Category: The Western Front

The Jeff Beck Group

The Summer of 69? (Part 1 of 3)

An Introduction What follows is a continuation of my earlier two essays focusing on Jeff Beck. This post is the first of three posts which will paint a picture of Jeff Beck’s first solo project after...

About the Wild West

About the Wild West Wild West Rocks has been promoting rock, punk and alternative acts since 2005. After a break of a few years, we could not stay away. Explorations into web radio evolved into...

Paul Chapman

A Farewell to Paul Chapman

Last Tuesday, June 9th, Paul Chapman died on his 66th birthday. The man was an amazing guitarist known for his time with the band UFO. While in UFO, he contributed to four albums. No Place...

Michael Grant is Back. . .

Back in 2015 I went to check out LA Guns. It was fairly ig event in the middle of New Jersey. Sadly they were not on the main stage. Big festiva, little stage. It had...

UFO

Where To Go?

Last November I had the pleasure of talking with Neil Carter. I had reached out to him on Facebook and we agreed to schedule an ‘interview’ using Whatsapp. He was over in the UK, having...

Silversun Pickups in Brooklyn Steel

The Silversun Pickups at Brooklyn Steel

The Silversun Pickups. Mid-tempo ambient rock. Just a comforting blanket in these uncertain times. They were doing two nights at Brooklyn Steel and I caught them the first of those two nights in early March....

A Farewell to a King

I have known Neil Peart for over forty years. At least the work and words of this man. He was not a friend. I did not know him. He was simply a man, a musician,...

Bernie Torme

A Christmas Toast. . .

It is the Christmas season. Multiple holidays I suppose in today’s world. Regardless, the thing I most enjoy about this season? The carols. Songs such as Joy to the World, Little Drummer Boy, Oh Little...