Dave Swanson is a writer and musician from Cleveland, Ohio. He has spent a lifetime obsessed with all things Rock & Roll. Dave has written for a variety of publications including Shindig!, Bucketful Of Brains, The Cleveland Scene and The Cleveland Plain Dealer. He hosts his own radio show, has promoted concerts and played in several bands including, but not limited to, Rainy Day Saints, New Salem Witch Hunters, The Cynics, Chamber Strings, Guided By Voices, Death Of Samantha, and Captain Groovy & His Bubblegum Army. Favorite bands-Cheap Trick, The Monkees, Sparks, Motorhead, Beach Boys, Rockpile, XTC,Van Der Graaf Generator, Sweet, Bob Dylan,etc. Favortie color- paisley. Sign-Scorpio. Favorite Movies-Love And Death, Don't Look Back & Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls. Political party-Mod & Rocker. Religion-Rock & Roll. His biggest regret is having no regrets. If not playing, writing, reading about, listening to, or discussing music, he is most likely dead.
The History of Pink Floyd’s Attempts to Make Music Without Instruments
The proposed LP was meant to feature Pink Floyd playing a variety of household items and appliances, rather than their traditional instruments.
39 Years Ago: The Faces Split Up
The Faces ended their short life in December of 1975.
Poison’s ‘Nothin’ But A Good Time’ Featured In New Hardees Ad
The 'Open Up and Say Ahh!' favorite went to No. 6 on the Billboard charts in the spring of 1988.
Queen ‘Live At The Rainbow ’74’ Set For Release
The group will release two concerts from 1974 on Sept. 8.
Larry Ramos of the Association Dies at Age 72
Larry Ramos, guitarist and vocalist with the Association, has died at age 72.
The Babys To Release ‘I’ll Have Some Of That’
The Babys will release their first album since 1980 on June 24.
Angels Singer Doc Neeson Once Again Facing Life-Threatening Brain Tumor
Doc Neeson, original singer of Aussie hard rock legends the Angels (or Angel City in America), says his brain cancer has returned.
Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey, ‘Going Back Home’ – Album Review
We review the new album by Dr. Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson and Who singer Roger Daltrey.
Blondie Release Comics-Inspired Video For ‘I Want to Drag You Around’
Blondie have released the video for 'I Want to Drag You Around,' which features artwork by noted comics artist J.H. Williams III.
Three More Classic Rolling Stones Titles To Be Re-Issued on Clear Vinyl
On May 6, ABKCO will release '12 x 5,' 'Get Yer Ya-Yas Out! The Rolling Stones in Concert' and 'Through the Past, Darkly (Big Hits Vol. 2)' on clear vinyl.