Inspired By

Inspired By … Book of Shadows (Zakk Wylde)

Inspired By … Book of Shadows (Zakk Wylde)

Inspiration is a funny thing. It can strike at any time and in ways you might never have imagined. The wonderful thing about any kind of art, to me, is its ability to connect with and deeply move you. Zakk Wylde did that to me. With an acoustic guitar. When I first got tickets to see Zakk Wylde perform solo around, I think, 1996, I was expecting to show up at Toronto’s “Opera House” and...

Inspired By … Saigon Kick

Inspired By … Saigon Kick

Inspiration is a funny thing. It can strike at any time and in ways you might never have imagined. The wonderful thing about any kind of art, to me, is its ability to connect with and deeply move you. That doesn’t necessarily mean you’re moved to try and write your own song, paint your own painting or take up photography (though it may indeed do that in some cases). The moving part is a sense...

Inspired By … 21st Century Breakdown

Inspired By … 21st Century Breakdown

Inspiration is a funny thing. It can strike at any time and in ways you might never have imagined. The wonderful thing about any kind of art, to me, is its ability to connect with and deeply move you. That doesn’t necessarily mean you immediately then try and write your own song, paint your own painting or take up photography (though it may indeed do that in some cases). The moving part is a sense...