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Caught By a Spell: Iron Maiden's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Caught By a Spell: Iron Maiden’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner- An Essay on the Band's Adaptation of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "Rime of the Ancient Mariner." (Published 2009)  

The postmodern is sometimes said to flicker ephemerally, sliding us over…

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Music in the Post 9/11 World

Music in the Post-9/11 World Ed. Jonathan Ritter and J. Martin Daughtry New York” Routledge, 2007.

Sound travels at 770 miles per hour. On the bright morning of September 11, 2001, when tragedy struck lower Manhattan and Washington, D.C., sounds…

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Springsteen and the American Soul

Bruce Springsteen and the American Soul has been published. The book is filled with insights into Springsteen's music and his cultural impact. Previously, I have written on Springsteen's first albums: Greetings from Asbury Park, the Wild, the Innocent and the…