The Rockstar Ramblings: The Drinking Play List
Band Photo: Motley Crue (?)
Sammy Hagar (Van Halen, Chickenfoot) is set to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his Cabo Wabo Cantina. All are invited and asked to reply to ensure a reservation. The comprehensive list includes: Michael Anthony and…
Another week, another plug for new Kiss merchandise. This week Gene and friends announced a soap line, cost is $5.95 a bar, $29.95 for a six pack. Next up: Kiss Loofahs! If you are going to lather up, might as well rub it in with a Kiss Loofah, as your sold out soul leaves your body…
From the NOW THAT IS SHOCKING news, Buckcherry has announced that their new album (slated for Summer 2010) will be up-tempo and contain a lot of guitar riffs…
From the NOW THAT IS REALLY SHOCKING news, we learned this week that Aerosmith getting back together had a lot to do with their lawyers and management getting together and deciding what is best for the band…
Dokken is back in the news, but not because of their new CD or upcoming greatest hits CD. The Norton Anti-virus viral campaign featuring Dokken (killing a chicken) continues to climb in popularity. Already the heads of advertising companies are spinning over other potential ads with eighties rockers. Crossovers may include:
SAFE HOME SECURITY: Dee Snider (Twisted Sister), dressed in Stay Hungry attire, is standing over the crib of a baby: He doesn’t say a word, just stands over her. Voice over: “Don’t you think it’s time you had a little more security?”
VERIZON CELL PHONE GPS: Parents watch their daughter go out for the night. Fast forward to hours later when she is sitting at a bar and Bret Michaels walks up. Voice over: “Where is your daughter tonight?”
JOHNSON ADVERTISING CO: Kiss in a…actually this isn’t so much a viral ad as a partnership.
This week’s shot out of nowhere at Bruce Springsteen comes from Lemmy from Motorhead when asked about winning a Grammy: “Yeah, you know, we're unclean as far as they're concerned. We're the fucking, we're the unmentionables aren't we? We're the real rock n' roll. Then you get poncers like Bruce Springsteen, you know, gets all the awards innit? And he's not really, I don't hear him as rock n' roll. He's been lucky he's had a couple of good songs, that's all. You know most of his albums are filler. You know, I don't think he's good at all. But that's the sort of person that they latch on to. Let's give all nine awards to this guy! That's just fucking stupid, that's just obvious nepotism.”…
Vince Neil’s new album is, in his words, about rock and roll and partying. I guess if it was going to be a covers album, a partying and drinking play list may fit him better. I would have proposed the following (in typical RSS old-school two side format):
Tattoos & Tequila – Keep it, good to have one original, and prove you CAN write lyrics even if they include the phrase “I dream about your booty”.
Nightrain (Guns N Roses) – Bury the old Axl hatchet because “it’s one for you and two for me”…
Whiskey in the Morning (Buckcherry) – You can’t drink tequila for dinner AND breakfast.
Mas Tequila (Sammy Hagar) – However, you can have it for both lunch AND dinner.
Love on the Rocks (Poison) – Good place for a filler that really has nothing to do about drinking.
Bottoms Up (Van Halen) – Sign up David Lee Roth to howl in the background, I’m guessing he’s available. First side, last song is always a place to find a hidden gem.
Margaritaville (Jimmy Buffet) – All cover albums need their surprises, plus it’s been two songs without mention of tequila.
Too Drunk (Buckcherry) – Unable to find another song about tequila, Neil slips this one in
I Drink Alone/One Bourbon, One Shot, One Beer (George Thorogood) – A 25 minute double song ode to drinking completes an album extremely lowbrow, but very high on substance abuse…
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