Boo! The Top 20 Halloween Songs Playlist

If you’re the type of person who leaves Christmas shopping until the very last minute, you’re probably also inclined to wait until just before Halloween to make a super-spooky playlist. In both cases, shame on you!

Fortunately for you, I’m willing to ...

20 Awful Album Covers (from Artists Who Should Know Better)

Look, I won’t insult your intelligence by pretending that there aren’t already at least three or four lists of the worst album covers ever out there on the internet. You know it and I know it. But this one is different, I ...

Top 5 Music Autobiographies That Need to Be Written

Kiss frontman Paul Stanley recently admitted that he’s working on his autobiography, making him the last of the original four members to do so. I’m guessing that as far as the ratio of honest insight to revisionist bullshit goes, the Starchild’s ...

The Weekly Mixtape: 2/4/11 — In Love At Last

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve talked to a couple who told me that the first time they met, they couldn’t stand each other.  Or they saw each other but there was no spark; ...

50Prog50: The Best Prog Albums, Part One

For some, the progressive rock movement was when rock ‘n roll grew up. For others, it’s when the institution fell apart. Popdose presents, in five installments, my choices for fifty important prog rock albums, but I should warn you a ...

Bootleg City: 3 in New York City, April ’88

Happy Fourth of July, everyone! As the mayor of Bootleg City, it’s my responsibility to give you the best aural fireworks display money can buy, but therein lies the problem — Bootleg City has run out of money.

You see, Fiscal Year ...

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 29

We’re going to jump right into the songs this week as we have an extended post in order to finish up the letter E in just two weeks. Enjoy the 26 tracks below as we continue digging through the ...