I have been an enormous fan of the band Genesis since 1981. I discovered their music shortly after the release of their game changing album Abacab. I had never heard music quite like this before and I was hooked immediately. Abacab was the start of my lifelong love affair with the music of Genesis. As … Continue reading Progtastic Band Recommendations For Genesis Fans
In 2013 veteran band Earth, Wind & Fire released the album Now, Then & Forever. Like many releases by veteran acts in this new age the album received little attention. That is extremely unfortunate. As a long time fan of the band I would say that this is their strongest and most consistent album in … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Guiding Lights By Earth, Wind & Fire
She Makes Me (Stormtrooper In Stilettos) is one of the most unusual songs in the Queen catalog. For a band as eclectic as Queen that is saying a lot. From the unusual song title to the music the song is unique. If I had the opportunity to discuss only one Queen song with Brian May, … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Queen – She Makes Me (Stormtrooper In Stilettos)
How many would you accept? How many band members add up to a legitimate band? These days a band that consists of all it’s original members, like U2, is an extremely rare thing. Bands like Kansas, Foreigner, Styx and Journey are the norm. Their rosters mix and match founding members, long standing members with new … Continue reading Genesis – And Then There Were???
There are some fans that just want to hear Steve Hackett play Genesis songs. And then there are those who fully support the solo music that this brilliant musician has been producing for forty plus years. The latter group will appreciate a song like Anything But Love from Steve Hackett's recent studio album The Night … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Anything But Love – Steve Hackett
I am still basking in the afterglow of the Stryper concert at The Stony Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey on Wednesday May the ninth. It was an incredible show! A few days prior to attending the show I posted on a Stryper Facebook fan group. I stated that I would love to see a … Continue reading Stryper Live At The Stone Pony
Stryper recently released their newest album, God Damn Evil. First things first, this album ROCKS!!! Is it Stryper's best album? At this time I am inclined to say that it is not. That distinction belongs to Fallen (2015). However, I am reserving my judgement. Only time will tell, so ask me in a year and … Continue reading Album Spotlight: God Damn Evil By Stryper