Archive for March 7th, 2012

Sammy Hagar sets dates for 2012 Birthday Bash; reunion with Ronnie Montrose was planned

Sammy Hagar has announced the dates for his 2012 Birthday Bash, commemorating the Chickenfoot lead singer’s 65th. Festivities will again take place at the Cabo Wabo club in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, this time on Oct. 7, 9, 11 and 13.

U.S. release date for Rush's Clockwork Angels confirmed; preorder it here!

A U.S. release date for Rush’s long-awaited new studio album Clockwork Angels has been confirmed through Amazon: It will be available on June 12, 2012 via Roadrunner Records.

A Pink Floyd reunion? Co-founding member Nick Mason says 'it would take flying pigs'

Despite the fact that all three remaining members of Pink Floyd have appeared on stage together recently, not to mention having collaborated on a just-completed massive reissue series, founding member Nick Mason doesn’t see a full-fledged reunion happening.

Former Wings guitarist Laurence Juber is keeping busy with nationwide tour, new studio projects

Solo guitar virtuoso Laurence Juber, a two-time Grammy-winning former member of Paul McCartney and Wings, is not one to rest on those laurels.

Check out tentative set list for Rock n Roll Allstars tour, featuring members of Kiss, Def Leppard, Guns n' Roses, others

The Rock n Roll AllStars — a group featuring members of Kiss, Def Leppard, Guns n’ Roses and Alice in Chains, among others — have confirmed the lineup for a series of shows

Something Else! sneak peek: Yes co-founder Jon Anderson and Marco Sabiu, "Limitless Lives" (2012)

Former Yes vocalist and songwriter Jon Anderson has teamed up with Italian composer/conductor Marco Sabiu to produce the digitally released track “Limitless Lives.” Hear an excerpt here!

Something Else! Interview: Roger Hodgson, formerly of Supertramp

At the turn of the 1980s, Roger Hodgson and Supertramp were coming off a blockbuster album in Breakfast in America that had just spent 15 weeks at No. 1 in the U.S. By the end of the decade, he was out of music.

Henry Cole and the Afrobeat Collective – Roots Before Branches (2012)

When Henry Cole sought to find a singular style of music that would appeal to the diverse tastes of his local Old St. Juan music scene, his search was over when he discovered the pioneering Afrobeat sounds of Fela Kuti.

Stephan Forte – The Shadows Compendium (2012)

Normally I’m not a fan of instrumental shred albums or guys that have too many strings on their guitars. Every so often, though, a record comes along that I make an exception for

One Track Mind: Bruce Springsteen, "Swallowed Up" (2012)

Bruce takes the biblical story of Jonah and morphs it into a kind of blues lament for the downtrodden and the forgotten.