2012 Concerts

Way over 100 shows in 2012- a personal record!

GEORGE LYNCH GUITAR CLINIC INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC THOUSAND OAKS, CA 10/3/2012

  This was a cool event.  The last time I attended a guitar clinic at Instrumental Music was Michael Angelo (Batio) in the 80s when the store was on the … Continue reading

10/04/2012 · 4 Comments

KREATOR DESTROYED THE AVALON 9/26/2012 HOLLYWOOD GERMAN THRASH METAL

Recap of Accept at the Avalon (opener for Kreator) ACCEPT AND KREATOR PUT ON A DEVASTATING METAL PERFORMANCE AT THE AVALON IN HOLLYWOOD 9/26/2012 This show was INTENSE.   It was … Continue reading

09/27/2012 · 3 Comments

ACCEPT BROUGHT SOME KILLER GERMAN METAL TO THE AVALON IN HOLLYWOOD- 9/26/2012

Kreator (Headliner)- pics and recap ACCEPT AND KREATOR PUT ON A DEVASTATING METAL PERFORMANCE AT THE AVALON IN HOLLYWOOD 9/26/2012 This show was a pleasant surprise on almost every level. … Continue reading

09/27/2012 · 3 Comments

STEEL PANTHER AND AFTER PARTY PICS 9/17/2012 HEAVY METAL IS BACK ON THE SUNSET STRIP HOUSE OF BLUES

      The After-Party:    

09/18/2012 · 3 Comments

INCREDIBLE BILLY SHEEHAN, PHIL X, AND RUSS MILLER PERFORMANCE AT YAMAHA ATTITUDE BASS DAY YAMAHA BURBANK 9/15/2012

I was completely thrilled when I saw Phil    ’s rig at the event.    With Russ Miller on drums, this was an incredible power trio – a true abundance of talent.   … Continue reading

09/16/2012 · 6 Comments

THAT METAL SHOW TAPING SEASON 11 Episode 6 Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony (Chickenfoot/Van Halen) and Eddie Trunk’s Birthday at the Rainbow TMS

This was the Eddie Trunk birthday episode.   Chickenfoot’s Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony were the guests on the show.  Actually, Sammy was billed as “guest host”, so he served dual … Continue reading

09/14/2012 · 1 Comment

BOBBY BLOTZER, DRUMMER FOR QUEENSRYCHE RATT AND GUEST FOR STEEL PANTHER, BONZO BASH AND STEPHEN PEARCY

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09/04/2012 · Leave a comment

Metalachi El Compadre Parking Lot

  After getting my food to go, I saw Metalachi playing in the back parking lot.  They rocked it with a Megadeth, Ozzy and Iron Maiden song.

09/02/2012 · Leave a comment

STATIC-X HOUSE OF BLUES SEPTEMBER 2012

    This show just about made up for my Peavey debacle earlier in the day.   Static-X got an early start on their set time, which was nice.  The band … Continue reading

09/02/2012 · 2 Comments

5 Different Version of Dio ‘s “Rainbow In The Dark” Live In 2012

08/17/2012 · Leave a comment