Rock Talk

David Coverdale : ” Ahh yeah, It’s like a Sex Talk Darling”

This is how my conversation with Whitesnake’s David Coverdale started. The call came in and David actually said “Ernest? Is this importance of being earnest?”…as he was obviously referring to the 1895 play by Oscar Wilde. My phone cut out when I gargled back my reply to which the gentle tongued Brit said “where are you on the f**king space ...

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Son of a Milkman: My Crazy Life with Tesla by Brian Wheat

No, it’s not a play on words. Brian Wheat was actually conceived by the neighborhood milkman according to the bass player of Tesla and we’ll get closer to Brian in a minute. I have always been a huge fan of Tesla since the Mechanical Resonance album came out in 1986. Not only was it a great guitar riff-driven album, but ...

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Cher+Night Ranger+TSO+Whitesnake+H13= the Kick A$$ album Running Games

I am sure I got your attention;  But Cher you say? What does she have to do with some follicly gifted dude that played/plays in all of these hard rock bands? Well as a matter of fact, Joel Hoekstra is quite sought out for his guitar slinging abilities, and along with playing lead guitar for the legendary band Whitesnake and ...

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This GO GO Still Has the Beat & Brings the Heat !!

Holy schnikes ! as good old Tommy Boy would say. Yes some people tend 2 age gracefully and the Go Go’s bassist is certainly one of them. I had a chance to chat with Kathy Valentine yesterday about her autobiography “All I Ever Wanted” Concerning Belinda Carlisle and the rest of the Go Go’s (Jane, Charlotte, Gina, Kathy) ; if ...

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Rob Halford : Book ReView and InterView

Piss up you blag knocks & bloody rags. Yonks blimey chinwags rubbed bollocks eh ? Right ?? I have to admit that when I starting reading Confess, I ran for my British dictionary immediately. I mean, if they can translate books into Japanese and Spanish, while the bloody hell not North American English ? Actually I already knew what a ...

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The Pursuit Of Happiness w/ Hollywood Mogul Harry Shearer

No, the title has nothing to do with life and pursing the American dream or anything like that. It was actually the unexpected answer I received when I asked Hollywood actor/writer/radio host/comedian etc Harry Shearer recently. I mean I love their hit song, I’m An Adult Now and remember the cool video that accompanied it via Erica Ehm and Much ...

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Joey Landreth Figures Bryan Adams Is Going 2 B Big Someday

…and that day just happens to be 2day 🤣. Of course, it is the other way around, but how else could I insert my witty Seinfeld meme. Anyway, according to Joey, as I inquired if he was on a personal relationship with Bryan, he responded no, not all… he actually reached out to me on Instagram and said ‘Hey, I like ...

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Bill Leverty says the Devil from the U.P. is a Remarkably Talented Guy

Yes, the devil does play guitar and of course the violin ; contrary to local legend, he does not always call Georgia his home. Nashville, Hell, and even tiny little Sault Ste. Marie Michigan have been locations that he has worked his sinister craft. Of course I am not being literal, but the devil comes out when Jason Mapes plays ...

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It’s Such a Fine Line Between Stupid, and uh, Clever…

Yeah, it turns out that Rik Emmett is a big fan of the legendary rockumentary, This Is Spinal Tap. We will get back to this later. Before reading any further, Rik says click here   We are gathered here today to pay homage to one of the greatest guitar players not only in Canada, but in the entire world. On ...

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Vandenberg Meets David Letterman….

in court… the Hague  to be precise!  😲😲…nah, I am obviously kidding, but it’s a funny story I have to tell you. It was Me…..little, ol Me, that informed Vandenbergs legendary founder and guitarist Adrian, about some information regarding his own bands world tour that he didn’t know or was aware of. The ship with the Flying Dutchman and crew ...

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