Gun violence and AIDS misery inspire Concrete Blonde’s dark Bloodletting

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JUNE 14, 1990 By Steve Newton If you listened to rock radio at all last year, most likely you came across Concrete Blonde’s hit tune, “God Is a Bullet”, a fuel-injected tirade against the proliferation of guns, particularly in the drug- and gang-infested core of urban L.A. Over a … Continue reading Gun violence and AIDS misery inspire Concrete Blonde’s dark Bloodletting

Roger Waters brings the Dark Side to Vancouver

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JUNE 27, 2007 British rock had a banner year in 1973. The Who released its Mods-versus-rockers masterwork, Quadrophenia, Elton John's career peaked with Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, and David Bowie took glam to new heights on Aladdin Sane. But the album many feel ruled in '73 was Pink Floyd's cosmic prog-rock … Continue reading Roger Waters brings the Dark Side to Vancouver