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On the ground in Colorado

This is gonna be a tough one…for many reasons. After surviving the Great East Coast Quake of 2011 (my coffee spilled. I’m VERY distraught about that.) I then have to deal with the hurricane. Now mind you, that’s part of my job and I enjoy it, I’ve got shelters opening up tomorrow…staff at the County […]

Quebec, Canada August 20, 2011

What seems to be par for the course, I’m stuck here at Gate 31, Jean Lesage International Airport in Quebec, Canada (eh?) and every 5 minutes they announce another delay…I think it’s going to be a long road back to Baltimore. I’ve got two loonies in my pocket (wait, that doesn’t sound too good….) and […]

Quebec’s Answer to Dee Snider: Mini-Dee!

The official road report is still percolating… but in the meantime, I give you this: Everyone meet Guillaume a.k.a. Little Dee…. or maybe, we should say Gee Snider! Little Dee was there with proud parents en tow, and unfortunately, the photos that I have from the roadie camera were blurry so this is a previously […]

Quebec City Setlist, 8/20/11

As the road report materializes, here is your Quebec setlist, coming to you live from the Jean-Lesage International Airport in Quebec City… 1. What You Don’t Know 2. The Kids Are Back 3. Stay Hungry 4. Captain Howdy 5. You Can’t Stop Rock N’ Roll 6. The Fire Still Burns 7. wait for it…..wait for […]

Pre-show report: Quebec City, Canada

It wasn’t exactly easy getting here today, which is ironic, considering I spent about 3 hours total in the air….as opposed to Finland, that seemed like an eternity. Work obligations prevented me from arriving yesterday, which is truly a pity–I would have loved more time to explore Quebec. For those of you new to this […]

Getting ready for Quebec…

So as the band and crew prepare their equipment–Eddie just tweeted that he’s getting his gear ready for Quebec–I swear, that man’s musical accoutrements have enough cables and electronics to rival the Hubble–so too, do I, your faithful road reporter, prepare for the glories of tour. well…alright….I don’t have anything nearly as sexy as packing […]

Q-Stock, Oulu Finland July 30, 2011

well…and this is take two! wireless here at the airport in Oulu is going in and out… Alas, sadly,…the end of the European road for me. Sitting here in the airport at Oulu–the previous flight was completely filled, so I won’t get to fly back with the band and crew and I’ve got five hours […]

Setlist for Q-Stock, Oulu Finland July 30, 2011

Kotka review coming… but in the meantime, here is your Oulu soggy setlist 1.What You Don’t Know 2.Kids Are Back 3. Stay Hungry 4. Captain Howdy 5. You Can’t Stop Rock N’ Roll 6. Fire Still Burns 7. We’re Not Gonna Take It 8. The Price 9. Under The Blade 10. Shoot ‘Em Down 11. […]

Kotka Sea Festival, Finland, July 29, 2011

And now…for your reading enjoyment…the time has come for the literary train wreck chock full of all the concert details you’re aching to read…along with plenty of ridiculous foolishness that you’ll wish you hadn’t… yes, it can only be one thing: the Armadillo Road Report, the Official UNOfficial Twisted Sister concert review of Kotka Finland, […]

Setlist for Kotka, Finland July 29, 2011

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, you read that correctly. It is 4:30 am, and before I retire for the 2 hours until I leave for Oulu, I bring you the setlist…. because….that’s just what I do… 1. What You Don’t Know 2. The Kids Are Back 3. Stay Hungry 4. Captain Howdy 5. You Can’t Stop […]