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Album Retrospectives

Hailing from the borough of Brooklyn, New York, Type O Negative were the pinnacle of the American Gothic Heavy Metal scene. Formed in 1989, Type O Negative (TON) was comprised of Vocalist/Bassist Peter Steele, Guitarist Kenny Hickey, Keyboardist Josh Silv  More...

What exactly is a virtual band? A valid question, one could actually look to Alvin and The Chipmunks as the first virtual band. Allowing audiences to use their imagination, and for musicians to stand behind the scenes behind a back story, the possibi  More...

With the lights out, it’s less dangerous. Here we are now, entertain us! The unforgettable line from Nirvana’s hit “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” in September of 1991 the track’s music video was released to the public as the  More...

The 1980s gave birth to a long list of Pop legends, and on June 30th of 1986, Madonna released her third studio album, True Blue. Already a star in her own right, True Blue was released at a time when Madonna was poised on the cusp of mega-stardom; in fac  More...

But if you could heal a broken heart, wouldn’t time be out to charm you? September 17, 1991, in an unprecedented move, Tower Records on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood, California opened her doors at midnight to rabid Guns N’ Roses fans, drunken  More...