Hey! I'm Tig. I come from the Poughkeepsie (Hudson Valley) area. I'm a rocker whose favorite bands include Guns n Roses, Van Halen, Buckcherry, AC/DC, Alice in chains, Metallica and I love '80s hair metal. In my free time I like to go to the rock shows and knock a few cold beers back at the local bars. I also DJ rock/metal nights out at the bars on occasion. I'm excited to be rockin' out afternoons 3-7 p.m. at Q103 Albany. Check out my new show, Tig's Metal Box, Saturday nights at Midnight.
Rensselaer Hoping to Get Grant to Revitalize Downtown
City officials are hopeful that Rensselaer will be selected for a grant to help boost the downtown area.
Saturday, June 9: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Today (June 9) we remember keyboardist Jon Lord of Deep Purple on what would have been his 77th birthday. Other birthdays include former Saxon drummer Pete Gill (67) and drummer Gregg Bissonette (former drummer for the David Lee Roth band) is 59.
Tig’s Metal Box: Geoff Tate Talks 30th Anniversary of Mindcrime
The Metal Box is a weekly web series posted each Friday where we discuss all things hard rock and heavy metal: news, videos, interviews, live concerts and more.
Schenectady Purse-Snatching Lands Woman 6 Months in Jail
A 19 year old who pushed an 81 year old woman to the ground at a Family Dollar in Schenectady and stole her purse is going away.
Friday, June 8: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (June 8) to singer Mark Tornillo. The current singer of Accept is 64. Also celebrating is bassist PJ Farley of hair metal band Trixter (46).
Wandering Dago Making Albany Return
A controversial name to some, the Wandering Dago food truck is set to return to Empire State Plaza in Albany.
Thursday, June 7: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (June 7) to drummer Eric Kretz of Stone Temple Pilots. He’s 52. Other rockers celebrating today include guitarist Dave Navarro of Jane’s Addiction (51), and drummer Michael Cartellone (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Damn Yankees) is 55.
Dump Site in Capital Region Holding Open House Saturday
Ever wanna tour a dump? Dunn dump owners in Rensselaer will be holding an open house this Saturday (June 9).
6 Hour Standoff in Schenectady Ends Peacefully
A nearly 6 hour standoff on Monday in Schenectady ended peacefully.
Wednesday, June 6: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (June 6) to guitarist Steve Vai. He’s 58. Other rockers celebrating include vocalist/bassist Tom Araya of Slayer (57), and guitarist James Shaffer of Korn (48).
Pete Rose Coming to Palace Albany
4192: An Evening with Pete Rose Live! is coming to the Palace in Albany Sept. 14. Tickets go on sale Friday.
Capital Region Woman Finds Wallet, Steals Cash, Gets Arrested
A woman who found a wallet at a McDonald's in Halfmoon, NY and stole the cash out of it has been arrested.