Author Archives: Joe Ryan

Blondie Unveils New Single “Long Time”

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March 22, 2017 – Today, Blondie has released “Long Time,” the new single off of the band’s forthcoming 11th studio album Pollinator (BMG). Blondie collaborated with Dev Hynes (AKA Blood Orange) on the new track that pays tribute to the band’s 20th Century trailblazing, while fitting perfectly in a 21st Century pop landscape. “Long Time” channels a deliberate echo of Blondie’s ... Read More »

Interview: Chris Hornbrook Never Lets His Senses Fail

Chris Hornbrook

Interview by Danny Coleman “Struggling musician? Yeah, for the most part it’s definitely a struggle but it’s a struggle that’s worth it. This is far better than working the corporate life, you can’t put a price on doing what you love.”  Those are the words of professional drummer Chris Hornbrook as he discusses life on the road and his current “Roll” on tour with Senses ... Read More »

Final Day of the 2017 Okeechobee Music Festival

Review + Photos by L Paul Mann March 5, 2017 –  The final day of the 2017 Okeechobee Music Festival dawned cold and breezy with many exhausted music fans passed out all about the festival site. But another day of fantastic music from many genres got people motivated early despite their exhaustion. Even after four days of nonstop partying many ... Read More »

Day 3 Okeechobee Music Festival Reaches Zenith As Massive Line-Up Turns In Peak Performances

Review + Photos by L Paul Mann March 4, 2017 | Okeechobee Music Festival – Day 3 of the Okeechobee Music Festival dawned chilly and breezy. Non-stop partying began taking its toll on festival goers, and many took advantage of the cooler temperatures to get some actual sleep. But as high noon approached both Aquachobee beach and center Chobeewobee began ... Read More »

Photos: HRH AOR Festival in Pwhelli, North Wales

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Hard Rock Hell HRHAOR4 March 10-11, 2017 | Hafan y Mor holiday Park, Pwhelli, North Wales Photos by Pete Key LA GUNS MICHAEL MONROE LITA FORD KANED ROMEOS DAUGHTER DAYLIGHT ROBBERY LOVE HATE AUTOGRAPH DAMN DICE FM ESTRELLA SUMMERS DEVIL FIRE PAUL LAINE SAINTS OF SIN SLAUGHTER WALKWAY For more info on HRH AOR Festival, please visit: Official website: Facebook: ... Read More »

Interview: 10,000 Maniacs Revitalized and Road Ready

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Interview by Danny Coleman “Yeah I am, yes I am in the band. I’ve been in this band for so long in one capacity or another that when I left or leave it’s like a hiatus,” said a laughing Mary Ramsey of the recently revitalized 10,000 Maniacs. “I’ve been with the band as a background singer, fiddle player and once Natalie left Lombardo and I decided ... Read More »