Artist Spotlight: The Who

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Artist Spotlight
The Who
Ranking The Top 25 Songs

 

 

 

The Who are one of the most influential rock bands that ever existed. They have one of the most instantly recognizable classic lineups in Roger Daltrey (vocals), Pete Townshend (guitar, vocals), John Entwistle (bass) and Keith Moon (drums). The band is currently touring under the moniker “The Who Hits 50”. Although Daltrey and Townshend are the last two original members, the core of the touring musicians have been on board since 2002. Continue reading

CD Review- Danko Jones

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Danko Jones
Fire Music
Bad Taste Records
2015
Producer: Eric Ratz
Review:Joseph Suto
✰✰✰½

Fire Music is the seventh full length release from Toronto rock band Danko Jones. Today the band consists of vocalist/guitarist Danko Jones, bassist John “JC” Calabrese and new drummer Rich Knox who makes his recording debut with the band. Continue reading

Interview- Pete Evick

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Pete Evick
Guitarist, Songwriter, Producer
Bret Michaels Band, Evick
June 2015

 

Pete Evick lives for the music. Ever since he was a young lad music was the one constant in his life. The guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer is now adding entrepreneur and author to his resume’. The longest tenured member of Bret Michaels solo band has kept very busy. We had the opportunity to talk to Pete so he could update us on his current ventures.

RSC: The Bret Michaels Band has recently gone through some changes. Can you tell us a little about the “new” guys? Continue reading

CD Review- Whitesnake

 

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Whitesnake
The Purple Album
Frontiers Records
2015
Review: Joseph Suto
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Although the possibility of a David Coverdale/Ritchie Blackmore reunion could not come to fruition, fans of Deep Purple Mark 3 &4 still get a chance to rejoice. Coverdale took his current version of Whitesnake into the studio to revisit his time in Deep Purple with a powerful batch of updated versions. Gems such as “Burn”, “Stormbringer”, and “Soldier Of Fortune” are among the highlights of the latest Whitesnake release simply titled The Purple Album. Continue reading

CD Review- Zac Brown Band

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Zac Brown Band
Jekyll + Hyde
Republic Records
2015
Various Producers
Review: Dave Leary
✰✰½

 

Ah, Zac Brown. He famously called out Luke Bryan’s “That’s My Kind of Night” as “the worst song ever”. And for the first track on Jekyll and Hyde, we have “Beautiful Drug”. Now, even though this band has enjoyed great success at country radio, Brown has said they have always played whatever they’ve felt like playing, even though they have the country label. Continue reading

CD Review- Alabama Shakes

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Alabama Shakes
Sound and Color
ATO
2015
Producers: Blake Mills and Alabama Shakes
Review: Dave Leary
✰✰✰✰

Alabama Shakes’ 2012 debut, Boys & Girls, was an auspicious one, earning 3 Grammy nominations and a gold record. Sound & Color, the band’s second release, debuted at #1 on the Billboard album chart. Lead singer and guitarist Brittany Howard has already established herself as an electrifying presence both on stage and in the studio. Continue reading