Good times with Great White, before the fire

By Steve Newton I was never a big Great White fan--especially after they went platinum with their 1989 mockery of Ian Hunter's '70s classic, "Once Bitten, Twice Shy". But for some reason--no doubt work-related--I wound up going to a show at Club Soda and saying howdy to lead singer Jack Russell behind the bar while … Continue reading Good times with Great White, before the fire

Giving the Nuge rabbit ears while eating an apple

By Steve Newton This is one of my fave alltime backstage snapshots, courtesy longtime Georgia Straight concert photographer Kevin Statham. I was backstage at a 1991 Damn Yankees show at Vancouver's Pacific Coliseum, with a couple of my buddies, including "Honest" Todd Salive (in the Mad Duck shirt) and Terry "Terr Bear" Cave, the former … Continue reading Giving the Nuge rabbit ears while eating an apple