The pantheon of rock and metal music has served as a litmus test for a great many rock soldiers who have come and gone. While many remain relegated, the recent groundswell of nostalgia and reverence for the bygone eras of rock music has given some credence to rise again. Todd Poole of Roxy Blue is one of those soldiers.
Recently, we caught up with veteran Frontman, Ron Young of Little Caesar. Among other things, we touch on how Little Caesar is kicking off 2022, the band’s early years and formation, the band’s latest remaster of American Dream, and a whole lot more.
Keith St. John’s origins may be humble, but the singer’s 70s era throwback stylings and muscle-driven vocals are anything but. As a latecomer to the scene, St. John’s journey found him on the move, moving from band to band, in search of the right fit, fighting for his artistry and musical integrity along the way.
“This wasn’t trying to copy Krokus and fill the gap that Krokus leaves behind, it’s actually trying to create stuff that’s coming deep within me, together with good songwriting partners, and going my way into the future because Krokus came to an end.”
“My solo albums are, for the most part, collections of who I am as an artist. I mainly try not to repeat myself from the other bands, or projects in my solo stuff because it softens the impact of what I am doing with them if I am doing it on my own as well.”
While you may not know Ray West by his face, or by his name, one thing is certain, take one listen to the music of Spread Eagle, and you will know West by the scream.
Known for his soaring vocals and a headband that stretched across his forehead at all times, Mike Reno quickly became one of the most recognizable frontmen in rock during the 1980s.