For years now, there have been a multitude of voices proclaiming and lamenting that “rock is dead!” While you might be inclined to believe these declarations when you see events like the Grammy awards shuffling these categories off to the pre-television ceremony, it's a far cry from the truth, and there are plenty of artists out there that are still fighting the fight to prove that rock is alive and well. One of the newcomers on that battlefront is the Los Angeles-based Dirty Honey. Last year, without any support at all from a record label, the band's single “When I'm Gone” hit number one on Billboard's mainstream rock chart – a first for a non-label act in the charts nearly-40 year history! Their latest single, “Rolling 7s,” is steadily climbing the same chart, and is leading the charge for the band's current headlining tour.
In a review of Randy Wayne White's “Salt River," the latest in White's series of Doc Ford crime fiction novels, Bruce DeSilva writes that 30 years have zipped by since White first introduced readers to Doc Ford and his pals in “Sanibel Flats,” and from time to time the mostly solid crime fiction series seems to falter
Author Owen Nicholls hits all of the emotional buttons in his debut novel, “Love, Unscripted
There are a lot of things to be said about British Lion, and you'll hear them all out there. Some are probably the music business doing their thing, some are just people speculating.
Beach reads, regardless of the season, have a certain formula _ brisk, entertaining yet shallow plots and appealing yet superficial characters
In a review of “Into the Fire,” Jeff Ayers writes that author Gregg Hurwitz has a stellar series with the character of Orphan X, and the stories get better with each installment
Back in 1993, four cellists in Helsinki, Finland got together and started doing something different from what others were doing at the time. A few years later, they released an album – “Apocalyptica Plays Metallica By Four Cellos” and blasted their sensibilities out into the world.