Many years ago, in a makeshift home studio not far from where I type, a then unknown Michael Chabon began work on his first novel. All full of Pittsburgh, Pulitzer pipe dreams and enough hubris to recognize that, “the English language…it and I had something going…”. Surely, It would have been impossible for Chabon to… Read More Written Words Grip The Mind
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hierarchy of Steelesque.
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Pittsburgh resident Rob Eldridge hails from Swanton, Vermont, but he brings a little more old England than New England to his musical efforts. On the EP release under Eldridge’s pseudonym ‘Steelesque’, Eldridge sets a funked up Rolling Stones, Stereophonics, The Faces, Pearl Jam lovechild that has a unique sound with a familiar ring to it.… Read More “Johnny On The Spot” Review by Pittsburgh Music Mag
The opening notes of “Unchained” spewed from the guitar with guttural force. The drums hit those jungle beat rhythms timed with the bottom of the bass shaking the rafters. And the grand circus master arrived on stage with purpose and flair. Van Halen had come to conquer the town again. But, was this 1984 or… Read More Van Halen Back in the ‘Burg
February 7, 2012 has long time Van Halen fans crazed with anticipation. The media blitz that has been unleashed this month is unparalleled in VH history. There are no arguments as to who was the better lead singer anymore, just whether the material matches up to days gone by. The banter over many of the… Read More Van Halen Will Throw A World-Wide Party
Couture executes a triangle choke hold report by Alan D. Welding Saturday night August 28th, 2010 can be claimed by Randy “The Natural” Couture as a Boston Mass massacre. The UFC 118 fight lineup featured Couture versus the boxer Toney. For those that have always been on the UFC side of the MMA vs. boxing… Read More Boston Mass Massacre: UFC 118 Couture vs. Toney