Maybe Paul Stanley as I’ve always been a huge Kiss fan. They made me want to do what I do become a musician and play in a band. Now that I understand more about the band and how it is put together. Gene Simmons as being the business man,and always in search of the marketing. I see Paul Stanley as more of being an honest guy, and about the music and integrity. It seems like he really has his heart in what he is doing. Modern Kiss with just the two original members just is not the same for me personally. It is like if you choose a football team and they bring in different players
Saxon at the Academy Dublin, Ireland May 1st, 2013
Bullet for My Valentine, Halestorm,Young Guns and Stars in Stereo on THE HARDDRIVE TOUR at Roseland Ballroom, NYC Apr 30, 2013
Devin Townsend Project at The Academy Dublin, Ireland May 4th, 2013
Well its all development, everything was special at the time when it was done because it was always the now. I don’t really necessarily look back. If I look back I had a great journey for sure. I like the now because the past has been done. I dealt with it and so my focus is more on the now that even in the future. I may have a blueprint of what is coming up,eg of what the tour is..the dates.I don’t know what I am going to be doing further down the road.”
Death To All and Anciients at Irving Plaza, NYC Wednesday April 24th, 2013
Lead singer Simon Cruz now holds the record for the recording the 2 albums with the band, who lost Dave Lepard (RIS) after the stunning debut and Oliver Twisted who changed his name and went back to his now very successful band Reckless Love
The 2013 Paganfest America tour that featured Ensiferum, Tyr, Heidevolk, Trollfest, and Helsott came to an end on April 21st, at the Gramercy Theater in NYC, and here are some of the highlight photos from that soldout night.
Anthrax on the Metal Alliance Tour 2013 at Irving Plaza, NYC Saturday April 20th, 2013
And then what has to be one of the bands top of my list to see over the weekend.
That band of course is Tesla, a band I never managed to see in those heady days of the late 80?s/early 90?s. Was I disappointed? Was I hell, I loved every minute of their set which peaked with an absolutely rocking Modern Day Cowboy.