Interview- Greg Kihn

Interview
Greg Kihn
Greg Kihn Band
May 2017
By: Joseph Suto

 
Greg Kihn will forever be known for his two big hits “The Breakup Song (They Don’t Write ‘Em)” and “Jeopardy”. He also became a successful DJ at KUFX in San Jose. He rose through the ranks from a night time host to a top-rated morning jock. He is also an author and has written several novels, numerous short stories and two screenplays. We finally had the chance to catch up with Greg to find out what he’s been up to and what his future plans are. Continue reading

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CD Review- Styx- The Mission

CD Review
Styx
The Mission
2017
Alpha Dog 2T/UMe Records
Release Date: June 16, 2017
By: Thom Jennings

Styx surprised their fan base with the announcement of their first album of new material in 14 years. The Mission is an ambitious concept album that is the band’s best effort since Kilroy was Here, the last album by the band’s classic lineup. Continue reading

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Rundgren Makes A Strong Statement

Concert Review
Todd Rundgren
Riviera Theatre
North Tonawanda, NY
Wednesday May 10, 2017
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

Just when you think you figured Todd Rundgren out he throws you a curveball. Rundgren is back out on tour again this time in support of White Knight, his latest album. Wednesday evening marked the third time he has performed at the Riviera in under two years. Somehow Rundgren has managed to top himself at each successive show. The first two shows were geared towards his best-known songs and greatest hits. This time around he brought a vastly different type of show. Those who expected it to be a hits laden show were in for a big surprise. Continue reading

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Russell In Fine Voice At Buffalo’s Venu

Concert Review
Jack Russell’s Great White
Venu
Buffalo, NY
Thursday May 11, 2017
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

A small crowd gathered at Venu Thursday evening for Jack Russell’s Great White. Russell, the original voice of the hard rock blues band is one of the most recognizable voices from the MTV era. Despite the size of the crowd it did not deter the band or the fans from having a blast. Russell noted a few times at how great he thought the crowd sounded. Continue reading

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Poison Deals Out Traditional Good Time Show

Concert Review
Poison
Tesla
Times-Union Center
Albany, NY
Tuesday May 9, 2017
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

The kings of glam metal are on tour for the first time in five years. They roared into the Times-Union Center Tuesday and treated the state capital to a fun-filled evening for the first time since 2002. Poison’s brief 70 minute was full of all the obvious things that endear this band to its hardcore fans. They are currently winding down the first leg of their tour with Def Leppard and Tesla with a few select headlining dates, their first in some five years. Continue reading

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Looking Back: Jim Croce

Looking Back
Jim Croce
By: Joseph Suto

 

The story of Jim Croce is not glamourous. Croce, a singer-songwriter from South Philly, died at the young age of 30, just as his career was really beginning to take off. It was a long hard road for Croce who never really had the chance to enjoy his success. Continue reading

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