Posted: July 10, 2012 in Uncategorized

One of the best bands in the Midwest – FALLEN ANGEL!

Bands in Review

FALLEN ANGEL

Shark City – Glendale Heights, Illinois – Friday, July 6, 2012

Fallen Angel is:

Wolfe – Lead Vocals
K – Guitar, Keyboards, Effects, Backing Vocals
Savarra – Bass, Backing Vocals
CJ – Drums, Backing Vocals

Single Set:

  1. God Like Me
  2. Tear
  3. Fade
  4. Death
  5. Addiction
  6. Emily
  7. Shattered
  8. Let Me Out

It has been written throughout the centuries that a fallen angel “is an angel who has been exiled or banished.  Often such banishment is a punishment for rebelling.”  Fallen Angel, currently performing in and around Chicago as well as throughout the Midwest, accepts such punishment, all in the name of furthering their extremely striking, and awe-inspiring rebellious craft.

So how does one define the original music performed by Fallen Angel?   Do these works fall under the heading of Symphonic Metal?  Maybe Hard Rock?  That’s one of the great things about Fallen Angel: These angels don’t fall for…

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Bands in Review

Pearly Gates

Penny Road Pub -Barrington, Illinois

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Single Set:

  1. Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
  2. Beast and the Harlot – Avenged Sevenfold
  3. California Songs – Local H
  4. Nightmare – Avenged Sevenfold
  5. Killing in the Name Of – Rage Against the Machine
  6. Afterlife – Avenged Sevenfold
  7. My Hero – Foo Fighters
  8. Under the Bridge – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  9. Funk 49 – James Gang/Joe Walsh
  10. Can’t Stop – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  11. Breed – Nirvana
  12. Unholy Confessions – Avenged Sevenfold
  13. Nothing Else Matters – Metallica
  14. Buried Alive – Avenged Sevenfold
  15. Crazy Train – Ozzy Osbourne
  16. Free Bird – Lynyrd Skynyrd

From time to time, concerns over the future of rock and roll music are openly contemplated, typically during periods of transition – such as now.  The most oft questions are usually, “What will the next generation of rockers bring to the stage?  Will they even KNOW how…

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Posted: June 22, 2012 in Blues, Classic Rock, Garage Rock, Gigs, Hard Rock, Performance, Rock

“Bands in Review” is separate blog I run in association with my new business, Northwest Indiana Talent (NWI Talent). This is a review I did of the band Flash-Point performing live at Growlers in Highland Indiana. Enjoy!

Bands in Review

Flash-Point

Growlers On Highway – Highland, Indiana  –  Saturday, June 16, 2012

Reference Set: Set 1

  1. Green River – Credence Clearwater Revival
  2. Hard To Handle – Otis Redding/Black Crowes
  3. Born To Be Wild – Steppenwolf
  4. Blood and Roses – The Smithereens
  5. Tush – ZZ Top
  6. Gimmie Three Steps – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  7. The Weight – The Band
  8. All Along the Watchtower – Bob Dylan/Jimi Hendrix
  9. Kryptonite – 3 Doors Down
  10. Cat Scratch Fever – Ted Nugent
  11. Pride and Joy – Stevie Ray Vaughn
  12. Drift Away – Dobie Gray
  13. Smoke On The Water – Deep Purple

Flash-Point, a local area Classic Rock/Modern Rock group out of Griffith, Indiana, is a band that can rock with the best of ’em!

Opening their show promptly at 10 PM, Flash-Point got the joint jumping by kicking things off with the CCR classic, “Green River.”  Progressing effortlessly through their set, they had something for everybody:…

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Posted: March 7, 2012 in Humanitarian
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An amazing documentary and call to action!

Just watch it:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4MnpzG5Sqc