Walter and I both share a great love music. More specifically rock music. We can spend hours on a Friday night, over a couple of bottles of wine, sifting through our extensive music collection, playing our favourite tracks, having a little dance and single along, just the two of us alone in the lounge.

The sad reality is that here in SA we’re exposed to very few of the great rock bands and it’s thanks to You Tube that we have such a wide and at times very obscure music taste. Our friends are always asking us… Where did you find this? How do you know this band?

Well Walter recently introduced me to another two GREAT bands and as it’s Friday and THE WEEKEND BABY, here have a listen and let me know what you think!

The first band is Shinedown, never heard of them and wonder if they’ve even had ANY airtime on SA radio? But I am hooked, this is SO my kind of music, have a listen and let me know what you think of this song, Amaryllis, from the 2012 album.

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Walter also introduced me to Stone Sour…. I didn’t think I’d like them given that their lead singer is Corey Taylor, the original lead singer of Slipknot, of which I am not a huge fan, find them somewhat scary! πŸ™‚

Then I heard a couple of their songs and became an instant fan, let me know what you think of this:

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I think our music tastes are rubbing off on Ava, her current favourite track is Nirvana’s Heart Shaped Box but she’s also been known to sing along with David Bowie.

What are some of your favourite bands?