- Staff Picks
- July 23, 2021
Big Whoop. Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Eddie Van Halen was a gifted golden guitar god. His talent – immeasurable. His catalog of music – impeccable. And his legacy will live forever.
A Taste for Mojo. Review by Stacey Zering.
Legendary Rock Photographer Bill O’Leary snapped darn near every band of note in the past forty years. Float down memory lane from Zappa to Alice Cooper.
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.
I Am Nice (New West Records). Review by James Mann.
A modern-day prog metal onslaught by top-billed Between the Buried and Me delights throngs of Orlando diehards and entertains Christopher Long.
Van Halen, the one fans fell in love with, the one with the diamond frontman who knows how to throw a kick, won a new fan in Jen Cray during an awe-inspiring Orlando show.
One thousand lucky Orlando fans experienced a virtual 3-D all-star rock and roll event sponsored by Jägermeister! Chris Long could’ve used a little more rock and a little less talk.
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.
Live At Budokan (Epic/Legacy). Review by Scott Adams.
Christopher Long joined 14,999 other fans at the St. Pete Times Forum for Van Halen’s reunion show — sorta.
Luna Salerno (Self-Released). Review by Sean Slone.
Open Fire (Relapse). Review by Jen Cray.
World Play (Soul SirkUS Records). Review by Andrew Ellis.