Hidden Gems By Steve Hackett

Steve Hackett may not be a household name.  Among the progressive rock faithful he is known worldwide.  Hackett  initially gained fame for his unique guitar work with Genesis in the 1970's.  Since leaving the band in 1977 Hackett has established himself as  a prolific solo artist. Throughout the course of Hackett's long solo career he … Continue reading Hidden Gems By Steve Hackett

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Styx Concert Review: 05/20/2019

I recently had the great pleasure of seeing Styx in concert.  On May 20, 2019 the band performed at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown, New Jersey.  I have been a long time Styx fan, however this was my first time seeing the band live.  What an incredible experience! The band greatly exceeded my … Continue reading Styx Concert Review: 05/20/2019

Album Spotlight: Broken Skies Outspread Wings By Steve Hackett

Steve Hackett's  Broken Skies Outspread Wings (2018) box set is an extremely welcome trip down progressive rock memory lane.  For those unfamiliar with Hackett's musical output from the mid  1980's to  the earlier 2000's this box set is a fantastic jumping on point. More specifically this  box set covers Hackett's career from 1984 to 2006.  … Continue reading Album Spotlight: Broken Skies Outspread Wings By Steve Hackett

Song Spotlight: Throw Me Down By Kerry Livgren

Solo careers are an interesting aspect of the music industry.  As a member of a band a singer/musician/songwriter may experience a great deal of success.  Once that same member  launches a solo career it truly is a crapshoot.  There are many examples of solo career success stories including Phil Collins, Sting and Don Henley.   But … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Throw Me Down By Kerry Livgren