Ryan Castle Blogs


New Music from Candlebox Let Me Down Easy

Check out the lyric video for Candlebox's 1st new song since "Disappearing in Airports" came out in 2016. Video of Candlebox - Let Me Down Easy "Let Me Down Easy" was written by Peter Cornell (brother of the late Soundgarden and Audioslave singer/songwriter Chris Cornell) and Kevin Martin as a... Read More

Slash, Lzzy Hale, Matt Sorum, Gilby Clarke Come Together

I'm a sucker for a good cover and the last few months have been full of them. Maybe the one of the single bright spots to come from COVID-19 isolation. Related: An All Star Socially Distanced Quarantine Cover of Rod Stewart Former and present day gunners Slash, Gilby Clarke and Matt Sorum took part... Read More
Couch Riffs

Couch Riffs takes on Young Turks

Couch Riffs is the brain child of musician Mike Squires. Over the 100 episodes Mike has hosted everyone from Def Leppard's Vivian Campbell to Eric Howk of Portugal. The Man. COVID-19 has pushed the pod and video series from Mike's couch to virtual jams in other musicians homes and studios. Check... Read More
Def Leppard

Def Leppard Hysteria 33rd anniversary every song Ranked

I wore this tape (yes tape) out in '87. Probably '88 and '89 too. Happy anniversary to Def Leppard's best selling album to date, Hysteria. 25 million worldwide. 12 of those million right here in the USA. We all know and love Pour Some Sugar on Me and Love Bites, but maybe you forgot about songs... Read More
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How to Register to Vote in Washington State

Registering to vote and voting in Washington State is easy! In some cases you don't even need to leave the house. Your first step is to check your voter eligibility . You can register online here . You'll need a Washington State Driver License or ID Print a form here. They're available in 22... Read More

The 40 Greatest AC/DC Songs of All Time countdown list

Today we celebrate the 40th anniversary of AC/DC's Back in Black. To build this list we looked at airplay, streaming, sales and of course we asked you! What are the greatest AC/DC songs of all time? Here's the list. 40 Flick of the Switch Video of AC/DC - Flick Of The Switch (Official Video) 39... Read More
Joan Jett

Joan Jett covers T-Rex for new Marc Bolan Tribute

Wow. Quite a line-up on this new Marc Bolan tribute. From Kesha to Elton John and U2. Joan Jett's take on "Jeepster" just came out today. Video of Joan Jett - Jeepster (Official Video) Disc One 1. “Children of the Revolution” – Kesha 2. “Cosmic Dancer” – Nick Cave 3. “Jeepster” – Joan Jett 4. “... Read More


How much have the Rolling Stones forgotten over the years? My guess is A LOT. They're billing this as a forgotten song from the Goats Head Soup sessions. You'll find it on the forthcoming Goats Head Soup 2020. Goats Head Soup 2020 is coming on September 4th, featuring unheard tracks, demos,... Read More

What if Iron Maiden Wrote Enter Sandman?

Every band has their own flavor. If you're a fan, you can probably pick out most songs by just a note or two. Well what if a song you know had been created by a different band? That's what Metal Börje shows us in these two takes on Metallica's Enter Sandman. First a band that no doubt grew up on... Read More