback ’91: Material Issue, “International Pop Overthrow”

When Material Issue front man Jim Ellison committed suicide in June of 1996, the act was sharp and sudden. The 32-year-old wasn’t a...

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Friday Night Videos!, Music

Friday Night Videos!: The Hits of 1988

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 there’s...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 9

We’ve got a ton more from the letter C this week, as we take a look at the songs that hit the rock charts in the ’80s but never...