A Conversation with Elizabeth Cook

Elizabeth Cook is a woman of many talents.  Her groundbreaking records like Welder and Exodus of Venus set the bar for women in modern country music.  Additionally, she hosts the incredibly popular show Apron Strings on SiriusXM’s Outlaw Country channel.  I had the pleasure of talking with her and then catching her live the following … Continue reading A Conversation with Elizabeth Cook

Alter Bridge – Walk the Sky

8.5 out of 10 Alter Bridge is one of those bands that still feels like a “new” band even though they’ve been around for quite a while.  The band, made up of powerhouse vocalist Myles Kennedy, guitarist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips, released their first record One Day Remains back in … Continue reading Alter Bridge – Walk the Sky

Grand Funk Railroad, Wolf Den, Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, CT 10/19/19

Controversy has surrounded Grand Funk Railroad for the last twenty years.  These past two decades have seen a steady lineup up of original drummer/vocalist Don Brewer, original bassist Mel Schacher, vocalist/guitarist Max Carl, guitarist Bruce Kulick, and keyboard player Tim Cashion, but notably missing is founding guitarist/vocalist Mark Farner.  While certain fans refuse to acknowledge … Continue reading Grand Funk Railroad, Wolf Den, Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, CT 10/19/19

A Conversation With Beth Hart

They say “never meet your heroes”, apparently “they” never met Beth Hart.  A few weeks back I had the absolute pleasure of spending some time with Beth on the rooftop of her NYC hotel as we talked about her new record, War In My Mind, her career and so much more.  She is truly one … Continue reading A Conversation With Beth Hart

Rock Hall Class of 2020 Nominees

Earlier today the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced the nominees for induction into the class of 2020.  The 16 names on the list represent a mix of bands that have been previously nominated and first timers.  Although there are always bands that should have been on the list, this is a pretty comprehensive … Continue reading Rock Hall Class of 2020 Nominees