UGLY KID JOE – Glasgow Garage (Concert Review)

UGLY KID JOE – Glasgow Garage (Concert Review)

The Band Ugly Kid Joe are celebrating the 25th Anniversary of their breakthrough album, America’s Least Wanted, released back in 1992 by an extensive tour playing most of the album each night. Pleasingly, they decided to return to Scotland to the Glasgow Garage. It had been a few years since I had previously seen them live, so I was curious to see how they would sound now. The good news is that as a band…

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Under the ACDC Influence – Ep284

Under the ACDC Influence – Ep284

DBG VIP and Decibel Geek writer, Steven Michael, joins Chris and Aaron for Under the ACDC Influence; a deep dive into bands that were influenced by the Australian hard rock giants. Steve and the guys discuss their love for ACDC, the evidence of their influence on rock and roll history, and spin a bunch of tracks by a bunch of bands that were influenced by Angus Young and company. Many fads come and go, and…

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Best of 2015 – Ep222

Best of 2015 – Ep222

This week your favorite hosts are back to share their very favorite albums and songs of the past year with Best of 2015! In this supersized episode, Chris and Aaron discuss and play their top 12 songs of the year. Why 12? Because there was way too much good stuff released to contain their lists to 10! You’ll get great tracks from The Darkness, Bulletboys, Local H, Eclipse, Scorpions, W.A.S.P., Clutch, The Dead Daisies, Mark…

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Album Review: Ugly Kid Joe – Uglier Than They Used Ta Be

Album Review: Ugly Kid Joe – Uglier Than They Used Ta Be

Ugly Kid Joe have returned with Uglier Than They Used Ta Be, their first full-length album since the very underrated 1996 release entitled Motel California. After that album failed to match the success of UKJ‘s previous releases and with some internal fighting going down, the band split up in 1997. Now after a long hiatus, the band regrouped in 2010 and followed up the reunion with multiple European tours and the 2012 release of the Stairway…

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Ugly Kid Joe-Uglier Than They Used Ta Be (October 16, 2015)

Ugly Kid Joe-Uglier Than They Used Ta Be (October 16, 2015)

Ugly Kid Joe, an American rock band from Isla Vista, California, formed in 1990 are set to issue Uglier Than They Used Ta Be on October 16, 2015. Ugly Kid Joe have released three full-length albums, two compilation albums and two EPs with their best selling records being As Ugly as They Wanna Be (1991) and America’s Least Wanted (1992), the former is notable for being the first EP to go platinum. The band broke up in…

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Buried Treasure 2 – Ep185

Buried Treasure 2 – Ep185

Back in October of 2013, Chris and Aaron had a brainstorm. They noticed that many people like songs from big albums by big bands but when those bands go “out of fashion” with the mainstream, they release some great work and much of that work gets ignored by the general music listener. The idea of Buried Treasure was born. This week Aaron and Chris present Buried Treasure II; a collection of great songs from some…

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Demolicious – Episode #175

Demolicious – Episode #175

  Sometimes it’s best to just start at the beginning; and this week we’re doing just that.   Aaron and Chris return this week to present Demo-licious; an hour-plus of the original inspiration for tunes from some of your favorite bands. You’ll hear unreleased songs from bands like KISS, Motley Crue, Cinderella, and Ace Frehley. You’ll also get the original demos for tracks that would take shape later down the road from bands like Van…

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