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Offspring has a ‘Smash’ on its hands

Published on July 14th, 1994 | by Gerry Galipault

When it comes to predicting the future, the sky’s the limit for Offspring bassist Greg Kriesel. Before every tour, members of the Orange County, Calif.-based melodic hard-core quartet look into their crystal balls and prognosticate what’s [&hellip... Read More


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Julia Fordham is ‘Falling Forward’

Published on July 7th, 1994 | by Gerry Galipault

It’s a rainy day in London, and in a moment of weakness, Julia Fordham wishes she were in sunny Southern California. Mind you, she wouldn’t want to live there permanently. It’s a nice place to visit, [&hellip... Read More


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Iain Matthews finds his Southern comfort

Published on June 30th, 1994 | by Gerry Galipault

Misery loves company, and for many songwriters, it just comes with the territory. At least that’s how Iain Matthews sees it. The founding member of Fairport Convention and Matthews’ Southern Comfort uncovers deep-seeded anger, pain and [&hellip... Read More


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The Iguanas are doing the ‘Nuevo Boogaloo’

Published on June 23rd, 1994 | by Gerry Galipault

Ask Rod Hodges to describe the Iguanas’ offbeat sound and even he’s hard-pressed for words. “That’s a question I get all the time and I still don’t have a good answer,” the singer-guitarist-accordian player said recently [&hellip... Read More


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Jackopierce stirs up emotions

Published on June 16th, 1994 | by Gerry Galipault

‘Jacob,” a somber tale of young angst and the pain of divorce, took Cary Pierce only 30 minutes to write. One-half of the Dallas guitar duo Jackopierce, Pierce says he gets a little weepy whenever he [&hellip... Read More


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Flippin’ out over Gigolo Aunts

Published on June 16th, 1994 | by Gerry Galipault

Sometimes groups can be judged by its album covers. On the front of Gigolo Aunts’ debut RCA album, “Flippin’ Out,” a very thin woman sitting on a bar stool bites into a ripe green apple. Lead [&hellip... Read More


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Marxman right on target

Published on June 9th, 1994 | by Gerry Galipault

All eyes, it seems, are upon London-based rap group Marxman. Figuratively and literally. The soulful quartet, made up of two Irishmen and two Englishmen of Jamaican origin, have earned the praise of peers, fans and critics [&hellip... Read More


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Bo Knows Which Way the Wind Blows

Published on June 2nd, 1994 | by Gerry Galipault

Bo Diddley has seen it all: 40 years of unpaid royalties, penny-pinching to buy a 75-acre dream home in Central Florida, induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Nike commercials with Bo Jackson. But [&hellip... Read More


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Live lives on the edge

Published on June 2nd, 1994 | by Gerry Galipault

It’s a safe bet members of the rock quartet Live won’t be getting keys to the city in their hometown. York, Pa., is up in arms over the track, “Shit Towne,” off Live’s second Radioactive/MCA album, [&hellip... Read More


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Neville Brothers pass along their gift

Published on May 26th, 1994 | by Gerry Galipault

Art Neville remembers it as if it were yesterday. Neville and his brothers – Cyril, Charles and Aaron – had just finished a gig opening up for the Rolling Stones more than 20 years ago. They [&hellip... Read More


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