Phil X and the Drills, With Special Guests on Stage at Vamp’d!
On August 3, 2018, Phil X and The Drills played Count’s Vamp’d, with special guests. Phil Xenidis, better known to the world as Phil X, has long been an unsung hero of the world of rock and roll. He’s probably best known to modern audiences for replacing Richie Sambora in Bon Jovi, and was previously […]
Hired Gun – New Film Looks at Neglected Contributors in the Music World!
In KISS’ classic era, Peter Criss wore the makeup of the Catman on the live stage and entertained millions around the world. Can you name the man on stage that wears that makeup now? There is one man who has played bass for Quiet Riot, Ozzy Osbourne, Dio, Whitesnake, Blue Oyster Cult, and Queensryche. Can […]
Rik Emmett – Legendary Triumph Guitarist Returns with RES9!
As the lead guitarist and co-lead vocalist in Triumph, Rik Emmett was long one of rock and roll’s greatest talents. Although he recorded a number of solo records after leaving Triumph, nothing else ever quite reached the same level of popularity that he achieved in that group in the late 70s through the mid 80s. That […]
Bon Jovi Returns With This House is Not For Sale…. But is it Worthwhile?
It has been a turbulent few years in the Bon Jovi camp, with the recent departure of longtime guitarist Richie Sambora. Fans likely wondered if his leaving the band would be the end, but that was not the case. The group made the rather surprising decision to bring in new guitarist Phil X, previously of […]