Having worked with John Fannon, Vinnie Vincent, Yngwie Malmsteen, Steve Vai, and Bob Kulick through numerous classic acts, keyboardist Jimmy Waldo knows a thing or two about rock ‘n’ roll.
Cancer is a disease that has sadly affected most of us in one way or another. Still, for industrious event organizers Neil Davis, Brian Bell, Dale Walter, and Rosie Luck, each day is another opportunity to flip the script.
Peppy Castro’s journey to the epicenter of rock music began from humble origins in the Bronx, NY, as a teenager with stars in his eyes, and a biting desire to succeed beyond all presumed expectations.
Recently, I caught up with veteran bassist, Chuck Wright, formally of Quiet Riot. Among other things, we touch on Chuck’s latest record, Sheltering Sky, his formative years with Satyr, working with Bob Kulick, his reasons for moving on from Quiet Riot, and a whole lot more.
Bob Kulick was an outlier, a maverick, a renegade, and a true blue, dyed in the wool heavy metal master, whose fingers screamed up and down the fretboard with style, and pizzaz that few – if any – have able been able to do since.
KISS’ legacy runs deeper than “Rock ‘N’ Roll All Night,” “Beth,” “Detroit Rock City,” and “I Was Made For Lovin’ You.” Sure, those are great songs, but KISS’ music is so much more than that. I hope you dig this article, and I hope it inspires you to dive deeper. KISS may be at the “End Of The Road,” but they aren’t done quite yet. I hope you double back. I hope you take the journey.
You hear a lot about “mood music.” Well for me, the music of KISS is “any mood music.” So, today I’ve done just that. KISS Guitarists Ranked, will run through my personal ranking of the group’s lead guitarists.
The 80s and early 90s were a time of guitar god saturation, and perhaps you missed Bruce the first time around. I implore you to take a look back, and you will find that Bruce’s playing not only holds up, but it’s perhaps head and shoulders above many of his contemporaries. Simply put, a player, such a Bruce Kulick, will never go out of style, and his versatility will keep him at the forefront of the instrument for as long as he chooses.