SHAMELESS SELF-PROMOTION: KEVIN MATHEWS – PRESENT SENSE

It has been a long & winding road to reach this point in my life. 22 years since I released my first album with Watchmen back in August 1993 and numerous albums later, I believe that Present Sense is probably my best ever. Why do I make that assessment? Mainly Continue Reading

KAMCO MUSIC RE-ISSUES WATCHMEN’S DEMOCRACY LP AND LOVE EP

It’s a bit surreal to be writing about these KAMCO Music re-issues. Simply because both releases came out more than 20 years ago! It’s seems unreal to think that two decades later, I am able to make them available to the world in a manner that was impossible in 1993/1994. Continue Reading

GEEK OUT! – O DEATH, WHERE IS THY STING? THE DEATH OF WOLVERINE

In bygone days, it was common for superheroes to be placed in life threatening situations with readers being confident that the hero would somehow escape the clutches of death. But that concept was first challenged in X-Men #137 (1980) when Jean Grey (aka Marvel Girl/Phoenix) took her own life in Continue Reading

THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD – THE HIGH COST OF LIVING (DEATH VALLEY 92328)

Despite the relative success of “Orchard Road” (with the track getting radioplay and music video being featured on national TV), my ambitions were still modest. I was happy to be able to record and release another song, whatever the platform. The guys from BigO magazine wanted me to test a Continue Reading