Author Archives: Joe Ryan

Hollywood Gathers at El Rey Theater for Second Annual Rhonda’s Kiss Benefit

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Review by L Paul Mann, Photos courtesy of Rhonda’s Kiss November 3, 2016 – Hollywood rock musicians and film stars banded together to perform a sold-out benefit concert at the El Rey theater in Los Angeles. The second annual Rhonda’s Kiss benefit was organized by the family of Rhonda Stefanski, who passed away after a battle with stage four Pancreatic Cancer. Rhonda ... Read More »

“Similitude Of A Dream” is a Different Type of (Neal) Morse Code

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Interview by Danny Coleman “I always try and play to the song first and foremost whether it’s progressive, pop, metal or whatever,” says drummer Mike Portnoy as he discussed the latest upcoming tour and CD release, “The Similitude Of A Dream,” from The Neal Morse Band. “I adapt to different styles whether I’m a leader or a collaborator.”  Portnoy has been “Collaborating” with Morse for nearly two decades which is ... Read More »

Photos: Bowl 4 Ronnie Celebrity Bowling Tournament in Studio City, CA

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Bowl 4 Ronnie Celebrity Bowling Tournament Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund November 4, 2016 | Pinz Bowling Center – Studio City, CA Photos by Chris Brody   For more information on Bowl 4 Ronnie, please visit: Official website: http://www.diocancerfund.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RJDSUASCF/ All photos appearing on this page are the property of Chris Brody. They are protected by U.S. Copyright ... Read More »

Interview: Ex-Eagles Guitarist, Don Felder, Still Flying!

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Ahead of his upcoming charity concert at the first annual Hong Kong Rugby Union Ruck ‘n’ Roll Charity Ball on November 5th, ex-Eagles member Don Felder talks to Scott Murphy. With the song “Hotel California”, ex-Eagles guitarist Don Felder is responsible for one of the most recognizable rock riffs of all time. He’s written quite a few others too—many of ... Read More »

Uli Jon Roth To Release ‘Tokyo Tapes Revisited – Live In Japan

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November 8 , 2016 – One of rock ‘n’ roll’s most venerated guitar Gods, Uli Jon Roth, will be releasing a very special live performance from the Nakano Sun Plaza Hall in Tokyo, Japan on December 16th 2016 through UDR Music, titled Tokyo Tapes Revisited – Live In Japan. The performance is a celebration of Roth’s classic work with The Scorpions, ... Read More »

Andy Timmons Brings Us “Theme From A Perfect World”

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“Musicians, we have something that other people don’t,” started guitarist Andy Timmons as he took a moment to discuss his current tour and career. “About 10 years ago it hit me; not many people have the passion to keep doing things after all these years. A friend had come to one of my gigs and afterward we were talking and he said, “I wish ... Read More »