Led Zeppelin
I feel like Barry in Resident Evil right now, “Jill, take…a look…at this!”
Speaking about the tremendous commercial success of GUNS N’ ROSES’ classic first album, “Appetite For Destruction”, which is said to be the biggest-selling debut LP of the Eighties and the biggest hard-rock game-changer since “Led Zeppelin IV”


There is so much wrong with that one sentence.  I got this off an article on Blabbermouth.net which is pretty much a website dedicated to the ex-drummer from Dream Theater bitching about something, and various members of Kiss taking pot shots at each other while making assholes of themselves, but at least Ace in kind of funny.  Also, there’s two Queensryche’s.  I’m not sure why but apparently that’s really important on Blabbermouth.

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There are a lot of things that are great about AC/DC, but I’d like to single one out right now. I’ve noticed they are universally frowned upon by music snobs, and if you think about it, that may be one of the greatest things about them. They are the band that beats the music critics. It’s easy, somebody says AC/DC is repetitive and generic (Untrue, but bear with me) and then I ask, “Who’s your favorite band?” They answer. Doesn’t really matter what the answer is because “Back in Black” probably sold ten times as much as their entire catalogue combined. There you have it. End of discussion. The snobs lose.

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When I start reading a new series or an ongoing series with a new creative team, the hope is for me that I am embarking on the beginning of something great. That at some point I will be pulled in and unable to quit until the end. For me, these series did that.

Green Arrow by Mike Grell (Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters 1-3, Green Arrow 1-80, Green Arrow: The Wonder Years 1-4, and Shado: Song of the Dragon 1-4)

When Green Arrow goes to Japan, shit hits the fan.

When Green Arrow goes to Japan, the shit hits the fan.

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“NNNGGGRRR…RRAAAAA!!!!” Welcome back to the Top Ten Woverine Stories of All Time! When we last left you, Wolverine had to face Deadpool, a dystopian future, the Hulk, Nazis, and what he’s the “best there is” at backfiring on him in a big, terrible way. So what could be better (or worse) than that? You’re about to find out…SNIKT!! Continue reading