Passenger's song "I Hate" is powerful precisely because the singer gives voice to what has become so politically incorrect in the U.S. But don't hate...
Author - Brant David
LIVV Headphones: How Did Ex NFL Star Mark Clayton Get Involved in A Biz Like This?
Former NFL star Mark Clayton is soon to release headphones targeting athletes, ones that won't fly off their heads or produce audio glitches during...
Interview: Science Fiction Author S.H. Jucha on Technology, Space Exploration And Humanity’s Future
In this interview, Brant David asks science fiction author and futurist S.H. Jucha pertinent questions about space exploration, tech and humanity's...
On The Late Led Zeppelin Drummer John Bonham: 35 Years Gone
Legendary rock drummer John Bonham died on Sept. 25, 1980, thirty-five years ago today. Tribute, videos, rock analysis by our music critic Brant...
B&O Audio Sonically Rocks The HP PC Lineup [review]
HP recently put B&O audio speakers into its laptops. The sound has never been sharper. Brant David reviews.
Black Sabbath Tour 2016: The End Is Nearer than You Think
Rumors of Black Sabbath's final days have been out there since at least this past Spring. But now, the end is near, says Brant David, who discusses...
SKEWEDNews: Unemployment Problem Solved. You’re Welcome.
My recommendations have absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with anything espoused, believed or thought by Paul Krugman.
Retro Review: Judas Priest’s “Sin After Sin” Rocks On
It's August, time again to rock to Judas Priest's seasonal "Sin After Sin." Here's Brant David's retro review of Judas Priest's 1977 hit album.
Ex-Patriots Propelling U.S. Chess Federation to the Top
The 2016 Olympiad could be a big year for the U.S. Chess Federation. Here are the top three candidates.
R40 Tour: The Rush Grand Finale at Madison Square Garden
The Rush R40 Tour proves the Guys At Work are timeless and at their best.
Lawsuit: Was “Stairway to Heaven” A Plagiarism?
Did Jimmy Page really rip off a Spirit instrumental to write "Stairway to Heaven?" Brant David explores the legal issue from a musical standpoint...
Skreddy Kusanagi Fuzz Pedal: New Dirt from Old Times Past
Skreddy Pedals' Kusanagi fuzz pedal drags the electric guitar's glorious past into the present. aNewDomain music editor Brant David takes a closer...
Sengled Pulse: Let’s Play Musical Light Bulbs
Light bulbs aren't just for lighting anymore. Now they're for hearing music, too. We explore the Sengled Pulse. Cool.
The Culture of Rush: Way More Than Rock ‘n’ Roll
What makes Rush the world's biggest cult rock band? The legendary culture of the Guys At Work. Here's what the Rush culture is all about. You in?
Baseball: No, No, No, It’s Not Just Another Out
Is a strikeout the same thing as a ground-out or fly-out? Brant David doesn't think so.
Let’s Change the Designated Hitter Rule in Baseball
What if we could revise and revamp the designated hitter rule in major league baseball? A Brant David commentary.
3D Printer Reviews: Five That Will Knock Your Filament Socks Off
3D printers are all the rage. Check out these five 3D printer reviews. They're the best of the best.
MLB Record: Mike Trout Is The Youngest Player Ever to Make 100/100
Mike Trout has added another incredible chapter to his young but incredible baseball book by breaking an Alex Rodriguez 100/100 record. Here's what...
Music Tech: What’s NinjaWav?
What is Ninjawav technology? It's a top secret music project that its makers insist will totally disrupt the music industry. Here's what we found out.
Black Sabbath Will Die on November 23, 2015
Black Sabbath is dead. Long live Black Sabbath!
David Coverdale and Whitesnake Go Deep with The Purple Album
The release of Whitesnake's "The Purple Album" should prove to be one of 2015's most exciting rock music events.
20 Signs that You’re a True Ice Hockey Fan
Are you a true ice hockey fan? Is someone you know a true ice hockey fan? Read this and find out.
Why Do Sports Really Matter, Anyway?
Do sports really matter? Yes. But why? Brant David explores.
Why the Government Is at War With Your Health Supplements [commentary]
Do you love your affordable, non-prescription health supplements? Then beware of the blob ... er, I mean, the government.
Physical Graffiti Deluxe: Led Zeppelin’s Finest Hour [review]
aNewDomain — A deluxe version of Led Zeppelin’s finest hour (well, hours) in the studio, Physical Graffiti, is out there now. And if you’re a...
MLB Spring Season: The Tao of Trout
Sometimes a baseball player is more than the sum of his parts. Here's Brant David on Mike Trout.
Phase-Change Memory: Rise of the Machines or Humanity?
Phase-change memory is actively being pursued to replace today's flash memory. Should AI be lauded or feared? Commentary.
Is Our Galaxy Really Just One Giant Wormhole? Don’t Laugh
Could our Milky Way galaxy contain wormholes -- or BE a wormhole? Scientists say that's a possibility that would allow for interstellar space travel ...
Should J.J. Watt Be the NFL MVP?
Could J.J. Watt become the first defensive NFL MVP since 1986? Let's look into it.
Brant David: On Patriots, Conspiracy Theories And The Deflation of The Packers
"Deflated" is the Super Bowl 2015 buzzword. Brant David digs deep into various deflated ball conspiracy theories and how the Packers deflated, too...
Zen and the Art of Modern Day Thriving, Part 2
Can you be a zen master of modern day culture? Brant David explores.
Poor Neil Peart: There’s a Rush Tour in 2015!
Neil Peart has to play on at least one more Rush tour. Rush fans can rejoice, even if he doesn't. Get the Rush Tour 2015 details here.
Nextdoor: Discovering the Actual Neighborhood You Live In
It's high time you meet the real people who live within pitching distance of your home. Enter Nextdoor, a social media platform for exactly that...
Zen and the Art of Modern Day Thriving
How can you be a zen master of modern day culture? Brant David gathers tips from ancient wisdom traditions and shows how they can apply to you today...
Make Money From Social: How Tsu Works
Is the Tsu social media platform the future of online social interaction? It offers you a way to break away from Facebook while possibly getting paid.
Percussion Master Neil Peart Hates Touring, What about It?
Ever the Romantic Realist, Neil Peart of Rush once again decries going on tour. Should Rush fans get the blues? Read more about it.
Dallas Cowboys, Dez Bryant, Bad Calls and Karma
The hypocrisy of Dallas Cowboys fans with their attitude about bad officiating may be real, but so is the need to improve officiating ... and some...
Brant David: Why Isn’t Ritchie Blackmore More Celebrated?
Why isn't Ritchie Blackmore always mentioned in the same breath as his legendary rock guitar peers? Brant David explores. Analysis and video roundup.
Joe Bonamassa’s Lonesome Christmas
Having a Lonesome Christmas with Joe Bonamassa? Not so lonely. Check out his new song and video here.
Christmas Music: Over The Rhine and Through the Woods to “Blood Oranges in the Snow”
Over The Rhine is back with an poignant new Christmas album, 'Blood Oranges in the Snow'. Come taste the band!
Music Monday: Christmas with the Devil
aNewDomain — In 1992, mock British heavy metal band Spinal Tap — comprising musically talented comic actors Michael McKean, Christopher...
Music Commentary: The Tao of Rush
Since I’m one of those music geeks who finds Rush music to be the soundtrack of his life, who finds that all things in life can be related to some...
Lost John Rutsey Material: Now Released by Rush
Rush existed before Neil Peart. Some vaulted material featuring drummer John Rutsey is now available, in preparation for their upcoming Collectors...
Jack Bruce, Legendary Cream Bass Player, Dies at 71
Jack Bruce, singer extraordinaire and virtuoso bassist, has left us at age 71. Read about how he became modern music's most influential bass player.
On the Antifragile Human: Be Tough Now
How antifragile are you? Author Nassim Nicholas Taleb coined the term -- and explains how you can move beyond resilience to untouchable. Tips, video.
RoboTar: Robotic Guitar of the Future?
RoboTar's robotic-guitar hand may usher in a new, robotic-guitar future. If not, at least it is an astounding learning and practice aid. See it here.
PlayDrone Finds Google Play App Security Issues
PlayDrone, a webcrawler, has found Google Play app security flaws. See the evidence and engineers behind PlayDrone here. Brant David reviews.
Composite Acoustics’ Cargo Acoustic-Electric Guitar (Review)
Carbon fiber is revolutionizing manufacturing design, and guitars are no exception. Check out the Cargo Acoustic-Electric guitar by Composite...
Led Zeppelin Reissues 2014: June 3 Release Details Here
Led Zeppelin reissues remastered versions of its first three albums June 3, 2014, including previously-unreleased material. Details here, deep dive...
Sony Walkman: What Kids Think Now, What They’re Missing
Thanks to the Fine Bros, here's what kids say about ye olde Sony Walkman cassette player. They're right -- and terribly wrong. Does anyone remember...
Cliven Bundy vs US: What Social Media Has To Do With It
Been following the Department of Homeland Security's war against Nevada landowner Cliven Bundy? You're not alone. Social media won Bundy his first...
Game of Thrones: Seven Reasons Why We Love It (review)
Brant David takes apart the hit HBO series Game of Thrones to figure out what the big appeal is. It's more complicated than you think.
Alex Lifeson’s Greatest Studio Solo on Wesley’s “Once a Warrior”
John Wesley's "Once a Warrior" features special guest Alex Lifeson on the guitar solo. This one will blow your mind.
Must See: Yoshiki Duels His Hologram on Classical Piano (videos)
Yoshiki vs. Yoshiki. The heavy metal Japan X frontman is also a classical composer. Watch him duel with his own hologram. See the videos here.
Moff: This Wearable Smart Toy Has Come Into the World
Everything Is a toy? Moff might make it reality. Brant David on toys, children and why kids' imaginations need creative stimulation.
Far Beyond Wi-Fi: Artemis to Bring 1,000x Faster Mobile Internet
New pCell technology from Artemis Networks will make Wi-Fi feel like a slow dream. Can it be done? Brant David reports.
AUUG Motion Synth Music Tech May Spark a Revolution (videos)
The AUUG motion synth might forever change the way musicians create music. Brant David explains why.
Mogees App: Rock the World and Get Rocked Back (analysis, video)
Check out Mogees -- an app and device that'll turn anything in the world into a musical instrument. Play the world and let the world play you. Here's...
Fender Gives New Meaning to “Slide Guitar” with New Interface Device
The Fender SLIDE offers you the chance to transform your mobile device or computer into a music performance station. Brant David reports for Music...
Prepared for Mobile Marketing Dominance: Nashville’s Horton Group
Mobile apps and mobile websites are the new powerhouse marketing vehicles for our clients, say execs at Nashville's Horton Group. Brant David reports.
EDAG Genesis: 3D Printed Concept Car of the Future
If you're looking into the future and trying to figure out what your ride looks like in 10 to 20 years, the EDAG Genesis is a likely precursor of...
Line 6 AMPLIFi 75 and 150: Crazy Great Guitar Tech
The Line 6 AMPLIFi guitar amplifier with Bluetooth streaming may well be the reinvention of the guitar amplifier.
EdgeTech: PRS Alex Lifeson Signature Thinline Acoustic Beckons
Rush guitar virtuoso Alex Lifeson and guitar maker PRS are co-designing a new limited edition acoustic guitar, due spring 2014. Here's what to expect.
Bitcoin Exchange DDoS Attacks: Regulation vs Freedom
After heavy Feb. 11, 2014 distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on Bitcoin exchanges, we're seeing the predictable cries for serious...
Ninety Years of Drum Solos: 11 Pieces of Eight (videos)
What are the best drum solos in history? Here are Brant David's top picks from the last 90 years. And yes, Peart is in there. Drum Solo video roundup.