Tag: heavy metal

Eddie Van Halen – 1955-2020

Sigh. I guess every generation hits a period where their heroes start to leave this mortal coil. The last five years or so have not been kind to mine. Sadly, to undisputed guitar god Eddie Van Halen, we said goodbye…

Bruce Dickinson: Heavy Metal Singer, Pilot, Storyteller Extraordinaire

Iron Maiden singer, Bruce Dickinson is well known for his powerful voice and operatic tenor. Lesser known is his decades-long career as an airline pilot (and aviation company owner), brewer, author, champion fencer, TV and radio personality, and now, public…

Tough as Diemonds – An interview with Priya Panda

A few months back, when it was sunny and you could go outside without a jacket on, I got the chance to interview a woman I had come to admire in our crazy Toronto music industry.  Her name is Priya Panda and…