The Best of 2017 (Feature)

The Best of 2017 (Feature)

First of all, hello, and welcome to Decibel Geek. For the uninitiated, we are a hard rock/heavy metal website and weekly podcast. Decibel Geek began as a weekly podcast presented by hosts Chris Czynszak and Aaron Camaro and has consequently grown into what you find here today. Alongside the weekly issued, absolutely free podcast episodes, our website features photo galleries from live events around the world as well a direct feed to our YouTube channel, DBGTV. Our website team encompasses some 40 authors and contributors…

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RICHIE KOTZEN – Salting Earth (Album Review)

RICHIE KOTZEN – Salting Earth (Album Review)

Unless you are a hardcore fan like I am, you probably have missed the happenings in the Richie Kotzen camp over the last 3 decades.  You may know him as a “guitar god”. You may remember he was a member of Poison and Mr. Big.  You may know he is in The Winery Dogs with Billy Sheehan and Mike Portnoy and that this supergroup released an INCREDIBLE 2 albums (The Winery Dogs and Hot Streak). …

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The Winery Dogs Play the Tokyo Dome!

The Winery Dogs Play the Tokyo Dome!

Winery Dogs – Tokyo Dome City Hall, Tokyo, April 20, 2016 Well, OK, maybe it wasn’t the actual Tokyo Dome, but that’s a good thing. Instead, across a giant plaza from the dome is something called the Meets Port, which contains this relatively new performance space called the Tokyo Dome City Hall. It was designed with acoustics for musical performances and my buddy and I were lucky enough to get seats literally on top of the soundboard….

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The Winery Dogs’ Evolve into a Hot Streak

The Winery Dogs’ Evolve into a Hot Streak

The Winery Dogs have played more than 100 shows together now, touring in support of their first album. As a more cohesive unit, there should be development in both the band’s playing and the songs that they write together. Even bassist Billy Sheehan (also of Mr. Big) said, “we definitely took chances… you have to do that – otherwise, you don’t grow.” So I was a little surprised that the lead single “Oblivion”, the first…

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Winery Dogs-Hot Streak (October 2, 2015)

Winery Dogs-Hot Streak (October 2, 2015)

The trio first exploded onto the rock scene with their self-titled, self-produced and critically acclaimed debut album that was released July 23, 2013 on Loud & Proud Records and a sold-out worldwide tour. The Winery Dogs debuted on Billboard s Top Alternative Albums chart at #3, Top Independent Albums chart at #4, Top Rock Albums chart at #5, Top Internet Albums at #8 and Top 200 Albums chart at #27. Hot Streak shows the powerfully pedigreed…

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