I was BLESSED to be born in Trenton Nj - moving to Pennsy at 6 months. This HOLY area is beyond comprehension. We are the ultimate losers? Winners? Actually, we are not defined by those terms. We are "other." Suffering is our mission. Last night I got a call from one of my oldest friends...
Rock n' roll's a loser's game, it mesmerizes and I can't explain
The reasons for the sights and for the sounds
We went off somewhere on the way and now I see we have to pay
The rock n' roll circus is in town
So rock n' roll's a loser's game, it mesmerizes and I can't explain
The reasons for the...
4 years ago during DREADED DEVIL DRINKS TOUR. Played 2004 Candy Tang into Facelift FUZZ+JUNK Solid State Fender Champion- had the "insurance" from GC-SUCKERS-blew up 4 amps-no charge. I was "ridden" by Stuckey-the "promoter"-she disliked me but SHINED on Tommy Flop-she heckles--"More MUSIC-this...
I finally get to "stick it" to THE FEDERATION. My "contract" stipulates,
" I Tim FEZZ must defend FEZZBELT at least 3 days yearly preferably in Killadelphia proper. The FEZZBELT can only be lost via submission or pinfall. 2/3 of FEZZBAND must be present or FEZZBELT will be LOST LOST LOST...
The Guitar as fetish- I love the gizmos. Smelling the tubes in my Silvertone 1391 -ORIGINAL SILVERTONE tubes from 1958 with my '60s Premier "verb tank atop-grab ANY guitar- yesterday it was my 2000 AM STD Tele- plugged into BIG BOX Memory Man- Transmissor+ Park FUZZ+ Hoof FUZZ.
I was preaching BO Diddley to my 58 'fans" elsewhere....
This came on next- HOLY FUNK- I love this.
My 2000 Tele has a Prince inspired pickguard- I need to "channel" more Prince-
I STILL am stuck at Greg Ginn------is that my fate to be Ginn "ripoff?" There are worse things.
I'm going to...
No, not the cult.
The Process of CREATION.
You may hear people or WORSE-yourself saying,
"Well is dry-----need a break-----ZERO THE HERO
What a lark-the ego it takes to state that the world is bereft of...
Loaded up the FEZZMOBILE and headed into the vast hills of Bucks County. I had Creedence in my ears. FEZZ YOU HAVE ARRIVED!
A real fine set-up. A small stage with a canopy. My drummer, Shawn appeared,
"Glad you showed up- I ALWAYS worry you will decide-NO MORE!"
"No worries-PAN tells me what to...
Tommy Flop,my bassist, asking-Who is better 70's Aerosmith or ZZ Top......Ummmmmmmm how about the Pink Faeries? DEATH brings applause-GLAD I'm ALIVE-ZZTop are good. "Smith are part of my history-Live Bootleg -Perry with Guitar on back-STUNK in away-like KISS, I like bloated Drug Rock.
The year was 1987. I was working in a weld shop.
1. Georgie Boy- our "leader" -5 ft 5 140 lbs- not allowed to watch R rated movies at home- wife/mommy said PG is the "limit."
2. John Pill- had a bad back-took ENDLESS pills-often fell asleep while welding
3. Joyce -red faced girl-...
I turned 55 this month- Dio and I share the same birthday. I was thinking about "retiring" after the JUNK year and a half we all had.
"Why Bother? I have made 339 fans WORLDWIDE. Not bad for a guy that was told he was a failure!"
OLD FEZZIWIG turns 30 this year. 30 years for that little Old...
Loaded up the FEZZMOBILE= 5 bottles of water, ice tea with honey, Supro Black Magick, PUFF DRAGON TELE, Asheston V+++++drove down I 95 Exile on Main in my ears----75mph ZRRRoooooooommmmmm-2001 Chevy Malibu ran fine- I watched the "idiot gauge"- for some reason electronics go NUTS around me=cars...
Am I "rusty?".No.Am I confident ? ALWAYS. There was a time when I would drink HEAVY before gigs to "kill nerves." I actually gave a HUFF back then,this was in the early 90's,
" OK ,I can DESTROY every band on the bill,get some bigger gigs.....then Nirvana will fall...
I was obsessed with...
HOLY S! I go to record store Sabotage Expanded only $44- NO- I see a BETTER deal Derek plays Derek-Full Layla album- EC was SO fine on this, Duane- WOW! I said "BYE BYE SAB! I'm going with my MAIN MAN Derek-he also plays a MEAN SG-
Yes, I knew they were, it was 2010-when MRS.FEZZ bought me a new "toy."
"Here, Tim have fun-the world will love you."
I sat there. A laptop?
I had spent maybe 10 hours all together on MRS. FEZZ's home computer- not impressed.
"Why? I'm analog. I POUND THE STREETS!"
"Maybe you can find a...
Bad news. KING FRANK MARINO is ill.
This man is so good-Mick Taylor good. I learned about Mahogany Rush and Rush the same day-talk about FORTUNE! Steve, my next door neighbor , had his cousin, Gary, over ,------
I had time to put Supro Black Magic combo though paces and spaces. Cold air blowing from Friedrich AC
proper atmosphere for conjuring----------------------------------------
It is a push /pull Electricity scares away sprites+faeries++++=ghosts on the...
Banging ALL day here in Philly 'burbs. HEAVY thunder+lightning+flooding. I hear a LOUD CCCRRRRRRREEEEEEEEEEWWWWWLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL------then a knock-Fed Ex ! My new Supro Black Magick amp. I give driver a candy bar and carry the amp inside.
Lovely Art Deco design...
"TIM FEZZ- pleasure is mine."
"Yes, it is-need an amp- Black Magick Supro Demo- is it JUNK?"
"Ever play it?"
"Not this one but many-unique tone."
"Will it get past a LOUD DRUMMER."
"Pleasure is mine------pleasure is mine......urgllleee<<,<,,<<,,<
I have to POWER UP----again------I was not planning on playing gigs EVER again----my hands and head have FULLY healed after a nice long 18 month rest------then
" Mike here-Need you to...