Tag Archives: Scott Murphy

The Damned Are Anything But!

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Interview by Scott Murphy February 24, 2017 – Hong Kong    Damn, you’ve got to say – 40 years after they formed in the UK, The Damned are one of the only torchbearers left from another era. As they say on one of their live albums, “All that was around was The Partridge Family, the Osmond Brothers and drum solos. Then we ... Read More »

Interview: The Man Behind Dragonland Music Festival

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Interview by Scott Murphy February 24, 2017 – Hong Kong  This weekend, the debut three day Dragonland Music Festival takes place outdoors in the heart of Hong Kong’s Central district. It’s billed as the first time EDM is meeting pop, but it’s more than that. Now that the pioneering music extravaganza Clockenflap is 10 years old this year, it also shows that ... Read More »

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 »