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 →
‘Save Today’ is the fourth single off SEETHER’s latest album, Isolate & Medicate. It’s easily the best track there and one of the greatest they’ve delivered in their 17-year career (doesn’t feel that long, hey?) The song made it to #5 on Billboard’s Mainstream Modern Rock Chart. It’s appropriately passionate as lead singer, Shaun Morgan (or Welgemoed as us South Africans used to know him as) is singing about his brother, Eugene, who committed suicide. As tragic as that it is, Morgan sings with beauty and hope,“I’ll see you on … Continue reading →
One day i surrendered my heart to my mind and planned a trip to the wild side of my dreams where iâ€™d heard that the natives were wise A friend was there to see me off and when i left he said that heâ€™d never forget that moment when iâ€™d betrayed him by deciding to travel, powered by a thought for each pill.