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In-depth interview with Joe Holmes about Farmikos, his time as a student of Randy Rhoads, his stints in Lizzy Borden, David Lee Roth and Ozzy as well as the impact his Dad had on his life as a musician

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In-depth interview with Joe Holmes about Farmikos, his time as a student of Randy Rhoads, his stints in Lizzy Borden, David Lee Roth and Ozzy as well as the impact his Dad had on his life as a musician

Since his departure from Ozzy Osbourne’s band in 2001, many fans in the Hard Rock and Heavy Metal community have wondered where Joe Holmes was. There were rumors he had died as well as rumors he was a born again Christian who had given up music. Both were false. 2015 sees the return of Joe [...]

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Black Label Society – Royal Oak Music Theater – Royal Oak, MI – 1/16/15

January 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Black Label Society – Royal Oak Music Theater – Royal Oak, MI – 1/16/15

Black Label Society – Royal Oak Music Theater – Royal Oak, MI – 1/16/15 – Photos by Shawn Thornton Visit BLS on the net: www.blacklabelsociety.com – Official BLS Website www.zakkwylde.com – Official Zakk Wylde Website www.wyldeaudio.com – All new WYLDE AUDIO website- Coming Soon!

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Album Review – Farmikos – Farmikos

January 17, 2015 | By | Reply More
Album Review – Farmikos – Farmikos

The long-awaited self-titled debut album from Farmikos has arrived and it does not disappoint! Fans of soaring vocals, blistering guitars, heavy bass grooves, precision drumming, finely crafted songs & top notch production and mixing will love this album! Farmikos is the brain child of former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Joe Holmes, ex-Laidlaw vocalist Robbie Locke and [...]

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Album Review – Richie Kotzen – Cannibals – Headroom-Inc

January 9, 2015 | By | Reply More
Album Review – Richie Kotzen – Cannibals – Headroom-Inc

Richie Kotzen returns with his 24th solo album (counting his two albums with Greg Howe, Forty Deuce, and Wilson Hawk albums) and his first since 2011′s “24 Hours”. Since “24 Hours” release, Richie has been busy writing, recording & touring with The Winery Dogs touring extensively as a solo artist and releasing his 2014 “Essential [...]

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Crash’s 14 Top Albums Of 2014

January 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Crash’s 14 Top Albums Of 2014

2015 has arrived so it is time to look back and choose my Top 14 Albums Of 2014 in the realm of Rock!!! I am a music junkie, as I am sure many of LRI’s readers are, from a home stereo system complete with a turntable & fully functioning reel-to-reel (vinyl has made a comeback [...]

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Cinderella’s Tom Keifer discusses 2015 solo tour plans, a possible Blues album, Cinderella hiatus and Still Climbing!

December 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Cinderella’s Tom Keifer discusses 2015 solo tour plans, a possible Blues album, Cinderella hiatus and Still Climbing!

Tom Keifer is best known as the primary songwriter, guitarist and singer of the legendary 80′s band, Cinderella. They are still a semi-active touring entity but haven’t released a new album since 1994′s extremely under appreciated “Still Climbing.” He has battled vocal cord issues and record labels since that time but Tom’s priority these past [...]

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