Author: R. Schaffer

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Sometimes Technology Sucks. . .

As you probably have noticed the site has been kind of attended to in the past few weeks. We have been updating it to some degree, but not like we intended. We have had a...

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Black Sabbath recall Birth of Heavy Metal

Originally published in the Times (UK) on Saturday, February 13th, 2010 Chris Ayres in Los Angeles   It began with a clap of thunder and a tolling bell. Then, as a heavily distorted guitar played...

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An Unlikely Haven for Rock Entrepreneurs

Originally Published in the NY Times – January 28, 2010, 3:31 AM and written by Robert Strauss http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/28/an-unlikely-haven-for-rock-n-roll-entrepreneurs/ Lititz, Pa., a small town in Pennsylvania Dutch country, in the midst of cornfields and dairy farms,...

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Here is one I Missed!

I continue to look for folks to contribute, share pics, offer up write ups and so forth for feastofnoise.com and this blog. With that I did reach out to Alan Rand, a photographer and videographer...

Another Night at Arlene’s 0

Another Night at Arlene’s

Made it down to Arlene’s Grocery located at 95 Stanton Street, New York, NY. The Statues of Liberty were playing there once more. I have seen the threesome multiple times at Arlenes and it is...

2010 and Longevity 0

2010 and Longevity

I just posted up a few shows on the calendar. Primarily acts that I knew and followed back in the eighties – a long time ago. Johnny Winter is an amazing guitar player who has...

Slumming in Queens 0

Slumming in Queens

come rock. this friday 12/18. much fun will be had. who: do you see the dark  what: live rock music, two sets, originals and covers where: maggie maes, 41-15 queens blvd (btw 41st & 42nd— across the street from the...

Jeff Beck. . . At the Garden? 0

Jeff Beck. . . At the Garden?

Last week I got an email announcing a Jeff Beck concert. I was all excited. I have caught the man and his guitar on stage a couple times and try to catch him any chance...

Pondering which show to check out. . . 0

Pondering which show to check out. . .

For the past few weeks I have been housebound. First it was gearing up for the marathon. Lately it is more budgetary. Problems problems. Now It seems like every week I say to myself I...