God bless Scott Gorham’s guitar solo on Thin Lizzy’s “Romeo and the Lonely Girl”

By Steve Newton I freakin' love guitar solos, where some talented artist carefully chooses the perfect notes and uses vibrato and tremolo and all that other technical shit to come up with something that'll stick with me for decades and be there whenever I want to retrieve it, replay it in my head, and holler: … Continue reading God bless Scott Gorham’s guitar solo on Thin Lizzy’s “Romeo and the Lonely Girl”

AC/DC’s 20 best songs, from wicked to freakin’ awesome

By Steve Newton Guess I'm just more of a Bon guy. 20. "T.N.T." (High Voltage, 1976) 19. "Problem Child" (Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, 1976) 18. "Hells Bells" (Back in Black, 1980) 17. "Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be" (Let There Be Rock, 1977) 16. "Whole Lotta Rosie" (Let There Be Rock, 1977) 15. "Gimme … Continue reading AC/DC’s 20 best songs, from wicked to freakin’ awesome

Thin Lizzy’s 20 best songs, from wicked to freakin’ awesome

By Steve Newton I'm sure to get some flak for not including the big hit, "The Boys Are Back in Town", but I honestly don't believe it's one of Lizzy's best tunes. 20. "Slow Blues" (Vagabonds of the Western World, 1973) 19. "Little Girl in Bloom" (Vagabonds of the Western World, 1973) 18. "With Love" … Continue reading Thin Lizzy’s 20 best songs, from wicked to freakin’ awesome

AC/DC’s riotous rock riles the savage beast in Vancouver

property of the newt ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JUNE 17, 1988 By Steve Newton The would-be gatecrashers throwing rocks and bottles outside B.C. Place last Monday night (June 13) may have thought they were having fun, but if they'd had any sense at all they would have saved those bottles, cashed them in, … Continue reading AC/DC’s riotous rock riles the savage beast in Vancouver