April 6, 2011

Junior's Reading And Viewing List:
March 12 - 22, 2011

Last Update - April 6, 2011 at 2:59 PM EDT

Title links, with article snippets, from items posted to the internet in mid March 2011 appear in the Junior's March 12 through March 22, 2011 'Reading And Viewing List'.

Upcoming films, Washington Capitals hockey, music, Formula One racing and WRC rally news are among the topics to be found here.

March 22, 2011

Recap: Caps 5, Flyers 4 (SO)
By Becca H at Japers' Rink

There are a lot of words that could be used to describe this game (and most of them aren't fit for polite company) - but the one that always seems to be repeated when these two teams meet is 'entertaining'. Despite all the blown leads, the shoddy goaltending at one end, the shoddy defense at the other, the gimmick ending, the missing stars on both sides...there's no denying that when the Caps and Flyers clash it is always a thrilling game...

Portugal preview notes: Part two
Posted at WRC.com

The 2011 World Rally Championship resumes in Portugal later this week for the second gravel event of the season...

Top Names To Perform For Sunflower Jam Charity
By mdome at Classic Rock

...The charity was set up by Jackie Paice, wife of Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice. And he will be one of the performers at the Royal Albert Hall. Others include Ian Gillian, Don Airey, Roger Glover, Steve Morse alongside Jon Lord, Joe Bonamassa, Danny Bowes, Rick Wakeman. The evening will be hosted by actor Jeremy Irons...

Track Of The Day: Saxon
By mdome at Classic Rock

...The new album, the band’s 19th studio, is to be titled Call To Arms. It features the line-up of Biff Byford (vocals, Paul Quinn and Doug Scarratt (guitar), Nibs Carter (bass) and Nigel Glockler (drums)...

...In the meantime you can download the song Hammer Of The Gods for free right here.

March 21, 2011

By Brian Lumley at Rumblings From The Man Cave

...A new group has proclaimed Fridays as theirs. In support of the U.S. troops serving overseas, this group wants everyone to wear the color red each and every Friday. Kind of like casual Fridays at banks and other financial places, but more like Team Jersey day...

Portugal preview notes: Part one
Posted at WRC.com

...This is a summary of how the main contenders have prepared and what some of the leading drivers have had to say in the build-up to round two of the year...

Wrc.com preview: Vodafone Rally de Portugal
Posted at WRC.com

Portugal is and always has been a haven for world rallying. The gravel roads out as far west as Europe goes are among the best on the planet. Just when you think you know where they’re going, there’s another crest and another unseen corner to challenge your perception. In short, Portugal is a driver’s favourite...

March 20, 2011

Check This Out
By Jeff Hickmott at The World Of Jeff!

Throughout the ages men and women have struggled and innovated to provide the rest of humankind with ever more convenient and easy ways to do things. We have gone from smoke signals and semaphore to the telegraph, telephones, cellphones. From horse and cart to steam trains to subways. From walking around to the Chevrolet Kalos. And we constantly try to improve, to make a little more headway so that we can be better, faster, make more efficient use of our precious time...

March 19, 2011

Classic Scottish Hard Rockers Nazareth
To Unleash 'Big Dogz' In May

By Nightwatcher at Nightwatcher's House Of Rock

Legendary Scottish hard rockers Nazareth are set to return with a brand new studio album 'Big Dogz', which will be hitting stores and online May 10, 2011 via Eagle Rock Entertainment through EarMusic...

All Star Dio Tribute Band Announced
By mdome at Classic Rock

Former Dio band members Rudy Sarzo (bass), Craig Goldy (guitar), Simon Wright (drums) and Scott Warren (keyboards) are teaming up to pay tribute to the late Ronnie James Dio...

March 18, 2011

A TWO-point night -- Game 73: Caps 3 - Devils 0
By The Peerless at The Peerless Prognosticator

...The Washington Capitals all but killed what remained of the New Jersey Devils’ playoff hopes tonight, and the weapons involved were the stick of Mike Knuble and the glove of goaltender Michal Neuvirth...

The 2011 Season Preview - the best just gets better
Posted at Formula1.com

If you thought that 2010 was a classic year of F1, buckle up and get ready for the 2011 season in which four or even five teams seem set to go head-to-head as no fewer than five world champions go into battle, and the midfield fight promises to be harder-fought than ever...

Australia preview quotes - Ferrari, Renault, Virgin & more
Posted at Formula1.com - Updated on March 23, 2011

The 2011 FIA Formula One World Championship finally gets underway in Australia next weekend, with all 12 teams eager to discover how their new cars stack up against the competition. There's new rules, new tyres and more, but one thing that remains reassuringly consistent is the warm welcome guaranteed for the paddock at Melbourne's Albert Park...

March 17, 2011

Raikkonen happy after pre- Portugal test
Posted at WRC.com

Kimi Raikkonen has voiced his satisfaction to team boss Benoit Nogier following a test in France yesterday (Wednesday)...

March 16, 2011

Recap: Red Wings 3, Caps 2
By Becca H at Japers' Rink

The last time the Caps lost a one-goal game was February 17 against the San Jose Sharks. The last time they lost a road game was the same night. And the last time they lost a game, period, came almost three weeks ago...

Up against the clock - pit stop precision to take centre stage
Posted at Formula1.com

Very little is certain in Formula One racing, but one thing that's looking highly likely for the forthcoming season is that pit stops will become more important than ever. With Pirelli's tyres deliberately designed to be a lot less durable than their Bridgestone predecessors, we could see drivers make three or more dashes into the pit lane for new rubber during the course of a Grand Prix...

Nine is fine
By Joe Beninati (Capitals Play-by-Play) at CSN - Washington, DC

By the time the Capitals ended their morning meeting at Bell Centre they knew they would be without two key centers in their match-up with Montreal. Despite the fact that neither Nicklas Backstrom nor Jason Arnott were available, the Caps continued their march toward the top of the Eastern Conference with a 4-2 triumph over the Canadiens...

March 15, 2011

Box Set From Original Alice Cooper Band Due Out In June
By Nightwatcher at Nightwatcher's House Of Rock

...This will contain four CDs from the period 1964-1974, a DVD, a seven inch vinyl single, a bootleg vinyl album featuring a show from 1971 and a 64-page hardback book...

Foreigner To Release Live DVD
By mdome at Classic Rock

Foreigner are to release a live DVD/Blu-Ray on April 18.

It’s to be titled Rockin’ At The Ryman, and was filmed at the Ryman Theatre in Nashville during March last year. The full track listing is...

March 14, 2011

Rubens Barrichello Q&A: Williams in better shape than last year
Posted at Formula1.com

After a hectic pre-season test schedule, Williams' Rubens Barrichello is feeling positive about the British team's 2011 chances. Feeling more at home in the FW33 than he did in its predecessor, Barrichello is targeting a top-ten grid slot and a points-scoring finish at the forthcoming Australian Grand Prix...

Praying Mantis Put Out Japanese Charity Single
By mdome at Classic Rock

...The band will be putting out Children Of The Earth (2011), as a download single, with all proceeds being donated to charity...

Exclusive Q&A with Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel
Posted at Formula1.com

Not many drivers have won a world championship, and even fewer have successfully defended their title. Sebastian Vettel's bid to join that small but illustrious group starts next weekend in Australia. With the arrival of a new tyre manufacturer and moveable rear wings, Vettel believes it is impossible to draw any firm conclusions about the season ahead, but he is hopeful that the RB7 will be more than capable of matching its predecessor...

March 13, 2011

Caps Defeat Blackhawks in Overtime Thriller
By Hockey Mom at Musings Of A Hockey Mom

The defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks paid a rare visit to a sold out Verizon Center today in a nationally televised showdown between two powerhouse hockey clubs...

March 12, 2011

To the Moon Alice - To the Moon
By Ted Leonsis at Ted's Take

...The 40th Anniversary celebration. “One small step for man.”

Click here and watch and be awed.

1 comment:

Dan, Jr. said...

Link for Nazareth YouTube video, as alternative to posted audio track, which may not be currently available:

Nazareth - Big Dog's Gonna Howl


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