Robin McAuley is acknowledged as one of the best singers from a golden period in hard rock music. His voice can be heard on albums by Grand Prix and Far Corporation, as well as the MSG records ‘Perfect Timing’, ‘Save Yourself’ and ‘MSG’.
All Access Live with Kevin Rankin is excited to discuss the upcoming release of a new solo album by legendary Irish rock vocalist Robin McAuley. ‘Alive’ is out on 17th February 2023, with its title track available as a single and video today.
After having been heard drumming with Toni Basil’s band by composer Danny Elfman, Hernandez was hired as a session drummer on Elfman’s first film score, “The Forbidden Zone”. Hernandez joined the original lineup of the iconic Oingo Boingo, a position he held for seventeen years, until their breakup in 1995.
“Vatos” and I have shared the stage many a time, celebrating the sounds and vibe of the 80s. We’ll discuss the crazy ride that goes along with being a drummer in an iconic band!
Veteran hard -ocker Paul Shortino, best known for his high-profile work fronting Rough Cutt and Quiet Riot, is a vocal master in the tradition of Paul Rodgers and Robert Plant, two of his all-time heroes. Rich, expressive and bluesy, his intense lead vocals are delivered with the inspired fervor of a true rock ‘n’ roll believer. We’ll talk Paul’s current endeavors, including his recent tour with Icons of Rock, which toured internationally with a variety of legendary music veteran vocalists from AC/DC, Boston, Santana, The Romantics and Survivor.
Over a decade ago, as a single mom of two young children, Plessy struggled like many new single moms to find balance, identity, self-fulfillment, and financial security. She learned then that even though over one-third of all children in America are being raised by single moms, there was no organization solely dedicated to supporting single moms. This led her to devote her time and resources to give single moms the inspiration and resources they need to live their best life.
Lamar continues to write his emotionally-driven power rock, balancing that focus with his love and passion as a husband and father. We’ve done many gigs together in the Northwest, and now we’ll reconnect to share his mindset and hear some of his new material in an intimate live environment. Fans of the “golden years” of Portland’s rock scene will love this meetup!
Edward Candelaria & Marq Smith, co-owners of The Breaking Bad Store ABQ are historians and merchants of unquestionably the greatest television series programming in history. I was fortunate enough to have stumbled into this fascinating landmark and had the opportunity to feel the enthusiasm for Vince Gilligan’s remarkable masterpieces.
“BIG CAP”, the forthcoming deluxe album release from Capital K is due to hit the market on 12/2/22. Kaleb Rankin shares a peek at some of the tracks, his inspiration and the path that led to this mark in time. Purchase the album on all platforms to get the deluxe version of 22 tracks!
Jack Russell’s Great White recently performed on the 80s Cruise with us (A Flock of Seagulls), and I got to see a side of Jack that folks rarely see. His incredibly supportive wife, a band of KILLER musicians that pay honor to the legacy of the great music and Jack himself made that experience really special. We’ve spent some good quiet time getting to know the real man behind these iconic songs, and I’m excited to share that experience with folks on All Access Live!