By Steve Newton Last week I posted a blog about the ten best rock concerts I ever saw at the Pacific Coliseum in the 1980s. Well, I saw a few decent shows at the Coliseum in the '90s too. Here's 10 of my faves: Aerosmith, October 25, 1997 from the newt's collection At the climax … Continue reading The 10 best rock concerts I ever saw at Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum in the ’90s
By Steve Newton I've interviewed hundreds of rock musicians over the past 35 years, but I've only been interviewed myself a few times--most of those discussions taking place earlier this year when local Tragically Hip fans like Jody Vance and Drex wanted to know about the book I'd just written about Gord Downie. But I was on … Continue reading AC/DC-in-Vancouver news-breaker talks recording rumours, the Warehouse connection, and the magic of Malcolm Young
photo by nick yacyshyn, rufus drum shop By Steve Newton You may have heard that several members of AC/DC have been spotted at Vancouver's Warehouse Studio, leading to speculation that they're recording a new album here. It all started when I got a call from one of my rock 'n' roll sources on the street, … Continue reading AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd’s presence in Vancouver prompts raves from local skinbasher Pat Steward
photo courtesy Glenn Slavens and Crystal Lambert (firstname.lastname@example.org) ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON STRAIGHT.COM, AUGUST 15, 2018 By Steve Newton Hardcore AC/DC fans and photographic rumour-spreaders Glenn Slavens and Crystal Lambert are at it again. The dynamic Vancouver duo--he has the camera, she has the pad--have shared another photo with Ear of Newt that furthers the idea … Continue reading AC/DC in Vancouver: Mike Fraser spotted with Brian Johnson and Phil Rudd, maybe calling Cliff Williams on his phone?
By Steve Newton At the ungodly hour of around 6:30 am today I talked to CBC Radio's Early Edition and gave a rundown of all the AC/DC action that's been happening around Vancouver in the last week, since I first reported that Phil Rudd and Stevie Young were spotted in town, then followed that up … Continue reading AC/DC furor in Vancouver gets the Newt on the radio trying to explain it in 7 minutes
photo courtesy Glenn Slavens and Crystal Lambert (email@example.com) By Steve Newton Alright, I'm starting to feel a tad guilty now, posting all these candid AC/DC photos. Actually, it's only been two now--the first one being yesterday's rumour-busting shot of Phil Rudd and Brian Johnson yukking it up on the patio deck at Vancouver's Warehouse Studio. … Continue reading AC/DC exclusive: Angus Young lights up nephew Stevie at the Warehouse in Vancouver