Author Archives: Bruce Pegg
It took me a long, long time to catch up with Steve Hackett. Forty-two years, 7 months, and 22 days to be exact.
The last time I saw the Mighty Maiden, in Toronto on their 2017 Book of Souls tour, I marveled at the energy they still generated on stage after delivering almost 40 years of uncompromising in-your-face metal to the masses. This … Continue reading
On April 20, at around 5:30 in the evening, I finished a lazy two-mile run around the neighborhood. It was an unremarkable way to end a remarkable sequence. A 475-day #runstreak, encompassing 2,285.52 total running miles, had come to an … Continue reading
As any runner will tell you, catching up always brings its own set of problems. Especially when you’re really behind.
Make no mistake. The Coffin Train isn’t your father’s Diamond Head album. This eighth album by the Stourbridge metal warriors may feature plenty of nods to the bands’ now forty-year-old roots. But at the same time, it points toward an altogether different … Continue reading
It’s been a while since The Guv’nor caught up with Diamond Head — almost two years, in fact, since he waved goodbye to the band after their show at Sharkey’s in Liverpool, NY. Since then, the rollercoaster ride that is … Continue reading
If the concerts I am attending this year have a collective theme, it would have to be Catching Up. With Bruce Cockburn, it’s been almost a decade since last I saw him (May 2011 at The Egg in Albany to … Continue reading
There are some advantages to running a race more than once. At least you know what you’re in for. You know every twist and turn of the course. You know how to train for it. You know your strategy by … Continue reading
2019 is shaping up to be quite a year for concerts. From old school metal to folk, and from contemporary prog to classic rock, The Guv’nor’s calendar is already pretty full. First up was this little gem: