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Interview: Joey Allen (Warrant)

(Warrant rolls into Columbus on Friday night for a gig at Screamin Willie’s (1921 Channingway Center Dr.))

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – the 17-year-old me can’t believe that I’m trading e-mails with Warrant guitarist Joey Allen. Warrant was an integral part of my rock n’ roll journalism career hobby as one of the first articles I wrote for my high school paper was a concert review of a pre-record-release Warrant in which I predicted big things for the L.A. band.

Five years ago I had an opportunity to speak with Joey for the first time as anything other than a fan and he couldn’t have been nicer or more down to earth. He even gave me his cell phone number and said I could call whenever I wanted to chat.
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