Author: Anita Maree Brodersen

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Gary Pihl, Guitarist From Boston

Gary Pihl, Long Time Boston Guitarist for Boston, Give Some Insights Interview Conducted on July 06 2017 by Anita Maree Brodersen Anita: Hi Gary, thanks so much for taking time out to speak with Unrated Magazine. Gary Pihl: Thanks so much for taking the time to talk to us. Welcome back to the Chicago area. Gary: Thanks! I was born in the suburb of Park Ridge, IL then my family moved to Mount Prospect, IL for several years. I want to circle back with you to look at your early musical life. When you moved to California I read...

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David Cook Gives Chicago the Heartbreak At Lincoln Hall, Chicago

June 30, 2017 David Cook @ Lincoln Hall, Chicago David Cook gives Chicago the Heartbreak! By Anita Lande Brodersen Fans of David Cook anxiously waited for him to take stage at the packed Lincoln Hall Theatre in Chicago.  David Cook, who was the American Idol winner on season seven in 2008, started the show with his band performing rock hitter “Kiss & Tell”.  While his technical team tried desperately to get a video presentation working during his songs, it just would not launch, but really not a big issue since his fans really wanted to rock out with him...

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REO Speedwagon, Styx and Don Felder Come Together

United We Rock Tour , Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Felder, pushes into Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre,  Tinley Park, IL, USA Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Tinley Park, IL, USA – July 1, 2017 Live Concert Review and Photos: Anita Maree Brodersen July kicked in strong at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre as the “United We Rock” tour rolled in with former lead guitarist of the Eagles, Don Felder, showcasing about one hour of rock classics.  Felder was in fine sprints performing hit songs like “Already Gone,” “Witchy Woman,” “Heartache Tonight,” “Heavy Metal,” “Life in the Fast Lane,” “Take It Easy,” “One of...

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LP (Laura Pergolizzi) at Lincoln Hall

LP @ Lincoln Hall, Chicago IL, June 9, 2017 by Anita Maree Brodersen LP’s “Lost on You” tour whistles into Chicago! LP (Laura Pergolizzi) at Lincoln Hall. LP (Laura Pergolizzi) and her band rolled into Chicago early June to showcase new songs off her latest album release Lost on You.  Unrated Magazine has been following LP since her early days and it seems like the world is finally discovering the unique voice and tremendous writing talent of the petite curly hair singer. Her sold out show at Lincoln Hall was no surprise.  Her latest album is getting strong reviews...

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The Review of Styx New CD “The Mission”

Styx First Studio Album in 14 years, The Mission Review by Anita Maree Brodersen Styx fans are rejoicing with “The Mission”, their first studio album in 14 years.  The 14 song album showcases a classic side of the band while displaying a fresh new flow of catchy songs.  While each song is quite unique and stands on its own, if you listen to each song in order it literally takes the listener to a new frontier – that frontier is Planet Mars!  “The Mission” is a concept album about the first manned mission to Mars taking place in the...

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