- Music Reviews
- September 23, 2020
20th Century in 100 Songs (Louisiana Red Hot Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Paul Rodgers, Jeff Beck and Ann Wilson unleashed a potent triple bill for the last night of their Stars Align Tour in Tampa. Michelle Wilson was there to rock out with the 70s superstars.
Dead Sara (Pocket Kid / Fontana Universal). Review by Jen Cray.
By all accounts, Adelitas Way vocalist/songwriter Rick DeJesus should have become a statistic. Ink 19‘s Elianne Halbersberg talks with the artist about how music — and VH1 — saved his life.
William Weikart, the mastermind behind the band Obscured by Clouds, is one literate and surprising person. Tim Wardyn unveils Weikart’s impressive cast of influences (including Chris Cornell and Baroque music), how ex-girlfriends contributed to one of the best songs on their album Psycheclectic, and how his bandmate Thee Slayer Hippy got his name.
Chris Cornell has taken his past out on the road, playing songs from Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, Audioslave and his own catalog of solo work. Jen Cray stopped by the Orlando date to sample the goods.
With five Mtv buzz-worthy bands on the bill (six if you count the unannounced special guest) and tickets going for a mere $22 a pop, it was no wonder that the 30 Seconds to Mars’ “Welcome to the Universe Tour” sold out Orlando’s Hard Rock Live. Jen Cray joined the echelon.
Out of Exile (Epic). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Thirty Seconds to Mars are deliriously sleep deprived when they sit down with me for a quick Q and A before taking the stage at Orlando’s Hard Rock Live.
After postponing the original show date to make history in Cuba, Audioslave finally arrive in Orlando to play an intimate venue in the midst of their arena tour. Jen Cray decides the wait was worth it.
A post-grunge double header, with Foo Fighters and Weezer. Jen Cray is awed.
What a day for Phillip Haire… Jane’s Addiction, Audioslave, Incubus, Queens of the Stone Age, Jurassic 5, The Donnas, The Distillers and others…
Antenna (RCA / BMG). Review by Stein Haukland.