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18. September 2018

Most big bands have a dynamic centred around the lead singer and guitarist.  Take Jagger/Richards, Bono/The Edge, Page/Plant and Tyler/Perry to name but a few.  Swedish Rockers too share that trait with Joey Tempest providing the focal point as front man and lead singer while John Norum, his old ...READ MORE


17. September 2018

The loss of key members Duff McKagan, back to Guns n` Roses and drummer Barrett Martin unable to undertake the tour may have had a devastating impact on many bands but Seattle`s Walking Papers are far more resilient than that.  Much of that is down to the wily nous of singer Jeff Angell and his ...READ MORE


13. September 2018

You know you are getting old when a band that you consider “new” celebrates the 20th anniversary of their second album and you start to realise that the `90`s are not just a couple of years ago. Where did all of those years go? Alternative Rockers, Garbage broke through with their 1995 ...READ MORE


11. September 2018

Some people may only know Angry Anderson through Australian soap, Neighbours where his dulcet tones provided the love theme to the matrimonials of Scott and Charlene.  Anyone wandering in the O2 Academy on that basis may well have been in for a shock. Anderson, to those in know, fronts Aussie ...READ MORE

Grand RockTember VI – Dokken w/ George Lynch (Live)

8. September 2018

After five years as a two day music festival featuring mostly 80s era Heavy Metal, Grand RockTember VI’s organizers elected to expand to a three day festival.  Judging by Friday’s sparse crowd size, their decision looks ill-advised.  The amphitheater appeared to be at 25% capacity with plenty ...READ MORE

L.A.GUNS (Live)

3. September 2018

Guitarist Tracii Guns and vocalist Phil Lewis may never have crossed paths if things had turned out differently.  Guns, famously the “Guns” of Guns n` Roses for a short while before Slash entered the fray and Lewis, lead singer in Girl, a band also including future Def Leppard guitarist Phil ...READ MORE

The Melvins (Live) Salt Lake City, 2018

19. August 2018

Review and Photos by Jerry Alperin The Melvins, an iconic name in music, on their tour in support of their new album Pinkus Abortion Technician, brought them to a packed house at The Urban Lounge in Salt Lake City on Monday August 13th. They have mostly performed as a three piece, as well as a four ...READ MORE
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