Rock Legend Emerson Shoots Himself Dead

Keith Emerson 1977

Last night, Friday, Keith Emerson committed suicide by gunshot. Emerson was famous as one of the founding members of prog rock legends, Emerson, Lake and Palmer. He was a talented keyboardist pushing the boundaries of his instrument, well known for his showmanship on stage. AllMusic described him as “perhaps the greatest, most technically accomplished keyboardist in rock history.” Why Emerson killed himself is still unknown but it’s likely because he was suffering from depression, partly as the result of a degenerative nerve issue in his right hand. He becomes part … Continue reading →

Deity’s Muse Releases the Dynamic ‘Convergence’

Deitys Muse - Convergence album cover

It isn’t easy being a South African rock band. Tsunamis of overseas product and wannabe American music stations are the death of many musicians. The only one that seems to have escaped the clutches of our local scene was Saron Gas but they were made to change their name to Seether (even the singer had to Americanise his name). You may yell Trevor Rabin (Yes) but he left as an individual and never looked back. As did producers Mutt Lunge (Def Leppard, Bryan Adams) and Kevin Shirley (Iron Maiden, Dream … Continue reading →

Love Dogs, Hate Cancer? Watch This Music Video

commuters music video - cancer dogs

Commercial rockers, The Commuters, are finally back, this time with a beautiful rock ballad called, ‘You’ll Stay Right Here’. Buy this song on iTunes and all proceeds will go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: The video will make you smile and cry. I’ll hint that it’s about cancer but leave it up to you to fully discover what happens. For more music from The Commuters, please visit: Lyrics to ‘You’ll Stay Right Here’: I never thought I would face this day So afraid of what they’ll see … Continue reading →