Back again after a while. What happened in 1995? Fifth grade for me. Finland won the gold medal for the first time at the 1995 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships. Cactus Jack AKA Mick Foley won the IWA King of the Death Match Tournament in Japan. Starbucks' Frappuccino was released. And we enjoyed countless hours of quality shows on the tube without a sign of Reality TV.
AC/DC - Ballbreaker
This is an important record for me. I rarely play it these days but I consider Ballbreaker the album that steered me in the right direction and would define my music taste in the years to come. I saw the video for "Hard as a Rock" on TV as a kid and it was the coolest thing ever at the moment. I did not understand the innuendo - frankly, I find a lot of Johnson-era AC/DC songs pretty embarrassing these days as far as lyrics go - but the music was awesome and I knew I had to get this album. …