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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 »

Iceland’s Secret Solstice 2018 Announces Phase 1

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Iceland’s Secret Solstice, the world’s most unique festival held during 96 hours of never-ending sunlight during the summer solstice, has announced their phase 1 lineup for their fifth edition with Stormzy, Steve Aoki, Bonnie Tyler, Death From Above, Jet Black Joe, 6lack, Goldlink, J Hus, Charlotte de Witte, Skream, A-Trak, Masego, IAMDBB, Högni and 40+ additional international and local Icelandic ... Read More »

Don McLean Announces New Album ‘Botanical Gardens’ Available March 23

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Iconic American singer, songwriter and performer Don McLean is set to release his new album Botanical Gardens on March 23rd 2018 via BMG. With over 40 gold and platinum records worldwide, his prowess for writing timeless songs is once again captured on Botanical Gardens, as he artfully weaves country, Americana, folk, and boot stomping rock for an eclectic, yet American ... Read More »

Alan Parsons Project Plays Chumash Casino Resort Santa Ynez

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Review + photos by L Paul Mann January 26, 2018 |  Santa Ynez, CA –  Longtime Santa Barbara County resident Alan Parsons brought his latest incarnation of The Alan Parsons Project to a full house of adoring fans in the Samala showroom of the Chumash Casino Resort, the last weekend of January. Parsons, a legendary music producer and one of the most potent ... 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

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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 »