Gig Leaves Hynde The Talk Of The Town

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Chrissie Hynde
Massey Hall
Toronto, Ontario
Thursday October 30, 2014
Review: Joseph Suto

 

 

It had been almost five years since Chrissie Hynde last graced a North American stage. It was much too long as far as the fans in attendance at Massey Hall Thursday evening were concerned. The Toronto show also marked the first date of her twenty-five date tour in support of her solo release, Stockholm. Continue reading

Jennings: Rock Is Dead?

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Sammy Hagar and Vic Johnson

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Thom Jennings
Rock Music Critic

 

 

 

The iconic band that coined the phrase “Long Live Rock” back in the 1970s will be hitting the road to celebrate their 50 year run. Coined “The Who Hits 50!” will certainly sell out a few major arenas, but the title suggests that this may indeed be the final run for the band that had its first farewell tour way back in 1982. Continue reading

A Conversation With Dizzy Reed

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Dizzy Reed
Guns ‘N’ Roses
Dead Daisies
By: Joseph Suto

 

 

 

We recently had the opportunity to talk to Guns N’ Roses and Dead Daisies keyboardist Dizzy Reed. Reed was able to fill us in on everything he is currently up to with both bands and gave us an inside look on all his other projects. The Dead Daisies were on the road opening the Kiss/Def Leppard tour this August as well as played some dates opening for Lynyrd Skynyrd and Bad Company earlier this summer. Continue reading

Intimate Setting Proves Fitting For Morissette

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Alanis Morissette
Seneca Niagara Events Center
Niagara Falls, NY

Saturday October 4, 2014
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

 

Alanis Morissette sporting a new hairdo, took the stage at Seneca Niagara Events Center Saturday evening in front of a capacity crowd. Her dark hair was replaced with a strawberry blonde look although it was still worn straight. Morissette is currently touring under the Intimate and Acoustic moniker. Continue reading

Priest Leaves Rochester Rockin’ Til Midnight

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Judas Priest
Mariner Jeep Arena @
Main Street Armory
Rochester, NY
Wednesday October 1, 2014
Review/Photos: Joseph Suto

 

When one thinks of the term “heavy metal” the first name that comes to mind synonymously is Judas Priest. So it was no surprise when the band kicked off their first tour since 2012 Wednesday night inside the hot, cavernous Main Street Armory in Rochester that there was an anticipation of things in the air. Continue reading

The Heat Goes On For Asia

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Asia
Rapids Theatre
Niagara Falls, NY
Friday September 19, 2014
Photos: Thom Jennings

 

Asia brought their Gravitas tour to Niagara Falls, Friday evening to a decent sized crowd that gathered inside the Rapids Theatre. Gravitas marks the bands first album with new guitarist Sam Coulson who took over last year when original guitarist Steve Howe left to focus on Yes and other projects. Continue reading