Tag: Poison

A Decade in the Rearview

A Decade in the Rearview

Features

Where does the time go? Contributing writer Christopher Long reflects on his first decade with Ink 19.

My Way

Screen Reviews

In rural Pennsylvania a pair of gorgeous musicians head out to L.A. and try to make it big in rock and roll.

Shout It Out Loud

Shout It Out Loud

Print Reviews

A quick and witty read, this is a feel-good story from the heart that definitely is worth the read, no matter what your beliefs.

Stryper

Event Reviews

Mightier than Motley and prettier than Poison, ’80s So-Cal metal missionary poster boys Stryper returned to Orlando for some arena-rock-style praise and worship. Long time fan Christopher Long was in the front pew.

Mötley Crüe

Event Reviews

With enough bad blood between the bands to make Keith Richards envious following a transfusion, the Mötley Crüe/Poison/New York Dolls Tour was more of a Deathmatch than a good-time, glam revival. Chris Long snuck in on the action.

Bret Michaels

Event Reviews

Shortly before the Poison frontman suffered serious medical issues, Cindy Barrymore got to see the man in action in Chicago.

Poison

Music Reviews

Poison’d (EMI). Review by Christopher Long.

Allister

Interviews

What’s the difference between young bands and old bands, and why would you want to be one and not the other? Lynn Wallace talks to Allister and finds out.

Yes No Maybe

Music Reviews

Pieces of the Puzzle EP (Memphis Records). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.

Spin the Bottle

Music Reviews

Kiss,hair bands,tribute,cover,homage,80’s,Whitesnake,Cinderella,Melvins,Styx,Various,Spin the Bottle - A Tribute to Kiss,KOCH Records,Joe Frietze

Andrew W.K. and the Death of Irony

Features

Ink 19 is proud to host a roundtable discussion on the significance of Andrew W.K. Is he pop’s first “demi-ironist,” or does he just plain “suck”? Christopher R. Weingarten, M. David Hornbuckle, and Ned Davis explore the possibilities in a spirited debate.

Britny Fox

Music Reviews

The Best of Britny Fox (Columbia/Portrait/Legacy). Review by David Lee Beowulf.

Quiet Riot

Music Reviews

Metal Health (Portrait / Epic / Legacy). Review by Gail Worley.

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Henry V

Henry V

Archikulture Digest

Blood, guts, and kicking butt in France — it’s the age-old story of Shakespeare. Carl F. Gauze once again enjoys the salacious violence and complicated plot points of Henry V, in the moody dark of Orlando Shakes.

New Music Now 011: Nora O’Connor

New Music Now 011: Nora O’Connor

Features

On today’s New Music Now, Judy Craddock talks to our musical guest, Nora O’Connor, about her solo album, My Heart, and the captivating new music she’s listening to right now. Tune in for great music, and more ’90s references than you can shake a scrunchie at.

Big Time Gambling Boss

Big Time Gambling Boss

Screen Reviews

Writer Kazuo Kasahara and director Kôsaku Yamashita transcend genre conventions to create the memorable film Big Time Gambling Boss. Phil Bailey reviews.

Frank Bello

Frank Bello

Features

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.