Shitty sound in Vancouver puts a damper on AC/DC’s noise pollution

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, FEB. 15, 1996 By Steve Newton I’ve been going to AC/DC concerts for almost 20 years now—which either gives me bragging rights or is a severe embarrassment, depending on your musical tastes. Actually, at the very first AC/DC gig I went to, I missed the group’s performance—it was opening … Continue reading Shitty sound in Vancouver puts a damper on AC/DC’s noise pollution

xtra large guitarist inspired by Keith Moon, Andy Kaufman, and pimento loaf

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, FEB. 4, 1993 By Steve Newton Before potential listeners can get to the music on the new xtra large CD, NOWiEATthem, they have to get past one freaky cover illustration. Fashioned by acclaimed American artist Mark Ryden (who did Michael Jackson’s Dangerous cover), it portrays two women being wed … Continue reading xtra large guitarist inspired by Keith Moon, Andy Kaufman, and pimento loaf