Two More Greats Bite the Dust

Man, it seems like famous musicians have been dropping like flies lately. It's really starting to make me feel my years. Two more have passed away, within one day of each other... Blues artist Leon Redbone and Roky Erickson, founder of the Psychedelic Rock pioneers, the 13th Floor Elevators. In their honor, two new "Rock Icon" wallpapers have … Continue reading Two More Greats Bite the Dust

Def Leppard – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction – 2019

A new video has been added to the "Cygnus Studios Local Videos - Music Awards" page, the induction of Def Leppard into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, including their complete live performance. Seems they saved the best for last, but there's no need for you to sit through the other 2+ hours of bullshit... I've … Continue reading Def Leppard – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction – 2019

A Fond Farewell to Peter Tork

Note: The featured image at the top of this article is available full-sized on the Rock Icon Wallpaper by Doctör Ivan page, under the "Images" tab at the top of this blog. Thanks Doc, wonderful job, as usual! What a major, major bummer... Peter Tork of The Monkees (and many other bands) passed away on February 21, … Continue reading A Fond Farewell to Peter Tork

New Elmo Karjalainen Album

Elmo has recently released a brand new album, "Back Where We Belong", a follow-up to his 2015 release, "Where We Belong". Like the previous album, this one certainly demonstrates Elmo's unique versatility, as the entire effort consists of acoustic guitar instrumentals. If you've never heard either of these albums, you'd be amazed it's the same … Continue reading New Elmo Karjalainen Album

A Farewell to Roy Clark

Sadly, the legendary Roy Clark passed away at age 85 yesterday, 2018-11-15. He was most famously known as the host of the television show "Hee Haw", from 1969 through 1997. The show commanded a viewership of 30-million people during the 70's. I remember it well, as my parents never missed a single episode. The "Pickin’ … Continue reading A Farewell to Roy Clark

RIP To The Free Cakewalk DAW

Well, the free ride from BandLab for Cakewalk DAW software is officially over. I received this email on 2018-10-22: Dear Craig Guerrieri, The subscription shown below will expire 6 days from today. Because you are a valued subscriber with us, we wanted to let you know of this and invite you to renew your service today. Product … Continue reading RIP To The Free Cakewalk DAW

The Return Of Living Colour!

One excellent, very underrated band has returned, and is now on tour for the first time in forever. Best of all, Corey Glover is back with them on vocals to boot! You may have heard the song that broke Living Colour into the music mainstream, called "Cult Of Personality". Even if you've heard it before, it's definitely worth another listen. What … Continue reading The Return Of Living Colour!