Bachman-Turner Overdrive

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2014

    Randy Bachman Is Forever Takin' Care of Business

    In his career as a co-vocalist/guitarist/songwriter for not one but two pretty successful classic-rock bands, the Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Randy Bachman has sold tens of millions of records, sold out concerts and hit the top of the charts. But, according to his son, singer/songwrite ... More >>

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    August 29, 2012

    Bachman & Turner Keep Their Business Open On New DVD

    Bachman & Turner: Live at the Roseland Ballroom, NYC $14.98 90 mins. Eagle Rock While some politicians have faced a musician's wrath for using unauthorized music in their campaign events, Randy Bachman and Fred Turner were more than happy to perform their enduring tune "Takin' Care of Business" at ... More >>

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    July 9, 2012

    Saturday Night: Vinal Edge Plants Its Flag In The Heights

    On Saturday night Vinal Edge threw a grand opening bash at its new 19th Street location, in the heart of the Heights, with beer, music, snacks, and friends of the store young and old coming by to help ring in a new era in VE history. Owner Chuck Roast and his VE staff left their longtime digs on Ve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2012

    6 Non-Yank Bands Who Wrote American Anthems

    Some of the most definitive "all-American" rock anthems were written by bands who not originally from the United States. Think about it... what are some rock and roll staples that remind you of our beloved country, which gave us the freedom to rock? "The Boys Are Back In Town" "We Are The Champions ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Last Night: Boots Electric At Fitzgerald's

    Photo By Craig Hlavaty ​Nearly three years ago we wrote a breathless, hungover review of the Eagles Of Death Metal's last show at the Meridian. It was late November and the show had already been postponed due to Hurricane Ike and we had a gaggle of friends and girls with us who also saw EODM a ... More >>

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    June 28, 2011

    Who Are You? Songs Commonly Attributed To The Wrong Artists

    ​Last week, after the tragic, alcohol-fueled passing of Jackass hero Ryan Dunn, Rocks Off at Taco Cabana wearing a promotional shirt for The Hangover II that we stole borrowed from the office here at the Press. As we were loading our hands with condiment containers, a guy came up to us and sai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    FAIL: The Entire City Of Seattle, Bachman Of BTO, The Scissor Sisters

    ​Seattle Knows How Great Music Is Made Three years after it was originally dreamed up, the Seattle Music Commission convened for the first time on Monday, featuring representatives from such musical mainstays as Starbucks, Amazon and Microsoft. There are also several record label reps on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    SXSW Aftermath: Wild Moccasins Strike, Ray Davies Quakes, Deer Tick Boogie

    Photos by Craig HlavatyWild Moccasins​Aftermath roused ourselves from our quick hour-long vegetative session after Thursday's day-party frolicking to venture into another night of SXSW music, that would include a local band's breakthrough, a legend reconnecting with his base and two indie-twang ba ... More >>

  • Music

    December 3, 2009

    KISS Off

    The makeup-clad rockers may be hilarious, but they're hardly metal.

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2008

    Drenched in Blog: Bachman Turner Overkill

    Yesterday saw the release of yet another Bachman Turner Overdrive hits collection, this one titled The Definitive Collection. Quick, name me two songs that aren't "Taking Care of Business" or "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet." Better yet, I defy you to even try to explain the differences between those t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2007

    Drenched in Blog: The Song Remains Lame

    Are you guys serious? At this moment, people are lining up for tonight’s Led Zeppelin reunion at London’s O2 Arena? What’s the big deal? Jesus, you would think Herman’s Hermits are getting back together or something. Look, the band with the guy from the Honeydrippers, one-half of Coverdale ... More >>

  • Music

    October 27, 2005

    Base Raps

    Paul Wall and Chamillionaire each release Astros tributes, while rock radio churns out the cheesy montages

  • Music

    July 7, 2005

    Play "Free Bird"!

    Using the Bob-O-Meter to rate cover songs

  • Music

    December 4, 2003

    Hip-hop, Tejas

    Latinos take on rap music and make it their own

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Rock You like a Hurricane

    The Press Music Awards Showcase brings a category-five storm of tunes