Tricks Appeal To Red Rider Article

Tricks’ Appeal To Red Rider

Red Rider is an enigma. On one hand, you have a band than can display heavy metal excellence. On the other, you have a band that tends to get a bit carried away with itself.

The Great Pretenders

The Great Pretenders

That is where Red Rider stands today as they tour the Midwest with The J. Geils Band. One of their songs, “Lunatic Fringe,” has been getting extensive FM radio airplay and that, Cochrane said, sells tickets.

Riding The Beach Boys Wave

Riding The Beach Boys’ Wave

It’s odd enough the Beach Boys will play their summery rock in the dead of fall on their current tour. It’s even odder they chose Canadian hard-rockers Red Rider to open the shows.

As Far As Siam - Red Rider (Review)

As Far As Siam – Red Rider (Review)

The second LP by Red Rider, As Far As Siam, (Capitol) is a considerable improvement over Don’t Fight It, which suffered from unexciting production and the group’s indecisiveness.

Red Rider's Second Album Yet Another Winner

Red Rider’s Second Album Yet Another Winner

As Far As Siam, Red Rider, Capitol. Red Rider’s lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Tom Cochrane, is one of the few rock composers capable of writing songs in Cinemascope and Technicolor.

Gators C-Fox Monday Night Live Red Rider

Red Rider, a band that facilely combines the rockabilly sound of the ’50s, the hard age of the ’80’s, and the futuristic concepts of tomorrow, was formed in Toronto in 1976…

Band's Best When It's Soft

Band’s Best When It’s Soft

There’s an interesting chemistry about Red Rider. When leader Tom Cochrane’s husky haunting voice clicks with the subtle slide-guitar of Ken Greer, the band zeros in on an ethereal mood.

Compatibility Key To Success - Red Rider

Compatibility Key To Success

As lead singer Tom Cochane puts it, “the band that plays together, stays together.” Thus, lies the secret to Red Rider’s Compatibility.

Pleasing Melodies, Hard Rock, Amixture in Red Rider Show

Pleasing Melodies, Hard Rock, A Mixture In Red Rider Show

Red Rider. a young five-member Canadian band that already has a gold album during its short history performed a unique mixture of pleasing melodies, sophisticated lyrics and hard rock before a full house at Casablanca Monday night.

Don't Fight it - Red Rider

Don’t Fight It – Red Rider (Review)

One of the fastest rising Canadians singles of late is White Hot by a Toronto band named Red Rider. The song comes in a picture sleeve, something unheard of in Canada except for independent new wave acts.

Don't Fight It - Red Rider Album Review

Shortcuts – Don’t Fight It – Red Rider

Don’t Fight It Red Rider Capitol ST-12028 Red Rider, a Canadian quintet, is built around writer-singer-guitarist Tom Cochrane whose voice has a familiar nasal quality that I can’t quite identify.