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Not a “Missing Person” Terry Bozzio On The Road

Terry Bozzio

“It’s where I find the pureness of my expressions,” says world class drummer Terry Bozzio on the subjects of his drumming and music as he prepares for a series of upcoming area shows. Born in San Francisco, CA; Bozzio began toying with what would become his passion at the age of six by playing along to Tito Puente and Ventures records on whatever he could amass. Coffee cans, ... Read More »

Gerry Beckley debuts new album Carousel live at the Whisky A-Go-Go

Gerry Beckley

Review + Photos by L Paul Mann September 7, 2016 | Hollywood, CA – Gerry Beckley, best known as one of the founding members of the classic rock group America, played a special concert, debuting material from his latest solo album, Carousel, Wednesday night, September 7. The unusual private party at the Whisky A-Go-Go in Hollywood, was a stark contrast ... Read More »

Green Day Postpone First Three Dates of Upcoming Tour + Toronto Appearance

Green Day regretfully must postpone three of the first four dates of their upcoming tour and must cancel the Toronto appearance, all due to illness affecting several members of the band and its crew. The postponed dates are: St. Louis, MO on 9/20, Chicago, IL on 9/21; and Detroit, MI on 9/24. The show in Toronto, ONT on 9/23, where ... Read More »

The Dead Daisies “Make Some Noise” As Tour Grows Momentum

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“Make Some Noise,” is our first CD with Doug Aldrich and it’s just kick in the teeth rock; from the first track to the last it just kicks ass,” says lead singer John Corabi of The Dead Daisies. “The record, the tour, it’s all going great; the response from the crowds, the promoters, they’ve all been great too!”   Corabi took some time recently to discuss the band’s formation, ... Read More »

Howard Jones at The Paramount in Huntington, NY

Howard Jones at The Paramount Article and Photos by LJ Moskowitz

Howard Jones was having a slight problem with the equipment. It was the first show on the second leg of 1985’s Dream Into Action tour, and right on the heels of a successful Live Aid performance. Jones hit the stage at Miami’s James L. Knight Center and the crowd enthusiastically sang along through the first few songs when things took ... Read More »

The Art of Making Luv to the Beat with Watch The Duck

This weekend, while attending the Budwesier Made In America festival, I had the chance to catch a performance by a group I wasn’t very familiar with. Watch The Duck was performing on the Freedom Stage as I was passing by and two things caught my attention. The guitarist, Oscar White, was wearing a huge duck head, which really quaked me ... Read More »