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    • I'm not sure why this wasn't one of the first ones I posted??    
    • There is still some good in the midst of it all. 
    • The State of Victoria has always been the Mecca of Australian Rules Football. There is, however two other Australian States who have a rich Aussie Rules history. South Australia and Western Australia.  Up until 1990, before the game became the AFL, playing for a club in the VFL was, to use a Baseball term, like getting a call to the Major Leagues. The SANFL and the WAFL produced many VFL stars and back in the day each league received a tremendous amount of support.  This is an SANFL clip from 1974. Back when this was a true man's game. Bear in mind, most of these "bumps" were considered fair back then and play continued.      
    • Kim Cattrall was always as sexy as fuck and despite the cunt of a character she played on "Sex and the City", she seems to be pure class in real life. 
    • TRIXTER – New Audio Machine +1 [Remastered 2020] Remastered by the great Maor Appelbaum, TRIXTER founder Steve Brown is reissuing the band’s album “New Audio Machine” including a bonus track. Originally released on Frontiers Music back in 2012, the album has has been out of print for few years by now with used copies being sold for over U$D 150. So Steve Brown, who owns the tapes, decided to re-vamp this very good album and make it available again via his label Brownstone Music with an improved, remastered sound. After 20 years since their last proper, full length studio release, TRIXTER awakened with this new release in 2012 entitled “New Audio Machine” and with all four original the members in the line-up. Trixter caught their big break in 1990 after getting signed to a major label and immediately exploded into the spotlight with their commercial hair metal. Their second album ‘Hear’ was a much and rockier yet retaining a radio friendly sound. With “New Audio Machine” the biggest difference between ‘then’ and ‘now’ is that now, Trixter has released a hard hittin’ American Hard Rock record which certainly gonna make a lot of heads spin. Just listening to the opening verse of “Drag Me Down” is enough for most people to say ‘Huh? This is Trixter?’. Co-penned with former Styx guitar-slinger Glen Burtnik (who adds his own musical touches playing guitars as well), the song starts off with an almost southern-rock groove to it (ala Tesla) but when kicks in, it smacks you in the face like an anvil with a fierce guitar riff and an incredibly thick, rich arrangement. Great tune which is anything but your typical Trixter. “Get On It” is similar in that heavier, more aggressive style featuring a sing-along chorus. On this track, I fully realize that Trixter has tapped into their gold selling past and made certain to make a song that resonates both relevancy and old school Hard Rockin’ glory. With “Dirty Love” arrives, yes, your prototypical Trixter track. The guitar licks and rhythm are unmistakably Steve Brown just as the backing vocals in the chorus have that distinct flavor. “Machine,” on the other hand, while still maintaining just a touch of the band’s nineties flair, is an aggressive, artery-bursting track which will surely get your blood pumping. There’s a thundering bass rhythm layered over Scott’s heavy percussion hits as the song begins right before Steve’s guitar comes screaming in and Loran’s vocals take over. Killer track, easily one of the best on the CD. The semi-ballad “Live For The Day” packs a very positive and uplifting message and allows Pete’s amazing vocals to really take center stage for the first time. Beautifully done and the ever so subtle keyboards By Eric Ragno perfectly compliment the electric-acoustic driven melody giving the chorus that full, fat sound. “Ride” finds the band once again returning to their roots as far as the overall hooks and grooves to the song but still it has a sharper, edgier side that true fans are gonna love. “Physical Attraction,” is another up-tempo Trixter trademark rocker which will be sure to please all those die-hard fans. “Tattoos & Misery” is the first single and video for the release and is easily the most commercially appealing with its potent, melodic chorus. Now arrives my favorite piece of the album, the superb ballad “The Coolest Thing”. And it’s more than ‘cool’. The arrangement, the lyrics, the feel, the sound, everything about this song is sheer power ballad perfection right down to the final note. Pete Loran gives the vocal performance of a lifetime so much that you can actually feel the emotion flow through you as the rest of the musicians on this track. The album winds-up again with another audacious, uptempo number called “Save Your Soul”. The heavy guitar riff gives way to a nicely executed and almost anthem-like chorus on this one. Then finally rounding off the release is “Walk With A Stranger” which was written way back in the late ’80s by SKID ROW’s Snake Sabo and Rachel Bolan. While is does have the slight Skid Row vibe, Trixter has made it genuinely their own. If you are one of the few who doesn’t like Trixter’s nineties commercial albums and don’t want more, you will be terribly wrong letting pass “New Audio Machine”. This new recording includes the best melodies of the past, yes, but also energetic and kickin’ American Hard Rock songs. A really well-rounded release which is a prime example of what you can accomplish by effectively blending musicianship and style with a mature approach to the music. Production is sharp, now benefited by a punchy remaster.”New Audio Machine” will bury any misconceptions anyone has ever had about these guys once and for all. This is what American styled Hard Rock is all about. It’s been many years since their last record, but Trixter finally got it right, and for any hard rock, melodic rock, rockin’ AOR fan, “New Audio Machine” has more than its share of tasty tidbits and memorable moments. Highly Recommended   01 – Drag Me Down 02 – Get on It 03 – Dirty Love 04 – Machine 05 – Live for the Day 06 – Ride 07 – Physical Attraction 08 – Tattoos & Misery 09 – The Coolest Thing 10 – Save Your Soul 11 – Walk with a Stranger 12 – Heart of Steel (Acoustic Bonus Track) 13 – Find a Memory Peter Loran – lead vocals, rhythm guitar Steve Brown – lead guitar, harmonica, backing vocals P. J. Farley – bass guitar, backing vocals Mark “Gus” Scott – drums, percussion, backing vocal Special Guests: Glen Burtnik – Additional Guitars, Bass, Vocals & Percussion Eric Ragno – Keyboards Mark Sly – Backing Vocals Pete Evick – Additional Guitars, Percussion Bobby August – Backing Vocals Angela Marien – Backing Vocals John “J3” Allen – Backing Vocals   BUY IT www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08N5F9PVS  
    • Ah yes, the 80s titty movie. I remember all the one's you mentioned fondly. There was also, Screwballs I and II Hot Chilli The Bikini Shop Spring Break Hot Dog - The Movie.   These movies were on high VHS rental rotation when I was in my early teens. I knew them all like the back of my hand, so to speak.
    • I remember telling my father 30 years ago that I will always love popular music of the era that I am in...I would always be hip and cool.    I was dead wrong... I hate today’s pop music. Utter fucking garbage!!!
    • seriously bro, Have you peaked in on it at all in the last 10 years? I have peaked, if you have seen even a segment of it, you wouldn't be that shocked, it's been basically taken over, I think they don't call it the BET Awards because they cant have two awards shows with the same name, and they have to keep 1 of them that way it's reverse affirmative action.
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