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Rock of Ages: The Definitive Collection

While many of their peers were abandoning '70s metal and arena rock to hop the punk/new wave bandwagon, Def Leppard smartly stripped the earlier era's music of its excesses, bolstered it with energetic, pop-savvy hooks and quickly found itself the vanguard of the UK's new metal revival and one of the '80s most spectacularly successful rock acts. The first disc of this 35-track, two-and-a-half hour double-disc retrospective focuses on the familiar hits of their early MTV, platinum-selling prime, though the inclusion of the video edit/remixes of "Pour Some Sugar On Me" and "Rocket" attempts to cast them in a more club-friendly contemporary groove…

Submitted:Mar 30, 2006
Brand:Island / Mercury
Total comments:1
Category:New Wave & Post-Punk
5 diggs • 1 comment • Mar 30, 2006

Apple once again finds music as a marketing inspiration

Def Leppard: Rock of Ages album cover is very simular to the new Apple Hi-Fi window display. Is this another coincidence or a deliberate decision by apple marketing?


Orphans [Deluxe Limited Edition -- Bound 94 page booklet]

This collection goes far beyond a simple career retrospective, with over thirty new songs, from his own versions of songs he gave to other artists to things recorded in the garage with his kids. Also includes Tom's unique interpretations of songs by such diverse talents as The Ramones, Daniel Johnston, Kurt Weill & Bertolt Brecht, and Leadbelly. Each of the three CDs is separately grouped and sub-titled "Brawlers", "Bawlers" and "Bastards" to capture the full spectrum of Waits' ranging and roving musical styles…

Submitted:Nov 12, 2006
Total comments:0
Category:New Wave & Post-Punk
2 diggs • 0 comments • Nov 12, 2006

New 3-cd collection from Tom Waits

rare tracks and outtakes in 3 cds to be released this November.