Tag: Punky Meadows
Punky Meadows and Frank DiMino – Return of the Fallen Angels!
Former Angel members Frank DiMino and Punky Meadows played a show together at Count’s Vamp’d on Friday, June 15, 2018, with Cyanide opening. Angel was a band ahead of their time. Dressed in all white with a sound that ranged from pop to progressive, they would’ve been more at home in the then-upcoming 80s […]
Punky Meadows Asks Vegas: Can You Feel It? Live on Stage at the Backstage Bar!
Angel. Signed to Casablanca Records after being “discovered” by none other than KISS’ Gene Simmons in a D.C. club. A progressive hard rock quintet that pared their sound down over the years to be more straight ahead. Even Frank Zappa had to acknowledge them by way of writing a song called “Punky’s Whips” about their […]
NO ANGEL REUNION…. YET! A Misquoted Frank DiMino Clarifies The Statement (but we do love seeing him and Punky together again!)
In an interview with Dave Ling of Classic Rock, ANGEL frontman Frank DiMino was mistakenly misquoted, confirming “that plans are afoot to reunite his former group ANGEL for a handful of farewell concerts”. The interview also suggested that DiMino ‘broke the news on July 31 via his Facebook page with the declaration: “Special Announcement Coming Soon. […]
Punky Meadows – The Angel Guitarist Returns With His Solo Album, Fallen Angel!
In the 1970s, Punky Meadows was Angel’s lead guitarist. The legendary classic rock quintet fused elements of pop, hard rock, and progressive sounds, and was one of the most unique of their era. Unfortunately, they never quite got the commercial breakthrough they deserved. The Casablanca-signed band disbanded quietly around 1980, after five studio records and […]