Archive for July, 2011

By Metal Dave Glessner I first got kicked in the teeth by Supagroup during the late 1990s when a business trip took me to Atlanta. By day, I reported to an office. By night, I prowled the Little Five Points district where I happened upon Supagroup who, in those early days, used to encore with […]

GREAT BALLS OF FIRE!: Danny B. Harvey, Lemmy and Slim Jim Phantom revisit some golden oldies rock on their HeadCat album, “Walk the Walk … Talk the Talk.” By Metal Dave Glessner It’s admittedly hard to hear beneath the crush of deafening distortion, but there’s a lot of Little Richard in the roar of Lemmy […]

By Metal Dave Glessner With very special thanks to the idiot on the right, the only caption that suits these photos is “WTF?” The look on my face says it all. Taken during SXSW 2008 following a killer performance by Aussie rockers, Airbourne, on the back deck of Creekside Lounge, what should have been a […]

DON’T NEVER LEAVE ME: Guitarist Ginger, left, and singer Michael Monroe, middle, have already parted ways, but not before leaving behind a brilliant rock record that already stands the test of time. (Photo by John McMurtrie) By Metal Dave Glessner The rock-n-roll divorce is already final between iconic Hanoi Rocks singer Michael Monroe and Wildhearts […]

By Metal Dave Glessner Here’s a photo I like to call “Don’t Quit Your Day Job.” The shot was taken by Jerry Milton circa 2005 (?) at Headhunter’s in Austin, which has long been one of my regular haunts. On this night, a live band was playing karaoke requests behind shameless and willing wannabes such […]