Derek Davis

Articles with Derek Davis

DEREK DAVIS – Resonator Blues – Album Review

The family tree of rock music is traceable all the way back to the early blues artists of the 1930’s through the mid ‘50’s. Musicians such as Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, John Lee Hooker and Lightnin’ Hopkins were cited by the Beatles and Rolling Stones as being tremendous influences. To this day, guitar players still… Read more »

DEREK DAVIS – Hard Rock Soul Man

80’s metal is big business these days. There are cruises and festivals devoted to the genre that regularly cruise the oceans and tour the country. There are even parallel competing bands, each with a few original members, fighting legal battles for the right to use the same name (Ratt, Great White, L.A. Guns and Queensryche… Read more »

Former Babylon A.D. Frontman, Derek Davis is Re-Volting

Babylon A.D. was one of the more underrated hard rock bands of the late 80s-early 90’s.  Their first album was solid and hard-hitting, containing the hits Bang Go The Bells, Hammer Swings Down and Kid Goes Wild.  They had the talent and potential to be as huge as contemporaries such as Poison and Warrant.  Alas, given… Read more »