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DJ Ashba Discusses New Sixx:A.M. Album ‘Modern Vintage’, Guitars, Recording and Playing Live

September 29, 2014 | By | 21 Replies More
DJ Ashba Discusses New Sixx:A.M. Album ‘Modern Vintage’, Guitars, Recording and Playing Live

DJ Ashba has come a long way from the kid who left home at sixteen to where he is today with Sixx:A.M. & Guns N’ Roses! He has slugged it out from releasing his debut instrumental solo album in 1996, joining the BulletBoys two years later, he eventually hooked up with Joe Lesté of Bang [...]

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Interview with Shaman’s Harvest singer Nathan Hunt

September 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Interview with Shaman’s Harvest singer Nathan Hunt

In this day and age of Modern Rock bands that seem to be cloned from third rate Nickelback or Breaking Benjamin wannabes, Shaman’s Harvest stand apart from the genre thanks to great songwriting and musicianship. I caught up with Lead Singer Nathan Hunt this week for an interview that felt more like shootin’ the breeze [...]

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Album Review – Shaman’s Harvest – Smokin’ Hearts & Broken Guns – Mascot Label Group

September 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Album Review – Shaman’s Harvest – Smokin’ Hearts & Broken Guns – Mascot Label Group

FINALLY, another modern rock band has caught my attention! In most cases, when I hear rock bands of today, it is like they are spit out of the same cookie-cutter factory where some greedy Simon Cowell-wannabe scientist has devised a formula to make himself rich. The formula is simple, make all the songs sound the [...]

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Album Review – Richie Kotzen – The Essential Richie Kotzen – Loud & Proud Records

September 2, 2014 | By | Reply More
Album Review – Richie Kotzen – The Essential Richie Kotzen – Loud & Proud Records

2014 marks Richie Kotzen’s 25th year as a professional recording artist. Over those twenty-five years, he has gone from being a ‘Shrapnel Shredder’ to a member of Poison, Mr. Big & Vertú with Jazz Fusion icons Lenny White & Stanley Clarke and has been highly productive as a solo artist. Yet, with nineteen solo albums, [...]

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DVD Review- Plastic Galaxy- The Story of Star Wars Toys

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
DVD Review-  Plastic Galaxy- The Story of Star Wars Toys

  Plastic Galaxy- The Story of Star Wars Toys Okay, okay this is a documentary FOR Star Wars dorks BY Star Wars dorks. Lets get that out of the way. Although, I doubt you would even be reading this far into this review unless you or a loved one had some sort of passing interest [...]

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Richie Kotzen discusses Winery Dogs, Upcoming Solo album, Almost Joining Ozzy’s Band and MORE!

August 25, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
Richie Kotzen discusses Winery Dogs, Upcoming Solo album, Almost Joining Ozzy’s Band and MORE!

This past Wednesday, I had the honor of interviewing my all-time favorite songwriter/singer/musician, Richie Kotzen. We discussed a wide range of topics from his new 2 CD/1 DVD collection ‘The Essential Richie Kotzen’, his stint playing for Ozzy Osbourne, his friendships and collaborations with Stevie Salas & Richie Zito, plans for The Winery Dogs, the [...]

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