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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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KISS- DTE Energy Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI- 8/23/14

August 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
KISS- DTE Energy Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI- 8/23/14

KISS- DTE Energy Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI- 8/23/14 – Photos by Shawn Thornton

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Album Review – GODSMACK – 1000HP – Republic Records

August 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
Album Review – GODSMACK – 1000HP – Republic Records

Godsmack roars back onto the scene with their sixth studio album, 1000HP (One Thousand Horsepower)! Roar back they have, nitro-fueled, hammer down, jammin’ gears and pedal to the grill. The band announced earlier this year that the songwriting and recording process had begun on their next studio album. I, for one, was relieved and ecstatic [...]

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