Author: Erika Thomas

TED NUGENT – Puckerbrushtanglezone!

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Guitarist, hunter, gun activist, author, TV host, outdoorsman, politician, husband, father, Madman!  300 days a year at 6:00 a.m. Ted Nugent is awake and ready to climb into a tree stand or crawl through a swamp.  He’s ready to do it all over again after a break for lunch and signing a few hundred items… Read more »


Kill Devil Hill – Live at Las Vegas Country Saloon

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Overlooking historic Fremont Street is the Las Vegas Country Saloon, which was host to a night of unbelievable music this past Saturday.  LVCS is not your typical Vegas venue. It’s extremely laid back, and definitely has the saloon feel once inside the doors. Substance, Protest, Girl on Fire, Black Water Rising and Eyes Set To Kill were… Read more »


Blood, Blades and Nugent; the American Way.

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NUGE!!  How else would one expect Ted Nugent to answer the phone?  Nugent says hello with piss and vinegar in his voice.  “I’m doing so good it’s stupid and willing to share it with you.  I hear you deserve me this morning,” he says jokingly.  Taking a break from his morning hunt, Nugent gladly tells… Read more »


DEF LEPPARD Standing The Test Of Time

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August 3, 1987 was the release date for one of the most iconic albums in rock history. Def Leppard’s Hysteria, being their fourth studio album, sold over 20 million copies worldwide, which also included 12 million in the U.S. and brought seven hit singles. Just three weeks after surgery, Phil Collen sits in the California sun… Read more »


DEF LEPPARD – Viva Hysteria

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Viva Hysteria began March 22 at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.  Hysteria, the album, celebrated its 25th birthday in August 2012 and was the band’s first time ever playing an entire album live.   Hysteria being one of their diamond albums and the fact they had never done anything… Read more »


STRYPER – No More Hell To Pay

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Sweet brothers Michael and Robert along with band mates Oz Fox and Tim Gaines release their eighth studio album, No More Hell To Pay on Frontiers Records. Michael on rhythm/lead guitar is still the driving force of vocals for the band and the voice is still as golden as ever.  Robert on drums, Fox on… Read more »


STONEY CURTIS BAND – Halo Of Dark Matter

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Stoney Curtis spent his formative childhood and teen years in Chicago, home of the blues. Curtis grew up not only listening to the greatest blues music in America; he was also influenced by the 70’s rock music scene of  KISS, UFO, Robin Trower, Zeppelin, Cream and Pink Floyd.  Naturally he has re-created that sound with… Read more »


JACKY VINCENT – Star X Speed Story

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Jacky Vincent was born and raised in Portsmouth, England but came to America at the age of 20 to join the band Falling In Reverse.  He now resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Vincent jokingly blames his father for his music career when his father gave him the album Appetite For Destruction by Guns N Roses when he was… Read more »


JACKY VINCENT – A Star Crossed Speed Story

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At 7:00 p.m. Los Angeles, California.  It’s time to break from band practice as Jacky Vincent from Falling In Reverse does just that to chat about his solo album.  “We’re all in L.A. at the moment having band practice.  We are getting ready to do a couple of small tours.  Latin America is first, then the… Read more »


STONEY CURTIS BAND – Falling Through The Halo Of Dark Matter

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Las Vegas!  Still sunny on a September afternoon yet not as hot as the 117 degree summer days that can melt your shoes.  Stoney Curtis, Chicago born and raised now calls Vegas his home. Spending his formative childhood and teens in Chicago, Home of the Blues, Curtis grew up not only listening to the greatest… Read more »


SAMMY HAGAR – Sammy Hagar and Friends

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Grammy Award®-winning and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Sammy Hagar celebrates four decades in rock and roll with his new album . This album is long-awaited since his last solo album release in 2008. Hagar has teamed with legendary artists from rock and country, along with past and present band mates for an album… Read more »


SOiL – Whole

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Metal fans are thrashing their heads for American metal band SOiL’s new album.  Whole, released last month, welcomes original front man Ryan McCombs back to the fold and marks their first album recorded with three of the founding members.  Other original band mates include Adam Zadel/guitar and Tim King/bass, two members who have been with… Read more »


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