In Conversation With Mark Dawson

Interview
Mark Dawson
Lead Singer, Bassist
Grass Roots, Solo
December 2016

Mark Dawson is no stranger to our humble website. We first interviewed Mark back in 2012. Mark for those who may be unaware is the lead singer and bassist for The Grass Roots. Mark is also the on-air host of “making noise with Mark Dawson” on WOGR radio. Recently he also released another solo album entitled Off The Grid. We recently had the opportunity to chat with him and he gave us an update on everything he is currently working on. Continue reading

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In Conversation With Stephen Pearcy

Interview
Stephen Pearcy
Ratt, Arcade, Solo
January 2017

 

Stephen Pearcy will forever be known as the voice of Ratt. He did not however let his laurels rest on Ratt alone. He formed Arcade who had a degree of success even in the middle of the grunge era. He also had other projects such as Vicious Delight and Vertex. On top of all that he has had a solid solo career. He will be releasing his fourth studio album Smash on January 27. We had a chance to catch up with Stephen recently and he talked about Smash as well as the latest going on with Ratt. Continue reading

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Top Concerts of 2016

Top Concerts of 2016

It is that wonderful time of the year once again where our writers give their take on what they feel are the top shows of the year. With 2016 finally in the books Joe Suto and Dave Leary give you there picks. Continue reading

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Kissmas Bash 16 Not Your Ordinary Xmas Show

Concert Review
Kissmas Bash 2016
KeyBank Center
Buffalo, NY
Thursday December 15, 2016
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

The annual Kissmas Bash put on by radio station WKSE 98.5 took place at KeyBank Center Thursday evening. Despite the frigid temperatures outside the atmosphere was hot on the inside if you were one of the many patrons who adore the artists that grace this particular radio station. Over the years Kissmas Bash provides some of the biggest names in music (anyone remember when Cher played?) although more recently they seem to focus on up and coming, lesser established artists. Continue reading

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Pretty Reckless Play Short But Sweet Set In The Falls

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The Pretty Reckless
The Rapids Theatre
Niagara Falls, NY
Saturday November 19, 2016
Review & Photos: Jenipher

 

Niagara Falls played host to Taylor Momsen, Ben Phillips, Mark Damon and Jamie Perkins, also known as The Pretty Reckless. The band is out in support of their third effort, Who You Selling For, with touring bands Them Evils and The Holy White Hounds. Continue reading

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Alternative Buffalo’s Kerfuffle B4 Xmas

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Alternative Buffalo’s
The Kerfuffle B4 Xmas

KeyBank Center
Buffalo, NY
Friday December 2, 2016
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

If you wanted to check out bands who are on the cusp of breaking out or just under the radar then KeyBank Center was the place to be Friday evening. Radio station 107.7 hosted their 3rd Annual Kerfuffle Before Christmas. The show featured Judah & The Lion, Atlas Genius, Joywave, Capital Cities, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness and Dirty Heads. Continue reading

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