Brandon Yeagley

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ROLLING STONES, GUNS N’ ROSES Covers Discussed With COMPULSIONS Main Man, Rob Carlyle

While talking about the importance of staying unpredictable as an artist, Rob Carlyle, front man for The Compulsions, was recently asked by Podcast Chit Chat about the band’s drastic reworkings of “Dead Flowers” by The Rolling Stones and “Dust N’ Bones” by Guns N’ Roses on the New York group’s newest full-length, Ferocious. Below is an excerpt of Rob‘s chat with host, Bob Huhn. Huhn: “And another way that you show… Read more »


“IZZY STRADLIN Would Be Amazing With You” COMPULSIONS Frontman, ROB CARLYLE, Responds

In a brand-new interview with Laurent Lépine of Kool Radio, Rob Carlyle, founder and frontman of The Compulsions, was asked “If you could choose the best lineup for The Compulsions, what would it be?” Although The Compulsions have featured several players from the ranks of Guns N’ Roses and New York Dolls, as well as Alec Morton (Monster Magnet, Raging Slab), Earl Slick (David Bowie, John Lennon), and… Read more »


UK Loves NY’s The Compulsions’ “Ferocious”

The new Compulsions album, Ferocious, rates an astounding 9 out of 10 according to widely regarded UK music magazine, Vive Le Rock! Read Mark McStea’s full review of Ferocious, “The Perfect Blend Of Rhythm N’ Groove” and “Low-Slung Rock N’ Roll With Attitude” in Issue #78 of Vive Le Rock! Grab it at newsstands now!… Read more »


THE COMPULSIONS – Ferocious – album review

There are certain genres of music that are associated with geographic regions. Speak of “Southern Rock” or “The British Invasion” or “The Seattle Sound” and instantly certain bands and songs come to mind. If someone mentioned the phrase “New York City Rock ’n’ Roll” what would you think? “Dark, gritty, raw, honest,” might be apt… Read more »