Text (c) M.A.Cassata (Images): Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records/Renee Harrison Oh happy day! Green Day has announced their first US tour in three years which is in support of their long-awaited and highly anticipated eighth studio album 21st Century Breakdown. Singer-guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt, and drummer Tre Cool had been working on […]
Text by M.A. Cassata Originally published in Goldmine February 2006 (Images from the Internet) Billy idol is back and it’s about time! Not only has the 70s-into-80s rebel punk rocker arrived in 2005 with his latest album, Devil’s Playground it is also his first long-awaited collection of new music since 1993’s Cyberpunk. Devil’s Playground reunites […]
A LOOK BACK… Text (c) M.A. Cassata Images from the Internet Originally published in Music and Collecting Magazine Since the late 1960s there were many dolls, action figures and puppets produced in the image of various music personalities. Some of today’s hard to find and rare dolls/toys include The Monkees Finger Puppets (Remco, 1970) […]
God help us. The 80s are back, but like the way this journalist points out there is one big difference: The Chick-lit is way better this time around.