Nostalgia is a powerful force, and Christopher Long’s account of hair metal icons Poison and their 2006 tour puts Ian Koss in a reflective mood.
Rise (Cleopatra Records). Review by Christopher Long.
The Way Life Goes (Deluxe Edition) (Cleopatra Records). Review by Joe Frietze.
Reimaginator. Review by Joe Frietze.
Ridiculous Empire (Cool Midget). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Tragic City Symphony (New Ocean Media). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Icky Thump (Warner Brothers). Review by Jen Cray.
The Roots of Guns N’ Roses (Deadline Music). Review by Joe Frietze.
Original Soundtrack (Hollywood). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Kiss,hair bands,tribute,cover,homage,80’s,Whitesnake,Cinderella,Melvins,Styx,Various,Spin the Bottle - A Tribute to Kiss,KOCH Records,Joe Frietze
A Tribute to Kiss (KOCH). Review by Joe Frietze.
The year 2003 isn’t officially over until we’ve had Gail Worley’s picks from the mountain of interviews she did over those twelve months. It’s a rock zeitgeist!
Springhead Motorshark (Spitfire). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Even if only his status as one-quarter of Led Zepplin is taken into account, few could deny that John Paul Jones deserves to be revered. But more than 20 years after the end of Zep, Jones remains a vital and diverse artist. Gail Worley talks to a true musical legend.
Twelve Classic Heavy Metal Hits (Hip-O). Review by David Lee Beowulf.
Poison, with Cinderella, Dokken, and Slaughter, at Hard Rock Live in Orlando, FL on September 3, 2000. Concert review by Troy Jewell.
Live at the Key Club (Deadline). Review by David Lee Beowülf
Recently on Ink 19...
Carl F. Gauze reviews this comprehensive look at the early works of Muppets creator Jim Henson by Craig Shemin.
Frank Bello’s new memoir Fathers, Brothers, and Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, and Anthrax takes us from a New York childhood, to Anthrax stadium tours, to fatherhood with the charming informality of a conversation with an old friend. Then I’m Gone, Bello’s first solo EP, provides accompaniment. Joe Frietze reviews.