Well, it’s over. Nine handwritten black journals and 251 numbered posts later, the story that I envisioned for Why It Matters has been told.
I left Upstate South Carolina at age 18. In the seven years that followed I went to art school, managed a record store, fell in love, got a dog, dropped out of […]
Breakdowns: We all have at least one.
It’s going to be a rough one, folks.
Now here’s a story that needs telling.
Thirty-five years ago, 16 year-old Paul Caiafa stumbled into the chance of lifetime. His brother Jerry was playing bass in a band with his buddy Glenn, and along with letting Caiafa serve […]
This is what bootlegs are all about: 28 tracks of unrehearsed Led Zeppelin goodness. If you’ve ever wanted to be in the room while the mighty Zep dicked around with their instruments, […]
Recently the next two Led Zeppelin remasters were released, Houses of the Holy, and Led Zeppelin IV. This brings to five the number of recent reissues, and five times I’ve resented having […]
Why It Matters turns four years old this week, so why not feature some tracks from my playlist that have the number four in the title? Here’s my commitment to you: I […]
Hard rock legends don’t disappoint their adoring crowd. It’s hard for me to believe that 40 years have passed since Bad Company became the first artists signed to Led Zeppelin’s fledgling Swan […]