Monthly Archives: April 2005

Peavey T-45

It's been more than 25 years since the Peavey Electronics Company introduced its revolutionary T-60 guitar and T-40 bass to a market that was...

SIB Echodrive, Varidrive, Fatdrive

Rick Hamel is one half of the design team behind the SMF 15 Watter amplifier we reviewed in the April '03 issue. And...

Warren Haynes

Given his work ethic, it makes sense that Warren Haynes plays in a band called Gov't Mule. A strong contender for Workaholic Guitarist of...

Dave Alvin

The Ashgrove was more than a club; it was a legend. Tucked away on Hollywood's Melrose Avenue, founder Ed Pearl booked bands from Lightnin'...

BoDeans – Resolution

It has been awhile since the BoDeans have released a studio album - eight years. In that time, rock and roll has seen bands...

Z.Z. Top – Chrome, Smoke, and B. B. Q.

Well, Z.Z. Top's music has been released in a lot of forms on CD. I confess, I didn't scarf up the other releases,...

Steve Howe – Elements

Some would say progressive rock, art rock, whatever you want to call it, has always seemed a little too pompous for it's own good....

Carl Verheyen Band – Six

While not exactly a household name, Carl has been around awhile. He's a fine player who's put out some nice solo work, and...

Fifty Seven Stitch – Nerveblock

Whatever happened to good, old-fashioned American hard rock? You know the kind - crunching guitars, strong vocals, a deft melodic touch that never...

Robin Trower – Living Out of Time

Following up his last work, 2001's Go My Way, could hardly be easy for Robin Trower. That effort was his best album in...
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