The Jeff Beck Group

Strike When the Guitar Is Hot!

With all that was evolving in 1967, both for Jeff Beck and popular music in general, there was no blueprint. There was no definitive template for how popular music was done. Not at that time....

Ritchie Blackmore

An Update on an Earlier Question. . .

Probably one of the stupidest titles above, but anyway. Anyway, two years back I wrote this post,”What to call this stuff? They ain’t ballads.” involving several favorite songs of mine, several Youtube clips. They included...

Eddie Van Halen

End of Rock’n’Roll As We Know It?

Written by and shared with us by the Freelance Writer Nelson Montana (Linkedin, Facebook, YouTube) whose work can be found in the Huffington Post and elsewhere. Eddie Van Halen’s Death is the End of an Era — In...

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...

The Wild West Interview with Michael Grant

The Michael Grant Interview

It is the Wild West’s first stab at interviews. The first of many we hope. Michael Grant who you might know from Endeverafter, or perhaps LA Guns is now gearing up for his new project:...

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...