Author Archives: Bruce Pegg
At the end of January 2021, I moved out of Rochester and back to Central New York, leaving behind some great friends and the routes I had grown to love: the Durand Eastman arboretum, the scenic shores of Lake Ontario, … Continue reading
Well, now. That’s a good — and reasonable — question. It’s also a difficult one for me to answer, first because I am not sure I can provide a clear answer and, second, because part of any answer I may … Continue reading
Welcome to the page for Goin’ Down De Mont: A People’s History of Rock Concerts at Leicester’s De Montfort Hall the forthcoming book by author and rock historian Bruce Pegg. Background: In 2015, I started to write down my memories … Continue reading
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