Now fully entrenched in the pitiless deep, Dante and his guide Virgil (of Medea fame), awake to find themselves wallowing in mire and filth falling from the sky, like a kind of sludgy rain, while Cerberus, the three-headed beast found in many a Greek myth looms above them, presumably to guard this, the Third Circle of Hell. […]Read more "Top 10 Albums You Can Take Straight to Hell: 4 of 10"
by Dave Keneston It’s hard to imagine that the Allman Brothers Band may be coming to end after 2014. With the announcement of the departure of Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes, the future is uncertain at best. After 45 years of brotherhood and family, it’s only right to give respect and due acknowledgment to the […]Read more "Top Ten Favorite “Duane Era” Allman Brothers Band Songs (Part Two of Two)"
by Dave Keneston The Allman Brothers Band has undergone many incarnations throughout its 45 year history, but the most famous and influential era has to be the original lineup of Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Jai Johanny Johanson (Jaimoe) and Butch Trucks. From early 1969 to Duane’s tragic death on October 29, […]Read more "Top Ten Favorite “Duane Era” Allman Brothers Band Songs (Part One of Two)"
by Dave Keneston Here we are folks, down to my top five songs featuring slide guitar. It has been fun listening to all these songs again and getting that same rush I always get. These top five crush me so hard and further my love of slide. I have to thank these artists in advance […]Read more "Top Ten Favorite Slide Guitar Songs (Part 2 of 2)"
by Dave Keneston When the editor of Old School Record Review asked me to write this article I was somewhat reticent because I feel my strengths are more geared towards interacting with someone one on one or in a small group. However, my love and near ridiculous obsession with the sweet singing sound of slide […]Read more "Top Ten Favorite Slide Guitar Songs (Part 1 of 2)"