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Johnny A Talks About The Yardbirds 2015 Tour

By: Robert Cavuoto Johnny A of The Yardbirds The Yardbirds are back in action and gearing up for a Fall tour of the U.S., that will kick off on Friday, October 30 in Norfolk, Connecticut. Founding member and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jim McCarty, as well as renowned guitarist Johnny A, bassist Kenny Aaronson, singer/blues harpist/percussionist Myke Scavone, and guitarist/singer John Idan will tour ...

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Montana’s Crown Guitar Fest Delivers Magical Moments

By: Debra Devi This was the year Montana’s nonprofit Crown Guitar Festival & Workshop truly delivered on the promise it has had since it was a gleam in founder David Feffer’s eyes, as cross-genre collaborations between the world’s greatest guitar players materialized in dramatic fashion. Impromptu musical moments that could happen “only at the Crown” became the theme of the week Aug 30-Sep 6 at bucolic ...

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John 5 – Learning is my Drug and Inspiration Drives Me!

By: Robert Cavuoto John5 One of the hardest working musicians on the planet has to be guitar virtuoso John 5. He is out touring with Rob Zombie for the month of October and in November he embarks on a string of West Coast solo instrumental dates. And we can all look forward to the release of a Greatest Hits CD/DVD of fan favorite songs, and if that wasn’t enough, he is working on a new instrumental studio C ...

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The Winery Dogs – On a Hot Streak at the Playstation Theater in NYC 10/10/15

By: Robert Cavuoto The Winery Dogs performed at the Playstation Theater [formerly the Best Buy Theater] in New York on Saturday October 10th for the start of their Double Down World Tour 2015/2016. Poised on the cusp of greatness, the Winery Dogs are a powerhouse musical trio featuring three of the rock world’s most talented musicians – Richie Kotzen a guitar phenom, Mike Portnoy drummer extraordinaire [for ...

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Matt Brooks of Like a Storm – Awaken the Fire is Thematic, Cinematic, & Powerful!

By: Robert Cavuoto Like A Storm is blazing a trail across the U.S. with their distinctive brand of hard driving metal. Brothers Chris Brooks [lead vocals, guitar, didgeridoo, keys/programming], Matt Brooks [vocals, lead guitar, keys/programming], and Kent Brooks [bass, vocals, keys/programming] wrote and recorded their second CD, Awaken the Fire, amidst touring with such acts as Alter Bridge, Shinedown and ...

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Edgar Winter to Release Rebel Road for European Tour

Press Release Source: Republic Media Edgar Winter Blues Rock legend, multi-instrumentalist and former child prodigy Edgar Winter to release album “Rebel Road” as a full European release to coincide with his first European tour since 2011. “To me, the idea of the open road is a symbol of freedom, and freedom is what music is all about. It’s about living life on your own terms, and that’s what rebel road mean ...

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Rudolf Schenker of the Scorpions – The Legacy of an Illustrious Career!

By: Robert Cavuoto Fifty years since they formed, the Scorpions are still going strong. Lounging in retirement isn’t really in the cards. And, for the record, their 2010 Farwell Tour announcement was a bit premature due to the resurgence of interest from a younger audience and the success of their 2010 CD, Sting in the Tail. The band is fully fueled up and reenergized! To squelch any potential doubts, the b ...

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Neil Young Announces Album Performance Series: Bluenote Café

Press Release Source: Reprise Records Publicity Neil Young has announced that the latest Performance Series release from the Neil Young Archives is Bluenote Café – which will be released on November 13th via Reprise Records. The album collects various performances captured during Neil’s 1988 tour. This superb live 2-CD, 4-vinyl LP set documents one of Young’s most funky and heartfelt periods and features se ...

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Billy Morrison, God Shaped Hole – Delivering Punk Rock Ethos & Attitude

By: Robert Cavuoto Billy Morrison Guitarist Billy Morrison has a solid history playing rock/punk music including working with The Cult, Camp Freddy and more recently, Billy Idol and Royal Machines. On October 23, he’ll be releasing his second solo CD,  God Shaped Hole, and Morrison doesn’t back down from his punk roots – he runs full throttle. Morrison is joined by Billy Idol guitarist, Steve Stevens, and R ...

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Acoustic Virtuosos Martin Taylor, Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo in NYC

Press Release Source: Jazz Promo Services Vinny Raniolo, Frank Vignola and Martin Taylor On Sunday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m., Martin Taylor, Frank Vignola, along with up and coming artist Vinny Raniolo, will be serving their special blend of swing, the blues, and innovative takes on classical tunes at St. Joe’s Visual and Performing Arts Department, NYC. Tickets are HERE! ABOUT THE ARTISTS Pat Metheny calls M ...

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