Cody Jinks – I’m Not The Devil

Do you want to move?  Is there an area of the country that you’d rather be in?   I feel like I would enjoy Texas because I thoroughly enjoy the music that comes out of The Lone Star State, but the smart half of my brain tells me that I would probably hate it.  I…

Mötley Crüe – Shout at the Devil

What albums or artists were you forbidden from listening to as a kid?  There were a few things that I was discouraged from listening to and Mötley Crüe was definitely on my parent’s list of “you don’t need to listen to that.”   Shout at the Devil came out before I was three years old, but…

Southern Family

Imagine for a moment that you can recruit any number of artists to join forces and record an album for you; who would you pick?  What kind of album would it be?  At this point in my life I would probably choose to make a real country album.   Damn it if daydreams don’t come…

Avenged Sevenfold – The Stage

Do you like songs or albums?  I am guessing that if you are reading this blog that you are like me and really enjoy albums as a whole.  There is something satisfying about sitting and listening to an entire piece of work from an artist; The Stage begs to be listened to as one cohesive work of…

A Little Something More From Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats

How many bands do you hear one song from and think “Yep.  I am going to love everything they do”? Not many artists can have that affect on people listening for the first time, but I felt that way about Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats the very first time I heard S.O.B. After hearing…

Willie and the Poor Boys

How often do you see a record that baffles and intrigues you?  That is exactly how I felt when I saw this album. Seriously, look at this hype sticker I am only a casual fan of the Stones and the members that make up the band, so I was completely unaware that this record existed….