Tina Benitez-Eves


Tina Benitez-Eves

Tina began covering music professionally in the ’90s as a reporter for the Village Voice in New York. A journalist for more than two decades, she has worked as staff editor and freelance writer covering entertainment, art, pop culture, food, wine, spirits, health, travel and more. Throughout it all, music has always been a constant in her life… and work. Her words have appeared in Billboard, Men’s Journal, Wine Spectator, and other local and national newspapers, magazines, and online publications. Based in New York City, Tina is currently working on her first book and can be found at @tbeves on Instagram.​

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Behind the Song Lyrics: “Call Me the Breeze,” Lynyrd Skynyrd

Call me the breezeI keep blowin’ down the roadWell now, they call me the breezeI keep blowin’ down the roadI ain’t got me nobodyI don’t carry me no loadAin’t no change in the weatherAin’t no changes in me Originally written by guitarist, singer, and songwriter J.J. Cale for this 1971 debut Naturally, “Call Me the More

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Rare Nirvana Photographs from 1991 Concert on Sale as NFTs

On Oct. 1, 1999, seven days after the release of the band’s breakthrough album Nevermind, Nirvana had a gig at J.C. Dobbs in Philadelphia. There was a buzz around the show, and in the audience, photographer Faith West was ready to capture the night. “At the club that night, the air was thick with anticipation,” More

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Behind the Song Lyrics: “Bat Out of Hell,” Meat Loaf

Clocking in at nearly 10 minutes, “Bat Out of Hell” opens one of the top 10 best-selling albums of all time of the same name. Meaning “to move very quickly,” the origins of the phrase “Bat Out of Hell” mirrored Meat Loaf’s epic, rock saga.  Originally written as the ultimate “motorcycle crash song” by the More

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Meat Loaf - London Signing

Singer and Actor Meat Loaf Dies at 74

Meat Loaf, the singer and actor whose 1977 debut Bat out of Hell remains one of the Top 10 best-selling albums of all time, died on Jan. 20. He was age 74. No cause of death was revealed. News of his death broke on the official Meat Loaf Facebook page. “Our hearts are broken to More

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Taylor Swift Named First Global Ambassador of Record Store Day

Taylor Swift has been tapped as the first-ever Global Ambassador for Record Store Day, which will take place on April 23. In honor of the 15th anniversary of the annual celebration, the team behind RSD shared the news of their new ambassador on social media.  “RSD Ambassador (Taylor’s Version),” read the post, giving a nod More

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