Author: UnRated Magazine

Chickenfoot – Best+Live (2017)

Chickenfoot – Best+Live (2017) Review by Jake Warkel The Red Rocker himself Sammy Hagar back with the Satchman, Joe Satriani, Chad Smith and Michael Anthony with a new song “Divine Termination”, which is the first new song in five years for this Supergroup Chickenfoot. This song is on Chickenfoot’s newest album Best + Live which is a collection of their best hits as well as 90 minutes of live music recorded from Phoenix 2009 due to be released March 10, 2017. If you are Chickenfoot fan as I am, you wish that these guys would continue to make albums,...

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Andres Lecaros: Interview with a Guitar Tech

Andres Lecaros – Guitar Tech of The Gods! Article and photos by Barry Nadler Andres Lecaros is a professional guitar tech for various national touring artists. These artists include: Gus G – Ozzy Osbourne, Gus G, and Firewind; Marc Rizzo – Soulfly; Bobby Keller – Meka Nism; Primal Fear, out of Germany; and Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody, out of Italy. Lecaros is based out of Orlando, FL, but originally hails from New Jersey. Between touring with Marc Rizzo of Soulfly and working with Gus G, on the 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise, he took a little bit of time to...

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Jon Bon Jovi Peforms For Our Military Troops

Recently, Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi performed at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum of Pittsburgh, PA. on October 27, 2016.  The event was in supporting Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Presidential Election.  Although with all the celebrity endorsements and free concerts by mega celebrities Secretary Clinton could not pull it off.  The American people voted and elected President Elect Donald Trump. Hopefully our country may not move forward.  We try not to be political and when politicians host events with entertainers it’s just a celebrity event.  A vote for a candidate should never be cast...

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Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown and Sixx A.M. Light Up Peoria

Peoria Civic Center – November 19, 2016 – Peoria, IL, USA Review by Larz Cothern Peoria, IL didn’t know how Five Finger Death Punch (FFDP), ShineDown, and Sixx A.M. would absolutely rock the Peoria Civic Center to the ground! This was my 1st time seeing Sixx A.M. and they did not disappoint! Sixx A.M.’s frontman James Mitchell took command of the stage, and Nikki Sixx (bass), and DJ Ashba (guitar) proceeded to take the crowd on a journey of rock music, and self-discovery. Sixx A.M. had just released their new album entitled “Prayers For The Blessed” on Friday November...

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Robert Glasper Trio Chicago Performance at Jazz Showcase

Jazz Showcase – Chicago, IL, USA – September 11, 2016 Review by Maja Rios Pianist, Robert Glasper, started his set at the Chicago’s renown Jazz Showcase with about a ten minute monologue of music jokes and ‘hip talk’ that was barely audible on a mike that probably should have been turned up.  This was a bit distracting as the audience anticipated music rather than a lot of dialogue.  However, once the music started the full capacity Jazz Showcase venue of more ethnically and age diverse audience than usual, it gave a testament to the current popularity of spoken word,...

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