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Joel Hoekstra Talks New Solo Album

by Alex Lloyd Gross Guitarist, the guitarist for Whitesnake and Trans Siberian Orchestra  has a solo project out, Joel Hoelstra’s 13.  When asked why he would name something 13, he replied,”I’s been the name of the project now since 2015, when I put out ( his first solo release) Dying To Live..  These are basically

Spend Sundays With Tom Rush

by Alex Lloyd Gross The phone rings on my desk and it’s Tom Rush calling at 9:58 AM. “I hope I don’t get points off for being on time,” he jokes. He is actually early .  He’s calling to chat about a new venture he has called Rockport Sundays. “I’m suffering from audience deprivation syndrome,

Foreigner Gives Back To Road Crew and How You Can Help

by Alex Lloyd Gross Due To COVID-19, no live shows anywhere in the world. Maybe a one off show here and there but nothing that is enough for a band to survive on.  Most big name musicians will be fine.  However, the people that make the show happen might not be fine.  The road crew. 

Reb Beach Talks About His New Record, and His Career

by Alex Lloyd Gross Reb Beach , the guitar virtuoso  has a new record that has just been released. Just in time for the holidays, it makes a perfect gift for any rocker.   Beach was a key member of the band Winger. They were climbing the charts. selling out concerts and then one day in

Philly Is Now LOCK DOWN CITY Until January 1, 2021

by Alex Lloyd Gross Not only does the regressive soda tax kill businesses,  the corona virus is causing more businesses to close than ever could have been imagined.  They closed because of lock downs put into place by governors and mayors, hoping to stop the spread of the virus.  After the first shut down in

Martin Barre From Jethro Tull Has A New Double CD Out

by Alex Lloyd Gross Martin Barre, the guitarist for Jethro Tull has a new double CD out called 50 Years of Jethro Tull.  The first CD is Martin and his band doing live in-studio performances of Jethro Tull songs.  Gems such as “Nothing Is Easy”,  “Song For Jeffrey” and a blistering version of “Teacher”. He

Dementia Society of America Offers Free Tickets To Kieth Spencer Show

The Dementia Society of America is presenting its first online entertainment fundraising program on 11/22/2020 at 6:00 PM EST. The program, called “Broadway Alive”, will feature a special performance by Keith Spencer, a nationally recognized entertainer and concert artist.   The event is being hosted by and performed at the historic Highland Farm, the former

Remembering Eddie Van Halen’s Times to Philly Area

by Alex Lloyd Gross The death of Eddie Van Halen has hit most rock fans hard. A knock out gut punch.  His last time in the area was in August 27 2015.  Van Halen played  the outdoor arena in Camden. Man what a show. Deep cuts such as “Dirty Movies”, which was a treat ,

Driver Hits Parked Vehicle and Flips Over In Bristol

by Alex Lloyd Gross A two vehicle accident on Rockview Ave.  near Steele Ave, in Bristol Township resulted in two damaged vehicles and one minor injury.  Police said the crash happened just after 10:00 AM September 16 2020  when one vehicle was traveling from 413 towards Steele Ave. As  the driver approached Steele Ave., a

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