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American Rock singer Meat Loaf described his 12th studio album Hell In a Handbasket to Billboard magazine as, "the most personal record I've ever made." He added: "It's about how I feel the world's gone to hell in a handbasket. It's really the first record that I've ever put out about how I feel about life and how I feel about what's going on at the moment." The LP was released September 30, 2011 in Australia, followed by a release in February and March 2012 worldwide.
The phrase "going to hell in a handbasket," meaning we're on a course for disaster, originated from an old English phrase "to go to heaven in a wheelbarrow." The term was a euphemistic way of saying 'going to hell' and its alternative forms of "going to hell in a handcart," or "handbasket" originated in the US around the time of the Civil War.
The country sweetheart opines about the demands of touring and talks about writing songs with her famous father.
Rosanne talks about the journey that inspired her songs on her album The River & the Thread
, including a stop at the Tallahatchie Bridge.
Jason Newsted (ex-Metallica)
The former Metallica bassist talks about his first time writing a song with James Hetfield, and how a hand-me-down iPad has changed his songwriting.