You may know him from such places that used to exist such as: The Hudson Duster and Bogies. You may know him from bands that used to play the scene such as: Attica and Bruise Bros. But… Mike Valente has only aged like a fine wine, Upstate Black N Blue and his band Brick By […]
RRX: Give us a brief history on Talas ? Your ties to area? Memories of ealry Talas Shows BILLY: We started Talas around 1971, playing clubs in the Buffalo/Western NY area. Mostly cover tunes. We went through several personnel changes through the years and eventually branched our across the USA. Many incredible memories of the Albany […]
One of the cool parts of doing interviews for RadioRadioX is that I’m finding all kinds of great music for my lawless joyrides. And as I daydream of launching Molotov cocktails at polite society, I hope that Ike’ Wasted World will be on rotation. Hard-driving and in-your-face, Ike’s Wasted World is fronted by Eric Joseph […]
One thing I’m learning from doing interviews is that you come up with lots of good questions that you don’t want to repeat, because every question is a fragile little gem, then you get a band that makes you dust out the best of those questions and beat them into service. Meet Brick by Brick. […]
In 2019 we’re going to blow a few speakers, the loud hours are coming!
Punk to me is a raw force that pushes back against the tide of bullshit that seeks to suck the sand from beneath our feet. And metal, which I’ll admit is my favorite of the two genres, hate mail be damned, is like that razor’s edge that carves through all the garbage bags to show […]
RadioRadioX’s Shuffle and Local Lunch host Ralph Renna fires off Five Q&A “quick shots” with the Erotics singer and lead guitarist Mike Trash. RRX: What are your top five influential albums and why? Mike Trash: Cooper, Kiss, AC/DC, Elton John; a lot of 70’s rock more than 80’s which somehow shocks people for some reason. I can’t […]