Savoy Brown – Kim Simmonds – 08/01/2014

By Thomas S. Orwat Jr. Kim Simmonds may not be the most famous musician in rock music, but he is definitely one of the most influential- either directly, or indirectly. The 66-year-old Welch guitarist was a British blues/rock music pioneer, starting in 1966, when he formed the band, Savoy Brown. The band relentlessly toured the... Continue Reading →

Lynyrd Skynyrd / Bad Company / Dead Daisies – Darien Lake PAC, Darien, NY-07/13/2014

Photos/Review by Thomas S. Orwat Jr. Darien, NY- The Lynyrd Skynyrd/Bad Company co-headlining tour touched down in Darien, NY last Sunday evening. Both legendary bands are celebrating their 40th anniversaries. While they drastically differ, stylistically: Lynyrd Skynyrd are the originators of American Southern rock, and Bad Company was 2nd to Led Zeppelin as England's most... Continue Reading →

Phil Campbell – MOTÖRHEAD – 02/22/2012

By Thomas S. Orwat Jr.   For nearly 40 years, the British heavy metal band, Motorhead, which features Lemmy Kilmister-vocals/bass, Phil Campbell-guitar and Mikkey Dee-drums, have been slaying audiences with their unique brand of no-frills, in-your-face rock n' roll.  While the band had faced a great deal of adversity, dealing over the years with incompetent... Continue Reading →

Johnny Winter – 08/6/2011

Johnny Winter By Thomas S, Orwat Jr.   The legendary blues n' rock pioneer, Johnny Winter is back! The 67 year old, multi-Grammy Award winner is currently on tour, and will be releasing an amazing new CD (Megaforce records) on September 27th, entitled - "Roots." This 11 track CD, consists of classic blues songs that inspired... Continue Reading →

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