Album review: Andy Taylor, Thunder (1987)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JULY 3, 1987 By Steve Newton Former Duran Duran and Power Station guitarist Andy Taylor shows himself to be a significant solo artist on Thunder--although he had a lot of help from Steve Jones, whose Les Paul used to propel the Sex Pistols. Jones plays guitar on the album, co-wrote … Continue reading Album review: Andy Taylor, Thunder (1987)

Album review: Alice Cooper, Hey Stoopid (1991)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, NOV. 28, 1991 By Steve Newton “Hey, hey, hey, hey...hey stoopid!” Why do I keep singing that line to myself when people are within hearing distance? Shouldn’t a 30-something guy like myself have grown out of such juvenile practices? No friggin’ way. Alice Cooper is still my hero, even … Continue reading Album review: Alice Cooper, Hey Stoopid (1991)