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Thursday, May 12 2016 00:05

First Trailer: Fox's ASSASSIN'S CREED

Despite writing about the series and some of its offshoots (from MEGA Bloks to prop replicas) from time to time, I have never played one of Ubisoft's ASSASSIN's CREED games. That may have to change soon as the long-awaited first trailer for 20th Century Fox's big-screen adaptation has  arrived, and my interest is beyond piqued - right down to the  Kanye West soundtrack. Check it out below and let me know what you think...

Published in Movies, TV and More

The 2014 BONNAROO Music and Arts Festival is BIG. 125+ musical artists, 20+ comedians, all running 24 hours a day for a full four days, June 12-15 in Manchester, Tennessee. This year's lineup has been revealed, and it's diverse - from legends like SIR ELTON JOHN and LIONEL RICHIE, to megastars like KANYE WEST, the fine rock of CAKE and the metal of MESHUGGAH thrown in. Check it out below...

Published in Music for Grownups

dadsrockrdioWhile it might be late here on Father's Day, it's never too late to celebrate Fatherhood. The folks over at Rdio are currently streaming a collection of 26 songs in their DADS WHO ROCK Playlist - featuring a diverse array of music from BLACK SABBATH and NIRVANA to PAUL McCARTNEY and new Dad, KANYE WEST. Check it out below.

Published in Family Music

Here we are with another installment of The Random Rock N' More, the column where the Music for Grownups section takes a place on the homepage. Be warned, many of these artists cannot be considered 'family-friendly,' but this is their time. As part of a balanced musical diet, there's a little of everything here from mainstream rock to pop to pop punk to black metal, hip-hop, indie rock, and more. This is all stuff that has landed in The Rock Father's inbox over the past few days, and I want to cover as much of it as possible. Like what you see? Links are provided to learn more. Let's go...

Published in The Random Rock

The 54th Annual Grammy Awards have just concluded on CBS, and I'm one of the camp that views the Grammys as a celebration of an organization and votership that is completely irrelevant, overly self-congratulatory, narrow-minded, boring, and predictable year after year. Despite those views, I thought it might be fun to compile a list of of music inspired by some of the night's biggest winners, but reworked and performed for the smallest members of your family: newborn infants. Here's a run-down of lullaby renditions of select winner's songs that are currently available on iTunes.

Published in Family Music