10 Years After: The Spitting Incident of 2002

February 2012 kicked off the 0th anniversary of Innocent Words Magazine. With that in mind, we have decided to write one retrospective feature each issue documenting our biggest moments, good, bad or otherwise. The Chicago band Local H had a pretty good following where I am from because they’d often make the 2-plus hour trek [...]

By |2016-10-15T07:11:44-07:00April 22nd, 2013|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |0 Comments

10 Favorite Bassists

I am kind of indifferent when it comes to bass. I am glad it’s there in the band, but I don’t obsess over it like a guitarist. I know the bass is important and there are hundreds of bass players that should be on this list rather than the ones I have, but these are [...]

By |2016-10-15T07:11:44-07:00April 15th, 2013|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

10 Favorites Male Singers

I had a really tough time with this list to only have 10. In fact, I had to have 12. I broke up the singers in to male and female, even after that there were still too many names. So I cut it down to just have rock singers. Jeff Buckley It might sound a [...]

The Business of Rock ‘n’ Roll

There was a recent report about a bank looking to foreclose on former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley‘s home in Yorktown, N.Y. The reason being, the bank claims that Frehley, 61, has not paid his mortgage since March 1, 2011. Apparently the legendary guitarist owes a principal of $703,581.48, plus interest, late charges and fees from [...]

By |2016-10-15T07:11:44-07:00March 26th, 2013|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |1 Comment

10 Favorites Interviews

I’m not sure how many bands/musicians I’ve interviewed over the ten years of Innocent Words, maybe 150 or so I guess. After 10 years and all those interviews I still to this day get a bit nervous when I am about to pick up the phone and make the call on a scheduled time. I’ve [...]

By |2016-10-15T07:11:46-07:00March 19th, 2013|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Process of Launching the New Innocent Words

Over the 10-year span of Innocent Words I have been lucky to see the good, the bad and the ugly of the music industry and people in general. I’ve done things I had only dreamed of prior to starting Innocent Words, again, I am lucky. In 2012 we celebrated our 10th anniversary. I had some [...]

By |2016-10-15T07:11:46-07:00March 12th, 2013|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |0 Comments
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