City Slang: The Rockets return, but no Jim McCarty

December 11, 2013
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City Slang: The Rockets return, but no Jim McCarty

’70s hard rockers The Rockets will return for a show at the Fillmore on December 28, but original guitarist Jim McCarty won’t be joining them. Citizen Zero and Horse Cave Trio also play. The ranks of the new Rockets includes original Rockets drummer Johnny “Bee” Badanjek, along with lead singer Jim Edwards, keyboardist Danny...
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

November 26, 2013
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

Send CDs, vinyl, cassettes, demos and 8-tracks to Brett Callwood, Metro Times, 1200 Woodward Heights, Ferndale MI 48220. Email MP3s and streaming links to bcallwood@metrotimes.com. 6 and the 7’s’ Not What Ships Are For (HiRosRise Music) has seen it’s sound, not so much evolve, but certainly progress since the previous Songs About Girls album....
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

November 12, 2013
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

Send CDs, vinyl, cassettes, demos and 8-tracks to Brett Callwood, Metro Times, 1200 Woodward Heights, Ferndale MI 48220. Email MP3s and streaming links to bcallwood@metrotimes.com. Otto Vector’s No. 9 North sees the female-fronted band delving into the worlds of hard rock and electronica, and emerging with a sound that is both seamless and marketable....
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City Slang: Howling Diablos record with Wayne Kramer

November 11, 2013
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City Slang: Howling Diablos record with Wayne Kramer

Local funky soul band the Howling Diablos have been in the studio with MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer. “Return Of The Funk Hand” was produced and primarily written by Diablos main man Tino Gross at his Funky D Studios, and he roped in a sparkling array of guests, most notably the MC5′s Wayne Kramer on...
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