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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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Album Review – Buckcherry – F*CK – F Bomb Records

August 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
Album Review – Buckcherry – F*CK – F Bomb Records

Buckcherry has returned with their follow-up to last year’s “Confessions”, a concept album based on the seven deadly sins. On August 19, Buckcherry will release their first ever EP and according to the press release, it is also based on a concept. While I’m not the brightest bulb on the tree, after multiple listens, I’ve [...]

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Album Review – Blackberry Smoke – Leave A Scar Live In North Carolina – 3 Legged Records

August 8, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Album Review – Blackberry Smoke – Leave A Scar Live In North Carolina – 3 Legged Records

Play one…..drink one…..HOT DAMN!  Do you like your music blended and aged like a fine Bourbon?  Maybe a dash of Southern charm not seen in its purest form since the late 1970′s when Blackfoot, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Charlie Daniels Band and Lynyrd Skynyrd were in their prime.  Mix in some classic Aerosmith, The [...]

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Album Review- ACE FREHLEY- Space Invader- eOne Music

August 2, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Album Review- ACE FREHLEY- Space Invader- eOne Music

On “Immortal Pleasures”, one of the best tracks on his new album, “Space Invader”, rock icon and hall of famer Ace Frehley sings “I’ve reached the top, there’s no more need for climbing”.  He’s right and wrong at the same time of course; Ace is clearly a legend with nothing to prove, yet 2014 finds [...]

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