TOP TEN TREASURES – 2016 Rock Albums

Time has passed quickly as the world has spun almost its allotted 365 times around the sun and rock music has developed and changed and records have been produced that have made my heart race a bit faster. 2016 has been a bumper year for all sorts of rock genres.   The Big Three of thrash released powerful new albums and new bands brought their debuts and wore their snotty hearts on their sleeves.  The year…

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Wallygator’s Top 10 Albums of 2016

Another year older and what do we have to show for it? Turns out some very excellent music and as always the Decibel Geek writers are hard at work compiling their top 10 lists. The Decibel Geek writing team has grown in numbers this year, and I am very excited to see the final Official Decibel Geek Top 10 of 2016 list that is created using the Meister‘s elaborate point system reflecting each writer’s top 10…

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Brand New Video From A REBEL FEW!

Brand New Video From A REBEL FEW!

If you are a fan of the Decibel Geek Podcast then you most likely are already aware of the band A REBEL FEW. If not, there is still time for you to rectify this situation as A Rebel Few‘s debut CD As The Crow Flies is quite possibly the greatest listening experience you will have this year. Produced by Sterling Winfield (Pantera, Damageplan, Texas Hippie Coalition) and mixed by Howie Weinberg (Rush, Metallica, Slayer) the album is…

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A REBEL FEW Video Viewing (News)

A REBEL FEW Video Viewing (News)

Canadian hard rockers A REBEL FEW are inviting fans to Join the band at the Princess Theatre in Waterloo, Ontario to check out their new video for the song “Rebel Few”. Join the Facebook event page for all the details: A Rebel Few Video Viewing The band issued their As The Crow Flies album back in April, reviewed on Decibel Geek by our very own Wallygator Norton. As The Crow Flies Album Review. In his review,…

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WTFest – Brantford Ontario Canada – Saturday June 25th 2016

WTFest – Brantford Ontario Canada – Saturday June 25th 2016

            WTFest – Brantford Ontario Canada – Saturday, June 25th, 2016 When the 2nd annual WTFest lineup was announced back in January, I thought it would be a good time to go listen to some music and have a few beers with my son John as his birthday was close to the event. Even though the bands were a bit too “new” for an old guy like me, it was still rock music and not…

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“Victorious Rock Stars” – A Rebel Few CD Release Concert.

“Victorious Rock Stars” – A Rebel Few CD Release Concert.

I know I have written about this before, but I have often imagined what it would have been like to witness one of the legendary bands before they broke. Being one of the fortunate ones to see Motley Crue at the Whiskey A Go-Go, maybe Metallica up in the San Francisco clubs or maybe Guns and Roses at the Troubadour as they honed the songs that would soon become Appetite For Destruction. A time when…

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A Rebel Few – As The Crow Flies (Album Review)

A Rebel Few – As The Crow Flies (Album Review)

WOW! What the hell just happened? Excuse me a moment while I catch my breath, get something to drink and rest my now scrambled brain. Every once in a while (and it is becoming more and more rare) an album comes along that totally shakes the earth’s core leaving a path of melted faces and blown minds. March 21st, 2016 = face melted and mind blown. I am truly worried about the seismic activity that…

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A Rebel Few – As the Crow Flies (April 22, 2016)

A Rebel Few – As the Crow Flies (April 22, 2016)

A heavy hitter of Southern rock with an injection of groove, Cambridge, ON’s A Rebel Few is comprised of ex-West Memphis Suicide members Chris Raposo (Vocals-Guitar), Barry Martin (Guitar), Chris Spiers (Drums) along with Adam Shortreed (Bass). Playing music to fill the void not only for themselves, but for those who connect with their sound, the band has already shared the stage with Steel Panther, Jackyl, Skid Row, Killer Dwarfs, Anvil, Kill Devil Hill, Texas Hippie…

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Hoser Heavy Metal Hour Vol4 – Ep216

Hoser Heavy Metal Hour Vol4 – Ep216

For the fourth consecutive year, the Canadian Decibel Geek team of Wallygator Norton and Rich “The Meister” Dillon, the Hoser Heavy Metal Twins, return to the Decibel Geek airwaves. In what has become a yearly tradition in which regular weekly podcast hosts, Chris and Aaron take their Thanksgiving off and the Canadians host the episode, the duo from The Great White North present an episode jam-packed with music from Canadian artists. Due to schedule alignment…

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