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Gig review: SUMMERFEST – Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 28 June-9 July 2017

In a world of constant change in popular music, for a festival to celebrate its 50th year, as Milwaukee’s  Summerfest did this year, represents a lifetime. I’d been to the festival certified by Guinness World Records as the world’s biggest … Continue reading

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Gig review: STATUS QUO – The Hydro, Glasgow, 20 December 2016

STATUS QUO – The Hydro, Glasgow, 20 December 2016

‘Is it the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning?’ That was the quandary set by Quo a few albums back and it seemed quite relevant tonight. This gig was part of the ‘Last Night Of The … 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: MOONDANCE JAM – Walker, Minnesota, 17-19 July 2014

Moondance Jam - Walker, Minnesota, 17-19 July 2014

There cannot be many places that match the ambience of Moondance Jam as a rock festival, set in beautiful countryside of woods and lakes in northern Minnesota and with the friendliest atmosphere that can be imagined. Surely the Mid-West of … Continue reading

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Album review: REO SPEEDWAGON – Live At Moondance Jam

CD/DVD – Frontiers Records [Release Date 29.11.13] It’s a strange feeling to be reviewing a CD of a gig I have fond memories of attending, especially as it was nearly four years ago and the band are scheduled to play … Continue reading

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Album review: DENNIS DeYOUNG – Desert Moon/Back To The World

BGO Records www.bgo-records.com Dennis DeYoung was the vocalist and keyboards player in Styx, a band he helped form and left under a cloud in 1999. These two solo albums are re-issued on one disc with sleeve notes from Neil Daniels, … Continue reading

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Gig review: REO SPEEDWAGON – Empire Rockfest, Belleville, Canada, 25 July 2013

A couple of hours East of Ontario, Belleville is a modestly sized city of only around 50,000, but for three days it was the AOR capital of the world. Somehow the organisers, the local Empire Theatre, had lined up Journey … Continue reading

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