UPDATE: May 4, 2017 – 5 Years of DSLR Camera Fun

You know the saying, Time flies when you’re having fun? That is exactly what I find myself saying today. Seriously. Where the heck did the past 5 years ago? However, on the flip side, I can’t help but follow that up with, WOW! These past 5 years have been pretty…

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UPDATE: March 18, 2017 – RIP Chuck Berry

Like much of the rest of the internet, I just found out Chuck Berry passed away today. Chuck Berry’s music has been a part of my life for, man, probably as far back as 12 years old. Not exactly sure as those days were so long ago, but for sure…

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My Concert Schedule 2017

Jan 6 2017 ~ Neal and Taylor Acoustic (Royal Bliss) Mickey Finn’s Brewery – Libertyville, IL Jan 25 2017 ~ Alter Bridge/Nonpoint Riviera Theatre – Chicago, IL Feb 10 2017 ~ Pop Evil/Red Sun Rising/Badflower House of Blues – Chicago, IL Feb 11 2017 ~ Pop Evil/Red Sun Rising/Badflower The Rave – Milwaukee,…

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2016: My Year With Music

2016 was a pretty good year for music, well, in my opinion anyway. Let me first start by saying, 2016 brought a new Metallica album! What’s the big deal? It’s been 8 years since their last release! However, it was worth the wait AND…METALLICA was announced as one of the headliners…

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ROYAL BLISS DECEMBER 16 2016

December 16, 2016 will be a day I won’t ever forget. While part of the night pretty much holds the record for the most embarrassing thing to ever happen to me, it will also forever be remembered as one of the coolest things to ever happen to me.

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Metallica is FINALLY playing Rock on the Range

After attending every Rock on the Range since 2007, I never thought the day would come. Don’t get me wrong, there were many years, especially while at ROTR and we were waiting for the next band to take the stage, where my friends and I would talk about how cool…

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Update: April 21, 2016 – RIP Prince

Today, April 21, 2016, Prince passed away. When I first heard it announced on the radio around lunch time, I didn’t believe it. Of course I looked online for proof. Unfortunately, it was true. What the hell. Ever since Lemmy passed away in Dec 2015, it’s just been a nonstop…

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Jackyl March 21, 2003

Jackyl Brat Stop ~ Kenosha WI March 21, 2003 Kim and I pulled into the Brat Stop around 9:45pm and HOLY COW were there a ton of cars! We parked in the way back and then walked into the VERY crowded bar. While we were waiting to get in, I…

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