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 commemoration of its 20th anniversary, Craft Recordings has just released Creed’s sophomore record, Human Clay (Wind-up), as a fabulous double-LP…
By on Oct 13, 2019
Celebrating their milestone 20th anniversary with a massive world tour, Taking Back Sunday hit the stage hard recently at the House of Blues in Orlan…
By on Oct 11, 2019
With his latest solo record, Last Testament (earMUSIC), co-founding Nazareth frontman, Dan McCafferty, is making a fresh musical statement. And doggo…
By on Oct 10, 2019
In his exhaustive and impressive new book, Crossover the Edge: Where Hardcore, Punk and Metal Collide (Cherry Red Books), European author Alexandros…
By on Oct 08, 2019
Few debut records have had such a profound, long-lasting and far-reaching impact as Taking Back Sunday’s 2002 debut, Tell All Your Friends (Victory R…
By on Oct 06, 2019
Released 35 years ago this week (10.1.84) via Blackheart/MCA Records, Glorious Results of a Misspent Youth remains an essential title in Joan Jett’s
By on Sep 29, 2019
40 years following its initial release in September 1979 via Sire Records, the Ramones-led Rock ‘N’ Roll High School motion picture soundtrack album…
By on Sep 22, 2019
The verdict is in — for those who crave the sonic crunch, Absolute (Rise Records), the latest from Kublai Khan TX is an “absolute” slam dunk.
By on Sep 20, 2019
Released 40 years ago this week (September 17, 1979) via Columbia Records, Judas Priest’s breakthrough live album, Unleashed In The East has stood th…
By on Sep 15, 2019
Sleeker and sexier than previous Aerosmith efforts, Pump was crisp, concise and 100% fat-free. Three decades following its initial September 1989 rel…
By on Sep 08, 2019
Released via Capitol Records 35 years ago this week (September 3, 1984), Iron Maiden’s fifth studio set, Powerslave, remains a fan favorite and conti…
By on Sep 01, 2019
Although Pat Benatar’s status as a trailblazing music icon is cemented, 40 years later, a compelling case can be made for her debut set, In the Heat…
By on Aug 25, 2019
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

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