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Monday, 19 July 2010
This is just wrong....
Mood:  cheeky
Topic: Rock 'n' Roll Jokes
Chipmunk version of Hot Action Cop's "Fever For The Flava"


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Thursday, 1 April 2010
Happy April Fool's Day!!!!

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Friday, 26 February 2010
Courtesy of Frank Wood
YOU'RE A REAL MUSICIAN WHEN ...

You realize that the cheers from the audience after a particularly difficult passage are for a sports play on the big screen TV over the bar, and that in fact, no one is listening to you.

When the gig you drove 200 miles for to make $100, and had to pay for a hotel room, is later referred to as your "summer tour".

When your most sincere, heartfelt comments are made by people that are drunk and who won't remember you in the morning.

When you are repeatedly told that the lead singer who can't read, never practices and has been singing for only six months is "The strongest part of the band", primarily because she has big tits.

When you are pleased that the pay for the gig, when looked at hourly from the time you leave your house to when you return meets minimum wage.

When someone comes up to you to tell you how much they love your playing, because they didn't think anyone played those things anymore.

When someone seeks you out to complement your playing as the "best sax player they have ever heard", and you're the trumpet player.

When you realize that a small piece of equipment - such as a wireless mike you need- will take months of weekly gigs to pay for.

When you have to add $30 or $40 out of your pocket to find a sub, because no one will cover you for what you are paid.

You aren't offended when all of the young wedding guests leave after the second set to dance to the DJ at a club down the street.

When you are told that you must play until the very end of when you were contracted for, when your only audience is the bartender, and you're being paid 40 or 50 bucks for the night.

When the bandleader or club owner wants to pay you in food or drinks, and you have $100,000 in school loans to pay off for that music degree.

When the guy collecting money at the door for the band's performance makes twice over the course of the evening what you do as one of the band members.

When you know that other musicians who routinely claim they don't work for less than $100 a night only work a few times a year.

When people who are drunk tell you that what you are doing is absolutely great and the best thing they have ever seen or heard, but refuse to pay more than $5 at the door.

When someone calling the cops for noise is a good thing. You get to go home early and you still get paid.

When you realize that asking women out that you meet on gigs doesn't work, when they know you're a musician.

When you get invited to play the same gig the following year, which means that you don't have to tear down after this year's gig.

When you have, for several years, been paid the same amount for a gig, but are afraid to say anything about it for fear that you might lose the gig.

When you spend more on the bar tab than you get paid for the gig. When you finally have to resort to playing Proud Mary or (insert local favorite here...) in order to get the audience dancing.

Posted by tasteslikerock at 9:39 PM EST
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Wednesday, 24 February 2010
Live - Walk The Line
Topic: Live Footage

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Monday, 22 February 2010
Layne Staley
Topic: Quotes
"Everbody expects us to run around in black, but we're like the Monkees"

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Saturday, 20 February 2010
Green Day
Topic: Factoid
Green Day received the Rock Song of the Year Award at the 2005 Billboard Music Awards.

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Friday, 12 February 2010
President's Week Special @ Tastes Like Rock! The Store
Topic: TLR! Announcements

Buy any electric guitar $199.99 or higher and get a FREE CD!

Buy any instrument $299.99 or higher and get a FREE Official TLR! T-Shirt!


Offer starts Monday Feb. 15th @ 9AM and expires Feb. 25th 9PM! Hurry while supplies last, offer is first come first serve!!!

www.tasteslikerock.com/thestore


Posted by tasteslikerock at 11:52 PM EST
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Monday, 25 January 2010
Motörhead
Topic: Discography
  • On Parole (1975)
  • Motörhead (1977)
  • Overkill (1979)
  • Bomber (1979)
  • Ace of Spades (1980)
  • Iron Fist (1982)
  • Another Perfect Day (1983)
  • Orgasmatron (1986)
  • Rock 'n' Roll (1987)
  • 1916 (1991)
  • March ör Die (1992)
  • Bastards (1993)
  • Sacrifice (1995)
  • Overnight Sensation (1996)
  • Snake Bite Love (1998)
  • We Are Motörhead (2000)
  • Hammered (2002)
  • Inferno (2004)
  • Kiss of Death (2006)
  • Motörizer (2008)

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    Wednesday, 20 January 2010
    The Jam
    Topic: Discography

    Studio albums

    • In the City (1977) #20 UK
    • This Is the Modern World (1977) #22 UK
    • All Mod Cons (1978) #6 UK
    • Setting Sons (1979) #4 UK, #137 US
    • Sound Affects (1980) #2 UK, #72 US
    • The Gift (1982) #1 UK, #82 US

    Live albums

    • Dig the New Breed (1982) #2 UK, #131 US
    • Live Jam (1993) #25 UK
    • The Jam at the BBC (2002) #33 UK

    Compilations

    • Snap! (1983) #2 UK
    • Compact Snap! (1985)
    • All The Choice Cuts (1990)
    • Greatest Hits (1991) #2 UK
    • Extras (1992) #15 UK
    • Wasteland (1992)
    • Beat Surrender (1993)
    • The Jam Collection (1996)
    • The Master Series (1997)
    • The Very Best of The Jam (1997) #9 UK
    • The Sound of the Jam (2002) #3 UK
    • The Best Of The Jam - The Millennium Collection (20th Century Masters) (2003)
    • Gold (2005)
    • The Jam Story (2006)

    Box sets

    • Direction Reaction Creation (1997) #8 UK
    • 45 rpm: The Singles, 1977-1979 (2001)
    • 45 rpm: The Singles, 1980-1982 (2001)

    Posted by tasteslikerock at 12:01 AM EST
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    Wednesday, 13 January 2010
    MC5
    Topic: Discography
    Albums
    • Kick Out the Jams (1969)
    • Back in the USA (1970)
    • High Time (1971)
    Compilations
    • Babes in Arms (1983)
    • Black to Comm (1994)
    • Power Trip (1994)
    • Looking At You (1995)
    • The American Ruse (1995)
    • Ice Pick Slim (1997)
    • 66 Breakout (1999)
    • The Big Bang!: Best of the MC5 (2000)
    • Thunder Express (1999) (Recorded in 1972)
    Live
    • Teen Age Lust (recorded 1970, released 1996)
    • Phun City, UK (recorded 1970, released 1996)
    • Live At The Sturgis Armoury (recorded 1968, released 1998)
    • Are You Ready To Testify?: The Live Bootleg Anthology (2005)
    • Live At The Grande Ballroom 68 (2006)
    Box Sets
    • Purity Accuracy (2004)
    Singles
    • "I Can Only Give You Everything" (1966)
    • "One of the Guys" (1967)
    • "Looking at You" (1968)
    • "Kick Out the Jams" (1969)
    • "Ramblin' Rose" (1969)
    • "Tonight" (1969)
    • "Shakin' Street" (1970)
    • "Over and Over"/"Sister Anne" (1971) (Never officially released, only test pressings exist)

    Posted by tasteslikerock at 10:58 PM EST
    Updated: Wednesday, 13 January 2010 10:59 PM EST
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    Wednesday, 6 January 2010
    AC/DC - Rock N Roll Damnation
    Topic: Rare Footage
    AC/DC performing "Rock N Roll Damnation" in Germany for "Rock Pop" June 1978.


    Posted by tasteslikerock at 12:01 AM EST
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    Tuesday, 5 January 2010
    TLR! Now Offering Instrument & Gear Reviews
    Topic: TLR! Announcements

     

    All "Big Name" companies and manufacturers welcome, as well as independent custom shops and manufacturers.
    All instruments welcome, all types (electric, acoustic, classical, etc.) welcome, if one of our staff doesn't play it we'll find someone in our list of contacts that does!
    Please include technical specifications with instruments/equipment along with company/manufacturer information.



    Note: The above address is for instruments and sound equipment reviews only, albums/EPs/demos are still to be sent to:
    Tastes Like Rock! Music Magazine
    PO Box 566
    Shawnee-on-Delaware PA 18356

     

     


    Posted by tasteslikerock at 12:54 AM EST
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    Saturday, 2 January 2010
    Def Leppard - Rock Brigade
    Topic: Rare Footage
    Rare 1979 Pro-Shot Video Rock Brigade Early Def Leppard


    Posted by tasteslikerock at 12:53 AM EST
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    Friday, 25 December 2009
    Lemmy Covering "Run Run Rudolph"
    Topic: Music Videos
    Felt the need to share this one



    Happy Holidays everyone!!!

    Posted by tasteslikerock at 12:51 AM EST
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    Thursday, 24 December 2009
    Merry Christmas!
    Topic: Music Videos
    Here's some cheer for ya!

    The Vandals - Oi To The World! Live



    Twisted Sister - Silver Bells Live



    Billy Idol - Jingle Bell Rock



    The Ramones - Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight)

    Posted by tasteslikerock at 12:01 AM EST
    Updated: Friday, 11 December 2009 10:05 AM EST
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    Friday, 11 December 2009
    Happy Chanukah!
    Topic: Live Footage
    Adam Sandler - Chanukah Song (Original Version) Live

    Posted by tasteslikerock at 10:14 AM EST
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    Wednesday, 2 December 2009
    Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze Live at Woodstock
    Topic: Live Footage

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    Tuesday, 1 December 2009
    Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - Do You Wanna Touch Me? (Euro Version)
    Topic: Music Videos

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    Saturday, 28 November 2009
    Kirk Hammett of Metallica
    Topic: Quotes
    "Guitar players in the Nineties seem to be reacting against the technique-oriented Eighties."

    Posted by tasteslikerock at 12:01 AM EST
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    Tuesday, 24 November 2009
    Sham 69
    Topic: Factoid
    Sham 69 often incited their audiences to violence, deliberately, with their anthemic rallying cries and rabble-rousing live performances.

    Posted by tasteslikerock at 12:01 AM EST
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