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Strange Bedfellows: 311, Cradle Of Filth and James Taylor


In a world filled with choices, it is my contention that listening to the heavy metal screeching bombast of Cradle Of Filth makes the soothing sounds of James Taylor all the more profound. Likewise, Taylor’s beauty, “Before This World,” makes me yearn for the alt-rock of 311. And vice-versa. It’s all good, as they say.

The Faces – 5 Guys Fell Out of a Bar


The Faces Faces: You Can Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything (1970-1975) (Rhino box set) There, it’s been said.  The Faces were never as good as we all thought they were. Live, they were sensational, and all the old clichés …