Tag Archives: Boston

Album review: DECARLO – Lightning Strikes Twice

DECARLO - Lightning Strikes Twice

Frontiers [Release date 24.01.20] DeCarlo are Tommy DeCarlo (who has been a member of Boston since 2008) and co-founder (and son) Tommy DeCarlo Jr., along with drummer Dan Hitz. The songs have been written over a number of years, the … Continue reading

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Album review: MICHAEL THOMPSON BAND – High Times, Live In Italy

MICHAEL THOMPSON BAND - High Times, Live In Italy

Frontiers [Release date 24.01.20] Michael Thompson’s reputation as the rock world’s original “go to guitarist” is unassailable. Though none is needed, he provides ample proof of his skill and virtuosity here. And understandably cashing in his cultural stock in the … Continue reading

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Album review: ALLIANCE – Fire and Grace

ALLIANCE – Fire and Grace

Escape Music [Release date 24.05.19] Robert Berry (vocals, bass, keyboards), Boston guitarist Gary Pihl and drummer David Lauser (Sammy Hagar), are back with a new Alliance album – their first in ten years. Only missing from the previous albums is … Continue reading

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Gig review: GIANTS OF ROCK – Butlins, Minehead, 26-29 January 2018 (Day 2)

John Verity - GIANTS OF ROCK - Butlins, Minehead, 26-29 January 2018 (Day 2)

Day 2 – Saturday John Verity opened up shop on a damp Saturday with a thoughtful blues rock set, not overplaying his own solo material (new album: Blue To My Soul) and treating us to some familiar standards including ‘Cocaine’ … Continue reading

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Gig review: MOONDANCE JAM – Walker, Minnesota, USA, 21-23 July 2016

CHICAGO - MOONDANCE JAM - July 2016

Considering the previous generation thought rock n roll was a passing fad, and given the pace of change in the industry, it is a substantial feat for any rock festival to reach a 25 year milestone. It is even more … Continue reading

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Album review: ONE THOUSAND YEARS – Get Your Rabbit’s Foot And Run

Arguably, the only two reasons you will ever have heard of Fremantle, Western Australia (population 25,000) are that AC/DC’s spiritual leader, Bon Scott, grew up there (in the sense that it was there that he got older, though perhaps not wiser) and … Continue reading

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News: ANVIL, TIM BOWNESS, REO SPEEDWAGON – Thursday 30 April 2015

Burning Point release their self-titled new album on June 12th on their new record label AFM Records. Supremacy is a new band featuing singer Claus Lessmann (ex-BONFIRE), Michael Voss (CASANOVA/MAD MAX),Robby Boebel (ex-FRONTLINE/EVIDENCE ONE), Axel Kruse (ex-JADED HEART) and former … Continue reading

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Gig review: BOSTON, CHEAP TRICK – Sandia Casino Amphitheatre, Albuquerque, New Mexico USA, 22 July 2014

BOSTON, CHEAP TRICK - Sandia Casino Amphitheatre, Albuquerque, New Mexico USA, 22 July 2014

In Boston’s own words ‘it’s been such a long time’ for UK fans who would need to be 50 or over to have seen their last shows here in 1979. To catch the legendary band whose self-titled 1976 monster arguably … Continue reading

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Album review: BOSTON – Life, Love & Hope

Boston - Life, Love & Hope

Frontiers www.frontiers.it [Release date 09.12.13] Relatively quick in Boston terms at just over ten years since the last album ‘Corporate America’ and some songs of that album get reworked by Tom Scholz on this album, a man always on a … Continue reading

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Album review: JOHN KLINE – Different Drummers

Wet Present Records [Release date 23.11.12] With the exception of the title track which features drummer Michael Arata, ‘Different Drummers’ is a completely self penned, engineered and produced album by multi instrumentalist John Kline. He leads on guitar, but plays … Continue reading

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