Late Warrant frontman Jani Lane once referred to Joey Allen as one of the most underrated guitarists in Rock — a moniker that remains true to this day.
By the time he was 23 years old, Simon Daniels was already an established musician in his native Brazil. Determined to achieve international success, however, Daniels flocked to Los Angeles in 1985 in hopes of capitalizing on a booming music scene.
Mike Tramp put pen to paper on a lifetime contract to Rock ‘N’ Roll nearly five decades ago. Tramp, a native of Copenhagen, Denmark, first arrived in New York City in 1982 with his band Lion, intent on fulfilling his dream of becoming a rock star.
Though heavily influenced by Southern Rock heavyweights ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and The Allman Brothers as a budding guitarist, Brian Forsythe would tap into his musical prowess over the years, most notably with Maryland-based Hard Rock band Kix.
Before invigorating German Heavy Metal powerhouse Accept with his New Jersey zest over a decade ago, Mark Tornillo was all but detached from the music industry.
The heralded axman, who proved to be the driving force behind his latest venture, The End Machine: Phase2, shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.
Today I chat with longtime Britny Fox vocalist Tommy Paris. We dig into his new music with Count 77, his time in Britny Fox, the effect of Grunge on the Hair Metal scene, the band’s reunion, and much more.
In a decade known for its guitarists, Kee Marcello was truly a standout from the bunch. Beginning with Easy Action, soring to fame with Europe and beyond with his solo work, most recently with Our Of This World, Kee has established a firm legacy as one of the better lead players within the genre of Heavy Metal and Glam.
After four decades in the Rock game, Mick Sweda isn’t quite done just yet. So, if you’re into howling guitars and good old-fashioned Rock, this one is for you.
Before achieving mainstream success and earning a spot on the Mount Rushmore of perhaps the most transcendent era in music history, the humble beginnings of Poison were established in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, in 1983.