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Kandle - "Holy Smoke" review

Well it's not everyday that I hear a release (either from a band I follow, or a new band) when I really say "WOW!!!".  I mean, I have done that in the past but it’s almost like an evolution of…

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Queensryche "The Verdict" Review

I've had the latest Queensryche release "The Verdict" on heavy rotation on my headphones and speakers at home. It is fantastic. Probably one of the greatest Metal Albums that I've ever heard, and that's going up against Sabbath, Priest, Maiden…

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Kansas in Fort Lauderdale

Got back from a holiday trip to Fort Lauderdale seeing the American Progressive rock band Kansas.  You know the band, the ones who do “Dust in the Wind” and “Carry on Wayward Son”.  Seeing as I’m from Toronto Canada and…

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Neglected Live Material

Neglected Live Material 

Are there any musical artists whose material you feel has been neglected during live shows? 
For me a few bands come to mind such as Kansas and Iron Maiden.  Kansas released a new album in 2016…

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Digital vs Vinyl

There's nothing wrong with digital format if you're not that bothered with art work, lyric sheets etc. I do agree that with vinyl, cassette and CD there was more of an investment in music. First you had to save up…

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Iron Maiden Toronto Concert Review 2016

Iron Maiden Concert 
April 3rd 2016 - Toronto - Air Canada Center 
Spoilers….. 

It turns out that this is the twelfth time I've seen Maiden live, and this little tidbit of info will be relevant to my review of…

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Staying Relevant

I've seen a trend with some bands such as Kansas, Styx, Yes, Queensryche and Judas Priest.  The trend is at live concerts to focus mainly on the tried and true popular songs of the bands past, as opposed to playing…