Category: Old Skool

Vintage Trouble: The Bomb Shelter Sessions

spandexpanda I owe an apology to the passengers and crew of a recent JetBlue flight from Boston, MA, to Charlotte, NC, for my behavior during boarding, which, while not illegal, certainly pressed the boundaries of good taste and the laws [...] Read more »

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Jeff Keith’s Ride for a Reason

hazelzworld On Sunday, some friends and I headed up to Roseville, CA, to watch the band Babylon A.D. perform. I was told that it was the original lineup from the late 80s/early 90s. I hadn’t seen B.A.D. play in years [...] Read more »

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Slash at Fox Theater Oakland, Tues. 2 Oct. 2012

Fleur the Kiwi (Warning: this review does not purport to be unbiased or well rounded.) When you go to see Slash live, as we did at the gorgeous Fox Theater in Oakland on Tuesday night, all the other musicians are [...] Read more »

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Sweet Glam

Most (I think, all) of us here at DGT&G are particularly fond of glam rock. In honour of that, I bring you these two images of British glam group The Sweet, who brightened the 1970s with flamboyant rock ‘n’ roll, [...] Read more »

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Mom, Have You Seen My Leather Pants?

Fleur the Kiwi No, I didn’t utter those words, for two main reasons. 1) Having grown up in a non-U.S. part of the erstwhile British empire, I say “Mum,” not “Mom,” and 2) I have, alack, never owned a pair [...] Read more »

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Rocking in Cleveland

spandexpanda They don’t let you take photos inside the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, except in the atrium on the first floor. I suppose that, and the exorbitant price of sodas ($3.75 for a bottle of orange Crush!) (Yes, I [...] Read more »

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Guitargasm

All we really want in life is to hear hot, nasty guitar licks. And Eddie delivers– but without devolving into tuneless virtuosity.

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Drumgasm

It’s taken me a week to figure out how to get videos from my iPhone to other locations. This is an unfortunate side effect of remembering VH in the 70s. Here’s the first one:

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“Got nobody waiting at home”

In spring of 1982 I was almost 8 years old. That would have made my cousin 16, and, because I didn’t have any older brothers, he made it his mission to educate me about music. My grandmother took care of [...] Read more »

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