Down with the Backing Tracks!

By Richard McNeil I recently attended a music festival in Nova Scotia called Evolve that last year won the “Best music festival in Canada” award–I know what you’re thinking and yes, that award really exists. Amongst the sea of drunkards and topless women I staggered my way to a stage and saw some music. I … Continue reading

Live Review: The Red Hot Chili Peppers (Live at Knebworth House, England, 23.06.2012)

Knebworth House, a venue that has been used by many greats including Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd, has played host to another world-class band – The Red Hot Chili Peppers. The Chili Peppers came on to an eager crowd, opening with ‘Monarchy of Roses’ after fans had waited for numerous hours. It’s clear that the band … Continue reading

Meet The Chilis: The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Me

With news being announced that the Red Hot Chili Peppers are going to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame within the next few weeks, I am taken back to a time when I, myself, met the Chilis. It was the nineteenth of November 2011 and the anticipation of seeing the Chilis … Continue reading