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Metaladies… Girlschool. ….Lita Ford… Glam Skanks

All girl heavy metal band Girlschool, was  founded in 1978 and very soon were pigeonholed as part of the "new wave of British heavy metal"; alongside male groups as Saxon, Iron Maiden and Def Leppard.  Unfortunately, they we're too heavy to be new wave and too punk to be heavy me ...
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Aaron Buchanan And The Cult Classics

The debut album from Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics is as near as a masterpiece of rock music. They are a bright shining beacon that will draw in every hungry rock enthusiast... Like moths to fire! From beginning to end vocalist, Aaron Buchanan and band have ...
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September Mourning…. “Glass Animals”

September Mourning is a rock band that should be a lot more popular than they are. My radio friend from El Paso, Kevin Vargas first turned me on to them. While so many bands meander in indifference and cannot find their own shadows, September Mourning convincingly s ...
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Kat Meoz’s “Bad Side”

The dynamic L.A. singer/song writer, Kat Meoz…has been blessed with the ability to reach backwards for her influences and the creativity to musically stretch forward! At such an early time in her career the music can already be considered ageless...Kat’s recent single release,  ...
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Erica Blinn.. “Better Than Gold”

Singer/songwriter Erica Blinn’s greatest asset is her ability to write the most engaging pop songs. Her music is somewhere in between Liz Phair, Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Bramlett, Chrissie Hynde and John Mellencamp.. I know… I know...Blinn  covers a lot of musical  territory, but that’s ...
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Draemings– Loveless

The reason most people prefer a musical style is their generational association with the music.  The music you experience between the ages of 10 and 25 ends up creating a personal gold standard for what is enjoyable, what's is "cool," etc.  Within those 15 years, each individual will be drawn towa ...
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Mollie Marriott.. Every Picture Tells A Story

A highly underrated singer, at times redolent of Janis Joplin, the great Maggie Bell had been unable to secure a distinctive radiant career.  She first attracted notice when she jumped up on stage at a show in Glasgow to wail with Alex Harvey of the Sensational Alex Harvey Band. ...
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Silent Rival And The Kindness Of Strangers

One of those beloved bands that never could get a break: the Los Angeles trio The Nerves, who were the talk of the West Coast club circuit during their brief lifespan (1974-78), but only recorded one four-song EP in that time, and were eclipsed by the burgeoning L.A. punk scene. Th ...
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Lucy LaForge and Honey, Put Your Weapons Down

The music scene in L.A. is the “Ellis Island” of the West. Artists come here to fulfill their dreams and promises to become stars. In the mid to late 60’s and through most of the 70’s Laurel Canyon was the epicenter for so much music. The role of women songwriters became ...
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Livin’ the blues… Papermoon Gypsys Style

Ain't it the truth. If you've ever been down, sad, miserable or otherwise out of sorts, then you've had the blues. Getting rid of the blues can be as simple as listening to the blues, one of the oldest American song forms and musical styles around. The blues has its own language. It’s a musical ...
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