Mike Rutherford Puts Genesis in the Past: ‘I’d Rather Do Something New’
With Genesis in a dormant state for the past few years, guitarist Mike Rutherford has been focused on moving forward, most recently with a retooled version of his ‘80s Mike & The Mechanics project.
Rush’s Lifeson On Power Trio Format: ‘It Keeps Us On Our Toes’
Operating in the power trio format has left Rush with a lot of sound to fill onstage and on record over the years, a task they’ve more than capably covered without missing a single beat.
ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons: ‘We Didn’t Want to Put Out an Album Like the Last Two’
When looking at the lineage of ZZ Top, perhaps it’s no big surprise to learn exactly how big of an influence Jeff Beck’s music was on the group, particularly guitarist Billy Gibbons.
Blue Oyster Cult Bassist Rudy Sarzo Announces Departure
When the Blue Oyster Cult convene for their next meeting, er, rock show, they’ll do so with a revised band lineup. Bassist Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne, Quiet Riot, Whitesnake) has parted ways with the group to free up time to focus on his ever-expanding slate of musical activities.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington On Their New Album And Bassist
Southern rock godfathers Lynyrd Skynyrd have released seven albums together since reuniting in 1987, a decade after the tragic plane crash which claimed the lives of three band members, including original vocalist and primary lyricist Ronnie Van Zant.
Aerosmith’s Brad Whitford Says ‘Competition And Rivalry’ Make For ‘Great Music’
With Aerosmith preparing for liftoff on their ‘Global Warming’ summer tour with Cheap Trick, they’ve been doing a lot of press to talk about both the upcoming trek and their highly anticipated new album.
Kiss’ ‘Destroyer’ Reissue Will Be ‘Coming Out Shortly’ According to Gene Simmons
Kiss fans have anxiously been awaiting an update on the highly anticipated expanded reissue of the band’s landmark ‘Destroyer’ release, which was tentatively scheduled for release earlier this year, but failed to materialize.
Police Drummer Stewart Copeland On His Good-Natured Rivalry With Rush’s Neil Peart
Police drummer Stewart Copeland might not be the biggest fan of the music of Rush, but he and fellow skinsman Neil Peart are longtime friends keeping a good-natured rivalry regarding their craft and individual personalities.
Joe Walsh, ‘Analog Man’ – Album Review
If the wait for Joe Walsh‘s ‘Analog Man’ seems long, that’s because a couple of years after he released ‘Songs For A Dying Planet’ in 1992, the unthinkable happened.
Ringo Starr Offers A Supportive Drumstick To The Endangered Rhino Species
In addition to promoting his new solo album, cleverly titled ‘Ringo 2012,’ former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is lending his support to a worthy cause – the endangered rhinoceros species. Starr recently modified his official website, replacing the picture of his cat with …