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Monday Rock City: The Gospel According to Black Sabbath — A Conversation with Geezer Butler

In a fascinating conversation with our own JM Blaine, hugely influential Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler confirms that, yes, Black Sabbath were – and are – actually more Christian band than “Devil worshippers,” and always have been. Holy shit, indeed! Continue reading

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Monday Rock City: A Conversation with Jimmy Wayne — Good Things Coming from Hard Times

Abandoned by his jailbird mama in a Greyhound bus station at age 13, singer-songwriter Jimmy Wayne seemed destined for destitution and an early grave. But through the kindness of strangers – “God sends strange angels,” he says – Wayne rose to become a hit songwriter, author, and advocate for the homeless. J.M. Blaine gets some down-home philosophy from Wayne, plus tidbits about Ozzy, the Nashville song mill, and Daryl Hall’s indoor pool. Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Coffee: An Interview with Zakk Wylde

Zakk Wylde discusses his first number one debut, “Catacombs of the Black Vatican,” the human resources policy for Black Label Society and his solution for ending war. It includes drinking and rock and roll. Continue reading

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I Want My MTV: A Conversation with Original MTV VJ Alan Hunter

Author JM Blaine chats with MTV original VJ Alan Hunter about the early days at MTV, interviewing Madonna and the point when it all went off the rails. Continue reading

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