Author Archives: craigherberg

  • July Song of the Month: Kidnapped

    Kidnapped is the eleventh song of the month and final story in the rock opera. It will be available throughout July. Kid and the Child are confronted by armed ruffians on a mission.  Kid sings, “The leader there among them had a scar that caught my eye. It was a blackened Q carved out of his […]

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  • June Song of the Month: “Child of Rock and Roll”

    Child of Rock and Roll is the tenth song of the month and the penultimate  story in the rock opera. It will be available throughout June. This completes the metamorphosis of Kid from badass to believer.  He sings apocalyptically, “The Child raced through burning streets, with just one thing to say. If you will only take […]

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  • May Songs of the Month: “Interlude” and “Dancing Girl”

    Interlude and Dancing  Girl are the eighth and ninth songs of the month.  Both  entire songs will be available throughout May. Spoiler alert: Interlude is only 37 seconds long.  It is a brief skit setting the stage in a bar, which is where Dancing Girl takes place.  In Dancing Girl, badass biker Kid shows his […]

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  • April Song of the Month: The Boys With the Special Eyes

    The Boys With the Special Eyes is the seventh song of the month. The entire song will be available throughout April. After a return visit from the Queen of Darkness, and in light of all the messed up things he has done, Kid starts to come unhinged and becomes racked with guilt. To makes matters […]

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  • March Song of the Month: Playing with Fire Dying to Burn

    Playing with Fire Dying to Burn is the sixth song of the month. The entire song will be available throughout March. The Queen of Darkness comes back to remind Kid that he traded his soul to her. I think you will recognize the vocal contributions of guest performers Q. O. Darkness and the Satanic Choir. […]

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  • February Song of the Month: D. C. Summer Night

    D. C. Summer Night is the fifth song of the month and the album title song. The entire song will be available throughout February. Kid arrives in Washington, D. C., as a defiant badass, and after witnessing street violence up close and personal, he becomes a scared badass. Although it may seem to be a […]

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  • January Song of the Month: Prisoner of the Highway

    Prisoner of the Highway is the fourth song of the month. The entire song will be available throughout January. A secret message about Kid opens the song, the contents of which may give a clue about his status; however, it is clear that he hit the road because he was run out of town. About […]

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  • December Song of the Month: Black Book Man

    Black Book Man is the third song of the month. The entire song will be available throughout December. A nasty Chicago sounding tenor saxophone opens the song, which is a fitting introduction to the man who recently sold his soul to the Queen of Darkness. About halfway into the song, funky saxophone kicks in and […]

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  • November Song of the Month: Queen of Darkness

    Queen of Darkness is the second song of the month. The entire song will be available throughout November. A haunting electric guitar, interesting percussion, and a great group of background singers for the chorus are featured. At about 2:20, the vocal sounds like it is descending into the depths of Hades. That is not accidental, […]

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  • October Song of the Month: The Kid

    The Kid is the first song of the month. The entire song will be available throughout October. An extraordinary blues harp player is featured. At about 2:45 in, he gets the nod to bring his “A” game. At the end of the song, a Harley speeds by. It was recorded with two pressure zone mics […]

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