My Music Highlights From 2019

Brian May - New Horizons It has been far too long since Queen guitarist Brian May has released new music as a solo artist.  The last several years he has kept himself busy touring with Queen + Adam Lambert.  May has also recorded new music and toured with the highly talented singer Kerry Ellis.  Brian … Continue reading My Music Highlights From 2019

Song Spotlight: Taken Down Below By John Elefante’s Mastedon

Many rock music fans know singer/songwriter John Elefante primarily for his work with the band Kansas.  Elefante fronted the band from 1982 to 1984.  His role included lead vocalist, songwriter and keyboard player.  I am a big fan of the two albums, Vinyl Confessions (1982) and Drastic Measures (1983), that he recorded with Kansas.  After … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Taken Down Below By John Elefante’s Mastedon

Sweet & Bettencourt, A Band I Want To See And Hear

Stryper front man Michael Sweet has been on an incredibly creative run over the last few years.   The last three Stryper albums: No More Hell To Pay (2013), Fallen (2015) and God Damn Evil (2018),  are among the band's best work.  Sweet himself has recently released three killer solo albums: I'm Not Your Suicide (2014), … Continue reading Sweet & Bettencourt, A Band I Want To See And Hear

A Dying Planet – Facing The Incurable: A Vital Progressive Metal Debut Album

A Dying Planet may be a brand new progressive metal band, but the architects behind the music are veterans of the metal scene.  Jasun and Troy Tipton arrived on the scene in 1999 with the debut album of their progressive metal powerhouse Zero Hour. The band's second release, the brilliant concept album, The Towers Of … Continue reading A Dying Planet – Facing The Incurable: A Vital Progressive Metal Debut Album