Tag Archives: Leslie West

Album review: MOUNTAIN – Live In The 70s

MOUNTAIN - Live In The 70s

Voiceprint [Release date 12.11.21] Fronted by guitarist and vocalist Leslie West, Mountain formed in New York in 1969, taking their name from the former Vagrants West’s first solo album, and their classic line-up saw West joined by bassist Felix Pappalardi, … Continue reading

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Album review: LESLIE WEST – 5 Originals, Got Live

LESLIE WEST - 5 Originals

5 Originals (3CD) Voiceprint [Release date 21.05.21] The late great Leslie West is, perhaps, best known as the founder, guitarist and vocalist of the legendary American rock band Mountain, also pioneers of heavy metal and blues rock. The band took … Continue reading

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Album review: DANNY BRYANT – Blood Money

DANNY BRYANT – Blood Money

The Pete Feenstra Feature – Danny Bryant (13 December 2015) by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud In this hour radio special Pete Feenstra chats to Danny Bryant and plays tracks from ‘Blood Money’ Jazzhaus  [Release date 29.01.16] Danny … Continue reading

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Album review: LESLIE WEST – Soundcheck

LESLIE WEST – Soundcheck

Provogue [Release date 27.11.15] ‘Soundcheck’ is probably more of a significant album title than you might originally realize, if only because the arrangements on this album sounds like something Leslie West might tinker with in that dead time just before … Continue reading

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Gig review: CORKY LAING BAND /Rainbreakers – 100 Club, London,15 November 2015

CORKY LAING BAND /RAINBREAKERS – 100 Club, London,15 November 2015

Tonight, Mountain drummer Corky Laing looks like a man who is prospering without the combined egos of Leslie West and Jack Bruce in front of him (think Mountain and West Bruce & Laing). Pitching up at the 100 Club at … Continue reading

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Gig review: JARED JAMES NICHOLS with GLENN HUGHES, Electric Ballroom, Camden, London, 1 November 2015

JARED JAMES NICHOLS - Electric Ballroom, Camden, London, 1 November 2015

Tonight the Electric Ballroom plays host to the master and apprentice as Glenn Hughes reinforces his credentials as a rock god, while Jared James Nichols shows plenty of energy and promise, but still has a way to go to reveal his … Continue reading

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Gig review: JOE BONAMASSA, Brighton Centre, Brighton, 30 October 2015

JOE BONAMASSA, Brighton Centre, Brighton, 30 October 2015

And so to Joe Bonamassa in Brighton, on the Mascot magical mystery tour bus, with a stick of rock in my hand, blues in my veins, refreshments close to hand and ear plugs at the ready. The mystery is simply wondering … Continue reading

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Gig review: VIRGIL & THE ACCELERATORS – Borderline, London, 29 September 2014

VIRGIL & THE ACCELERATORS – Borderline, London, 29 September 2014

Tonight is arguably the most significant gig of Virgil & The Accelerators young career. It’s their central London showcase for the hard hitting ‘Army of Three’ album. And on an unseasonably warm Monday night, they play their early evening set … Continue reading

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Album review: LESLIE WEST – Still Climbing

Provogue/Mascot [Release date: 28.10.13] ‘Still Climbing’ is an aptly title album and metaphor for the guitar heavyweight Leslie West who has rebuilt his career since his leg amputation. The album finds the former Mountain guitarist with a surprising amount of … Continue reading

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