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Bands in Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson’s Illuminatus Trilogy

I recently read the Illuminatus! Trilogy by Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson. I found it a bizarre yet highly enjoyable work of fiction, complete with contradictory multilevel conspiracies, over the top sex scenes, real historical figures, quadruple agents, fun … Continue reading

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Should Entertainers Share Their Political Opinions?

About ten years ago, a friend of mine informed me that he had tickets to see the pop punk band Green Day and that we were going to this show. I cannot say that at the time, or at any … Continue reading

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Album Review: Aqualung by Jethro Tull

In 1989, thrash metal pioneers Metallica were the biggest band in metal and were on the verge of becoming the biggest band in music. As such, their high-speed, ferocious assault on the American dream, And Justice For All, was everyone’s … Continue reading

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Are Record Companies Becoming Irrelevant

This goes out to people interested in making and recording music, from your point of view relevant are major record companies and how relevant are they likely to become in the near future? It seems to me the big companies … Continue reading

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Christianity as Mind Rape

Recently, I met a female evangelist, who worked closely in the field with her husband. The two practiced what I would consider a very “fire and brimstone” “angry God” version of Christianity”.  They frequently bad mouth homosexuals, listeners of rock … Continue reading

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God hates Rock N’Roll: Why should the Devil have all the Good Music?

I am a fan of Rock music, as well as many other genres, and have been for years.  Perhaps this is why I always find it fascinating to hear, various religious figures arguing that the music I love is evil.  … Continue reading

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Jello Biafra Lists Great Names for Bands

On his spoken word album “No More Cocoons”. former Dead Kennedys front man Jello Biafra, includes a track titled “Names for Bands (New Improved), in which he discusses the frequency in which people ask him to come up with band … Continue reading

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