Top 5 Live Acts – Ep357

Top 5 Live Acts – Ep357

After reading an article written by Claire Gillespie from the website Delite documenting their list of the Top Live Bands of All Time, Aaron and Chris set out to compare notes with Top 5 Live Acts! The Delite article makes some interesting choices (30 of them in total) and we do not agree with all of them. How do our picks contrast with theirs? You’ll have to listen to find out! Top 5 Live Acts…

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Where You Come From – Detroit Ep214

Where You Come From – Detroit Ep214

This week Decibel Geek presents Where You Come From; a new ongoing series that explores the bands and history of a particular city and the first stop is Detroit, Michigan. With a robust rock history, the Motor City is well-represented from the early days of hard  rock and punk music up through today. In this hour-plus special, your hosts discuss the venues and artists that helped make Detroit rock! Tracks from such artists as Iggy…

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Nice Day for a DWaRf Wedding.

     July 25, 2014.  I’ve been looking forward to this day for months. For me, this beats all the other events of the summer. We’re heading down to Buffalo for a rockin’ concert and the wedding of Darrell Millar (aka Darrell Dwarf) and his long-time girlfriend, Stracey Burtch.The venue is one of the coolest I’ve been to.  Braun’s Bar and Grill, in the quaint little town of Akron, NY, is a favourite of the DWaRfs. The owner,…

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"Rise Up" With a Band Called Swirl

Ever heard of a band called Swirl?  Yes that’s right I said a band and not some style of tasty dessert which is rather what it sounds like.  Well, neither had I until I was recently contacted through The Meister’s Facebook Page and sent the seven song EP for review considerations.  Sometimes a gem just falls into your lap and that’s exactly what’s going on here. The lead song on this EP is “Fourth of July”,…

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My Son the Hurricane

Recently, my good friend Dawn contacted me and asked me if I was free to help her on June 9th. She didn’t tell me why, she simply told me that she desperately needed my help all day and night. As luck would have it, I was indeed available, and agreed to help her without any clue as to what she needed. All she would say at first was “You’re gonna hate me after it’s over! You’ll…

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Feel The Balls Of Steel. A Steel Panther Concert Review.

It was Thursday night and as our work day drew to a close, we began putting the finishing touches on our outfits for the Steel Panther concert. My trusty sidekick Victoria and I had been looking forward to the show for weeks now. Last time I saw Steel Panther it was the first opportunity in two and a half decades I had to wear my much coveted leather lace-up pants, so the wardrobe standard was set pretty…

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Yngwie Who?

The doors of the Phoenix Concert Theatre opened a little later than scheduled leaving an enormous crowd lining the sidewalk of Sherbourne St. in Toronto, buzzing with the anticipation of seeing guitar legend Yngwie J. Malmsteen. I had overheard one of the doormen say it had taken longer than anticipated to load in and set up Yngwie’s thirty seven Marshall amps hence the almost hour long delay to get inside. The crowd didn’t seem to mind…

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Episode 6 – Rik Fox Interview (Part 2)

Episode 6 – Rik Fox Interview (Part 2)

Direct Download Rik Fox is a pioneer, artist, and has a unique perspective as an inside source of the rise of the American hard rock and heavy metal era of the 70s, 80s, and beyond. Rik witnessed the ascension of KISS, The New York Dolls, WASP, & Motley Crue, among others. In Part 2 of this 2 part episode, Rik Fox takes you back to the early days of the L. A. metal scene, beginning…

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Episode 6 – Rik Fox (Part 1)

Episode 6 – Rik Fox (Part 1)

Direct Download Rik Fox is a pioneer, artist, and has a unique perspective as an inside source of the rise of the American hard rock and heavy metal era of the 70s, 80s, and beyond. Rik witnessed the ascension of KISS, The New York Dolls, WASP, & Motley Crue, among others. Part 1 of this 2 part Rik Fox special allows you to get an inside glimpse of what it was like to be in…

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