With pride I’ll wear it to the grave

“Rose Tattoo,” lead track from the Dropkick Murphys’ 2012 album, Signed and Sealed in Blood, contains the following lyrics: This one’s for my family name With pride I’ll wear it to the grave In 2021, what percentage of Americans would...

The Shademakers

If Canadian folk-rock band The Shademakers (and frontman David Seymour) had come out fifteen years later, they’d be opening for Steve Earle, terrorizing Nashville, and stomping coffee mugs off of NPR’s Tiny Desk.

Cinderella in a party dress

…”A Dustland Fairytale,” track number five (and my personal favorite) from The Killers’ 2008 album, Day & Age, performed as a poetically arranged duet with The Boss. Springsteen’s appearance with The Wallflowers at the 1997 MTV VMAs...

Heroes get remembered, but legends never die

Not even the recent anti-government protests or the threat of contracting the coronavirus can keep this Hong Kong legend from doing what he loves best. And epidemic or not, he’s not about to change how he looks. “Elvis doesn’t wear a mask,” he says. On December 29th...