Christopher Long

Christopher Long

Writer (Palm Bay, FL, USA)
- Raised in Missouri’s rugged Ozark Mountains and on Florida’s sunny Space Coast, Christopher Long is a best-selling author, show biz analyst, award-winning musician, entertainer, radio host and missionary. Known for his conversational, common sense writing style, Long has been called everything from “a pathetic loser” to “the most interesting man in the world.”
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In the ‘90s, they were launched into rock’s stratosphere. However, 30 years ago this week (August 16, 1989), Red Hot Chili Peppers released Mother’s…
By on Aug 11, 2019
Author Christopher Long recounts his 45-year journey as a fanatic KISS freak culminating with the band’s recent “End of the Road” show at Sunrise, FL…
By on Aug 09, 2019
Released 40 years ago next week (August 15, 1979), via Swan Song Records, In Through the Out Door, the iconic eighth studio record from Led Zeppelin
By on Aug 04, 2019
Released 40 years ago this week (July 27, 1979) via Atlantic Records, Highway to Hell, the sixth studio set from AC/DC, remains a perfect slab of tim…
By on Jul 28, 2019
God’s favorite glam gurus, Stryper, dropped their ground-breaking debut EP 35 years ago this week via Enigma Records, and it still hits like a spande…
By on Jul 21, 2019
In the late ‘70s, REO Speedwagon were the crowned “Kings of American Hard Rock.” And no other record found in their impressive catalog screams that p…
By on Jul 14, 2019
The landmark Kinks album, Low Budget, buzzed with crisp, relevant social commentary when it was released forty years ago this week via Arista Records
By on Jul 07, 2019
Given the less than compelling content seeping into the hard rock scene at the time, DIO’s The Last in Line was the right record at the right time whe…
By on Jun 30, 2019
Pretties for You, the debut record from the legendary band Alice Cooper, is as “weird” today as when it first was released 50 years ago this week (Jun…
By on Jun 23, 2019
It was precisely the right record at precisely the right time. Released June 20th, 1989, the smash album from Faith No More, The Real Thing, still bi…
By on Jun 16, 2019
An amazing 15 years after its initial U.S. release (June 15, 2004, via Island), Hot Fuss, the debut slab from Vegas-bred rock darlings, The Killers,…
By on Jun 09, 2019
Celebrating its 25th anniversary this week (June 7, 1994), Stone Temple Pilot’s sophomore set, Purple, remains an important, fresh and vibrant record…
By on Jun 02, 2019
Doll Skin drummer, Meghan Herring, speaks openly about her passion for music and the realities of life on the road, as well as dishing on her band’s u…
By on May 28, 2019
It was 45 years ago this month (May 1974), when the fledgling progressive British band, UFO released one of its quintessential studio sets, Phenomeno…
By on May 26, 2019
Dismissed frequently for being a disco record, “Dynasty” was EXACTLY the album that KISS needed at that time it was released — May 23, 1979. 40 years…
By on May 19, 2019
For those who remember first hearing the debut Weezer record, when it was new, get ready — you’re about to feel a good bit older. The landmark set wa…
By on May 12, 2019
35 years following its initial release (out May 10, 1984 via Atlantic), Stay Hungry remains an important record for Twisted Sister and fans alike — s…
By on May 05, 2019
While not known as widely as their more radio-friendly releases, 45 years on, Secret Treaties (Columbia) remains an important and well-respected entr…
By on Apr 28, 2019
It seems like yesterday, but it was 30 years ago this week (4.24.89) when Tom Petty dropped his classic solo set, Full Moon Fever, via MCA. And it re…
By on Apr 21, 2019
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s sophomore set, Second Helping (MCA), oozes ALL thriller and NO filler. 45 years on, it remains a timeless testament to one of rock’s…
By on Apr 14, 2019

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