- Music Reviews
- October 23, 2020
Brace Yourself (Pirate’s Press). Review by Scott Adams.
John 5 and the Creatures give a class in Guitar God 101 at the Social.
Peoria’s power-pop purveyors teleport coast-to-coast on extensive U.S. “Invasion” tour.
Action Painting (Numero Group). Review by James Mann.
Thelma & the Sleaze wowed the crowd at Will’s Pub!
Walter Carter has acquired the first ‘burst Les Paul. Oh, one can dream…
Loves You (Put Together). Review by James Mann.
Heartbreak (Omnivore Recordings). Review by James Mann.
The world mourns the loss of a true musical master, Doc Watson.
Gemma Ray slams one clever cultural retro-reference into another, all the while wielding her harmonies alongside the tones from her Gretsch — deliciously awry. At least that’s how May Terry hears it.
The Best of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame + Museum Live (Universal Music / Time Life). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Too young to be fully cognizant of the more embarrassing excesses of Gothic music over the past twenty years, the young Turks of NYC’s own Blacklist are, perhaps unwittingly, the best hope of redeeming Goth-metal. Fresh from a European tour complete with horned hotel antics, Blacklist frontman and provocateur Josh Strawn told Ink 19 all about how he learned to stop worrying and love Motorhead and Scott Walker equally.
Author Charles R. Cross delivers a unique and detailed account of Led Zeppelin‘s recording history — one platinum-selling record at a time.
James Mann finds it hard to say goodbye to an American Genius, and recounts all the wonderful ways he said hello.
Are you ready to scream your lungs out?! Dave Grohl was. So were over 80,000 fans as they packed Wembley Stadium for a performance that was two parts ferocious rock and one part classic rock. All this makes Tim Wardyn want to go to a Foo Fighters concert so badly that he can taste the sweat flying off the TV. We’ll let him explain.
It takes some serious skills to make moody, indie rock sound new and fresh, but Low Vs. Diamond does just that. Jen Cray was wooed by their swagger and elegance at a recent Orlando date.
Merri Cyr tries to catch lightning in a camera lens in this re-issue of her 2002 scrapbook of intimate reflections on legendary musician Jeff Buckley. S D Green wonders if Buckley was ever really here at all.
Thanks to a Dark Night of freelance unemployment that brought her Weezer, Gail Worley brings Ink 19 an interview with Pat Wilson, who totally rocks.
How Do You Like The Sound Of That (Arclight). Review by Jen Cray.
A behind-the-scenes look at rock ‘n’ roll royalty and their most prized possessions. Jen Cray passes on the overpriced food and pulls back the denim n’ leather curtain.