“Hollystock 2014″ Invades South Jersey!

“The second one? Well, it was amazing!” These are the words of Zou Zou Mansour, front person for the band Soraia.  Zou Zou, bassist Travis Smith, drummer Jeff Leonard, guitarist John Glaubitz and keyboardist Jack Faracchio comprise this Philadelphia area group who will be performing at the third annual “Hollystock” in Mount Holly, NJ on Saturday August 9. Mansour was blown away ... Read More »

Interview: Geoff Tate of Queensryche

Interview: Geoff Tate of Queensryche by David Mederios It’s a very tumultuous time in the band Queensrÿche’s long and storied history. The founding members are in the midst of a lawsuit to determine who owns the rights to the band’s trademarks. It’s a sad chapter in the annals of the originators of progressive metal. After thirty years of making some ... Read More »

City Gardens Interview: “No Slam Dancing No Stage Diving No Spikes”

Welcome to my musical world! This is one man’s attempt to alert you to the best in area entertainment! “The beauty of the club,” explained author Amy Wuelfing, “Was that there was no judgment; you didn’t have to dress a certain way, or have a certain look, it was a totally accepting environment. There were everything from Mohawks to totally ... Read More »

Jonny Lang interview

By David Medeiros The long-awaited new studio album from blues guitarist Jonny Lang will be released on September 17th in the U.S. He was gracious enough to sit down with David Medeiros of Concert Blogger to talk about his start as a professional musician at 13, his early success, why it took so long for this album to be released, ... Read More »

Tom Keifer Talks to Concert Blogger About His New Solo Album

Interview by Kathy McConnell The Way Life Goes is the tile of Tom Keifer’s first solo album, set to be released on April 30th of this spring.  The album is a lyrically intimate account of Keifer’s life as he has battled sickness and the music industry, found love, and rediscovered his voice.  The Way Life Goes’ 14 new songs show ... Read More »

Sam and Lucas from Paradise Fears Talk About Writing Music, Touring and More

Interview by MARK SINCAVAGE Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Sam Miller and Lucas Zimmerman from the band Paradise Fears, which is a group of 6 young guys from South Dakota. We met up at a local coffee house in New Jersey, on a cold Winter’s evening, where we grabbed some coffee and headed over ... Read More »