A Conversation with Michael Wilton

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Michael Wilton
Queensrÿche
2014
By: Joseph Suto

 

 

 

After a lengthy lawsuit it appears that the fight over Queenrÿche has finally settled as the band and former singer Geoff Tate have reached an agreement where bassist Eddie Jackson, drummer Scott Rockenfield and guitarist Michael Wilton have successfully agreed to purchase Geoff Tate’s portion of the Queensrÿche name. Continue reading

Q & A – Jim Florentine

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Jim Florentine
Helium Comedy Club
Buffalo, NY
Wednesday April 16, 2014

 

 

 

Wednesday night comedian Jim Florentine took to the stage at Helium Comedy Club in Downtown Buffalo. One of the co-hosts of That Metal Show is also known for his work on the Comedy Central show Crank Yankers, Florentine’s one hour set had the packed house laughing along start to finish. Continue reading

Interview- Mark McGrath

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Mark McGrath
Sugar Ray

 

 

 

Mark McGrath is the lead singer with Sugar Ray. He also was a co-host of Extra as well as host on Don’t Forget The Lyrics. McGrath also organized the first Summerland with Everclear’s Art Alexakis and has since branched off on his own Under The Sun tour. Sugar Ray played a pair of dates in Niagara Falls, Ontario at The Fallsview Casino and Resort this past weekend. We had the chance to catch up with Mark so he could fill us in on the latest.

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Interview- Jim Crean

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Jim Crean
Hair Nation/Jim Crean Band
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When one thinks about the local music scene in western New York, one of the first names that comes to mind is Jim Crean from Hair Nation. Crean has been rocking bars and niteclubs in the Buffalo area since the eighties. He has opened many a show for such national acts as Bret Michaels, Slaughter, Dokken just to name a few. Crean has played in almost every venue in town that mattered over the years including every Rock N’ Roll Heaven location there ever was (and there’s been plenty). We recently caught up with him and talked about things past, present and future. Continue reading

Interview- Gunnar Nelson

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Gunnar Nelson
Interviewed on October 18, 2013
By: Joseph Suto
 

The Ricky Nelson Remembered show will hit the Fallsview Casino October 24-30. For ticket information click here

 

We recently caught up with Gunnar Nelson and he filled us in on all that he and his twin brother Matthew are currently up to. Matthew and Gunnar Nelson are proudly touring and playing Ricky Nelson songs in a format in which Gunnar called a “we’re not doing a tribute show, we’re doing a celebration, our Dad was our best friend.” He also called it a high-energy rock show meets an A&E Biography. This is one show you will not want to miss. Gunnar also revealed what their upcoming plans in 2014 entail. Continue reading

2013 Interview- Avril Lavigne

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Avril Lavigne
Interviewed September 25, 2013
By: Joseph Suto

 

 

 

 

Avril Lavigne literally burst onto the scene out of nowhere in 2002 with her debut release Let Go. Let Go skyrocketed up the charts all the way to number 2 in the U.S. on the strength of her three top ten singles “Complicated,” “Sk8er Boi” and “I’m With You.” Her second release Under My Skin reached number one Continue reading