- Event Reviews
- August 18, 2017
Blondie and Garbage bring their Rage and Rapture Tour to Orlando, and Jen Cray is in heaven.
To the Top (Plowboy Records). Review by Christopher Long.
Charging faster than an angry Great White Buffalo, the Motor City Madman, Ted Nugent, unleashed a rock and roll love fest of Gonzo proportions in Orlando, nearly steamrolling Christopher Long.
Move It On Over (Rounder Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
The Morlocks Play Chess (Popantipop). Review by Sean Slone.
Bus flu and pesky amateur photogs can’t keep The Pretenders from rocking the Taft Theatre on their first extensive headlining tour since 2003. Sean Slone keeps tally.
Cold As Ice (Telarc). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Rock’N’Roll Etiquette (Narnack Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
"Melodic with a touch of groove and an anemic, very white approach to the vocals, but still soulful." Gail Worley talks to Johnny Marr, currently of The Healers and formerly of the Smiths, and manages to keep it together. Mostly.
The legacy and history of the legendary Chess Records is examined in Nadine Cohodas’ new book, Spinning Blues Into Gold. Bob Pomeroy takes the book for a spin.
Rats Live On No Evil Star (Treasure). Review by David Lee Beowulf.
The Anthology (MCA/Universal). Review by Hal Horowitz.
Legendary bluesman John Lee Hooker passed away June 21st, and the world is a quieter place. James Mann offers a heartfelt tribute.
Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater at Blind Willie’s in Atlanta, GA on January 7, 2001. Concert review by Roi Tamkin.
Interview by Matt Thompson