For today’s ‘hidden gems,’ I wanted to introduce you to a hot, young guitarist; one that I think is going places and will end up being a household name. The band is called Shark Frenzy, the year is 1978 and it marks the first recordings of a young Richie Sambora.
Can Eric Clapton be replaced? Well, yes, anyone can be replaced. It will, however, be a different band. For today’s hidden treasure I present to you 2/3rds of Cream and one part badass Irish guitarist. Ladies and gentlemen – Bruce Baker Moore!
Musicians have to play. It’s in their blood and it’s what makes them whole. That being said, musicians also have to eat so they need work. Some rock stars have the luxury of throwing together a bunch of players and because of name recognition they are immediately successful. Not so in the case of Journey guitarist Neal Schon. Schon was part of band in the early nineties called Hardline, the fo
Rock and Roll is a fickle business. Back in the day, record labels used to chew up new bands and spit them out into the public. Sometimes it worked and sometimes it didn’t. Other times, a band that was just as good, if not better than any of the other bands of its day didn’t get a fair shot because the record label didn’t believe in them enough to sell them to an audience. This is one of those