Ramones box set boasts over 75 tunes on six discs

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, NOV. 13, 2013 By Steve Newton Like the band itself, there's nothing fancy about the new Ramones boxed set, The Sire Years: 1976-1981. The seminal NYC punks just collected their first six albums—Ramones ('76), Leave Home and Rocket to Russia ('77), Road to Ruin ('78), the Phil Spector-produced End of the Century ('80), and Pleasant Dreams ('81)—and stuck 'em in a little box. … Continue reading Ramones box set boasts over 75 tunes on six discs

Horror review: Pet Sematary

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, MAY 5, 1989 By Steve Newton The long list of movies based on Stephen King's writings range from excellent (The Dead Zone, Carrie), to mediocre (Christine, Firestarter), to downright terrible (Maximum Overdrive). Unfortunately for fans of the horror genre, the latest King story to hit the screen, Pet Sematary, … Continue reading Horror review: Pet Sematary