Tag Archives: Christmas

VARIOUS ARTISTS – Punk Rock Christmas 2

December 2, 2019

Cleopatra 2019 Pinning down the season, aggro-ridden mob let it loose and get down with it. Yuletide is the time of silliness, and who’s better to tackle the holiday’s ludicrous aspects than artists whose usual modus operandi has always been … Continue reading

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LEON REDBONE – Christmas Island

November 2, 2019

August 1988 / Moosicus 2019 Humorous crooner taps in the spirit of Yuletide, with the Night Tipper chipping in. Retro had always been Redbone’s schtick, since before Dylan’s remark brought the singer into public focus until his very last day … Continue reading

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MITCH RYDER – Christmas (Take A Ride)

November 21, 2018

Cleopatra 2018 Who needs Devil with a blue dress when Saint Nick is coming to Rock City? Veteran Wheel helps him roll. It’s been good 35 years since Mitch Ryder last rode into charts, and what would be the best … Continue reading

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THOR – Christmas In Valhalla

November 18, 2018

Cleopatra 2018 Yuletide thunderbolt and lightning from metal warrior who keeps the dogs away to let the reindeer in. “Only the strange survive!” sings Jon Mikl, aka Thor, on a seasonal album he always was keen on making, and quite … Continue reading

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SULTANS OF STRING – Christmas Caravan

December 22, 2017

Fontana North / Red 2017 Taking their eclecticism to new heights, merry gentlemen from Toronto deliver Yuletide letters from around the world – and get away with it. The method of melange has long been this band’s modus operandi, but … Continue reading

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