Old-school Sora is all about the classic rock

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, DEC. 8, 2005 If Erol Sora had released his new album, Demented Honour, 30 years ago, he'd have been an instant superstar, touring the world, packing 20,000-seat arenas, and drowning in chicks, champagne, and caviar. At least that's the impression you get from the CD's boisterously catchy opener, "Guilty". The singer, … Continue reading Old-school Sora is all about the classic rock

Manvils hammer it home

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, APRIL 13, 2006 WHEN MANVILS FRONTMAN┬áMike Manville and lead guitarist Mark Parry show up for an interview at the Georgia Straight, only one of them looks ready to rock. The woolly brown sweater Manville's chosen for the occasion doesn't seem stage-worthy, but-resplendent in a pinstriped blazer set off by a scarf … Continue reading Manvils hammer it home