Author: Paulie Z

  • Limelight – Rush

    Limelight – Rush

    “Limelight” is a song by the Canadian progressive rock band Rush. It first appeared on the 1981 album Moving Pictures. The song’s lyrics were written by Neil Peart with music written by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson. “Limelight” expresses Peart’s discomfort with Rush’s success and the resulting attention from the public. The song paraphrases the […]

  • Love Song – Tesla

    Love Song – Tesla

    “Love Song” is a power ballad by one of the greatest hair metal bands of all time – Tesla. During this performance, I started off playing my acoustic, but quickly switched to my double-neck (18 strings in total!) and absolutely crushed the solo. ​Remember to leave a comment below

  • Victim of Changes – Judas Priest

    Victim of Changes – Judas Priest

    “Victim of Changes” is a song British heavy metal band Judas Priest, featured on their 1976 studio album Sad Wings of Destiny. Adrien Begrand, writing for PopMatters, claimed the song changed the course of metal history. The song is a combination of two songs by two Judas Priest singers: “Whiskey Woman”, by Priest founder Al Atkins and guitarist K. K. Downing, […]

  • 20th Century Boy – T Rex

    20th Century Boy – T Rex

    “20th Century Boy” is a song by T. Rex, written by Marc Bolan. It was released as a single in 1973 and reached No. 3 in the UK Singles Chart. The song was not featured on an original studio album but was included as a bonus track on a reissue of 1973 album Tanx.It later […]

  • Dragon Attack – Queen

    Dragon Attack – Queen

    “Dragon Attack” is a song by the British rock band Queen and written by the band’s lead guitarist, Brian May. The song is the second track on Queen’s eighth studio album The Game and was also featured on the B-side of the UK release of “Another One Bites the Dust”.Bass guitarist John Deacon claimed it to be his favorite Queen song.  ​Remember to leave a […]

  • Working Man – Rush

    Working Man – Rush

    Working Man” is a song by rock band Rush from their self-titled debut album. The song’s guitar solo was voted 94th in Guitar World magazine’s list of the 100 greatest guitar solos. ​Remember to leave a comment below

  • Stone Cold Crazy [Queen]

    Stone Cold Crazy [Queen]

    “Stone Cold Crazy” is a song by British rock band Queen from their 1974 album Sheer Heart Attack.The song is the eighth track on the album. Although the song was not released as a single at the time, it was played live at almost every Queen concert from 1974 to 1978. “Stone Cold Crazy” also features on the […]

  • YYZ – Rush

    YYZ – Rush

    YYZ is one of the most famous songs from the legendary Canadian band Rush. On top of that, it’s one of the favorite songs of my late brother, David Z (who’s on bass in this video) ​Remember to leave a comment below

  • Porch – Pearl Jam

    Porch – Pearl Jam

    When introducing Porch Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder stated, “This song is about if you love someone, tell him.”The song features an instrumental break that is lengthened when performed live. During the band’s first few years, Vedder would use this time to climb the stage scaffolding or dive into the crowd. ​Remember to leave a comment below

  • Far Behind [Candlebox]

    Far Behind [Candlebox]

    “Far Behind” is one of a few hit 1990s singles written in tribute to the late singer Andrew Wood. In a 1994 interview with Playgirl, Candlebox frontman Kevin Martin stated that it was inspired by two friends who overdosed on heroin and “represents the loss of love between friends and having to be left with the feeling of emptiness.” ​Remember […]

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