Danko Jones: “There is no community in hard rock music”

Danko Jones: “There is no community in hard rock music”

Speaking with the Cobras & Fire Podcast, Danko Jones spoke about the difficulties of being in a straight up Hard Rock artist versus a Metal artist.  At the 51:28 mark he says: “Being in a metal band or a punk band even an indie rock band whatever that is. There’s an infrastructure behind that.  There’s a scene and a community that helps support it.  Or at least puts you in the right context.   And when you’re…

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Tony Harnell – “I Hated The Name (TNT)”

Tony Harnell – “I Hated The Name (TNT)”

Former TNT vocalist Tony Harnell was a guest on the Cobras & Fire Podcast.  When asked about the name TNT being used by AC/DC cover bands he said: “When I joined the band in 84’. One of the things I really tried to convince them right off the bat, I tried to convince them to change the name.  That was one of the first things.  They got sick of it because I wouldn’t let it go. …

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Bruce Kulick Thrilled Vinnie Vincent Appearing At The Atlanta KISS Expo

Bruce Kulick Thrilled Vinnie Vincent Appearing At The Atlanta KISS Expo

Speaking with the Cobras & Fire Podcast, Bruce Kulick shared his thoughts on Vinnie Vincent making his first public appearance in sometime at the Atlanta KISS Expo on January 20th saying “I’m thrilled about it.  I’m very curious about it.  You couldn’t have a more mysterious figure from the band.  Because most of the band does interviews, Vinnie does nothing like that.  What do you know about Vinnie except for crazy stories?   I’m really hoping…

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DANKO JONES – Wild Cat (Album Review)

DANKO JONES – Wild Cat (Album Review)

Danko Jones – Wild Cat Release Date – March 3rd Record Label – AFM Records Danko Jones is to Rock as heavy petting is to teenagers.  Vastly unheralded in the United States Danko Jones is to me, a synonym for Rock n Roll.  He and his band embody the truest spirit of rock n roll.  I’ve never met the man but I envision one who’s alarm clock blasts “For Those About To Rock” by AC/DC,…

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AXL/DC. Rock? Or Bust?

AXL/DC.  Rock?  Or Bust?

It’s a good day for anyone who had 2016 in the “What year will Axl let Duff and Slash back in GNR and replace Brian Johnson in AC/DC” pool. Vegas has been known to take some crazy bets.  If someone came up to the counter and said, “I would like wager a 100K Axl reunites with Slash and Duff for a tour as well as replaces Brian Johnson in AC/DC in 2016.” They would gladly…

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Album Review: Monster Magnet – Cobras & Fire

Album Review: Monster Magnet – Cobras & Fire

Way back in 1998, I heard “Spacelord” from the Powertrip release, and saw the video, I still watched videos back then. Hoping and praying that I would see and hear something to get me out of the musical funk from about 1993-1998. Oh, I was so hopeful for this band. The video was amazing, pyro, huge metal riffs and some growling melodic singing. Good stuff then. Not my stuff ever since. I have kept trying to like each…

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