No, but it is big business. The perks of arena tours and major label deals should not just be handed to someone's teenage kid. But that's merely my opinion, so there's no need to get all defensive. The Van Halens will sell plenty of CDs, downloads and concert tickets regardless of what I think.
Yeah, I'd be more partial to something from SBS as well, or Sabotage. Much like an amp sounds its best just before it blows up, Ozzy's vocals were simply ripping on those two albums. Then, the booze and drugs finally took their toll.
This. His Enrique Iglesias and Van Morrison impressions on that special were friggin' hilarious.
Other than the very early period of his talk show (when he had the yips just like every other talk show host in history) I find myself liking everything he's ever done on TV.
So I'm doing some freelance work, writing product descriptions for this music catalog (which you all should check out, BTW; by and for real music fans and audiophiles):
While writing about a New Riders of the Purple Sage compilation, I came to the realization that...