Born in New York City, into a family of musicians, Cole Davis dedicated himself to the upright bass at the age of fourteen. What’s so special about this old Jazz soul? Keep on reading and you’ll find out.
What do you do when your father is the drummer of a band which pioneered an entire genre for decades to come, and who spawned countless artists to follow? You carry on that legacy is what you do.
Saxon is one of the hardest-working bands in the genre, never going more than three years without an album. Not only has the band been prolific, but they are currently making some of the strongest music of their career. Their newest offering, Carpe Diem, is no exception. Behind all things Saxon, is founding member, and electric frontman, Biff Byford.
The virtuoso guitar boom of the late 1980s was a particularly fertile, and invigorating time for guitar-drive music. While many of its participants have come and gone, Vinnie Moore is not only one of the last standing, but he’s thriving to boot.
Stalwart NWOBHM legends, Saxon, are back in action with a new album, Carpe Diem, which delivers a raw, unadulterated gut punch for the entirety of its nearly forty-five minutes.
During the original UK Punk movement, many bands came out of the woodwork. One of the more iconic bands was The Vibrators. One of the driving forces behind The Vibrators is talented vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist, Knox. Knox is one of the hardest working guys in Punk, playing with countless groups and working on numerous projects.
While the original four members of Spread Eagle may have each forged their own paths and may find themselves in different parts of the world, the fact remains that the music they made will bond them forever and that those songs will stand the test of time. No one will ever be able to take that away from Paul, Ray, Rob, and Tommi.
In an age where guitar heroes are forsaken, modern-day guitar virtuoso, Ziv Shalev is bucking that trend, and kicking down doors with great ferocity in the process.