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by mrblitz
Mon Oct 03, 2016 11:39 pm
Forum: Other bands
Topic: Carlos Cavazo Retires
Replies: 15
Views: 4685

Re: Carlos Cavazo Retires

how about... Rattt
by mrblitz
Mon Oct 03, 2016 11:30 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Audio: Treasure show from 1977
Replies: 1
Views: 215

Audio: Treasure show from 1977

When I found this on youtube, my first thought was this forum. ...just in case anyone isn't aware of this. It's pretty cool. ymmv

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIA6mXc5JW4
by mrblitz
Sat Oct 01, 2016 10:10 pm
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Favorite VV Album?
Replies: 13
Views: 673

Re: Favorite VV Album?

gonna have to download asg and do a side by side. in the meantime, vvi rocks my world. there's nothing like it, really.
by mrblitz
Thu Aug 13, 2015 9:58 am
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Sped up solos?
Replies: 57
Views: 2610

Re: Sped up solos?

herman li even jokes about having his solos sped up. btw, from what little i've seen/heard, those guys - dragonforce - seem like a drunken mess in live situations.
by mrblitz
Mon Jun 29, 2015 9:38 pm
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Vinnie Vincent Decibel Geek podcast specials
Replies: 128
Views: 21594

Re: Vinnie Vincent Decibel Geek podcast specials

oh... i see eps 5.1 and 5.2 on youtube. was thinking may 2015 but it were actually 2014... doh. anyway, for those looking for a link, ep5.1:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfWOlvgRY-0
by mrblitz
Mon Jun 29, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Vinnie Vincent Decibel Geek podcast specials
Replies: 128
Views: 21594

Re: Vinnie Vincent Decibel Geek podcast specials

so, this happened? if so, is there a link somewhere? i couldn't seem to find ep5 on the decibelgeek website... tia
by mrblitz
Thu Dec 18, 2014 9:25 am
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Vinnie Vincent - The online artist
Replies: 15
Views: 686

Re: Vinnie Vincent - The online artist

i thought vinnie had a 2" 24-track or 1" 8-track setup or something in his house.
by mrblitz
Tue Nov 11, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: March 15, 1984 Vinnie Live Toronto
Replies: 12
Views: 758

Re: March 15, 1984 Vinnie Live Toronto

sounds like they're battling here. and they carried on for another 6 or 8 months after this? very interesting in any event.... sounds like 'fits like a glove' is where vinnie first 'breaks free' at this show. even for its faults (signal jumping right/left/center), this is a really special recording....
by mrblitz
Wed Aug 06, 2014 12:17 pm
Forum: Other bands
Topic: Loudness
Replies: 13
Views: 1100

Re: Loudness

this guy on youtube has released a lot of live footage of loudness:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jd4Y29q5OGk
by mrblitz
Wed Aug 06, 2014 12:07 pm
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: August 6th
Replies: 17
Views: 1006

Re: August 6th

vinnie have a good one. everybody here loves you.
by mrblitz
Tue Jun 17, 2014 5:42 pm
Forum: Kiss
Topic: Nikki Sixx says “Peter & Ace fucked themselves ..."
Replies: 17
Views: 1272

Re: Nikki Sixx says “Peter & Ace fucked themselves ..."

motley had a couple of cool albums then it was downhill.
by mrblitz
Tue Jun 17, 2014 5:29 pm
Forum: Kiss
Topic: Paul Stanley Answers... Did Vinnie Vincent Save KISS!
Replies: 12
Views: 1141

Re: Paul Stanley Answers... Did Vinnie Vincent Save KISS!

the stanley clip is at around 22:30
by mrblitz
Sat May 10, 2014 6:49 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Kiss in Universal City 1983
Replies: 1
Views: 401

Re: Kiss in Universal City 1983

oh the solo on 'dr. love' is 'totally choice'
by mrblitz
Sat May 10, 2014 6:49 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Kiss in Universal City 1983
Replies: 1
Views: 401

Kiss in Universal City 1983

another audio from 1983: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwjQJnMPWMs ...this one in 'l.a.'

kind of interesting that it sounds like paul has a 'guitar solo' too, prior to vinnie's guitar solo. paul should have just let that one go.
by mrblitz
Sat May 10, 2014 9:29 am
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Vinnie Vincent Special Part 5 - Decibel Geek Podcast
Replies: 30
Views: 1047

Re: Vinnie Vincent Special Part 5 - Decibel Geek Podcast

thanks for the podcast. ...good to hear vinnie is selling some t-shirts...
by mrblitz
Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Someone's opinion on Vinnie
Replies: 20
Views: 1107

Re: Someone's opinion on Vinnie

he was such an incredible guitarist that it might have gone to his head. i could imagine being in that situation, and thinking, 'i'm so phreaking great on guitar... and that's all i need'. right or wrong, a guy needs more than that to stick around this industry. again though.. vinnie's playing was s...
by mrblitz
Sun Jan 05, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Happy New Year 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 477

Re: Happy New Year 2014

have a good one, everyone!
by mrblitz
Sat Dec 21, 2013 4:48 pm
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Vinnie at RRHOF Induction
Replies: 45
Views: 1506

Re: Vinnie at RRHOF Induction

vinnie, when yourself and eric were on stage with kiss, that was one of the best bands, ever.

you definitely deserve to be there for the hof induction.
by mrblitz
Sun Nov 10, 2013 6:24 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Song: Creatures of the Night 1983
Replies: 2
Views: 371

Song: Creatures of the Night 1983

Has anyone heard this? Is it in Portugal?

pro shot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBNoPND7Oec
by mrblitz
Thu Oct 17, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: The Musician's Corner
Topic: mrblitz stuff
Replies: 28
Views: 4037

Re: mrblitz stuff

by mrblitz
Sat Oct 12, 2013 5:36 pm
Forum: The Musician's Corner
Topic: mrblitz stuff
Replies: 28
Views: 4037

Re: mrblitz stuff

another one: 'The Great Divide' Songlist: Dimly Blue Sunburn Shadows Dance The Great Divide Ooze Molar of the Story archive.org: http://archive.org/details/TheGreatDivide_709 soundcloud: http://soundcloud.com/user318569/sets/the-great-divide bandcamp: http://mrblitz.bandcamp.com/album/the-great-divide
by mrblitz
Thu Oct 03, 2013 10:22 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: wooped
Replies: 6
Views: 599

Re: wooped

kudos man! that's hard work...
by mrblitz
Tue Sep 24, 2013 8:07 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Animal LIVE 1987
Replies: 30
Views: 2007

Re: Animal LIVE 1987

was it pro shot, or split out from the rest of that full-length club gig footage? i'd definitely be interested in a pro shot version.
by mrblitz
Sun Sep 15, 2013 9:14 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Albuquerque NM, 22 Jan 1984
Replies: 4
Views: 552

Re: Albuquerque NM, 22 Jan 1984

other than the handful of songs from the brazil recordings, this is about the best i've heard from the vinnie/eric era. it doesn't sound like the board necessarily, but it does sound like the person had a quality mic and mic location setup. it sounds really clear and not like it's in a giant reverb ...
by mrblitz
Sat Sep 14, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: Kiss
Topic: BootsAllNight Kiss Collection
Replies: 2
Views: 307

Re: BootsAllNight Kiss Collection

toronto 6-9-76 sounds pretty good too. kind of a mixed bag here with the sound quality. lots of interesting dates though.
by mrblitz
Sat Sep 14, 2013 5:04 pm
Forum: Kiss
Topic: BootsAllNight Kiss Collection
Replies: 2
Views: 307

Re: BootsAllNight Kiss Collection

they don't all have the greatest sound quality. the one in new mexico sounds pretty good, though.
by mrblitz
Sat Sep 14, 2013 4:42 pm
Forum: Kiss
Topic: BootsAllNight Kiss Collection
Replies: 2
Views: 307

BootsAllNight Kiss Collection

i was looking at the concert recordings from the guy who posted the show from new mexico in 1984. it turns out, there is quite a collection there: http://www.youtube.com/user/BootsAllNight/videos
by mrblitz
Sat Sep 14, 2013 3:31 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Albuquerque NM, 22 Jan 1984
Replies: 4
Views: 552

Albuquerque NM, 22 Jan 1984

'pretty good' audio... through the mixing board?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mp4NXEukadQ

it would be the ultimate, if they could ever release a dvd from a 'vinnie in kiss' show.
by mrblitz
Sun Sep 08, 2013 3:17 pm
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Original Vinnie Vincent make up design?
Replies: 40
Views: 3029

Re: Original Vinnie Vincent make up design?

another album (i supposed i've mentioned this before) that he could have done, would have been 'vinnie fingerpicking the nylon stringed acoustic' - the classical record.
by mrblitz
Sat Sep 07, 2013 7:47 pm
Forum: Other bands
Topic: riot privelege of power
Replies: 5
Views: 346

Re: riot privelege of power

i wonder if they're actually playing the intro to 'dance of death'. it sounds chinese or maybe se asian? probably a sample?
by mrblitz
Sat Sep 07, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: Other bands
Topic: riot privelege of power
Replies: 5
Views: 346

Re: riot privelege of power

this album sounds deeply political. maybe their politics were another sticking point with the 'a&r' guys?

the musicianship is brilliant.
by mrblitz
Sat Sep 07, 2013 7:23 pm
Forum: Other bands
Topic: riot privelege of power
Replies: 5
Views: 346

Re: riot privelege of power

sounds like maybe the 'a&r' people couldn't pigeonhole them.

from the comments for the album link, it looks like maybe they're popular in latin america.

tight.
by mrblitz
Sat Sep 07, 2013 7:19 pm
Forum: Other bands
Topic: SEX MACHINEGUNS
Replies: 11
Views: 1194

Re: SEX MACHINEGUNS

yeah, listening to more videos. great band!
by mrblitz
Fri Sep 06, 2013 1:04 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: killing of a chines bookie
Replies: 3
Views: 341

Re: killing of a chines bookie

this movie is kind of interesting. apparently there are 2 versions: 1) the 1976 original (135 minutes), lengthier and with more nightclub scenes, and 2) the 1978 re-edit (108 minutes), streamlined, re-arranged, and with less nightclub scenes. i must have seen the original, 135-minute version. while ...
by mrblitz
Wed Sep 04, 2013 12:13 pm
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Vinnies' best solos
Replies: 17
Views: 897

Re: Vinnies' best solos

lots of great solos from vinnie.

the one on 'dr. love' at rio was also great.

and, even though it's not 'finished', my favorite is probably the entire 'wild child' track from beginning to end.
by mrblitz
Mon Aug 26, 2013 1:35 am
Forum: Other bands
Topic: SEX MACHINEGUNS
Replies: 11
Views: 1194

Re: SEX MACHINEGUNS

wow.. just listened to the concert... great band there.
by mrblitz
Mon Aug 26, 2013 12:04 am
Forum: Other bands
Topic: SEX MACHINEGUNS
Replies: 11
Views: 1194

Re: SEX MACHINEGUNS

lol. leave it to the japanese to make awesomely 'wtf?' music videos. these guys definitely rock! gonna have to listen to the full concert vid.

oh, are these guitarists possibly fans of vinnie? some over-the-top solos here for sure.
by mrblitz
Fri Aug 23, 2013 11:45 pm
Forum: The Musician's Corner
Topic: mrblitz stuff
Replies: 28
Views: 4037

Re: mrblitz stuff

ok, archive.org and bandcamp both updated... cheers!
by mrblitz
Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:20 pm
Forum: Other bands
Topic: D
Replies: 2
Views: 272

D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euzZh32SZjQ

another 'visual kei' j-rock band. the first 12 minutes or so are kind of a warm-up, then the 'real show' begins.

great band with a great singer...
by mrblitz
Fri Aug 23, 2013 4:01 pm
Forum: The Musician's Corner
Topic: mrblitz stuff
Replies: 28
Views: 4037

Re: mrblitz stuff

ok, another '8-song EP', untitled ('_') i'll probably upload some minor changes to the version at http://mrblitz.bandcamp.com but in the meantime there's archive.org: Untitled 8-song EP, '_': http://archive.org/details/no_title_606 EP 'cover art': http://ia801001.us.archive.org/27/items/EP_Covers/_c...
by mrblitz
Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:12 am
Forum: Other bands
Topic: ROADIE
Replies: 8
Views: 969

Re: ROADIE

i had a chance to see that. it's a really cool movie.
by mrblitz
Fri Aug 16, 2013 12:27 pm
Forum: Other bands
Topic: SUGIZO (of LUNA SEA)
Replies: 7
Views: 381

Re: SUGIZO (of LUNA SEA)

sugizo 'techno-style' live performance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kr0qw2ViWi8
by mrblitz
Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:20 pm
Forum: Other bands
Topic: SUGIZO (of LUNA SEA)
Replies: 7
Views: 381

Re: SUGIZO (of LUNA SEA)

oh, i get it now... this isn't luna sea?... but rather the guitar player sugizo from luna sea on another project?

anyway, there's a boatload of japanese acts. they must spend more money - per capita - on cultivating 'rock' music than any other country; except maybe finland or somesuch...
by mrblitz
Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:06 pm
Forum: Other bands
Topic: SUGIZO (of LUNA SEA)
Replies: 7
Views: 381

Re: SUGIZO (of LUNA SEA)

thousand knives for the win! in addition to the stellar guitar work, it kind of looks/sounds like 2 drummers... 1 acoustic and one digital.

tough to keep track of all of the great bands.
by mrblitz
Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:27 am
Forum: Other bands
Topic: Galneryus
Replies: 7
Views: 354

Re: Galneryus

the only thing that kind of bugs me about it; is it seems like the bass and drums are down in the mix; like the guitar especially is dominating. it could just be my headphones though.

the syu guy has definitely got some guitar chops though, eh?
by mrblitz
Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:25 am
Forum: Other bands
Topic: PSYCHOTICA
Replies: 5
Views: 363

Re: PSYCHOTICA

psychotica and switchblade symphony on the same ticket must have been something else. epic band... had never heard of them before. reminds me of some of the 'visual kei' japanese bands. it looks and sounds like they all build upon several musical and visual 'traditions'... bowie, kiss, kmfdm, fields...
by mrblitz
Tue Aug 13, 2013 10:24 am
Forum: Other bands
Topic: Galneryus
Replies: 7
Views: 354

Galneryus

by mrblitz
Sun Aug 11, 2013 10:45 am
Forum: Other bands
Topic: Tracy "G" Grijalva
Replies: 7
Views: 586

Re: Tracy "G" Grijalva

since several months ago, i've had the opportunity to be one of tracy g's 'facebook friends'; where he posts some example videos of his album-making process, as well as his jamming around. it's become apparent that tracy g is one of the most creative players in rock. tracy actually has a lot more to...
by mrblitz
Sat Aug 10, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: General Vinnie Discussion
Topic: Yngwie v Vinnie
Replies: 53
Views: 3545

Re: Yngwie v Vinnie

i like that instructional video, but understand that probably more than half of the people who hear it don't like it. as for technical ability, i think there's stuff yngwie did that vinnie couldn't do, and vice versa. technique-wise, gilbert is in his own class, but a lot of his music doesn't resona...
by mrblitz
Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:14 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coffee Machines
Replies: 15
Views: 576

Re: Coffee Machines

love the smell of coffee... love the taste of coffee... but it seems there's always either too much or too little of it in my system.

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