Canadian-based multi-instrumentalist and music producer, Thomas Polychuck, is hard to pin down when it comes to genres. However, one thing is for certain, and it’s that the man can shred!
From humble beginnings to near superstardom, Black ‘N Blue, as a band, has settled in as elder statesmen of Hard Rock, and Heavy Metal, and the band’s longtime bassist, Patrick Young, is an integral part of that equation.
Among other things, we touch on Jim’s early years on the Buffalo Rock circuit, his early ties to Billy Sheehan’s Talas, making headway as a solo artist in the 90s, recording and touring with Carmine, and Vinny Appice, the infamous Vinnie Vincent, the formation of Scream Taker, and a whole lot more.
All in all, Appetite For Destruction is a top album. It really holds up and doesn’t feel dated, while still being very representative of Hard Rock music in the late 80s.
Recently, we caught up with the bassist of Shinobu, and the new band, Fuss, Bob Velma. Among other things, we touch on Bob’s comings and going during the pandemic, his origins in music, the formation of Fuss, and a whole lot more.
Recently, we caught up with veteran frontman, Doogie White of Alcatrazz. Among other things, we touch on what he’s been up to during the lockdown, his origins with La Paz, replacing Graham Bonnett, and a whole lot more.
We’re back at it again, with Vital Signs: Ten Overlooked Rush Deep Cuts Part II. This time, we’re digging even deeper into the depths of Rush’s long, and varied career. We aim to go places others haven’t, and in greater detail.
There is a tremendous amount of history to cover when it comes to The Moody Blues, from the invention of Prog Rock to the mid-70s break, and subsequent rocky reunion, and a whole lot more. John was an absolute pleasure to speak to, and we cover it all in this career-spanning interview.
From humble beginnings in Hungary, at an early age, Mandoki developed an affinity for both Jazz, and Prog Rock, and sought to bring to fruition, an ambitious vision of combining the two while coupling the music with Mandoki’s socio-political leanings.
Recently, we caught up with veteran frontman, John Jaycee Cuijpers of Praying Mantis. Among other things, we touch on what he’s been up to during the lockdown, his origins, Praying Mantis’ upcoming album, joining Praying Mantis, his thoughts on the music industry today, and a whole lot more.