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Disney In Depth: ‘The Hunchback Of Notre Dame’ (Studio Cast Recording) Soundtrack Review

The Hunchback of Notre Dame has always held a special place in my Mickey Mouse heart, as the film, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, significantly impacted me with its musical magnitude when first premiering in 1996 - at the time I was only...
by Geeks of Doom on Feb 4, 2016

EsZ ‘Away from Me’: Unleashes Lyrical Assault

Given the fact that recording artists and songwriters have a way with words, they often use music to express their own experiences.  Many times songs are nothing more than interpretations of stories and whether factual or fiction, the story may be g...
by Glitter and Stilettos on Feb 1, 2016

Album Review: Abbath ‘Abbath’

Abbath Abbath MP3 | CD | Vinyl | Cassette Label: Season of Mist Release date: January 22, 2016 Abbath may be one of the most recognizable people in all of black metal. The singer/guitarist has been one of the staples of the scene ever...
by Geeks of Doom on Feb 1, 2016

Album Review: Megadeth ‘Dystopia’

Megadeth Dystopia MP3 | CD | Vinyl Label: T-Boy Records/UMe Release date: January 22, 2016 After 20 or so years of churning out several mediocre (at best) albums, Dave Mustaine and company are back with their fifteenth studio album Dystopia...
by Geeks of Doom on Feb 1, 2016

Zayn Malik Releases HOT “Pillowtalk” Single & Music Video (Review)

Super hot news for One Direction and Zayn fans! Zayn Malik has just released his first solo single and it’s a work of art to say the least! The new track is titled “Pillowtalk” and it’s pretty damn hot. Zayn also released the...
by Just Random Things on Jan 29, 2016

Powerful Meaning Behind “Imagine” by John Lennon (Song Meaning & Lyrics Analysis)

It would not be an over exaggeration to call John Lennon a visionary and a pure genius of musical prowess. The musical revolution John Lennon was able to create in the 70’s in unparalleled. In this same era, he created another gem of a piece of...
by Just Random Things on Jan 29, 2016

Hopsin Lays Out the Truth in “Fly” (Song Meaning, Analysis and Lyrics Review)

Hopsin is one of a kind artist. He has a clear vision of the stuff going around the world, and better yet, he has the ability to craft his ideas into beautiful lyrics. He may not have the technicality of Eminem as a lyricist-but he does deliver a pow...
by Just Random Things on Jan 25, 2016

Sia Releses “Reaper” Co-Produced by Kanye West (Song Meaning, Analysis & Lyrics Review)

Sia’s amazing vocal talents are showcased in this new single titled “Reaper.” Sia released the new track on January 7th (Yes, we are late to analyze it) and her tweet said the song had been co-written and co-produced by none other t...
by Just Random Things on Jan 24, 2016

Charlie Puth & Selena Gomez Release “We Don’t Talk Anymore” (Review)

Charlie Puth and Selena Gomez have been secretly cooking some music. We had no clue about it until this amazing collaboration until the track dropped on Spotify on 23rd January. “We Don’t Talk Anymore” is supposedly from Charlie Put...
by Just Random Things on Jan 24, 2016

Three Cane Whale review for RootsWorld

My latest review for RootsWorld online magazine is of the acoustic trio Three Cane Whale’s third album, Palimpsest. Highly recommended for those who like their music sparse, beautiful, and direct. Click the cover to discover!

Justin Bieber Gets Emotional in “Love Yourself”

I haven’t much liked Justin Bieber since his career began in 2010 or so. As everything changes, so has Justin Bieber and has come to a stage where his music is quite admirable now. The recently released ‘Purpose’ album features a mu...
by Just Random Things on Jan 10, 2016

Album Review: Culture Killer “Throes Of Mankind”

Throes of Mankind Artist: Culture Killer CD | MP3 Metal Blade Records Release Date: November 27, 2015 Culture Killer caused quite a buzz with it's independently released 2014 EP Denial. So much so in fact that the Florida band landed a deal with...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 22, 2015

Song Meaning of “Hello” by Adele (A Lyrics Review)

Adele has been scoring massive successes with her latest album “25.” As per official statistics the album has sold over a million copies each week for two consecutive years, which is a feat that Taylor’s ‘1989‘ couldn...
by Just Random Things on Dec 18, 2015

(Song Meaning) “Black Friday” by Kendrick Lamar

Ahh, The Black Friday is upon us. The greatest shopping craze in the world has some sort of prickly effect on the African American community and if not anyone else, we were sure that Kendrick Lamar would speak up. The Compton rapper has been speaking...
by Just Random Things on Nov 28, 2015

Knotfest 2015 Recap: Day 2 Featuring Slipknot

This is my recap of the events of Sunday, October 25th 2015, the final day of Slipknot's massive Knotfest music festival. You can check out my coverage of the previous day right here.When I left off last, my 12-year-old son Jesse and I were exhausted...
by Geeks of Doom on Nov 10, 2015

Knotfest 2015 Recap: Day 1

On October 24th and 25, 2015, my 12-year-old son Jesse and I made our second annual pilgrimage to Slipknot's giant, weekend-long heavy metal festival Knotfest. The event once again took place at San Manuel Amphitheater at Glen Helen Regional Park in...
by Geeks of Doom on Nov 2, 2015

We Love Disney Album CD Review - Releases 10/30

We are huge Disney fans in our family. I remember lots of road trips that involved listening to The Lion King soundtrack for hours as well as some Disney CDs of all our favorites. Now, Disney has brought together some...
by Bargain Hunting Moms on Oct 22, 2015

Silentó’s “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” Music Video Review

Once every few months comes song or a music video that baffles all of us fanatics, but yet becomes a number one worldwide sensation and a crave. Silentó’s “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” song and music video belongs to this category. It...
by Just Random Things on Sep 15, 2015

Album Review: Iron Maiden ‘The Book of Souls’

Iron Maiden The Book of Souls 2 CD Deluxe Edition | MP3 | 3 LP Vinyl BMG Recorded Music Release date: September 4, 2015Very few things in the world surprise or excite a jaded old metalhead like myself. Iron Maiden releasing their best album...
by Geeks of Doom on Sep 11, 2015

Disney In Depth: The Legacy Collection: Pocahontas CD Review

Disney is on a roll with its Legacy Collection titles, which started off with a roar with The Lion King last summer and continues with Pocahontas. The Legacy Collection: Pocahontas demonstrates how capable Walt Disney Records is in producing a stando...
by Geeks of Doom on Sep 3, 2015


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