Top 10 Greatest Breaks in Rock Music 🥁

Banner for Top 10 Greatest Break In Rock Music featuring drummers and bands including Neal Peart, Mitch Mitchell & Thin Lizzy

Just as the Blues influenced Rock, so would Rock and Roll go on to influence other modern musical forms including Hip Hop and DJ culture more broadly. This influence was not just "in sprit" but in some cases more directly through use of samples and audio splices from the Rock songs themselves to form their …

Rockwood Cinema Review: Hysteria -The Def Leppard Story (2001)

Actors playing the band Def Leppard pose for a backstage photo from the movie.

In our next Rock & Roll movie review, we take a look at the Def Leppard bio-pic, Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story (2001). Before Motley Crue's recent Netflix movie bio-pic, The Dirt (2019), there was Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story (2001). Before streaming, this made-for-TV-movie focuses on one of the most recognizable names in rock …

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

Rush (Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart) taken from the 70s with long hair laughing.

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 …

Swiss Chalet: A Christmas Tale Of Two Different Buns

A old stale looking bun with an X through it, and a round shiny bun with a checkmark

A Christmas Tradition: Remember the old Swiss Chalet Bun from the 70s, 80s, 90s? What kind of bun was it? There are many time-honoured Canadian traditions and institutions around Christmas time, including The Festive Special by Canadian chicken chain, Swiss Chalet. Let's just say, the times have changed. Gone are the 80s brown plates and …

Rockwood Cinema Review: Cabin Fever (2002)

A man in front of a cabin holds his hand to his face in disgust. The forest floor is covered in leaves.

"If you go in the woods be very careful." Four friends descend on a cabin to celebrate, what could possibly go wrong? We are going full 'cabin fever' here at cottagemixtape.com with our new Rock /Disco DJ mix, Cabin Fever, and since we do the occasional outdoor movie review, it only seems 'natural' to look …