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BACK AT MEXICALI WITH BUMBLEFOOT!

Yep, just received word tonight that my funky metal trio will be a guest of Bumblefoot at Mexicali Live! All the details you need to know are on the TOUR DATES page.

Last time he and I shared a bill was back in 2013 for an autism benefit show. We got to jam together on some Zeppelin and of course Gn’R tunes. Will he ask me to jam again? Who knows. But one thing’s certain, this show is going to be HUGE!!!

 

HOT REHEARSAL ON A RAINY SUNDAY

Okay so…the sun was out this morning. What happened? Is Spring really trying not to make an appearance like last year? Seems that way.

But that didn’t stop my trio from having a great rehearsal! Read more

JULY 7TH SHOW NOT HAPPENING…

This morning I made the decision to pull out of the July 7th show at Cluett-Schanze Memorial Park. Because I was unable to find a fill-in drummer like I had hoped, I had no choice but to bow out. (Don’t worry, the shows for July 28 and August 11 are still happening!)

Onto better news… Read more

HAVE A GOOD TIME ALL OF THE TIME

Well now, two gigs popped up for me yesterday, and I seized the opportunities quickly. As my grandfather once told me when I was 13, “Never look stupid, because someone behind you wants your gig.”

He also said “Guitarists hate flat keys.” Read more

INCHING TOWARDS THE NEW ALBUM

First of all, I must say that hearing the news of Chris Cornell’s unexpected passing on Thursday really floored me. I was not upset, but I was very taken aback because obviously it was a bolt out of the blue. I was a Soundgarden fan from back in the day, when I first heard them in high school (long before they were labelled a “grunge” band). My first impression was “Wow! It’s Black Sabbath with Robert Plant on vocals!” and I was a fan instantly. Chris ¬†was a tremendous singer, very talented musician, and losing him at 52 is a travesty.

But on a better note… Read more

ANOTHER NICE RETURN TO THE BRIGHTON

Two years seems like an eternity in between playing certain rooms. Sure, I frequent Mexicali Live every so often, make a stop at Dingbatz, but for me, there’s one room that I always enjoy coming back to…

When I am allowed to play there, that is! Read more

CLEARING UP ANY CONFUSION

Been receiving some messages via Facebook from some people asking me “What band are you in?” and “Are you done with yours?” So let me clear things up here and now… Read more

NO SLEEP TIL BROOKLYN

Well, I can finally quote the Beastie Boys (not that I was ever a fan to begin with).

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ANOTHER TEASER CLIP POSTED

Since my trio will be playing at one of my fave rooms next Saturday (The Brighton Bar in Long Branch, NJ), I figured it was okay to sneak a teaser clip of another new song (demo form for now) that will be unveiled at this show.

Can you tell I’m dying to start recording soon? Read more

BACK IN SHAPE…SORTA

Had rehearsal with my trio today, just got done a few minutes ago. Went over the set list twice, added another new song that will be on the next album, a tune that for now I call “Breathing”. But of course before we played a note, my back decided to act up.

The perils of being an aging musician! Read more