Fifty Bands, One State

I don’t often write “response posts” to things I’ve read. I think once during the lifetime of our old Lonesome Noise blog did I write a piece in direct response to something else that was written. (Apparently, I was really bugged by Zakk Wylde stating that Black Sabbath without Ozzy wasn’t really Black Sabbath…) Recently … More Fifty Bands, One State

Video Premiere: Dr. Martino – “Clean Plate Club”

Connecticut garage/surf rock trio, Dr. Martino are set to unleash a brand new video for their track “Clean Plate Club” and The Metal Dad is very pleased to be offering up the world premiere. The track comes from a recent four-way split, entitled Calligrams that also featured CT acts Spectral Fangs, Terrible Roars, and Ghost … More Video Premiere: Dr. Martino – “Clean Plate Club”

On Willie Nelson

Some of the earliest and best memories I have are almost all music related. One man has been involved in one way or another in more of those memories than any other person – Willie Nelson. I don’t have ‘heroes’ per se. While I had favorite athletes as a child (specifically Mike Schmidt and too … More On Willie Nelson

30 Years Later: The Greatest Hits of Heavy Metal Parking Lot

I can remember working in college radio in the mid-90s, on the phone with a label rep, talking about our metal youths. “Mine was like something out of Heavy Metal Parking Lot,” he said. “What the hell is Heavy Metal Parking Lot,” I asked. Roughly two weeks later a padded envelope showed up at the … More 30 Years Later: The Greatest Hits of Heavy Metal Parking Lot