This month's review is on the classic Ibanez Tube Screamer TS9 which has been reissued by Ibanez. I actually have an original, love the bright green color...I think everyone remembers the color!  The reissue looks the same, still Kermit...
The ribs and other kinds of food weren't the only things cooking at Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg, Florida during the middle of a weekend event called Ribfest. For it was on this mild, somewhat breezy Saturday, November 10 that...
Susanna Hoffs entered the quaint Atlanta venue known as Eddie’s Attic from the same door the full house of fans did Monday night and walked subtly to the stage and said, “Hello, this is our first show on the...
There's always a certain something to what a band like Heart does on record, as well as in concert.  And that something has to do with "class."  The rock-driven classiness that Ann & Nancy Wilson have delivered for just...
In listening to my advance copy of British blues guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor's third and newest album "Almost Always Never," I find myself awestruck by how amazing her guitar work is. Joanne gives such a hard-edged approach to her...
A hot, sticky and sometimes stormy Saturday, October 6 didn't stop Folkfest St. Pete from taking place at Albert Whitted Park near the bayfront in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida.  I went there to check out a couple of acts...
Playing to a full house at Eddie’s Attic last night and opening for Janis Ian, Diana Jones, American singer-songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee, opened the show with “Pretty Girl” and continued on to sing some of her other great songs...
Becoming a rock star is a terrific dream, but one that only very few ever realize and for those who achieve success, many end up at the wrong end of unscrupulous agents or abusing drugs and alcohol which ruin...
As I have been reading Ann & Nancy Wilson's "Kicking & Dreaming: A Story of Heart, Soul and Rock & Roll", which the sisters co-wrote with journalist and biographer Charles Cross, I find that not only did they live...
You don't hear much about female guitar instrumentalists, but one who has caught my attention is Aleks Sever.  A fixture on the Los Angeles music scene for nearly a decade, Aleks has taken styles from the likes of Prince...