From hip-hop artists collaborating with rock stars and nu metal, these are the tunes that broke down the barriers between rap and rock.
Everyone knows about the 27 Club. Here are 10 talented and influential musicians who died at the age of 26, including Otis Redding, Gram Parsons, and Nick Drake.
Everyone knows about The 27 Club. Here are 19 talented and influential musicians who died at 28, including Shannon Hoon of Blind Melon, Jessi Zazu of Those Darlins, and most recently, Takeoff of Migos.
Where have all of the protest songs gone? The answer is nowhere. Here are 10 songs that are part of the modern-day protest movement's soundtrack.
A grindcore granny, a french freak pop artist, a couple of old school soul singers and a drum less folk punk duo are among my favorite musical discoveries of 2015.
A roots reggae artist, a 70s inspired new age country troubadour, a futuristic R&B performance artist and a rock and roll power duo are among my favorite musical discoveries of 2014.
Are you ready for a healthy dose of puck rock? Here is a list of 12 songs about ice hockey!
Since 1858 music has been linked to America's national pastime. In connection with this we will consider 12 songs about baseball.
"Take Me Out to the Ball Game" is a timeless classic that can be heard in every stadium in Major League Baseball. Here are 15 of the most memorable versions of the song.
A Vulcan rock star? That is highly illogical! We will consider the highlights of Leonard Nimoy's musical output. We will focus mainly on his Spock/Star Trek related material.
Holy Shatner! The man who played Captain James Tiberius Kirk in the original Star Trek was more than just a master thespian. We will celebrate the 10 best William Shatner songs.
Celebrating the top 10 female bassists of all time, including legends like Carol Kaye, Suzi Quatro, and Kim Gordon.
Certain songs just come in like a wrecking ball and you just can't help but like them. Here is a list of my 10 favorite musical guilty pleasures.
What music did Kurt Cobain listen to? Celebrating the 50 albums Kurt Cobain cited as Nirvana influences, including "Surfer Rosa" by the Pixies, "Is This Real?" by the Wipers, and "Raw Power" by the Stooges.
Artists like Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Metallica, and the Pixies have been inspired to write songs based on the Bible. Here is a list of 10 of them.
A 12 year old Dylan, a future soul band and a Fleetwood Mac inspired sister act. These are included on my list of top 10 musical discoveries for 2013.
Two things that add immense joy to life are food and music. Celebrate with these 15 food songs.
Always look on the bright side of death! Here is a list of 12 songs about death. A nice happy subject.
You know you are famous when they write songs about you. Here is a list of 14 songs about famous people.
Superman is a pop culture icon. Because of this it is no surprise that there have been many songs written about The Man of Steel. Here is a list of 15 of them.
Because sleep is an important part of the human experience, it should be no surprise that a number of songs have been written about sleep. Here is a list of 12 of them.
Celebrating the 10 best albums of '80s punk, including "Los Angeles"—X (1980), "Zen Arcade"—Hüsker Dü (1984), and "Energy"—Operation Ivy (1989).
Punk rock is an integral part of rock's DNA and here are 10 albums from the '70s that helped shape it, including "Raw Power" by The Stooges, "Ramones" by The Ramones, and "London Calling" by The Clash.
What was Jack White doing before The White Stripes became undisputed champions of the rock and roll tag team division? We will examine five pre-Stripes bands.
Since making and listening to music is one way people deal with hardship, it's no surprise that a number of songs by artists, including Metallica, Nas, and Jason Mraz, have been written about cancer.
Here is a list of the top 10 rock bands of all time. Let the debates begin!
Here is a list of what I deemed to be the 20 best cover songs of all time.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame causes a debate every year over who is excluded. So, here are 15 artists that deserve to be inducted, including The Smiths, Sonic Youth, and The Monkees.
The '90s has had its share of forgotten songs. Here are a few that you may not know.
How much do you know about the Canadian province of Ontario? Now's your chance to brush up on your Ontario trivia, eh.
How much do you really know about Canada? Right now we will consider some really cool Canadian facts, eh.
Lucha Libre is an important part of Mexican culture. A key element to Lucha Libre is the mystique of the Luchador mask.
The following are facts about Adolf Hitler that were revealed in a 1942 secret document complied by the US Office of Strategic Services (OSS).
12 classic videos charting the evolution of early punk rock, including "I Wanna Be Sedated" by The Ramones, "TV Party" by Black Flag, and "London Calling" by The Clash.
Many significant moments of music history have been linked with music festivals. We will consider a few of the more important festivals, past and present.
Do you have a speech impediment? There are many types of speech disorders, or speech impediments. Examine six different types of impediments.
The 27 Club is a list of legendary musicians who died at the age of 27, including Robert Johnson, Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, and Amy Winehouse.
1977 was considered a key year in the formation of punk rock. But what were the origins of punk rock?
During the 2000s, the Iraq war and Bush Administration became targets of choice for the new American protest movement. From System of a Down's "Boom!" to Green Day's "Minority," here are the 10 best songs of political protest.
Recognizing the 10 best protest songs of the 1990s, including "Burn Hollywood Burn" by Public Enemy, "To the Teeth" by Ani DiFranco, and "Killing in the Name" by Rage Against the Machine.
Recognizing the 10 best protest songs of the 1990s, including "Fight the Power" by Public Enemy, "Redemption Song" by Bob Marley, and "Straight to Hell" by The Clash.
Recognizing the 10 best protest songs of the 1970s, including "What's Going On" by Marvin Gaye, "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" by Gil Scott-Heron, and "God Save the Queen" by The Sex Pistols.
Recognizing the 10 best songs of the '60s protest movement, including "A Change Is Gonna Come" by Sam Cooke, "Fortunate Son" by Creedence Clearwater Revival, and "Respect" by Aretha Franklin.
On May 4th, 2012 Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys died of cancer, at the age of 47 years old. In memoriam to Adam "MCA" Yauch, here is a list of the 10 best Beastie Boys Songs.
Sometimes in the world of rock & roll, less is more. This article focuses on the 15 best rock-and-roll power duos. The rock-and-roll tag team division is more competitive than many think.
Is Marylin Manson to blame for Columbine? Why does Adele songs make you sob like a baby? These questions and more are answered in this hub.