Rockwood Cinema Review: Camp Cucamonga (1990)

Q: What does Jennifer Aniston (from Friends), Mötley Crüe, Cliff (from Cheers), DJ Tanner (from Full House), Urkel (from Family Matters) and Winnie Cooper AND Paul (from Wonder Years) have in common? A: This pile of flaming, camp garbage, Camp Cucamonga! The cast and crüe from Camp Cucamonga. Sherman Hemsley already distancing himself from this …

Day 2/10 Album Challenge: Sir Lord Baltimore – “Kingdom Come” (1970)

In day 2 of our 10-Day Album Challenge, I present (for thee) Sir Lord Baltimore's 1970 debut, Kingdom Come. This cult album deserves it's double designation of "Sir" and "Lord", and has a special place in hearts at cottagemixtape.com. I can't recall how I discovered this album, it was originally on Mercury (a major label) …

The 10-Day Album Challenge: Albums That Influenced The ‘Cottage Country Mix’ Series

Recently, going around the socials is the 10-Day Album Challenge, where you post albums that have most influenced you. So, my buddy, Brendan, threw down the glove, and like that: it's a list-off (*not a competition). Needless to say, its a daunting task (picking favourites) but I wanted to do one for the Cottage Country …

Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith Pens Forthcoming Autobiography About… Fishing?

Iron Maiden guitarist's new book is all about a popular outdoor pastime: playing giant outdoor festivals to millions of fans and... fishing. Adrian Smith, guitarist for Iron Maiden has a new book coming out about his love of fishing... oh and about playing in one of the biggest Heavy Metal bands in Rock and Roll …