As part of this summer’s acclaimed tour celebrating the four decades which KISS has spent filling arenas across the world, Def Leppard arrived at the Midflorida Credit Union Ampitheatre in Tampa, Florida, prepared with a fan favorite set and formidable levels of nostalgia.
A barrage of punchy rock awaits listeners on All of the Above, a recent release by the multi-talented Tom Guerra. Guitarist, singer-songwriter, producer and veteran writer for some of the world’s top music magazines.
Do you want a concert where the band’s songs have monstrous licks, catchy hooks, and infectious grooves? Do you want it performed while smoke pours up from underneath stage and fireworks shoot at you from every direction? Do you want it all on the same stage…. in one night?
The classic rock band, Night Ranger rolled into New York City at BB King’s Blues Club to support their rocking new CD, Open Road, which came out June 10th.
The Rocktron Reaction Distortion I offers a flexible cast of opinions towards establishing your own wall of sound. The pedal includes an assortment of knobs which provide the musician with more freedom while setting up their own sound, without becoming too overwhelming.
California based rockers, Tesla, just back from performing some of the biggest rock festivals in Europe, returned to the states to play at Irving Plaza in New York on June 18th to a packed house. This tour comes on the heels of their long awaited new studio CD, Simplicity.
The primordial approach and inescapable influence of southern rock band, Little Feat. has recently been released in the form of the band’s new live album, Live in Holland 1976, comprised of previously unreleased classic recordings.
California Breed is an explosive new trio that includes Glenn Hughes of Deep Purple and Black Sabbath fame on bass, Jason Bonham of Black Country Communion and the son of late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham on drums and a stellar newcomer, Andrew Watts, on guitar.
Representing an impressive collection of artists and anthems from throughout this same decade is the newly released, Guitar in the ’80s, tablature book from Hal Leonard.
On April 4th, I ventured to Milwaukee’s storied Turner Hall Ballroom to witness the live spectacle that is Annie Clark. Better known by her stage name, St. Vincent, Clark has just released her fourth studio album, St. Vincent, to critical acclaim. Armed with high expectations and a more than adequate knowledge of her catalog, I made myself comfortable about three rows from the stage. The band entered the stage and immediately laid down the groove in the darkness, before a light eventually reveals the Matriarch of the evening, Miss Annie Clark.