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Written by Corey Irwin
The lights come up as you take the stage. Thousands of fans begin to roar. You look behind you and see your favorite band – The Beatles, Nirvana, The Stones, doesn’t matter who. You take a deep breath, grab the mic, and prepare to rock…
This is a fantasy many of us had growing up as we sang into our mirrors, using a hair comb for a microphone. For most people, these rock star aspirations were abandoned many years ago. Reality set in as we decided to “grow up” and “get real jobs”. Still, a select few get to live the life we can only dream about. One such man is Rome Ramirez.
2011 is in the books, and with it goes some amazing music. Blink 182 and Bush both returned with a vengeance, while Sublime With Rome carried on 15 years after their original singer’s death. The Airborne Toxic Event, Florence + The Machine, and Cage The Elephant proved that bands don’t have to have a sophomore slump. Foster The People, Grouplove, and Young The Giant all burst on the scene, while Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Incubus, and Coldplay added more awesome songs to their already crowded catalogues. All-in-all, 2011 delivered some of the best music we’ve had in years. Here are some of the songs we’ll remember long after the calendar turns… (more…)