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R&B and Pop vocal prowess was never quite as sweet as when it sang across lovely lady lips: En Vogue’s, to be exact. Always in fashion, it seems impossible to believe that these amazing ladies have been Funky Divas for twenty-five years strong a  More...

Twenty years ago, it all started with a black t-shirt and some money owed. On March 18, 1997, Ben Folds Five released their second studio album Whatever and Ever Amen on Epic Records. A genius collection of twelve tracks (and one hidden gem), this is one   More...

By the time they released Through the Looking Glass, Siouxsie & the Banshees had already a well-developed and unmistakably distinct sound and image. After all, at the time, they were on their eleventh year of activity; and the album was their eighth â  More...

Produced and engineered by Sylvia Massy and former Minor Threat Bassist Steve Hansgen, Tool’s ground-breaking Opiate EP was released 25 years ago, on Tuesday March 10th of 1992. Titled after a Karl Marx quote and preceding Tool’s first full-le  More...

U2 needs no further introduction to any self-respecting Rock music aficionado; and The Joshua Tree remains, unarguably and doubtlessly, the iconic and enduring Irish band’s greatest album in all fronts. However, this does not mean that the album’s con  More...