Reality kicked in years ago so I'm not expecting any kind of instant glory. I do still like to peck away at a few live solo acoustic things here and there.
One way to stay fairly fresh is to have a few fairly recent recordings handy. When festivals come around the area I'll submit stuff to the...
I sorta dismissed Ghost out of hand years ago, just from maybe 30 seconds of an early video years ago. I was like...no. Next.
I like the effort, though. It's good to see someone push through the early years and progress.
My tolerance for their records is fairly high. My tolerance for them is expressed more with their concert eras.
78-81 was pretty damn cool. After that it got intolerable for me, especially around 83 or so. Their shows were nothing more than 20 minutes of drunken Dave speeches and then a song...
I'm the opposite. I love going in and taking an hour or two of their time, asking literally everything about the 10-12 guitars I'll ask to handle and try. Then I'll try out different amps, the whole time giving them the impression that I'm about to buy about 5k worth of stuff.
I love watching...
My best/ worst buffet time was in March of 96 in Watertown, NY. I was sent up there for a week as part of an AARMS inspection team.
A couple of things made it pretty eventful. One is that Ft. Drum and the surrounding area had just learned a few days prior that it was not being closed down as...
These days, for a rock and roll band, I'd say it would be harder to get that hit.
With social media these days, bands or performers who had at least one hit whenever can milk things along, even with one or less of the members that were involved with that hit in the first place.
I think it's supposed to rain and get windy here in N. Central FL tomorrow, which is cool with me. I'm getting dicked into working tomorrow to cover a test flight and hoping I'll get the call that the pilots cancel until Monday.
Bring that weather!