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.
Not many guitar players can flawlessly cross as many musical boundaries as Steve Stevens has done in his career. His prolific and innovative playing has changed the face of music, and together with Billy Idol, they helped revolutionizing a new genre of music.
Not many bands can leave a lasting impression and legacy like Judas Priest have done over the last 40 years. They have been waving the flag for heavy metal through-out their career to legions of fans around the world, influencing countless musicians and bands along the way.
U.K. based rock trio RavenEye was formed in 2014 by 25-year-old, multi-award winning guitarist and vocalist, Oli Brown, along with drummer Kev Hickman and bassist Aaron Spiers.
Whitesnake have just released their 12th studio album, The Purple Album, which is a re-imagination of classic songs during David Coverdale’s time as lead singer for Deep Purple’s Mark 3 and Mark 4 studio albums. Turns out it was David’s wife, Cindy, who suggested he create this CD celebrating his legacy with Deep Purple.
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.
The Darkness is set to release their fourth CD, Last Of Our Kind on June 1st. Anticipation for this long awaited CD is building, fans expect the band will be getting back to their true form with a heavier, edgier, and nastier sounding CD than their 2012 release, Hot Cakes, which portrayed a softer side to the band.
Guitar virtuoso, singer, songwriter, and producer Ron Bumblefoot Thal has released his 10th CD entitled, Little Brother Is Watching, late February. The album is an eccentric, upbeat collection of modern epic rock with haunting melodies, huge choruses and witty lyrics about life in the digital age and beyond.
In May 1998, I was honored to interview The Marshall Tucker Band’s iconic lead vocalist, singer, songwriter, Doug Gray. I had just attended and reviewed a stellar live concert by the band the week before, in which The Marshall Tucker Band rocked the house to an enthusiastic sellout crowd at Rams Head Tavern Onstage in Annapolis, Maryland.