In Conversation With Jack Russell

Interview
Jack Russell
Jack Russell’s Great White, Solo
January 2017
By: Joseph Suto

 
Jack Russell’s Great White will finally be releasing their debut entitled He Saw It Comin’. This will be Russell’s first album since 2009’s Rising. Following the split from the original Great White, Russell went to work on forming his own band with guitarists Robby Lochner and former Great White bassist Tony Montana. Rounding out the line-up is drummer Dicki Fliszar and its newest member bassist Dan McNay. We had the opportunity to talk to Jack Russell and find out about the new album. We also talked about the fantastic tribute album Great Zeppelin. Grab a cup of coffee sit back and enjoy! Continue reading

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CD Review- The Pretty Reckless

CD Review
The Pretty Reckless
Who You Selling For
2016
3 Stars
Cooking Vinyl Records
By: Jason Ryan

When The Pretty Reckless released their first album back in 2010, it was easy to dismiss them as a vanity project – a post-grunge group fronted by a teenage girl whose day job was a weekly portrayal of Jenny Humphrey on the CW’s Gossip Girl. Seven years down the line, though, it’s clear that The Pretty Reckless isn’t a sideline for Taylor Momsen, it’s what she does. Continue reading

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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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