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* The Coathangers, Phlegmboyant @ Vinyl Music Hall 06/03/18

A sacrifice. Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello or Raphael? I don’t know which one it was, but he didn’t last long. As quickly as Charlie (Phlegmboyant) threw the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle piñata off the stage, it was splintered and ripped apart... Continue Reading →


*SLIPKNOT @ the Pensacola Bay Center 04/29/15. INTERVIEW w/ JIM ROOT

“Reserved, insecure, rebellious... I really didn’t care much for authority." - Jim Root Just The Facts: Unpublished answers from my Pensacola News Journal interview with Slipknot guitarist Jim Root (#4)  for a feature promoting their Pensacola Bay Center show on August... Continue Reading →

* dada 20th anniversary tour: dada, 7Horse, Jerad Finck, Elyse Therose. 02/25/2013

Martin Scorsese knows music. The Hollywood director, whose track record of iconic films includes Raging Bull and Taxi Driver, is known for assembling songs to capture the mood of his movies. His most recent film, 2013's "The Wolf of Wall Street"... Continue Reading →

* Alan Parsons Live Project, That 1 Guy, Wolff @ Vinyl Music Hall + INTERVIEW W/ ALAN PARSONS 02/21/13

“I’ve been talking about Pink Floyd for 40 years and I think it’s time to stop now…I realized that it’s the 40 anniversary and everything, but they’ve made millions and I haven’t.”  - Alan Parsons Alan Parsons shut the door... Continue Reading →

* The Pretty Things Peepshow @ Vinyl Music Hall. 02/14/13

A burlesque show on Valentine’s Day. The Pretty Things Peepshow was a special gift for couples at Vinyl Music Hall. The company, which was formed in New York by Go-Go Amy, returned with Donny Vomit, Lil’ Miss Firefly, Vivacious Miss... Continue Reading →

* The Marshall Tucker Band, Timberhawk @ Vinyl Music Hall + INTERVIEW W/ DOUG GRAY 02/17/13

My father is rarely impressed. Be it by nature or by spending a lifetime in the Navy, seeing things he would never forget and things he wishes he could. Pop stopped by the office to treat me to lunch after... Continue Reading →

* Intronaut, Rainey’s Revenge @ The Handlebar + INTERVIEW W/ SACHA DUNABLE. 02/09/13

In the February 8, 2013 edition of the Pensacola News Journal, I referenced a show at The Handlebar that happened nearly a decade ago.On January 27, 2004, Mastodon was the tour support for stoner rock band Nebula. My band Cockfight... Continue Reading →

* Old 97’s, The O’s @ Vinyl Music Hall + INTERVIEW W/ RHETT MILLER 02/08/13

“Speaking of X, John Doe gave me some advice that I think back on a lot…he said, 'You don’t want to be a bar band. You’re better than that, you don’t want to spend your life just being in a... Continue Reading →

* Soul Asylum, Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts, Deadly Fists of Kung Fu @ Vinyl Music Hall + INTERVIEW W/ DAVID PIRNER 02/05/13

"Everything from your parents trying to keep you from dropping out of school to your bass player dying...if you want a life that’s free of obstacles, don’t join a rock band...Because there’s always something that needs duct tape or there’s... Continue Reading →

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