i figure a cute picture of rommel would get you to read this…. i keep forgetting to mention…i’m getting a radio show! provided i can work all the nobs right. i’ll be on WCSB 89.3 fm and you’ll be able to listen on line if you’re not in cleveland airspace. it’ll be at least a month so i’ll keep you all in the loop. don’t know the time or day yet…that’ll be figured out when i figure out all the nobs.

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i got the new aftershock, “detonate” on auburn records yesterday in the mail. if you like power metal this is power metal at it’s finest, up and in your face. i was expecting average to good, needless to say it exceeded my expectations, it’s good to great. tough to pick the best tune out of the bunch, i’m gonna have to go with ‘ready to rock’ that’s the jam. can’t wait to see this stuff live and really in your face.

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“Helluva Band” is the 2nd album by ANGEL, released on May 18, 1976. Happy 40th anniversary!


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The Derek Hess Gallery at 78th St. Studios in Gordon Square will host a gallery opening for You Are What You Wear on May 20, 2016 from 5 to 9 pm. The show features a private collection of rare vintage band and concert t-shirts from the 70s, 80s & 90s. This show will only be on display for one night.
This private collection features authentic first runs of iconic shirts like Venom’s Welcome to Hell, Iron Maiden’s Powerslave and a shirt from Metallicas first tour. Other bands featured in the collection include Megadeath, Destruction, Def Leppard, Dio and Ozzy Osbourne. All the shirts are in varying conditions, some chronicling pieces in rock history with rips and tears, while others could have been freshly pulled from the printer. The entire collection features almost 100 rare and vintage shirts.


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it’s been six years ago today that ronnie james dio died…..six years ago today we lost one of the best.


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guess i jumped the gun a little bit on rommel’s shave down. it didn’t warm up like i was hoping so now i got a shaved dog under blankets.


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well, it’s that time of year, rommel got his G.I. cut.


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as of this post there are 3 day, 3 hours and 45 minutes left on on the 1xRun print and original deal, these originals are not available on my site for sale…..there are three originals left, the one below being one of them. here’s all the info ..1xRun grouping and original art



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the show this last friday was great, big thanks to gary and all at copro gallery for running a tight ship while making it look easy…i know what goes into putting on an art show, and it isn’t always easy, they where all co-pro. thanks to juxtapoze magazine, monique from saves ferris and M.J. for taking care of me and a huge thanks to everyone who showed up..without you, we would have been all alone 😉









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ok, tonight is my show “i told you not to call the police” here in santa monica at the copro gallery…got a ad in the latest juxtapoz magazine


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