The Finger Files 

Watch! 80’s Flashback-How Many Did You Remember? How Many Did You Have?

  • 4:30 pm Thursday, December 21st, 2017 by fingers13

Check out this abundance of 80’s commercials most from around Christmas. Watch the full video below.

My Takeaways:

1  I still have my Polaroid

2) I remember thinking it was weird that Tonka made Puppies

3) I always liked the 7UP commercials

4) I shopped at Consumers

5) All the TV Christmas Specials

Bonus Juicy Fruit Gum!

So what spark memories for you?

Merry Christmas Long Island – Fingers

Unearthed Zep Tracks From Page in 2018

  • 4:09 pm Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 by fingers13

Led Zeppelin fans will see unreleased tracks in the coming years says Jimmy Page. To celebrate the bands 50th anniversary he said “Next year will be the 50th year, so there’s all manner of surprises coming out.” You can watch Page’s full interview with Academy of Achievement below.  – Fingers

Cutest Puppy Ever!?

  • 5:34 pm Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 by fingers13

Say hello to Nugget my daughter’s new pup if you think he’s cute click like below thanks – Fingers

Gene Simmons Wants to Visit your Home!

  • 5:25 pm Monday, December 11th, 2017 by fingers13

Iconic Kiss founder, singer, songwriter, bassist, entrepreneur and marketing genius releases almost 40 pound “Gene Simmons Vault” filled with tons of rarities and cool collectibles for the ultimate fan. Plus he will hand deliver it to you and hang out to meet your family.  Limited to a few thousand “Vaults” worldwide this set is the largest of its kind. Has Gene every done anything small? Listen in as we chat about the set and the drive behind it. Then check out the un-boxing video and sample some tracks.

Rock n roll , Fingers

Interview…

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Photo Credit Mark Weiss

Sample track montage

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Hammerheads Reunion 2 Recap

  • 5:03 pm Friday, December 8th, 2017 by fingers13

Well the weekend is here and I wanted to share with you this amazing gig from last weekend.

This past Friday and Saturday nights were and amazing time capsule of Long Island night club band history. Zebra celebrated its 40 anniversary of coming to to LI,  Rat Race Choir reunited the classic 70’s lineup and Vixen and White Fire opened the nights respectively. And I got to host it all! It all went down at Mulcahy’s in Wantagh which for the record is a great venue and I remember hitting that place when it was a third of the size [More]

Eight 80’s Holiday Classics We Love

  • 4:00 pm Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 by fingers13

Looking for a new holiday tradition? Find a way to binge watch these 80’s Holiday classics. Scroll on for the full list!

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Ernest saves Christmas

Scrooged

A Christmas Story

A Christmas Carol

Prancer

Santa Claus (1985)

A Smoky Mountain Christmas

Watch – Happy 70th Birthday Sammy Hagar

  • 5:50 pm Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 by fingers13

Hagar’s birthday was October 13th. It was a 4 day celebration and it’s coming to a theater near you  “Red Til I’m Dead: Sammy Hagar’s Rock-N-Roll Birthday Party” 

Watch all these rocker wish Sammy a Happy Birthday and then get the details on the film coming to theaters showing all the antics featuring Long Island’s own Eddie Money, Bob Weir, Toby Keith and others. – Fingers

Long Island Club Daze Roundtable (NSFW)

  • 6:07 pm Monday, November 27th, 2017 by fingers13

On December 1st & 2nd Zebra, the classic Rat Race Choir lineup, White Fire and Vixen will play Mulcahy’s in Wantagh. It’s the 40th anniversary of Zebra hitting the Island scene. Playing their debut in its entirety and some ZEP plus a special set from the classic Rat Race Choir lineup along with club favorites White Fire (Friday) & Vixen (Saturday).

I grew up with these bands and eventually worked for and with them. White Fire gave me the name Fingers when I was hired as their light man. This is the late 70’s and early 80’s music atmosphere on Long Island [More]

Holy Flashback Batman! My Fathers Place is Returning!!

  • 3:22 pm Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 by fingers13

Back in the day Long Island was home to many rocking nightclubs. Speaks, Hammerheads, Beggars Opera, MadHatter, OBI, Rum Bottoms, Rum Runners, and Sunance to name a few.

One of the crowns jewels was My Fathers Place. I remember many a gig there as well as attending great shows. Well it’s coming back this Spring. Read more in the following press release that hit today. – Fingers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017

MY FATHER’S PLACE TO REOPEN IN ROSLYN, LI

AT THE ROSLYN HOTEL IN THE SPRING OF 2018
Roslyn, NY – My Father’s Place, the legendary rock club that during the 70’s and [More]

Watch Skid Row’s Snake Sabo & Fingers

  • 2:59 pm Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 by fingers13

Back in the day Fingers Metal Shop had the honor to play many up and coming bands. Some of those bands went on to huge success. Skid Row is one of them. In this interview we talk about our moms and their musical influence along with the trials and tribulations of this wonderfully crazy biz we live for. Snake also shares about the early Bon Jovi connection and Sebastian Bach. Grab a beverage and check it out ahead of this Thursdays show at the Paramount. Enjoy! – Fingers