I am stoked, no, beyond stoked, to be taking the I Rock Cleveland DJ experience to the B-Side Lounge on Sunday, November 18th. Although Sunday nights are billed as indie rock dance parties, I was told I can just do my thing and throw down garage rock, punk rock, indie rock and whatever else rock I have on hand, but with one warning: At some point during the night someone will ask for something to dance to. To which I replied, “You can dance to Public Enemy, right?” We will be dancing to Public Enemy on November 18th. Be there.
- August 25, 2015
If musicians were subject to rules of an NFL-style draft, Royal Headache's vocalist, a man who goes by the name Shogun, would be a first round pick. His voice has the wear of a life that hasn't always been an easy one to live. He's got soul. He's got effortless range. If he came in the age in the late '60s he could have fronted the Faces. In the '70s it would have been The Nerves or The Jam. And, if he came of age in the '80s, and really, really liked his booze, he could slide right into an outfit like the Replacements. In the grunge era, he would have sung like he had marbles in his mouth. Let's be glad Shogun is not active in 1995, but in 2015, where he sounds right at home in this scrappy four-piece, garage band from Sydney. Read More