Interview: Judas Priest Has the “Firepower” to Rock

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Interview by Danny Coleman  “I think all artists want to do new material and I say that including myself we always want to come up with new things or just play different grooves or new beats or whatever you can do. I mean nobody is gonna reinvent the wheel drum wise or I’m certainly not but it’s fun to do different stuff and ... Read More »

Grand Funk Railroad to Play Tropicana in Atlantic City, NJ

Grand Funk Railroad

Interview by Danny Coleman  “We’ve been touring with this band now since 2000 and the show has changed considerably over the years but really we focus on doing the hits,” said an upbeat Don Brewer of Grand Funk Railroad as he discussed the band and their upcoming February 24 show at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ. “We know the people who want to ... Read More »

Three Chances to See G3 in the Tri-state Area

Joe Satriani

Interview by Danny Coleman  “It’s been two weeks and a bit of a whirlwind just getting it started but we have had so much fun,” said legendary guitarist Joe Satriani of his current “G3 Tour” from a hotel in Denver, CO. “We have this beautiful day off and I almost don’t know what to do with myself (Laughs).”  Satriani has been lighting up stages with his ... Read More »

Steve Hackett Revisits Genesis at The Scottish Rite Auditorium in New Jersey

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Interview by Danny Coleman  “Oh geez no! It certainly doesn’t feel like 40 years ago but it feels good to do old stuff. “Wind and Wuthering” turns 40 and it will be good to celebrate it. The material stands the test and over the years the experience changes you; there is a certain amount of fog involved (laughs) but it feels good to know ... Read More »

Doc Rotten Has the Cure, a Tour, an EP and More

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Interview by Danny Coleman  “We’re 100 percent mediocre,” says Doc Rotten guitarist/vocalist Wes Dzurkoc with a loud laugh; “I’d say we are punk rock but more melodic.”  Born from the remnants of past projects, these Hamilton, NJ rockers are a great combination of humble talented personalities and attitude. “We were in a band called Too Far Gone,” explains drummer AJ Martinez; “When that ceased to exist, me, Wes and Mike (Bassist/Vocalist Romanowsky) started this band just ... Read More »

Interstellar Fortuneteller is Making Mischief

Charles Laurita

Interview by Danny Coleman  “Interstellar Fortuneteller” is the second release from Hamilton, New Jersey rockers Charles Laurita and The Mischief. Released in the fall of 2017, this follow up to their self-titled debut is not only a rarity in that it’s a concept album but it was also cut in two studios; one of which was built with their own hands.“We started out with a local ... Read More »