Gunpowder Gray recently completed their most successful tour of playing over 30 dates up and down the East Coast making their way to the Lone Star State. Their new EP ‘Lethal Rock and Roll’ is the first release off of Atlanta based record label Midnight Cruiser Records. ‘Lethal Rock and Roll’ is available on vinyl or as a digital download. Click on either of the pics to get your hands on something Lethal, and Increase The Pressure!
Last week marked the 30th anniversary of my Vinnie Vincent Invasion audition. And since I’m on my annual “writer’s retreat” at the moment, firmly in the headspace of writing, I figured I would do a little stream-of-consciousness riffing about that whole crazy, magical, and dare I say, “destined,” audition experience.
Tuesday, October 1st, 1985, SIR Studios on Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. There are so many things I remember – with great detail and clarity – about that day, and even about the months leading up to it. Frankly, it’s hard to believe three full decades have since trickled through the hourglass.
Motels, Vans and Cover Bands
As a matter of context, consider where I was at the time, what I was up to, and how unlikely it was for me to even get a shot at the gig. I had spent most of that year on the road…
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