Ryan Castle Blogs



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


Here you go America. Pop these songs into your 4th of July BBQ Playlsit while you still have all of your fingers. What did I miss? @ Me. Video of Jimi Hendrix The Star Spangled Banner American Anthem Live at Woodstock 1969 Video of Yankee Rose Video of Night Ranger - (You Can Still) Rock In America... Read More
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Soundgarden "The Day I Tried To Live" covered by Sevendust

Covering Soundgarden isn't something I'm sure Sevendust took lightly. Lajon Witherspoon saw the lyrics of the 26 year old Soundgarden classic as relevant to the current state of world affairs as they were in 1994. He says "When I first heard it, I knew the song was timeless. The lyrics are about... Read More
Rick Astley

Rick Astley Covering Foo Fighters is as great as you think

Not much to say here. Just Rick Astley doing Foo Fighters Everlong and it's great. Really great. No it's not a Rick Roll.... Video of Everlong by Foo Fighters (Cover) This isn't the first time these paths have crossed. Rick jumped on stage with the Foos in 2017 for this take on "Never Gonna Give... Read More
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Motley Crue Def Leppard Stadium tour new dates annouced

We can start making plans for the big party in 2021. Here's the dirt on the new Crue, Def Lepp, Poison, Joan Jett dates. The announcement came down today. Motley Crue said today on twitter "We are excited to share our new dates for the Stadium Tour. All tickets will be honored for thee new dates... Read More
Kirk, Metallica

Metallica Load Album 24th Anniversary

Hard to believe it was 24 years ago. I remember waiting to hear the debut of the new Metallica Song 'Until It Sleeps' on my local rock station. I listened to it with friends in my bands practice space and felt..... Confused. Like many of you I had grown up on a steady diet of "Old-School" Metallica... Read More
Metallica Live

Metallica Monday Concert Salt Lake City Live

Friends don't let friends get Friends haircuts era Metallica this week on Metallica Mondays. Take a trip with us back to 1997. You were listening to Metallica's Load album that you kept in that phone book sized CD folder in your new Ford Taurus. Right? Metallica Mondays have been happening for... Read More

Teenagers React to Van Halen Unchained

When you grow up on a steady diet of smoothly produced pop music from the last 10 or so years a live version of Van Halen's Unchained from the early 80's will probably be a shock to the system. Watching this also makes me want to go to a concert... More. I posted the actual VH video below too... Read More
Alice Cooper

New Alice Cooper - Don't Give Up - Hear it Now

Covid-19 has inspired a new, positive song from Alice Cooper. A post on alicecooper.com says "Don't Give Up" is a song about what we’ve all been going through right now and about keeping our heads up and fighting back together. This video wouldn’t have been possible without you - and who knows, you... Read More