Contributor's Note: Mark Dean spoke with legendary bassist James Lomenzo for Madness To Creation on the Covid-19 pandemic, his latest project with Echobats, and the legacy of his career in hard rock and heavy metal music. James has been involved in many bands, most notably White Lion from 1984 to 1991, Megadeth from 2006 to … Continue reading (Mark Dean Interviews): Legendary bassist JAMES LOMENZO
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 126): JASON HARTLESS
Contributor's Note: World-renowned session drummer and drummer for Ted Nugent, Jason Hartless, appeared on the 126th episode of The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz. Jason also drums for Joe Lynn Turner and Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels. Jason has been mentored by the who's who of drummers, including Corky Laing(Mountain), … Continue reading (The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 126): JASON HARTLESS
(Concert Review) JOYOUS WOLF Live at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania (8/11/2019)
Recently, Joyous Wolf finished up their direct support run with hard rock heavyweights Buckcherry. If any band has gained some serious momentum in 2019, it has been Joyous Wolf. Joyous Wolf recently rocked the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania opening up for Buckcherry. "The Joyous Mob", as Joyous Wolf calls their fanbase, will not … Continue reading (Concert Review) JOYOUS WOLF Live at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania (8/11/2019)
Nick Reese and Robert Sodaro of JOYOUS WOLF Converses with Madness To Creation on Buddy Holly, “Quiet Heart” and Mental Health Awareness
Editor's Note: It was so good conversing with Nick Reese and Robert Sodaro of Joyous Wolf for Madness To Creation. This interview took place backstage at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa as they were getting ready to provide direct support for modern rock heavyweights Buckcherry. This band is riding a wave of momentum … Continue reading Nick Reese and Robert Sodaro of JOYOUS WOLF Converses with Madness To Creation on Buddy Holly, “Quiet Heart” and Mental Health Awareness
CORKY LAING of MOUNTAIN Discusses 2019 and How Music Don’t Care with Madness To Creation
Editor's Note: It was a blustery cold day as Corky Laing, the drummer for the legendary rock band Mountain, called in to discuss coffee, vinyl records, and playing with Warren Haynes of Gov't Mule. "Mississippi Queen" is one of the most famous classic rock songs in history as people look to that song along with … Continue reading CORKY LAING of MOUNTAIN Discusses 2019 and How Music Don’t Care with Madness To Creation
(Album Review) “Supernatural Alliance” by Octopus
The band out of Detroit, Michigan has about as many musical influences as there are tentacles on an octopus. Picture a modern day Jefferson Airplane meets post-grunge meets the classic yesteryear of groups like Mountain and Deep Purple and you get this eclectic mix known as Octopus. On March 30th, Octopus released their monster of … Continue reading (Album Review) “Supernatural Alliance” by Octopus
Corky Laing’s Pompeii “The Secret Sessions”, the cat is out of the bag!
On April 21st aka Record Store Day, Corky Laing's Pompeii released "The Secret Sessions". This special collection features a supergroup and it also features various special guests such as Eric Clapton, Dickey Betts of The Allman Brothers, and so much more! Sometimes, a record ends up getting lost in the shuffle, collecting dust, and forgotten … Continue reading Corky Laing’s Pompeii “The Secret Sessions”, the cat is out of the bag!
Corky Laing of Mountain Sits Down with Madness To Creation to Discuss Record Store Day and How 70 is the new 17!
Editor's Note: It is pretty well documented that legendary drummer Corky Laing of Mountain should belong on the who's who list of drumming in rock music history. After all, Mountain, along with Black Sabbath and Judas Priest. On Record Store Day, Corky Laing is releasing "Pompeii: The Secret Sessions", which will feature the singles "Knock … Continue reading Corky Laing of Mountain Sits Down with Madness To Creation to Discuss Record Store Day and How 70 is the new 17!
“Revolution on Repeat” by Troubled Horse, gritty and dirty never felt so good!
A light with a chain is hanging from the garage that smells of gasoline, dew from the trees, and rotting wood. The band hooks in their amps, equipment, and sets up their stage. They envision throwing down in front of thousands of people in an auditorium all the while playing for their neighborhood, although the … Continue reading “Revolution on Repeat” by Troubled Horse, gritty and dirty never felt so good!