Tag: Scorpions

Isn't That Awful, Music, Podcast

Isn’t That Awful: The Second Scrimmage

What in the world could make a brown-eyed girl turn blue, standing in the rain in a heavy downpour?...

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

What the Hell Is… The Weekly Mixtape?

The Weekly Mixtape was the 2008 version of streaming. You know nothing about that....

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 80

Fred Schneider and Scatman John provide some interesting moments in this week's Bottom Feeders. ...

Lesley Gore -- Love Me By Name

Music

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

The next time someone complains that album covers aren't big enough anymore thanks to CDs and digital music, show them this gallery. ...

Like Omigod!, Music

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 20

Greetings, chronic argonauts! We’ll be stepping into the time machine in just a moment, and once we do we’re mostly going to let...

Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Matthew Chojnacki, “Put The Needle On The Record”

Author Matthew Chojnacki has a tremendous new book devoted to the great cover art found on 7" & 12" vinyl singles in the '80s. Here are his...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 46

Dave Steed keeps on truckin' with more rock tunes from artists beginning with the letter S. ...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Popdose Holiday Mixtape 2010

Last Christmas, we gave you our heart, but you were too busy doing real stuff. Hey, it’s perfectly understandable. We launched a...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Vince Neil, “Tattoos and Tequila”

If this was June of 2006 and you told me that Vince Neil had a solo record out, honestly I wouldn’t have cared less. Although there were...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 78

Crack open a Schlitz, bitches, because Bottom Feeders has reached the Bob Seger portion of the program. Are you ready for some old time...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 7/31/09

We, at the site, really do strive to bring the coolest stuff possible to the readers and I think you’d agree our commitment pays off....

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Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: McAuley Schenker Group, “Anytime”

When last we left Michael Schenker, he was totally shredding through the last 40 seconds of UFO’s majestic power ballad, “Try...

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Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: UFO, “Try Me”

One of the great eccentrics (and notorious drinkers) in rock, Michael Schenker also served in one of the great hard rock bands of the mid-...

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Film, Music

Long, Cold Winter: The Music of “The Wrestler”

Mickey Rourke got all sorts of accolades in Darren Aronofsky's The Wrestler -- but, as Cory Frye observes, the film's soundtrack has...

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Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: REO Speedwagon, “I Needed to Fall”

One of my favorite things about joining the Popdose brother/sisterhood is the fact that I have found a group of people whose taste in music...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Recovering From Performer’s Bias

Cover bands and karaoke hustlers, I am sorry. I have been far too rude to you for far too long. Accept my penance....

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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: “45s, A and B Sides”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE I was getting wistful for 45s the other day and went hunting through my old Grundorf cases that I used to lug...

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Music

Extreme Makeover: Bad Music Edition

The writer’s strike sucks. You know it, I know it, and all but the most diehard aficionados of reality TV know it. We don’t...