Recently, we caught up with bassist Steve Ojane, of glam rock outfit, Angel. Among other things, we touch on how Angel is kicking off 2022, Steve’s early years, his long and varied career in music, what’s next on the horizon for Angel in terms of new music, and a whole lot more.
Led Zeppelin, in my opinion, is rock music’s most legendary band, one which has no equal and probably never will. Attempting to rank their albums could be seen as a fool’s game, but still, I’ve endeavored to do so.
Quatro’s angelic, yet rocking voice, and galloping basslines burst upon an unsuspecting scene with her debut record, Suzi Quatro (1973). As the decade wore on, Quatro remained one of the genres defining figures behind the release of a string of classic albums, Quatro (1974), Your Mamma Won’t Like Me (1975), Aggro-Phobia (1976), and If You Knew Suzi… (1978).
In listening to Wilson’s latest effort, one cannot help but reminisce, if not overtly bask in the glory of the singer’s 70s and 80s heyday, all the while being simultaneously overjoyed by the fact that this new record, Fierce Bliss, is an undisguised call to attention, that Ann Wilson, at the young age of seventy-one, is quiet truly, just getting started.
“If being in the shadows means being a cult band, I’d have to agree, but the name Budgie was well known and growing throughout the 70s. We never had problems selling tickets for our live shows, though commercial success always seemed just out of our grasp.”