KSLX Blogs

#National Popcorn Day! Butter or no butter? ;)

At the movies you could check out: Den of Thieves, Forever My Girl, 12 Strong. Going to the movies this weekend? Premiering on TV tonight~ #GraceAndFrankie (Netflix), #DreamworksTrolls (Netflix), #RealTimeWithBillMaher (HBO), #HighMaintenance (HBO), #GoldRush (Discovery), #CakeHunters (Cooking) It’s #NationalPopcornDay. Butter or no butter? Read More »

Macca #walkinglegend ;) Helter Skelter 1@1 …

Tuesday night was very special for several lucky fans at an intimate gig where they watched Muse singer Matt Bellamy and drummer Dominick Howard jam out on the Beatles’ “Helter Skelter” with the one and only Sir Paul McCartney. Bellamy posted via Instagram, “Just did Macca with Macca #walkinglegend.” As you know, today in 1971 marks the Charles Manson murder trial, when ... Read More »

Janis Joplin~ would have celebrated 75 years today….

So, let’s take a closer look at  “Me and Bobby McGee” from, Pearl, 1970.  Although he didn’t play on it, Janis Joplin’s longtime guitarist, the late Sam Andrew, recalled meeting the writer of “Me and Bobby McGee” and said, “I remember meeting Kris Kristofferson at about that time that he wrote “Me and Bobby McGee” and I really liked him. ... Read More »

DEF LEPPARD, JOURNEY: Big Venues This Summer

 The long-rumored Def Leppard and Journey summer tour is now official and hits the valley on September 7th – Talking Stick Resort Arena! The two acts will team up for 60-city trek that starts May 21st in Hartford, Connecticut and wraps up with a two-night stand October 5th and 6th in Inglewood, California. Unlike the bands’ previous team-up, they’ll do ... Read More »

STYX – James Young ~ Fly Eagles Fly! ;)

Styx guitarist James “JY” Young, expects a close game between the Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship and says, “It’s a very interesting match up. The Vikings have a lot but Atlanta went in there [with] all kinds of weapons and experience [and lost]. I guess what the Vikings have on their side is that they’re kind ... Read More »

Listen to “Barracuda” for a whole lotta REALITY…

An incident that would today be labeled sexual harassment inspired the song “Barracuda.” Heart‘s Ann Wilson has been battling sexism in the music business for 40 years. Go listen to her song “Barracuda.” In fact, she tells Rolling Stone she chose the title after going “through things like ‘lizard,’ ‘snake’ — but ‘barracuda’ just had a wickedness that I thought sounded ... Read More »