Reviews

Fleetwood Mac at Tampa’s Amalie Arena 2014

Fleetwood Mac at Tampa’s Amalie Arena 2014

Posted January 5, 2015 at 5:18 am | No comments

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.

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Rock the Night in Orlando

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Rock the Night in Orlando

Posted December 23, 2014 at 5:42 pm | No comments

What screams Christmas even more than drinking eggnog half asleep by the fireplace as the family opens their presents at 5 AM? Two words: Trans-Siberian Orchestra.

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Album Review: Baby Scream, Greatest Failures

Album Review: Baby Scream, Greatest Failures

Posted December 18, 2014 at 6:50 am | No comments

Proudly displaying a John Lennon-esque musical styling prominently centered around acoustic arrangements and power pop elements, Baby Scream have attracted the attention of some notable names within the rock community: that is, those who were able to look past the band’s humorous name and delve into their more serious musicianship.

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Petar Jankovic Ensemble – (Com)Passionate CD review

Petar Jankovic Ensemble – (Com)Passionate CD review

Posted December 17, 2014 at 2:18 am | No comments

The Petar Jankovic Ensemble (PJE) is no stranger to the pages of Guitar International, and has recently released a follow up to their highly acclaimed debut, From Spain to Tango. (Com)Passionate, the sophomore effort by PJE is a masterful recording which features a new dynamic, atmosphere, and more mature context for the group.

Posted in: Classical Reviews, Reviews

Custom Guitar Straps from StrapGraphics – Your Guitar and your Shoulder will thank you!

Custom Guitar Straps from StrapGraphics – Your Guitar and your Shoulder will thank you!

Posted December 12, 2014 at 5:23 am | No comments

StrapGraphics has been in the business of designing custom leather straps since 2011. The brain child of two college friends who combined their experience in textile manufacturing and design to come up with this unique approach for treating leather, then printing on it.

Posted in: Gear Reviews, Reviews, Uncategorized

Red Dragon Cartel featuring Jake E. Lee – Flying High in Teaneck NJ

Red Dragon Cartel featuring Jake E. Lee – Flying High in Teaneck NJ

Posted December 11, 2014 at 10:29 am | No comments

Red Dragon Cartel featuring Jake E. Lee blasted into New Jersey with a sense of purpose and fury to perform for a packed sweaty crowd at Mexicali Live on December 5, 2014.

Posted in: Metal Reviews, Reviews, Rock Reviews

Judas Priest Unleashes their Metal Vengeance on the Izod Center in NJ!

Judas Priest Unleashes their Metal Vengeance on the Izod Center in NJ!

Posted October 24, 2014 at 5:32 am | 2 comments

When Rob Halford of Judas Priest thanked the crowd at the Izod Center in East Rutherford for allowing the band to make metal music for the last 40 years, he forgot one word; “GREAT.”

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Deep Purple Smokes the Mayo Center

Deep Purple Smokes the Mayo Center

Posted August 28, 2014 at 4:47 am | No comments

After an extensive tour of Europe and Asia earlier in 2014, Deep Purple is currently touring North America in support of their 19th studio CD, Now What!?. On one of their last shows on this US trek, the band stopped by the Mayo Center in Morristown NJ on August 24, 2014. Deep Purple are the forefathers of heavy metal and wrote the book on steel belted screams and driving soulful riffs.

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Jefferson Airplane Crown of Creation Review

Jefferson Airplane Crown of Creation Review

Posted August 28, 2014 at 3:28 am | No comments

As one of the most famous bands of the late ‘60s, Jefferson Airplane garnered large audiences with their breakthrough album Surrealistic Pillow featuring hits like ‘Somebody to Love’ and ‘White Rabbit.’ Unless you are a big Airplane fan, it is likely you know little about their 4th studio album Crown of Creation. That’s why I am reviewing the album for you here today, to draw attention to an amazing piece of work by 6 talented musicians.

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Def Leppard Delivers Hysteria and Pyromania Live in Tampa

Def Leppard Delivers Hysteria and Pyromania Live in Tampa

Posted August 4, 2014 at 9:10 am | No comments

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.

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