Album review: Accept, Eat the Heat (1989)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, AUG. 4, 1989 By Steve Newton German metal act Accept no longer has steel-throated screamer Udo Dirkschnieder in its lineup, but the group still combines the best elements of AC/DC and '70s bands like Rainbow to come up with a platter-full of catchy, melodic rock. New vocalist David Reece … Continue reading Album review: Accept, Eat the Heat (1989)

The Scorpions pull Vancouver’s Jim Vallance into their Crazy World

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, FEB. 28, 1991 By Steve Newton It’s been a long seven-year wait for Vancouver Scorpions fans, but the dry spell is nearly over. Germany’s veteran hard-rockers—who haven’t performed here since the Love at First Sting tour of 1984—will be in town for a Saturday (March 2) gig at the … Continue reading The Scorpions pull Vancouver’s Jim Vallance into their Crazy World