Poised on the cusp of greatness, the Winery Dogs are a powerhouse musical trio featuring three of the rock world’s most talented musicians – Richie Kotzen a guitar phenom, Mike Portnoy drummer extraordinaire [formerly of Dream Theater], and Billy Sheehan the master bassist [Mr. Big]. Three legendary musicians whose star wattage could illuminate Broadway with their presence and chemistry.
Leave it to author and guitar aficianado, Tony Bacon, to come up with a very cool book on vintage guitars with a 3D-ish orange and turquoise cover textured with a guitar sound hole and six string that readers can strum. One nice add would have been to embed some electronics so they were also a tuner, but then anyone who wants more from Tony’s tome might be considered greedy.
Alice Cooper brought New York City to a standstill on the morning of August 14th when he and his band performed on Fox & Friends All American Summer Concert Series.
On a darkened airport runway in the middle of an open field, Don Felder and crew hit the stage around 8:00 p.m. Felder was decked out in white and a standout plaid vest, looking Cali-tanned and relaxed. With a cherry sunburst Les Paul in hand, he opened the show with “Already Gone”, from the Eagles’ On the Border album, then cranked out a flawless 75-minute set of Eagle’s hits.
Jimi Hendrix consistently rates as the “Best Guitar Player” of all time by guitarist opinion polls and his guitars continue to draw interest of musicians around the world.
Fantasia Mexicana, the latest release by Guitarist Rodolfo Perez Berrelleza, is an historical journey through the music of Mexico and the guitar.
Mark Tremonti is out touring the U.S. this Spring, slightly in advance of their sophomore CD, Cauterize, slated for release on June 9th via Fret 12 Records.
Michael Schenker and the bad boys of the Scorpions, Francis Buchholz [bass] and Herman Rarebell [drums] have teamed up for an all-star tour of the U.S. this Spring. Tonight’s show lands Michael’s Temple of Rock line-up in New York City at the Gramercy Theater on April 15, 2015. To my knowledge this is the first US tour where Francis and Herman have played together since Francis left the Scorpions in the early ’90s.
Unifying Of Mice And Men, Rise Against and Linkin Park, this trio recently launched their run at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, where a sold out audience of fans from across the state appeared to pay witness to one overtly memorable occasion.
For those who think a single original member of a great, even legendary, music ensemble can’t re-energize a group when they rejoin the team, stand aside, because Fleetwood Mac with Christine McVie is back at it and now running with their full force gale of talent to blow you away.