Bands In The Woods Wednesday: Joe Walsh and James Gang

The photo that accompanied every copy of "Rides Again" (1970) of James Gang out in the woods on motorcycles. Joe Walsh is the only cool Eagle in my books. Just watch The Eagles documentary, History of the Eagles (which is only a little less funnier than This Is Spinal Tap) and you know that he …

Board Game Review: This Game Goes To Eleven (2019)

Rock and Roll and card games, two fun and interesting things on their own but combined into one is like a gift from the gods for cottagemixtape.com. I am talking about the card game This Game Goes To Eleven by Gamewright. The title an obvious nod to one of the greatest rock mockumentaries of all …

Rockwood Cinema Review: Rush – Beyond The Lighted Stage (2010)

In our last rock movie review, A Band Called Death, we took a look at a documentary that exposed a relatively unknown band, Death, who gained fame more than 35 years after they disbanded: an underdog story in the truest sense. But in today's Rockwood Cinema Review we take a look at one of the …

40 Years Later: Def Leppard’s Logo Still Inspiring Greek Restaurants Across the World

Who would have thought that Def Leppard's logo, debuting more than 40 years ago on the "On Through The Night" album, would go on to inspire countless Greek restaurants' logos?They too would adopt that pointy style font for their logos, as if to say 'Def, we hear ya.' More jokes at Rock and Roll's expense:• …

Rockwood Cinema Review: A Band Called Death – Before There Was Punk (2013)

Bobby Hackney vocalist and bassist for Death. "Imagine it taking 35 Years. I don't know a story like that." - Brian Spears, manager In our first Rock & Roll Movie Review (which is long overdue, since we have only been doing outdoor-themed movies thus far), we take a look at the compelling rock documentary Death: …