Interview with Joseph Arthur of RNDM – March 10th, 2016

By Mike Bax RNDM, the joint project of Joseph Arthur, Richard Stuverud and Jeff Ament (Pearl Jam) released their wonderful sophomore album Ghost Riding upon the masses just last week, courtesy of Dine Alone Records. A sublime mix of guitars, drums, Mellotron and Moog, the eleven songs on Ghost Riding feel less like a side…

Kings of Chaos – Casino Rama, Orillia – October 30th, 2015

Review and Photos by Mike Bax Kings of Chaos are a jam band comprised of core Guns N’ Roses members Gilby Clarke, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum. A rotating ‘who’s who’ of musicians join them on the road when their schedules allow, and Steve Stevens (Billy Idol), Robin Zander (Cheap Trick) and Sebastian Bach (Skid…

How To Be A Man (and other illusions) by Duff McKagan book review

By Mike Bax Da Capo Press While technically a follow-up to McKagan’s last book It’s So Easy (and other lies), How To Be A Man is more like an accoutrement to his first book. How To Be A Man (and other illusions) is a lighter, easier read. It’s more observational in places (McKagan looking at…