In this day and age, it seems every artist needs a gimmick of sorts. Whether it’s based on image or a unique twist on their sound, each group needs to add some form of diversity to who they are and why they are “special.” Over time, though, one element...
Some bands are simply born into success. They grow up in L.A., a few blocks away from a well-renowned record label. Their families are of higher standing and can provide them with top-of-the-line instrumentation, while a friend of the band has established connections with local venues and representation to...
Cleveland, OH - Fitting the definition to a tee, Adrenaline Mob formed in 2011 with Sonic Stop shredder Mike Orlando, Symphony X frontman Russell Allen, Disturbed bassist John Moyer, and one of the best drummers in the biz, Mike Portnoy, formerly of Dream Theater and current drummer for Avenged...
“Do you want to photograph the president Saturday?” “WOW,” I thought! I never imagined I would receive a text offering me the opportunity to see a current president in person, especially not as a credentialed photographer. Naturally, I cancelled my plans for Saturday (05.05.12), grabbed my trusty camera bag, and...
"Hey, Red Hot Chili Peppers! You've just been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! What are you going to do next?" "We're going to play a free concert at House of Blues Cleveland to thank folks for making calls on behalf of Barack Obama earlier in the...
It's back! The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony makes its triumphant return to Cleveland on April 14, 2012. The Rock Hall has a whole slew of pre-ceremony events including free concerts, free admission to the Museum on induction day, and a free concert featuring the original...