Posts Tagged ‘ David Lee Roth ’
[photopress:journey.jpg,full,pp_image] New lead singer Arnel Pineda (right) made Journey fans proud at Fiddler’s Green on Wednesday. Photos by Erick Lopez. Arnel Pineda had some big shoes to fill Wednesday. And by the end of his second-ever American concert as the new crooner for Journey, most of the 18,000 crammed into Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre had forgotten Steve Perry. With perfect pitch, power and amazing resonance, Pineda floored a crowd that probably arrived ready to pine for Perry. A few months ago Pineda was a somewhat popular [...]
[photopress:bon_jovi.jpg,full,pp_image] Bon Jovi’s unchallenging songwriting formula continues to serve it well. Denver Post photo by Karl Gehring. Much has been made of Bon Jovi’s recent dip into country-rock on its 10th and latest disc, “Lost Highway.” Perhaps too much. Every writer likes a hook, so it makes sense that we would want to scribble about the band’s stylistic detours. It makes good fodder for articles, and when an act still sells as many albums as Bon Jovi, it’s legitimate news (“Lost Highway” was the group’s [...]
[photopress:van_halen_1.jpg,full,pp_image] Seriously, dude, it’s frickin’ David Lee Roth. Seriously. Photo by Denver Post photographer John Leyba. The flashy brand of rock ‘n’ roll that put Van Halen into the public’s heart — and the history books — was all about putting on a show: Diamond David Lee Roth’s outrageous antics and guitarist Eddie Van Halen’s otherworldly ability on the fretboard. Given that kind of a history, the band’s reunion show Friday night at the Pepsi Center was an outright success.