Whipping Boy: Heartworm

For Whipping Boy, two lines from their 1995 classic Heartworm resonate more than any others. Toward the end of “When We Were Young”, Fearghal McKee sings: “What might have been, When we were young.” 25 years on, those lyrics are sure to stir their share of emotions. Heartworm was going to be their big labelContinue reading “Whipping Boy: Heartworm”

VOTE VILE!

VOTE VILE! Or at least get a ticket to his Vicar Street show on November 14th. I’m going, and isn’t that reason enough to get one!? Only messing! Kurt Vile’s been making great music for almost two decades, firstly releasing two records as lead guitarist of The War On Drugs and four solo records since.Continue reading “VOTE VILE!”

Warren Zevon – Werewolves Of London

Oh yes! A classic tune here for yall. Going way back for this week’s Track of the Week with Warren Zevon’s “Werewolves Of London”. I’ve been going through his music recently and this is one of his better known tracks, one you’ve surely heard on the radio! Absolutely love Warren’s stuff, songs similar enough toContinue reading “Warren Zevon – Werewolves Of London”

Foals – Total Life Forever

‘Total Life Forever’ is English band Foals second album released in 2010. The band said that the album’s sound can be described as “the dream of an eagle dying“. Oook then, no drugs involved here. Four singles were released from the record and it did pretty well where ever it was released. Their debut ‘Antidotes‘Continue reading “Foals – Total Life Forever”

White Stripes – Elephant

‘Elephant’, released in 2003┬áby The White Stripes is in the Top 10 best records of the last 15 years. No doubt. Their previous album ‘White Blood Cells‘ had brought them mainstream success on a smaller scale and set them up for bigger things. They delivered with ‘Elephant‘, and album with which they used 60’s recordingContinue reading “White Stripes – Elephant”

Def Leppard – Hysteria

Def Leppard’s fourth album ‘Hysteria‘ is 30 years old this year. That’s older than myself. A few years ago I bought one of their greatest hits albums (can’t remember the name) because ‘Pour Some Sugar On Me’ was on it. That then lead on to me playing it for a friend who also loved it,Continue reading “Def Leppard – Hysteria”

Ryan Adams-1989

Now, I’m a fan of Ryan Adams. I think he’s done some great work, a mix of country, rock, and heartbreak. He has a fantastic amount of work done which is something no one can take away. He’s been in two bands which have also released material. He’s been through some shit too and comeContinue reading “Ryan Adams-1989”