Fifty years since they formed, the Scorpions are still going strong. Lounging in retirement isn’t really in the cards. And, for the record, their 2010 Farwell Tour announcement was a bit premature due to the resurgence of interest from a younger audience and the success of their 2010 CD, Sting in the Tail.
One of my few regrets in life was never getting to see Frank DiMino and his ’70s hard rock band Angel play live with their extravagant costumes and visual illusions. I was just a few years shy of being able to see them in their heyday of the mid to late ’70s. By the time I did started attending concerts, they had broken up and disappeared in a cloud of smoke like one of their illusions.
Legend, music pioneer, and amazing blue-eyed soul stylist Gregg Allman can proudly lay claim to being one of the all time great, influential, landmark artists in rock history. After some forty five years making music with his esteemed Allman Brothers Band, the ABB retired last October 2014 after playing an acclaimed slate of finale shows at New York’s Beacon Theater.
Phil Collen, lead guitarist of Def Leppard will be releasing his new blues based music project, Delta Deep with a CD out on June 23, 2015.
As bassist and vocalist for the Moody Blues since 1966 John Lodge has written some of the most memorable songs for the band, such as “Natural Hour,” “Ride my See Saw,” “The Eyes of a Child,” and “I’m Just a Singer [In a Rock n Roll Band]”, to name a few.
In May 2003, I was honored to interview Lynyrd Skynyrd’s legendary Gary Rossington. At the time, Gary was celebrating Lynyrd Skynyrd’s 30th Anniversary which included the release at the time of a new Lynyrd Skynyrd Boxed Set, ® Epiphone Guitars Official 30th Anniversary Lynyrd Skynyrd Les Paul Standard Gold Top
At a super-secret location on the outskirts of Anaheim, California, far away from the hustle and bustle of the NAMM convention center, I was transport by limo to hotel room where Zakk Wylde had been held up most of the day meeting with the press to promote his new line of guitars and amps. My missions…to have Zakk enlighten me on his newest business endeavor – Wylde Audio!
Three titans of rock, Deen Castronovo [Journey], Jack Blades [Night Ranger], and Doug Aldrich [Whitesnake] have joined forces for the next big super group; Revolution Saints.
Jim Peterik of the legendary ’80s band Survivor has just released a tell all book entitled, Through the Eye of the Tiger, where he shares his experience in and out of the band.
Randy Bachman, the legendary guitarist and songwriter, from the Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive has sold over 40 million records and garnered countless #1 radio hits in over 20 countries.