If you build it, they will come. It worked out just fine in 'Field of Dreams' and it seems to be going well as a potential philosophy around here. I only say potential because so far we haven't spent much time philosophizing about what the hell we're up to here at GG HQ. But that's … Continue reading Friday LinkFrogging – 1/28/11
Hardly any of these songs were released this year. Not many more of these clips were made this year. So what does this list amount to? The musical things I enjoyed most during my time online in 2010. What do you get out of it? A one-stop collection of great audio-visual entertainment spanning the last … Continue reading Top 10 Music Clips of 2010
There is nothing quite like a weekend amongst your own kind to really make you appreciate things like our little corner of the internet here. Stephe and I will be reporting on our adventures in the wilds of the Austin Comic Con soon, but let me just say it was fun. From aging television stars … Continue reading Friday LinkFrogging – 11/19/10
Sometimes things are so obvious you just can't see them. I mean I do this week in and week out and I try to be topical and/or timely with my selections, but somehow, and believe me, I don't know how, I've overlooked Charlize Theron. The obvious time to use Ms. Theron was during the … Continue reading Friday LinkFrogging – 8/27/10
In GonzoGeek's on-going quest to pimp a band that needs no pimping, please enjoy the following: Jason Bonham playing drums as Chickenfoot covers Led Zeppelin's 'Rock and Roll' in Vegas over the weekend. Witness! Chad Smith 'playing guitar'. See! Jason Bonham drumming. Experience! Sammy Hagar vocalizing. Hear! Joe Satriani shredding. Acknowledge! The presence of Michael Anthony.
I've been flogging the new hard rock supergroup Chickenfoot for months. I reviewed the album. I linked the "Oh Yeah" video on our Facebook page. I bought tickets for me, Chris and the spouses when they went on sale. Then we waited. Circumstances required the spouses to drop out, but Chris and I made our … Continue reading Chickenfoot Live!
Give Foot a Chance I wanna roll all up in it Get my sticky fingers It's stretched out - "Sexy Little Thing" When I first heard about the supergroup consisting of Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Chad Smith and Joe Satriani, I have to admit I was more than a little excited. The blackballed half of … Continue reading Chickenfoot – the Review
I've been pondering this post for a while and given this week's preponderence of music related posts, this seemed like a good time. So, jump in the GonzoGeek Wayback Machine and journey back with me to 1985 won't you? 1985 - New Coke, Reagan, Live Aid, NES, Calvin & Hobbes, Windows 1.0, Back to … Continue reading Return to the Land Before Blogs
Never has this unique talent's virtuosity been so vividly displayed. Clearly we have only seen the tip of the iceberg, with many great years yet to come. Satriani?? Pah!! Good luck with Hagar. Eddie still rules.
FAME (noun) - 1. public estimation 2. popular acclaim Kiss released their self-titled debut in 1974. Though not an initial success it laid the groundwork for a career that has spanned 34 years and at least 3 generations of fans. Still, despite 24 gold records and 80 million records sold worldwide, Kiss has been not … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame