Tag Archives: Scott Murphy

A Helluva Journey: Interview with Jonathan Cain

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Interview by Scott Murphy February 12, 2017 – Hong Kong |  In April, after much demand for those who never stopped believing, Journey will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Astonishingly, this year marks the group’s 44th year together as a band. But, as even casual music fans know, it’s the near two decade on-off stint with lead ... Read More »

Loud And Fast Rules At Metallica’s Hong Kong Debut

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Review by Scott Murphy + Photos by Ken Nevia January 17th, 2017 – AsiaWorld Arena, Hong Kong Metallica was loudica and fastica during their show at Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Arena on Friday night. They were thrilling and awesome too. Yet the first ever city appearance by the San Francisco thrash metal veterans was important on a couple of other levels as well. ... Read More »

Bryan Adams in Hong Kong: Review by Scott Murphy

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Review by Scott Murphy January 14th, 2017 – AsiaWorld, Hall 10, Hong Kong BLINK AND IT’S THE NINETIES! Time stands still for Bryan Adams’ first Hong Kong show in over two decades… When Bryan Adams last played in Hong Kong, the Handover was looming, the internet was more an idea than an actuality and the city was riding on a wave ... 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 »

Adam Lambert + Queen thrill nearly 10,000 fans during their Hong Kong debut

Review by Scott Murphy September 28, 2016 | Hong Kong – Adam Lambert is an astonishing singer. His range is near operatic, able to transform “We Are The Champions”, the well known, overplayed anthem by Queen, into a fresh, thrilling experience. Upon seeing him perform 21 songs over the course of the group’s Hong Kong debut before nearly 10,000 people ... Read More »

Prince and The City: Hong Kong 2003

By Scott Murphy Early in 2003, Hong Kong was a scary ghost town. Rumors were rife about a mysterious, contagious disease that decimated a person’s respiratory system and seemingly overnight, one mask became two, then two became six million. At its worst, the unknown plague called SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) not only sent bodies to the morgue physically…it crippled ... Read More »