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Mission Statement:  "To bring you the music and entertainment of  local in-die bands, several state-wide in-die bands, nation-wide in-die bands, international in-die  bands,  and some of my favorite well-known bands.  All of this is being done from a woman's point of view.  I'm a fan, lover of the music and musicians, the instruments, and last but not least YOU...the fans!  Keep Rockin'!!!"

If you are interested in having band photos taken and you are in the Dallas-FTW area send me an email at neon@neonblonde.com

Quote for however long I want it to be:

"If music be the food of love...play on."  William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night


Check out this killer new studio right here in town:  Killomatic Productions presents Grand Opening of Sonic Research Lab Recording Studio!  Check 'em out and give Mike T. a shout!

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Attention:  Serious Musicians ONLY!  If you have the pipes and the style to be a front man or front woman and are interested in playing with a group of kick axe musicians, contact Johnny from ROTA at his myspace or his wife Sheila at her myspace. Thanks and keep rockin!!!

CALENDAR

March 29, 2008

If you weren't at Lola's Saloon last night for the debut show of Hellgoat then you missed something historic.  This band of very talented musicians are going to break the music scene wide open and I was there for it!  History in the making!  Check out the pixs! And stay tuned for more from this band, they are going places!

 

March 22, 2008

Fun times at Hot Rods and Hoggs last night!  Check out the pixs from Judgment Day and ASKA!

 

March 17, 2008

Check out my pixs from Legion of Doom

March 4, 2008

Pictures from Hellgoat Rehearsal and Alapeno Unplugged!

March 2, 2008

Well if you didn't go out to O'Rileys last night for the ASKA Big Badass Birthday Bash you missed a good time!  Here are the pixs!

January 29, 2008

Check out my interview with Nick Douglas (bassist for Doro, Chris Cafferey, and Blaze Bayley)

January 27, 2008

Good times last night with ASKA at O'Rileys!  Also was Michelle Johnson Band!

 

January 21, 2008

Here are the pixs from Saturday's show at J. Gilligan's with The Michelle Johnson Band and ASKA!

January 20, 2008

Hey everyone!  Great show with ASKA, Bleed Down, and The Michelle Johnson Band at J. Gilligan's last night.  Stay tuned for the pixs!

January 5, 2008

Check out my album review of ASKA's Absolute Power

January 1, 2008

Wow!  I can not believe another year has gone by!  Happy New Year!

 

December 27, 2007

What's up guys!  Hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas!  I've got some pixs for ya to check out!  Revengeance and Out of the Cellar at O'Rileys on the 21st of December. 

 

December 15, 2007

Hey guys!  Check out my new review on Metal Express Radio!  It was my first official piece of work for them.  Triumph Allied Forces

 

December 2, 2007

After much anticipation, waiting, hard work, and lots of trials and tribulation the long awaited 5th ASKA CD Absolute Power was put into the hands of the people last night at O'Rileys where the band had their CD Release Party for the fans!  Check out the other bands that participated in the night's festivities:  ROTA, Lift, Paradigm, and of course ASKA

December 1, 2007

Okay folks!  Lots of pixs from different shows!  EKG, Sean C. Field and The Whiskey Prophets, Red Leather, Revengeance, and Valentine Failures.  Enjoy!

 

November 26, 2007

It is a sad day indeed for the music world.  Kevin DuBrow vocalist and front man of Quiet Riot was found dead in his Las Vegas apartment yesterday.  Condolences and sympathy to Kevin's family and friends.  His voice will forever be missed.  RIP Kevin!

November 24, 2007

ASKA's long awaited fifth CD Absolute Power is slated to be released on December 1, 2007.  There will be a CD Release party at O'Rileys in Dallas on that night.  Make sure you come for a night that is sure to be a great party.  Also if you're interested in ASKA merchandise you can check that out at www.zazzle.com/askaband

Hey everyone!  I have a couple of reviews and pixs of some shows I have gone to.  Nov. 3rd EKG and Nov. 23rd Sean C. Field and The Whiskey Prophets.  Be up soon!

November 11, 2007

Hey guys!  Go to my Live Reviews section to read my review of the Nightwish show at The Palladium Ballroom in Dallas, Texas!  What a night, what a show!

 

November 8, 2007

Hey everyone!  I'm still here!  I want you to please check out my new DVD review of Zebra!  That's right...Zebra!  Go to my Music Reviews link and read it there!  I would just like to say thanks to Kim and the rest of the Zebra camp for allowing me the opportunity to review this amazing DVD.

 

September 11, 2007

In Remembrance Of The Heroes and Victims of 9/11

  See in righteous splendor wave

Red, White, and Blue

The flag of the Brave.

  In stunned amazement

We watched them answer a call

The day we watched the Towers fall.

  Without thought for life or limb

The mighty stairs

 

They did climb.

  Never thinking of what lie ahead

The feeling inside

The foreboding of dread.

  The world watched in horror

As they brought out the slain

The looks of grief, the unbearable pain.

  Itís been almost a year since

This crime took place

Some other time, some other space.

  As we remember the innocent lives

Look ever upward, towards

The skies.

  For if you look you will begin to see

The faces of angels

Looking at Thee.

 

By:  Neon Blonde

9-4-02

 

September 7, 2007

Just wanted to send out a big congrats to my friends, Anthony (Maiden Texxas vocalist) and his wife Christie.  They had a 8 lbs. 3 oz. baby girl at 5:02 this morning!  Love you guys!

 

September 4, 2007

Hey everyone!  Got a real treat comin at you!  I got to do an interview with Revengeance!  I did this with them back in May.  I want to extend my personal thanks for the guys being so understanding on the delay of this interview.  The week after I did the interview was when my husband had his motorcycle accident.  The guys were great and we had a blast!  Thanks Revengeance!

August 31, 2007

Hey everyone!  If you came out to the Rock Star Sports Bar last night then you definitely had a great time!  Check out the pixs from ASKA, Phantom X, and Revenageance!  And don't forget...SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL MUSIC SCENE AND THE BANDS!!!

 

July 24, 2007

Hey everyone!  I know it's been a while but we are starting to get back to normal around here.  Thanks for everyone's well wishes we really appreciate it!  I've got some pixs up from Saturday night's show at Hot Rods and Hoggs!
 

ASKA, EKG, and Habitual

 

June 5, 2007

*2nd Update*

Well we thought we were moving forward. Stephen got moved into his own room. Well the doctors weren't real thrilled with his oxygen stats so they ordered a CAT scan of his lungs and found that he developed a blood clot on his lung so they moved him back to ICU. The fun never ends! Please, keep praying! Thanks so much!

June 4, 2007

*Update*

My husband's left lung collapsed and they had to insert a chest tube and a tube in his nose.  This has now increased his stay in ICU.  Thanks to everyone's prayers and thoughts.  They mean a lot!

 

June 2, 2007

This morning (June 2nd), at 4:20 am, my husband just got off from work and was on 121 in Lewisville. He turned onto Bellaire and was getting ready to turn onto our street. A pickup truck smashed into him from behind, he was on his motorcycle. You know what that driver did? He left my husband laying in the middle of the street and drove off! Like a sack of garbage! If it had not been for two good Samaritans stopping to get him out of the street no telling how long he would have laid there unconscious. My husband has numerous cuts, bruises, and abrasions. He has a fracture of the T-12 vertebrae, a broken collarbone, a broken shoulder, two fractured ribs, and they had to take him into surgery this afternoon to remove what was left of his tattered spleen! He was bleeding internally. He had about two quarts of blood in his stomach. Please if anyone is from this area and knows any information at all about this gutless wonder of a person, please contact the Lewisville Police Dept. I am not a vengeful person but this coward needs to be made accountable for what he did. My husband will forever have to have inoculations because he no longer has a spleen to help fight off infections. He also will have a scar that goes from the middle of his chest to his navel. We have five children and he is the sole bread winner of our family. I would very much like to see justice done in this case. Thank you to all of our friends who have been calling, bringing food, etc. We love you and thank you so much for being there for us during this trying time.

 

May 22, 2007

Congratulations to Jason and Amanda Childs on the arrival of their precious baby girl this morning!  Laney Kay Childs was 7 lbs. 10 oz. and was 19 1/2 inches long!  Welcome to the world, Laney!

Laney pixs

 

May 13, 2007

Happy Mother's Day to all you hot, rockin moms out there!

April 29, 2007

If you weren't at O'Rileys last night you really missed a great show!  First was Back In The Day.  If you love all the old school favs like Night Ranger, Def Leppard, etc. you will really dig these guys.  (Sorry I didn't get to take pics.) Then a band that I've really grown very fond of and will support as long as they keep rockin is Revengeance.  These young men are a last best hope at keeping this scene alive and with bands like ASKA and Phantom X giving them chances to put themselves out there more people will become familiar with them.  They have quite a following already.  Enjoy the pixs!

 

April 8, 2007

Hey guys!  Had a great time last night at J. Gilligan's with ASKA and Love vs Hate.  I have those pics uploaded.  Meanwhile, here are some pics of Maiden Texxas at O'Rileys.

 

April 6, 2007

My daughter had a Speech project for school and she wanted to interview ASKA.  Of course they graciously said yes and we got to sit in on their rehearsal too.  Here are the pixs!

Check out the cd review of Revengeance's Falling Into Silence!

February 13, 2007

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RIP
Dawn Lane
02-13-07
My heart feels like it has suffered a terrible blow!  Dawn, you were my friend and my sister and I will always remember your smile and your sense of humor!  I am already missing you, my sister!

 

February 9, 2007

No matter how she lived her life or whether we agree with what she did, my heartfelt sympathy goes out to Anna Nicole Smith's family in the wake of her untimely death at the young age of 39.  My prayers are also with her precious, innocent little daughter.

January 18, 2007

Hey guys!  I've got lots of pixs from different shows ready for your viewing pleasure!  Sorry these are so late but better late than never...right?!  Enjoy!

Revengeance, Live Wire, ASKA, Maiden Texxas, LIFT, Live Wire, Maiden Texxas, John Inman, and Jay Shannon Project

January 12, 2007

Hey there!  Last Friday I had a wonderful opportunity to sit in on a rehearsal of a local band that is getting ready to break this music scene wide open...they are ArtAziA!  Here are the pixs from that rehearsal.  Coming soon, I hope, will be a live interview with these guys!

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December 16, 2006

Hey everyone,

A friend of ours is having some difficulty, and we are trying to help
her out.  Dawn Lane has helped out a number of bands in the Dallas area,
as a promoter, and manager, and she's just a really nice person as well!

Recently, Dawn went into the hospital to have a baby.  The baby is fine,
but Dawn is another story.  Shortly after delivering baby Brenden, her
doctor called her back for another visit.  Dawn was then immediately
scheduled for brain surgery ... turns out she has a type of cancer
called Choriocarcinoma.

The good news is that Dawn's prognosis is good.  Choriocarcinoma is very
treatable, and her numbers look very good.  The bad news: her family has
already used up what insurance coverage they had, and the bills are
stacking up, both on the medical front, and on the newborn infant front.

Various friends of Dawn and Steele, many of them musicians, have banded
together to create a fund to help the family.  For more information see:
http://dawnsfund.org

There is a benefit concert in her honor tonight at O'Rileys in Dallas.  For more info go to:
 

http://www.myspace.com/markwarner1961


 

November 18, 2006

Hey everyone!  I know that it's been a really LONG time since I've updated my page but I am bringing you some very distressing news about a very dear friend of mine personally and the music community.  This little excerpt was sent to me from my friend Mark Warner.  Please read below and contact him for more information.  Needless to say I'm very shocked, concerned, and heartbroken about this.  Thank you very much!

"REPOSTED FROM BLACKWOOD AVENUE'S SITE: TODAY AND THIS DAY FORWARD I WOULD LIKE TO ASK THAT WE ALL COME TOGETHER AND PRAY FOR OUR SISTER DAWN. DAWN HAD TO HAVE A C-SECTION TO DELIVER THEIR BABY, BRENDEN, A MONTH EARLY DUE TO COMPLICATIONS. THE BABY IS GREAT AND HEALTHY. SOON AFTER THEY TOOK THE BABY HOME, THEIR DOCTOR CALLED THEM BACK IN AND TOLD THEM THAT SHE HAD SENT OFF THE PLACENTA TO BE TESTED. THE PLACENTA CAME BACK POSITIVE FOR A RARE AND VERY AGGRESSIVE FORM OF CANCER THAT IS LOCATED IN SEVERAL PARTS OF HER BODY. SHE JUST HAD BRAIN SURGERY TO REMOVE THE CANCER FROM THE BRAIN. I AM ASKING FOR EVERYONE THAT KNOWS HER, AND ALL WHO DONT TO PLEASE PRAY FOR HER, HER HUSBAND, AND THEIR NEW BABY. PLEASE COPY AND PASTE MY PAGE TO EVERYONE YOU CAN POSSIBLY GET TO. WE ARE CURRENTLY SETTING UP A WAY TO RECIEVE DONATIONS FOR THE FAMILY BE IT MONEY, BABY FOOD, DIAPERS, AND ANY TYPE OF SUPPORT WE CAN GIVE. I WILL CONTINUE TO UPDATE MY PAGE AS OFTEN AS POSSIBLE. PLEASE STAY IN TOUCH WITH MY BLOG AS THAT IS WHERE I WILL BE LEAVING UPDATES. THE FAMILY HAS ASKED ALL OF US NOT TO GO TO THE HOSPITAL RIGHT NOW DUE TO THE SERIOUSNESS OF THIS AND FOR THE BEST ENVIRONMENT FOR HER FAMILY WHICH IS THERE WITH HER. THE FAMILY EXTENDS THEIR THANKS AND LOVE FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND THANKS YOU FOR WANTING TO BE THERE BUT WOULD RATHER US NOT RIGHT NOW. I WILL KEEP YOU UPDATED. WE ALSO WILL BE PUTTING TOGETHER A BLACKWOOD AVE. BENEFIT SHOW TO RAISE MONEY FOR DAWN, STEELE, AND BRENDEN SO WE WILL BE ASKING THE PARTY TRAIN AND EVERYONE OF YOU THAT KNOW HER TO STEP FORWARD AND HELP ME DO THIS. YOU KNOW HOW TO GET A HOLD OF ME."
http://www.myspace.com/markwarner1961

 

August 21, 2006

Wow!  The last couple of days have been really great!  The show at The Hungry Musician with ASKA, Habitual, and THC for the Pre Ride For Dime party and then the RFD the next day for the 52 mile motorcycle ride from the Clubhouse, past the cemetery gates to throw roses, and then on to Cowboys for another show with ASKA, Jekylls Hyde, Alapeno, and many others.  Check out the pixs and reviews( review coming soon!) from both of these events.

July 17, 2006

Here are the pixs and reviews from O'Rileys with THC (Texas Hippie Coalition), KOE, and ASKA!

July 11, 2006

Just wanted to say congrats to my friends Steele (Edge of Chaos) and Dawn Lane (Mystic Management)...they are having a BOY!  Congrats you two!!!

July 9, 2006

Check out the pixs and review from last night's show at The Yucatan Beach Club featuring this areas premier Iron Maiden Tribute Band, Maiden Texxas!

July 8, 2006

I have posted new pics and the reviews from last night's shows at Firewater!  Live Wire-Motley Crue Tribute band and Back In Black-AC/DC Tribute band!  Both excellent shows!

June 25, 2006

Check out the pics and review of Poison Cherry at HatTricks in Lewisville!

June 24, 2006

Pics and review are up for the Destroyer show at Firewater Bar & Grill

June 21, 2006

Just wanted to warn everyone out there that has a profile on myspace.com.  Someone is hacking into profiles, mine, and posting obscene and racial bulletins under my name and others.  I've already contacted myspace and I changed my password.  Take care of your passwords and make sure that no one else has access to it and be sure to pay attention to your profile that it doesn't look different or anything like that.

June 18, 2006

First off, Happy Father's Day!!!  To all the local bands in the Dallas-FTW area if you are looking for a club that has an awesome stage, easy to get to, big ass sign out side so you can find it, great sound system, big floor area, balcony, lots of places to sit, and a back room with pool table, etc...The Hungry Musician is the place for you! They have very friendly staff and they need our support! Go check em out. They are off of Division in Arlington, on N. Great Southwest Pkwy. Just wanted to plug a decent place that needs our support so we can go check out our local favorites. Safe well-lit parking lot and it's free to park!  Saw some awesome bands last night!  Diver Down, Van Halen Tribute band, Lift, and ASKA.  Check out the pixs and keep rockin!

 

June 6, 2006

Hey there!  Lots of exciting things going on!  Here are the pics from last Saturday nights ASKA show at Monte Carlos!  Lots of birthdays and one kick ass marriage proposal!  Check it out!

 

May 15, 2006

I just found an awesome site that will help to support our men and women who are over in Iraq protecting our freedom and everything we enjoy here.  It is a wish list for our soldiers and it will provide a way for you to communicate with them as well as send them little necessities that they are in need of everyday.  Thanks for you support!

 

May 14, 2006

Happy Mother's Day to all the wonderful mothers out there!!!

April 24, 2006

Here are the pics from O'Rileys Saturday night with ASKA, Habitual, and Golgotha.

 

April 19, 2006

Hey everyone!  Caught an awesome show at O'Rileys last Friday!  It was the new line up of TYR and Judas Rising.  Here are the pics and review from that show! 

 

March 31, 2006

Due to circumstances beyond my control I will be on a hiatus until further notice.  I know some of you have noticed I haven't been out in the scene like I was before.  It's just life!  Take care, keep rockin, and I'll be back soon!  Love ya!  Neon

 

March 25, 2006

Hey ya'll!  Check out the 'Live Reviews' for details on the show at Monte Carlos!

(like to give a shout out to one cool freakin dude, Taylor Dennis!  That was a really cool thing you did for me last night!Letting me say I was with you so I didn't have to pay a cover!  Thanks!)

 

March 17, 2006

HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY!!!

 

March 5, 2006

Hey everyone!  I know it's been a long, long, long...well you get it!  I went out to Denton yesterday, to D & M Cycle World along with KZPS Classic Rock and rocked out with Phantom X!  It was a great show and ran into ASKA Dan out there too!  Enjoy the pics and Phantom X will be playing out at O'Rileys next weekend the 11th.

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January 30, 2006

ASKA, Live Wire, and Habitual pixs from Sat's show at Monte Carlos!  Sorry, had a glitch...here's the rest of the pixs from Sat.!

January 13, 2006

George Call ROCKS The Bone!!!

January 3, 2006

Pixs from RivetHead at The Ridglea and pixs of Revengeance at Monte Carlos

Review of both shows

 

January 1, 2006

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!

December 30, 2005

Would like to give a big 'cheers' to a lovely lady from Ireland named Rosie!  I met her tonight at Monte Carlos.  She has been directing a lot of her friends from back home to my web site!  A big 'thanks' and 'keep rockin' to Rosie from beautiful Ireland!

December 24, 2005

Just wanted to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas Eve, Merry Christmas, and a very Happy New Year from Neon's Metal Madness!  Love ya and Keep Rockin!

December 21, 2005

Hey everyone!  Hope ya'll have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!  I have just done a lot of updating on my calendar page so make sure you check that out as there are a lot of shows taking place this week and next!  Make sure you catch your favorite band in action!

December 20, 2005

Check out this new site Lyrics Trax!!!

December 9, 2005

RIP DIME!!!

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December 8, 2005

Wow!  It's almost hard to believe that another year has almost come and gone!  Just wanted to say thanks to everyone that has visited my web site in 2005!  Your support and kindness is what keeps it and me going!  Also, last Saturday I had the awesome opportunity to participate in Lewisville's 7th Annual Motorcycle Toy Run and at almost 3,000 plus bikes it was a sight to behold.  Straight up 12 noon they told us to mount up and start our engines...I completely understand why they refer to it as 'rolling thunder'!  You should have heard it!  It gave me chills!  And the best part, for each bike there was at least two toys, times that by 3,000 bikes...there are going to be some very happy kids come Christmas morning!  Thanks also to the wonderful Hooter's girls who served us up lunch.

November 26, 2005

Hey!  Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  I am back from a one week trip to Kentucky to see my mom and dad.  Looking forward to seeing everyone out there supporting our local bands!  Stay safe and see ya soon!

November 12, 2005

Pixs are here!  From The Galaxy Club...ASKA, Fat Knuckle Jack, and Twenty3Fifty9

 

November 10, 2005

Hey there!  Just a reminder that tomorrow night, Friday, at The Galaxy Club in Deep Ellum is ASKA.  See ya there!

October 31, 2005

The Saxon show scheduled for Nov. 11th @ The Galaxy Club has been cancelled.

October 28, 2005

Got the review from the 14th show at The Galaxy Club w/Twenty3Fifty9, Love vs Hate, Habitual, and Space Time Band!  Check it out!

A big, fat JEERS to Yngwie Malmsteem for booting Edge of Chaos off of the bill for the Granada Theater show!  He's so full of himself he couldn't stand to have awesome bands open for him that night.  What a piece of work and an asshole!  I hope that the whole audience just walks out and doesn't support him.  He has gotten to where he is on the backs of other people and totally forgotten where he came from or how he started out.  I will never support him or any show he does!  You are a big ZERO!  Boo to you!

 

October 27, 2005

Hey everyone!  Be sure to tune in tomorrow, the 28th, to 93.3 The Bone for The Big Bone Morning Show, 7-9 am, with Humble Billy Hayes and Donovan to hear a live interview with local KISS tribute band Destroyer!!!!

 

October 20, 2005

Finally got the pixs uploaded from the Galaxy Club shows!  I'm still working on the reviews!  Enjoy!  Habitual, Love vs Hate, Space Time Band, and Twenty3Fifty9

October 15, 2005

Hey!  Caught some awesome bands at The Galaxy Club last night!  Twenty3Fifty9, Love vs Hate, Habitual, and Space Time Band!  I will have a review and pixs of last night's festivities up soon!

October 8, 2005

Just added a new local band to my Links page!  Determination!  Check 'em out!

October 7, 2005

Hey everyone!  I've updated my calendar page!  If your band's date is not listed shoot me an email and I'll get it up there for ya!

September 19, 2005

Hey people!  Here are the AJury of Robots, Rex Mundi, and Waja pixs from O'Riley's and the pixs from Saturday's ASKA show at Monte Carlos.  Both were fantastic shows and lots of surprises from all the bands.  Read about that in my reviews from the shows!

September 14, 2005

Hey everyone!  The moment you've all been waiting for...The interview with ASKA is ready!  Check it out!  You can read it and/or listen (click on Interviews) to it!  Let the guys know how much you support them!  Thanks to the guys in ASKA for sitting down with me and granting me this in depth interview!

I also will be posting a live review and pixs from what I am calling My Reunion Show with the boys in A Jury of Robots, Waja, and Rex Mundi!

September 1, 2005

All right boys and girls!  The cat's outta the bag!  I got to do a live interview with the boys in ASKA!  What a night!  That interview will be coming real soon!  It will answer all your questions and give you a little bit of insight as to the challenges and so forth that these Gods of Metal have been faced with. 

I have just posted my interview with Space Time Band.  Sorry it took so long!  The ASKA is interview is comin soon!

August 27, 2005

Here are the pixs from Thursday night's 93.3 The Bone Battle of The Bands at City Streets in Fort Worth featuring KISS Tribute Band, Destroyer!!!

August 13, 2005

Hey everyone!  Stay tuned for an exciting interview from Space Time Band and a surprise interview with one of this areas most kick ass bands.  I will be doing a lot more interviews in the coming months so make sure you keep stopping by and if you're a band and your upcoming show is not on my calendar email me the details and I'll get it up there for ya!  Keep Rockin' ya'll!!!

August 7, 2005

Hey boys and girls!  What a night at The Axis Club!  Scarlet Entertainment put on a hell of a show!  It was a "Night of Tribute".  The bands were Anthem (Rush), Diver Down (Van Halen), Red Leather (80's), Judas Rising (Judas Priest), and Phantom X (Dio).  Unfortunately I was not able to make the first two bands and couldn't stay for the last one but I did get to stay for Red Leather and Judas Rising.  Here are the pixs!

August 2, 2005

Spittin Jonah introduces new drummer, Mike Pritchett, formerly of Strangers!

July 29, 2005

Hey guys!  Finally got the pixs uploaded from the Scream For Me Dallas/93.3 The Bone/Hooters bash at The Ridglea Theater.  I would like to say thanks to Robert Miguel for allowing me the opportunity to come out and take pixs.  Also would like to say thank you to the Warrant management for being so generous in allowing me to take all the photos I wanted, with flash.  You guys are totally cool!  I would like to also apologize to Steven Sweet, drummer for Warrant.  My camera was flaking out on me and I didn't get to take any pixs of him at all.  Sorry man!  Also to Rocket Queen.  I didn't get to take as many as I would have liked so I will make it out to a show and make up for it!

Rustik, Frolic, Dedlock, Rocket Queen, and Warrant

July 26, 2005

Happy 1st Birthday to my daughter!!!  Mommy and Daddy love you!

July 22, 2005

I have been given an awesome opportunity to work with this area's most prestigious DJ's and promoter of all things music...Robert Miguel!!  That's right!  I will be at the Scream For Me Dallas! Productions Warrant show tomorrow night at the Ridglea Theater.  There will be awesome local bands playing also...Rocket Queen, Rustik, Dedlock, and Frolic!  Doors open at 8 pm and there is free food from 8 to 10 pm provided by Hooters!

July 19, 2005

Just wanted to send out my best wishes to George Call (ASKA) and his family and my prayers for a speedy recovery!

July 18, 2005

Hey there!  I'm back from vacation and ready to get it on!  Will have several things going on..interviews with some bands, and other things! 

 

July 2, 2005

Had a great time last night at the Rock Never Stops Tour show!  Ran into Mike Rich (Spittin Jonah), Glenn Malicki and Kevin Goocher (Phantom X), Daryl Norton (ASKA), and Robert Miguel (Scream For Me Dallas!)  It was an awesome show and we had a blast!  I finally have the pixs for Edge of Chaos, Habitual, and Phantom X ready.  Sorry it took so long!

June 27, 2005

Well I had a blast hangin out at O'Riley's with Edge of Chaos, Habitual, and Phantom X!  Also were several members from local bands:  Revengence, Space Time Band, TYR, Muthalode,  Fame 15, and Diver Down.  I will be posting pics later today!  Keep rockin!

June 24, 2005

Well I'm back from Arizona and what a trip!  The scenery was spectacular and we had such a good time.  The wedding went perfectly and the happy couple are on their way back to Texas!  I will be getting back into the swing of things and we'll get this going again so just stay patient with me!  lol  Thanks!

June 13, 2005

It's going to be a long time before I forget this birthday!  Thanks to ASKA, Edge of Chaos, Mystic Management, Revengence, Rude Awakening, Pat & Lisa Murphy, Erica, Barb and Amanda, my Hubby, John, Edward and Sheri, Ray and Stacey, Manley, and if I left anyone out I'm sorry.  It was by far the best birthday.  I also wanna say congrats to my best friend in the world, Andrea, she is getting married next Saturday.  Love ya, mama!

June 9, 2005

Here's something very special that's coming up on June 18th at The Inferno in Denton, Texas:  Imminent Music Force presents the MADFINGERS GUITAR FEST!  Featuring Michael Harris, David Harbour, and Matt Eaton.

June 7, 2005

Pixs of Muthalode and Phantom X from last Friday night at O'Riley's!

June 6, 2005

Just wanted to invite everyone out to J. Gilligan's on June 11th to help me celebrate my Big Bad Ass Birthday Bash with none other than ASKA!!!  There will also be two special guests which will be announced!  Come on out to help support our great local musicians and you are sure to have a great time!  See ya'll there!

June 5, 2005

Had a great time hangin with the guys in Phantom X and Muthalode Friday night!  Stay tuned for pixs and welcoming Phantom X guitarist Eric Knudson (Deja Vu) to the fold!  He absolutely rocked the hell out of the place...he's an exceptional guitar player!  Way to go, Eric!

June 2, 2005

Edge of Chaos pixs from Monte Carlos and a little later in the day the review and pixs and review from Revengence's show on May 21st at Monte Carlos.

May 25, 2005

Hey there!  Hope everyone is doing great!  Kids are out of school for the summer so I will be able to do a little more with my page!  First I will be posting some pixs and reviews from Edge of Chaos and Revengence.  Second, on June 11th at J. Gilligan's in Arlington, Texas is going to be my Big Bad Ass Birthday Bash with none other than ASKA!!!  So come on out and help me celebrate! 

 

April 25, 2005

Here's the interview with Edge of Chaos!

Live Review of Guitargonaut at The Dallas Guitar Show

Hey there!  Pics coming soon from Edge of Chaos at Monte Carlos, the interview with Edge of Chaos, and much more. 

April 13, 2005

Here are the pixs from the Dallas Guitar Show!  Matt Eaton playing songs from his solo cd "Guitargonaut" backed up by his friends and fellow musicians from Spittin' Jonah!

April 6, 2005

Hey everyone!  Don't forget about tomorrow night!  "David DeFeis, legendary front man of Noise Records recording artists VIRGIN STEELE, will be my guest on tomorrow's installment of "HM Dave's Place" from 8:30-9pm (EST) on WLIE.
The show can be best heard in Suffolk (and some Nassau) County, Long Island on 540AM. Those outside the signal range can hear (and view!!!) the show online by logging onto www.wlie.com. Once past the home page, click on "listen live" and the rest should be self-explanatory.

Thanks for supporting local (and international) music.

www.hmdave.com www.virgin-steele.com

HMDave

April 2, 2005

Hey guys!  Have some exciting news...I have been given an opportunity to go and cover the Guitar Show next weekend!  Also...make sure you check the above calendar for April to make sure that your favorite band is listed.  If you're a band and you don't see your date and venue listed just shoot me an email and I'll get it up there for ya!

March 30, 2005

This just in...Matt Eaton of Spittin' Jonah will be performing his GUITARGONAUT at the Guitar Show on April 9th at 4:00 pm!  He will be at the Ernie Ball Stage!  Don't miss this opportunity to support one of the areas very talented musicians!  Congrats Matt!

March 11, 2005

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, STEPHEN!!!

March 8, 2005

Hey there!  For all you Virgin Steele fans on April 7th from 8:30 to 9:00(NY Time) vocalist, front man, creative artist, and outstanding musician David DeFeis will be a guest of www.wlie.com  Make sure you tune in for what I know will be an interesting, intelligent, and eye-opening interview!

Hey guys!  Check out this really cool site from HMDave in the Big Apple, New York! 

March 4, 2005

Would like to say thanks again to the guys in Edge of Chaos for doing a live interview with me.  I just finished transcribing it and got it sent off to their management.  So make sure you stay tuned for that interview to be posted!

March 3, 2005

Habitual wins Round One in Robert Miguel's "Scream For Me Dallas" Band Search 2005!!!  You go guys!!!

February 28, 2005

Hope everyone's doing great!  I'm still working on that interview with Edge of Chaos.  Been dealing with a teething baby!  lol  Also here's the review and pixs from Saturday night's show with Muthalode and ASKA out at Monte Carlos!

Like to give a shout out to some peeps that I saw at the show...Lisa and Pat Murphy, Erica, Andrea #1 and Andrea #2, Amanda, Timm (Gashly Crumb bass player), Matt Eaton-Spittin' Jonah, Rick Goebel and his wife, ASKA Dan, ASKA Barb, Stacey, Manley, Bradley Noud, Carl, Kristi, Kelly, and if I left your name out...sorry!  I just forgot.

 

February 22, 2005

Here are the pixs from last Friday night at Division One with Edge of Chaos!!!
 

February 21, 2005
 

Hey everyone!  Wow...I had a great time last Friday out at Division One hangin' with the crew of Edge of Chaos.  What a treat!  I not only got to hear them perform but I did a live interview with them as well.  Will be working on getting that transcribed and will be working on getting the pixs uploaded.  Got a new computer so I'm getting all my programs and such moved over from the old one.  Be sure to keep an eye out on the calendar above for upcoming shows and make sure you keep me updated on when your favorite band is playing so I can post those dates.

Review from the Edge of Chaos show

February 8, 2005

Review and pixs of Friday's show at Club Indigo

Near Life Experience, TYR, and Jay Shannon Project

February 7, 2005

Stay tuned for the pixs and reviews of Friday night's Renegade Radio and MySpace.com birthday party out at Club Indigo!

February 2, 2005

Check out my DallasMusic.com review of the TYR show at O'Rileys!

January 23, 2005

Check out pixs from last nights show at J. Gilligan's!

ASKA and KOE

review tomorrow!

January 20, 2005

Little Green Men, the 22nd, at Dreamworld Music Complex in Arlington along with Meyvn (from Austin), Fist Engine, Affliction, Rex Mundi, and DefectuS.  All ages, BYOB, and $10 cover

January 18, 2005

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Alex Nelson
1963-2004

Alex Nelson and Neon outside the Canyon Club April 10, 2002

I know some of you might think "where the hell has she been?" but I found out last night, quite by accident, that one of the sweetest people I'd ever met, in the rock world, was killed in a car accident May 17, 2004.  I'd met this person in April 2002 when his band played at The Canyon Club.  Despite working his ass off on stage and being dog tired he took the time to pose with me outside by the tour bus.  That person was Alex Nelson of Lizzy Borden.  I was just stunned!  Could this be for real?  His family, friends, and band mates are in my thoughts and prayers.  RIP, Alex!

January 17, 2005

Just a reminder that there are lots of good shows coming up!  ASKA at J. Gilligan's on the 22nd!

January 16, 2005

Check out my review on DallasMusic.com

January 15, 2005

Review and pixs from TYR and Phantom X at O'Riley's!

ASKA 1-22-05 @ J. Gilligan's
MySpace and Renegade Radio Birthday Party 2-4-05 @ Club Indigo
RivetHead 2-11-05 @ Curtain Club for Dallas Music Fest 2005
TYR 2-19-05 @ Monte Carlos 

January 13, 2005

Like to say thank you to Shirley Lutz of Scarlet Entertainment and Grady Smith of DallasMusic.com for giving me the opportunity to cover a great show!

Review and pixs from the Seeing Red Tour at the Axis Club 1-8-05

A Jury of Robots, Habitual, Phantom X, Sixth Wind, and Temper

Review and pixs from Jake Crawford at the Thunderhorse Saloon

January 10, 2005

Check out the new cd review on Spittin Jonah's Sphere of Resistance

Review and pixs from Jake Crawford at The Thunderhorse Saloon

Stay tuned for pixs and reviews from Saturday's show at the Axis Club in Fort Worth.  This was the "Seeing Red Tour".  Man it was so good to get out there and take pixs and see people I hadn't seen in forever.  I will try to get the pixs up tomorrow along with the review!

January 4, 2005

EDGE OF CHAOS show dates
www.edgeofchaos.us

JANUARY 8TH - ROBERT MIGUEL SHOW @ THE RIDGLEA THEATER

JANUARY 30TH - THE LOCAL SHOW W/CHAZ @ THE CURTAIN CLUB (DALLAS)

FEBRUARY 11TH - DREAM WORLD W/ELEMENT 80 (ARLINGTON)

FEBRUARY 18TH -@ DIVISION ONE (ARLINGTON) 

January 1, 2005

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!!

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