Coldplay Bangkok Concert Experience

When Coldplay planned to come to Asia for their “Head Full of Dreams” World Tour, I immediately thought of going to their concert with Elok. Well, I can say Coldplay is one of few intersections from our vastly different musical interests, so this would be a perfect concert for us going together. Alas, the concerts…

Concert Experience: Guns ‘N Roses Not in This Lifetime Tour 2017

Ok, after sore muscles and sleepy eyes have gone, here is my story from the experience watching last night’s Guns ‘N Roses (GNR) Concert in Singapore. Billed as “Not in This Lifetime” concert, the show is highly anticipated by GNR and rock fans who grew up in hair metal hey day. Nearing mid 90s after…

Apple Music Featuring Slank

Back in 1990, Indonesia rock scene was anticipating for the debut album of Grass Rock, a popular rock band from Surabaya, which had been known for their excellent musicianship, featuring the likea of Eddie Kemput on guitar and Rere on drums. While their debut album with “Peterson” was relatively successful, it was the other band…

Van Halen: A Different Kind of Truth Review

First, I need to make one confession: I grew up listening to ‘Van Hagar’, i.e. Van Halen with Sammy Hagar as vocalist. Their first album I listened to was ‘5150’, and it remains as one of my favourite rock album. And given that background, for years I believed that Sammy is much better vocalist than…