Category Archives: Listen

An Homage to the House Of Blues Anaheim – Downtown Disney (Venue Spotlight)

HOUSE OF BLUES ANAHEIM – “DOWNTOWN DISNEY” As I sit down to write this, during the weekend I will be attending the “Preview Celebration” for, well basically the private, Grand Opening Party for the new House Of Blues located at… Read More

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An interview with Don Dokken of Dokken

Q & A with “Mr. 80’s”… Julian Douglas: An Interview with Don Dokken of Dokken. Back in 1984, my senior year of high school, I was with a group of friends driving out to Las Vegas for a road trip when… Read More

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Saint Rocke – Hermosa Beach, CA (Venue Spotlight)

SAINT ROCKE – HERMOSA BEACH, CA Over the past few years, the Los Angeles area has seen some of its greatest live music venues close down: The Universal Amphitheater, The Key Club, The Music Box, The Knitting Factory and BriXton-South… Read More

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NAMM 2015 – Day Three, Great White, Flashback Heart Attack and more

Part 3: Day Three of NAMM, Great White & Gabbie Rae, Flashback Heart Attack and more. It’s hard to believe Saturday, and Day Three of NAMM was upon us. Now I see why my wife Nicole chose to head back… Read More

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NAMM 2015 – Day Two, Lita Ford, Steel Panther and more

NAMM 2015 Part 2: Day Two of NAMM, Lita Ford, Steel Panther & more. For the first time in a few years of attending NAMM, I woke after the first night, not only at a reasonable time, but without a… Read More

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NAMM 2015 – All about NAMM, Day One & Bonzo Bash

NAMM 2015 Part 1: All about NAMM, Day One and the Bonzo Bash. I am sure there are many of you, especially those not in the music business, that are not familiar with NAMM. NAMM is the National Association of… Read More

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Los Angeles… Listen: The Music

LOS ANGELES… LISTEN: THE MUSIC. L.A. has had so much to offer through out my life, from my single days and even more now that I’m married. In my three part series of why I love Los Angeles, I start… Read More

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My Salute To Jani Lane

“MY SALUTE TO JANI LANE” 8/13/11 for Rock ‘N Roll Industries Magazine This article was written by me for Rock ‘N Roll Industries Magazine the night Warrant lead singer, Jani Lane was found dead. He was one the most special… Read More

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BriXton – South Bay (Venue Spotlight)

THE BRIXTON – SOUTH BAY (NOW CLOSED) My first Venue Spotlight for Rock ‘N Roll Industries Magazine was on The BriXton – South Bay. It was a little gem hidden away on the Redondo Beach Pier just 30 minutes away from… Read More

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United Rockers 4U “Japan Relief Concert”

United Rockers 4U “Japan Relief Concert” Below is the first article I wrote for Rock ‘N Roll Industries, a national hard rock based magazine, it’s an ongoing column I still write, entitled “On The Scene with Mr. 80‘s.” I was… Read More

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