'Music' Archive

An Utterly Faithless Rush

July 24th, 2007 / Atheism, Music / 10 comments

A fantastic performance by Rush last night, July 23, 2007 at the Hollywood Bowl! Best Rush show ever for me. The Black Sun contingent at the ...

Rock Against Religion

July 9th, 2007 / Atheism, Music, Newswire / 5 comments

Hundreds of music-lovers descended on one of the capital's tiniest suburbs at the weekend in support of an anti-religious rock concert. The 7-7-7 Rock Against Religion gig ...

Mother Dear

April 7th, 2007 / Elizabeth Clare Prophet, Music, Psychology, Religion / 27 comments

Over the past week, I found the song Mother Dear going through my head. I hadn't listened to it much since college, but there it was. ...

Far Cry

March 24th, 2007 / Music / 17 comments

Now for some good news: The new Rush album Snakes and Arrows has completed recording and is scheduled for a May 8, ...

Rush ‘Saved’ Me (And My Kids)

October 27th, 2006 / Elizabeth Clare Prophet, Music / 25 comments

So I had a little time while I was packing. I guiltily grabbed my headphones to listen to the prohibited music, all in the name of research, of course ;-) ...

Set It On Fire

October 16th, 2006 / Elizabeth Clare Prophet, Music / 24 comments

A friend sent me this song, by a band called OSI, a Dream Theater side project. The group sampled a recording made by my mom Elizabeth Clare Prophet, in which ...

Church Upset by Madonna Tour

May 23rd, 2006 / Music, Religion / 2 comments

Madonna gets kudos from me for her courage to stand up against hypocrisy in religion and politics. But then she turns around ...

Vapor Trails

June 1st, 2002 / Music / No comments

Vapor Trails was one of the most anticipated Rush releases ever. It is the Canadian trio's first album since "Test for Echo" (1996). ...

Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence

March 1st, 2002 / Music / 2 comments

Progressive rock has always been pigeonholed by critics and masses alike as having belonged to another time. It's been called art-rock, album rock, even lumped into that catch-all dismissal: "dinosaur ...

Songs To Change the World

December 1st, 2001 / Music / 2 comments

Every once in a while, I run across a song that states universal truths in a way that makes me stop and just say "Wow, if only everyone could hear, ...