June 26, 2010

Junior's Reading And Viewing List:
June 16 - 20, 2010

Last Update - June 26, 2010 at 11:21 PM EDT

This 'Reading And Viewing List' entry includes title links and teaser snippets for web items posted June 16 through June 20, 2010. It's a seriously stripped down version that shows some of what Junior's Eyes were gazing upon during that time, as I try to catch up, after falling way behind.

The topics covered this time include music, television (Doctor Who) and racing (Formula One and WRC).

One 2010 F1 European Grand Prix Preview post made it into this list.

June 20, 2010

'Doctor Who' Review: Episode 5.08 & 5.09, 'The Hungry Earth'
& 'Cold Blood'

By Rick Marshall at MTV's Splash Page

...This two-part story sees the return of the reptilian Silurians to the "Doctor Who" universe as The Doctor, Amy, and Rory investigate some mysterious disturbances in a Welsh village. A mining operation has disturbed something big underground, and when the Silurians make contact with humanity for the first time in many years, the fate of the planet depends on a small delegation hand-picked by The Doctor — and keeping everyone (human and Silurian) alive long enough to reach an agreement...

June 19, 2010

Whitesnake Change Line-Up
By mdome at Classic Rock

There are changes to the Whitesnake roster, with the band losing their rhythm section.

Out go bassist Uriah Duffy and drummer Chris Frazier. However, there’s already a replacement for the latter. He’s Brian Tichy, who’s worked with Ozzy, Foreigner, Pride & Glory and Billy Idol in the past...

June 18, 2010

Mid season reviews on wrc.com
Posted at WRC.com

Okay, so with six of this year's 13 WRC rallies completed we haven't - strictly speaking - reached the halfway point yet. That won't happen until sometime during Saturday's competition in Bulgaria.

But with a few weeks of the summer break remaining, we're calling the mid season early for a look back at what's happened so far...

Europe preview quotes - Virgin, Lotus, Force India, Williams
& more

Posted at Formula1.com

After the streets of Montreal’s Ile Notre Dame, Formula One racing heads to the streets of Valencia. But in place of the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve’s high-speed, low-downforce layout, come the Spanish track’s demanding twists and turns. There are a total of 25 corners (11 left and 14 right), which test the drivers to the maximum. They and senior team personnel look ahead to the forthcoming European Grand Prix...

June 17, 2010

Stream Classic Rockers Foghat's 'Last Train Home' In Full;
Free Track Download Available

Posted by Nightwatcher at Nightwatcher's House Of Rock

Now you can stream the entire album in full, and download a completely free track "Born For The Road" below:...

Iron Maiden Stop By Houston Space Center
Posted by Nightwatcher at Nightwatcher's House Of Rock

Undercover Music is reporting that Metal legends Iron Maiden took a break from their North American tour to pay NASA’s Houston Space Center a visit this week...

Alice Cooper: ‘I’d Like To Work With Sir Christopher Lee’
By mdome at Classic Rock

Alice Cooper is keen to work with Sir Christopher Lee.

When Classic Rock told Alice that horror icon Lee had picked up an award at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods (Spirit Of Hammer) and had also just released a metal album called Charlemagne, he responded:...

Buemi confident fortunes have changed
Posted at Formula1.com

For the first time this season, Toro Rosso’s Sebastien Buemi left a Grand Prix feeling pleased with his result following last weekend’s Canadian round. Buemi’s strong Montreal race saw him finish eighth, which in turn boosted the solitary point he had gleaned from May’s Monaco Grand Prix to a total tally of five...

June 16, 2010

John Mellencamp Releases Box Set
By mdome at Classic Rock

John Mellencamp is to release a four-CD box set through Mercury/UMC on August 16.It’s titled On The Rural Route 7696. What makes this different to most box sets is that the 54 songs aren’t presented in a chronological order, but programmed as if they’re four stand alone CDs...

Ford step up asphalt efforts
Posted at WRC.com

BP Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team principal Malcolm Wilson says the team is working as hard as ever in an effort to break the Citroen team’s stranglehold on asphalt rounds of the World Rally Championship.

The French firm - and Sebastien Loeb - has won every traditional sealed-surface round of the series since 2004, with Marcus Gronholm’s success on a bone dry 2006 Monte Carlo Rally the Blue Oval’s only success with the current generation of Focus...

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