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Film About Triumph, Iconic Band From 70’s 80’s Screens In Philly

PHILADELPHIA (October 18, 2021) – Banger Films, in association with Revolver Films, is proud to announce its latest feature, “TRIUMPH: ROCK & ROLL MACHINE,” will make its USA  premiere at the Philadelphia International Film Festival. Directed by Banger Films’ Sam Dunn and Marc Ricciardelli, the documentary chronicles the career of the multi-gold and platinum-selling power rock band, Triumph, and is

Lance Hoppen And Orleans Brings ’70’s Show to Area

by Alex Lloyd Gross October 5 2021 In just a few days, on October 7 2021, Orleans brings their unique sound to the Keswick Theater in Glenside PA.  They are part of a 1970’s show . They are headlining  and sharing the stage with Atlanta Rhythm Section and Pure Prairie League. According to original member

Yacht Rock Comes To Parx in Bensalem

by Alex Lloyd Gross There is a new genre of music that has emerged in the last few years. It’s coined Yacht Rock, coined by Sirius XM  Satellite Radio.  It’s music that is melodic,  generally up-tempo and is not to be confused with heavy metal or hard rock.   Three musical groups that fit this type

John Ford Coley Is Coming To Parx In Bensalem This Week

by Alex Lloyd Gross John Ford Coley,  calls the DVN office to talk about his appearance September 17 2021 at Parx .The show will be with Ambrosia . “Well we changed everything around, we are now doing Lithuanian Disco Polkas now, , with a strong back beat on five and seven. Tubas and stuff like

Remembering Charlie Watts When He Came To Town

by Alex Lloyd Gross Aug 25 2021 Charlie Watts, the iconic drummer for the Rolling Stones has died . He was 80 years young. He kept up a schedule of touring and appearances that would tire out a man half his age.  Some of those times he came to Philadelphia.   He played almost every

Remembering Jeff LaBar, The Flamboyant Guitarist For Cinderella

by Alex Lloyd Gross July 14 2021 Jeff LaBar, the flamboyant showman guitarist for Cinderella has died.  Circumstances surrounding his death have not been made public.   He was not the original guitar player, he replaced Mike Shermick. LaBar was a native of the Philly area.  He was 58 years young. Rock fans remember fondly LaBar

Ribbon Is Cut For Bristol Mural, The Bar is Raised

by Alex Lloyd Gross Bill Pezza is always trying to better the community of Bristol Borough. Today, April 27, 2021  He did just that. A ribbon was cut and a small street party was had in front of, and in the parking lot of the William Penn Bank.  This was the culmination of a giant

Robert Berry’s Third Impression Out Now

by Alex Lloyd Gross If you like progressive rock, you will like Robert Berry.  He just released his third record called Third Impression under the name 3.2..  This is a follow up to his 2018 release called The Rules Have Changed. He is no stranger to this area, having played at the Sellersville Theater a

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

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