About

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EarOfNewt.com is a website that old-school Vancouver rock journalist and scary movie reviewer Steve Newton–the guy on the left, who isn’t Buddy–will use to showcase his work from the last 30+ years, and maybe even the present.

The autographs I got on that plexiglass Raven include B.B. King, Ronnie Montrose, Buddy Guy, Rick Derringer, Joe Satriani, Link Wray, Steve Morse, Robin Trower, Joe Perry, Dick Dale, and Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser from Blue Oyster Cult.

If you’re interested in any of those peeps, pleased to meet ya.

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Some writin’ folk dedicate books to their loved ones. I might never write a book and do that, so I’m dedicating this site to my brother Danny, who never got to enjoy a long life full of great music.

He did love rock, though.

And he had a cool guitar.

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–the Newt, Oct. 31, 2013

website banner designed by Dawn Newton of Surface Design, surface-design.net

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23 responses to “About

    • Steve you do rock and we sure did rock together. Cannot count how many times, i bet 100 or close.love you bro. Marnie your biggest fan and your big sister.

  1. Hey Newtron Bomb! Stickman here! Just floating the net and found your website! Sure miss you, Vancouver and the rocking music scene!

  2. Hey Newt …
    Greetings from Thunder Bay. I stumbled across this site and boy I’m glad I did .
    What a fantastic bunch o reads here! You my friend are a walking review machine. Love the write ups!
    You basically have touched on all my favourite acts and I’m even a Gary Moore fan as Run For Cover and We want Moore being my two faves of his!
    Great stuff and your bookmarked on my ipad!

    Continued success……
    By the way what’s Downies beef with u?
    Don’t matter I gave up on em after a Day For Night!

    Cheers,
    Deke

  3. Thanks a lot Deker! I dunno. Downie just never wanted to do an interview after the cover story I did on the Hip. You can read more about this important topic in the “do you do any covers?” section if you want. I’m just happy to meet another Gary Moore freak! Thanks for reading!

  4. Halo Newt!

    Greetings from Fort William ON !!
    I totally stumbled onto your site while on a Google search about AC/DC & Eric Clapton. Seeing your site twice in the profile results convinced me to take a look at your site and am I ever happy I did! It’s great to read your informed accounts about many of the hard rock/metal acts I enjoy! You my good sir are truly talented!! Thanks again for the great work!

    Jaysen

  5. Thanks for dragging out that old Nazareth interview, it was a fun read! These boys don’t get enough love, especially here in the States.

  6. Hey Steve. I love reading the reviews from omg near 30 years ago! What ever happened to the 86 Street Music Hall? I lived and breathed that place. Best time of my young life for near 7 years.

  7. Greetings from Montréal! I’m brand new to your world and I’m having a ball exploring all of your published memories. Thanks for finding me on FB and I hope we have a chance to share a few adventures to add to the archives.

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