Seems like Mark Twain, rumors of Jake E. Lee’s demise were greatly exaggerated. At least a little, anyway. Bud of mine hipped me to this a while back, been meaning to share it. He didn’t tell me why I was watching it. And after listening to the ’80s-like (but maybe a little better?) mid-tempo thang, [...]
A Friday, summer, time for some good music. Today we have an unreleased Badlands tune (not the one at right), an Extreme tune from their last album (very good), a blast from the past by Neal Schon and Jan Hammer (funny MTV vid) and…a bonus track. Enjoy!
As a kid in high school in the ’80s (early ’80s!), Jake E. Lee was on my list of favorite guitarists – another one of the seemingly endless supply of amazing, cool-looking axemen coming out of LA. I wondered how Ozzy found these guys: Were they lined up on street corners? Hanging out under palm [...]
Guitar fans owe a debt of thanks to Ozzy (or really Sharon, for saving him). Musically, I mean. The reality TV thing…not so much. Not only does Ozzy pick incredible guit-slingers for his bands – pretty amazing since he claims not to know much about the guitar – he also gives them the freedom to [...]