Author Archives: Fleur the Kiwi

Album Review: Jeff Angell’s Staticland

  For all you Walking Papers fans (and we are, or should be, legion), this is not a Walking Papers album. It is much more reminiscent of Jeff Angell‘s other Seattle-based band, The Missionary Position. The resemblance is unsurprising, since singer/songwriter/guitarist Angell […] Read more »

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Tattoo Tuesday: Monsters of Rock — by Ryno McQueen

Ryan “Ryno” McQueen For my entire life I’ve listened to and loved rock music. I love seeing live music, and when the first Monsters of Rock cruise came up, myself and family and friends said, “Hell, Ya!” I had the […] Read more »

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SIXX:A.M. 2015 tour opening night!

Fleur Your intrepid DGT&G reporters were on hand for the first night of SIXX:A.M.‘s inaugural and long-awaited headlining tour. As if we needed any more proof, the live show proved one thing beyond doubt . . . James Michael can […] Read more »

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Tattoo Tuesday: Dad’s Tattoo: Mr Octopus in his garden — by Tina G.

by Tina G. There is often a special bond between little girls and their daddies, and my relationship with Dad certainly qualified as special. A rock-and-roller from way back, Dad wasn’t around the same as daddies with normal jobs. Instead […] Read more »

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Marky Ramone speaks in San Francisco

Fleur On Saturday night Marky Ramone spoke at the Jewish Community Center in San Francisco to promote his just-released memoir, Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone. Here are some of the highlights from the talk. As you read, […] Read more »

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Tattoo Tuesday: Sean Okin – Rosilyn

Hazelzworld – On August 26, I tapped the Facebook icon on my phone and immediately saw a post from my long time friend Sean. It was not his usual happy, inspirational, aloha posts. This one was written by someone who […] Read more »

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Heart of Rock interview: Downey Orrick. Guitarist. The Road Crew, The Jaded.

Fleur the Kiwi Downey Orrick is lead guitarist for San Francisco Bay Area-based bands The Road Crew and The Jaded. Downey emailed his answers to the Heart of Rock questions. Check out The Jaded here, and The Road Crew here. From now […] Read more »

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Tattoo Tuesday: Map of a Lifetime – Janet Atteberry

Janet Atteberry I’d had an idea in my head for a while. I love traveling and I have this thing for compasses and pocket watches. I’m sure there is a psychological reason for all of it but that is an […] Read more »

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Shiprocked 2014

Rock ‘n’ roller Melissa Strenko was our eyes and ears on the 2014 Shiprocked Cruise. A veteran of the cruise, she reports that this year’s four-day shipboard rock-til-you-drop extravaganza was the best yet — and Papa Roach win her prize […] Read more »

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Tattoo Tuesday: Phoenix Rising — Kathleen M.

Kathleen M. I have been through a lot these last few years. My dad passed away, and three months later, my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer. A few months after that, my youngest was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. […] Read more »

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