Author Archives: Joe Ryan

The Weight Band Comes to SOPAC in New Jersey on December 9th

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Interview by Danny Coleman “That’s Band fan territory so we’re really looking forward to it,” says Jim Weider, one of rock music’s most admired guitarists and member of The Weight Band as he discussed their upcoming 7:30 p.m. December 9 show at the South Orange Performing Arts Center, their new album and more.   Fixed with the task of replacing guitarist Robbie Robertson when the The Band reformed in 1985, Weider says ... Read More »

Vintage Trouble Rock the Troubadour in Hollywood

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Review + Photos by L Paul Mann November 15, 2018 | Hollywood, CA – Vintage Trouble came home to Hollywood to rock a sold-out crowd of adulate fans at the Troubadour nightclub. Lead singer Ty Taylor sang and danced like the ghost of James Brown, while guitarist Nalle Colt, bassist Rick Barrio Dill, and drummer Richard Danielson jammed blues rock like ... Read More »

Photos: Blondie guitarist, Chris Stein, discusses new book, POINT OF VIEW

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“POINT OF VIEW” Chris Stein book event November 30, 2018 | The Cooper Union, NYC Photos by Joe Ryan Chris Stein and Debbie Harry of Blondie were interviewed by Rob Roth (Blondie’s creative director), about Chris’ new photography book, POINT OF VIEW.  The hour long discussion took place in the Great Hall at Cooper Union in New York City and ... Read More »

Review of Guns N’ Roses at AsiaWorld in Hong Kong

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Review by Scott Murphy November 21 & 22, 2018 – AsiaWorld, Hong Kong Who knows what’s in the water they drink these days, but whatever it is, it’s working for Guns N’ Roses. Their three hour (!) 25 song show at Hong Kong’s sold out AsiaWorldExpo showcased a veteran LA rock act now in their fifties bidding to become an ... Read More »

“98° At Christmas a Holiday Tour” Heading to the East Coast

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Interview by Danny Coleman “If we have to be away from our families we might as well make it count so it’s a collection of our best stuff,” says Jeff Timmons of 98 Degrees as he discussed their current, “98° At Christmas The Holiday Tour,” the band reunion, their new release, “Let It Snow” and their upcoming Mayo PAC and Borgata shows here in New Jersey.    Formed by Timmons in 1996 along with Justin Jeffre and brothers Nick and Drew Lachey; ... Read More »

Photos: 2018 Hard Rock Hell XII in North Wales

Hard Rock Hell XII November 8-11, 2018 | Pwhelli, North Wales Photos by Pete Key For more info on Hard Rock Hell, please visit: Official website: https://www.hardrockhell.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hardrockhell Photos appearing on this page are the property of Pete Key. They are protected by U.S. Copyright Laws and will not be downloaded or reproduced in any way without the written permission of ... Read More »