Archive for November 10th, 2012

‘Sartorial choices like these don’t just happen’: Van Halen’s David Lee Roth pokes fun at his own wardrobe

‘Sartorial choices like these don’t just happen’: Van Halen’s David Lee Roth pokes fun at his own wardrobe

Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth, in the new episode of his online program “Roth TV,” pokes fun at his own 1980s-era sartorial choices — adding commentary to the over-the-top video for his No. 12 hit “Just a Gigolo/I Ain’t Got Nobody.”

‘Playing from the heart and soul’: Journey’s Neal Schon let his muse guide the way on The Calling

‘Playing from the heart and soul’: Journey’s Neal Schon let his muse guide the way on The Calling

Journey guitarist Neal Schon describes the beginnings of his new solo album The Calling as coming from a heartfelt place.

Geoff Tate – Kings and Thieves (2012)

I have hope now that I might one day hear a good Queensryche album again. The latest solo outing from former frontman Geoff Tate makes it pretty clear who has been in control of the band’s creative direction recently.

Brubeck Brothers Quartet – LifeTimes (2012)

The bonds of family glide into place on LifeTimes, a splendid tribute to the music of Dave Brubeck presented by the Brubeck Brothers Quartet.

Gimme Five: Eric Clapton, playing the blues

Gimme Five: Eric Clapton, playing the blues

Eric Clapton has certainly done a lot to make us forget his roots in the blues tradition, starting with his turn toward psychedelia in Cream — just a couple of years after a celebrated stint with John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers

Jason Robinson – Tiresian Symmetry (2012)

The competing tubas heard on the opening seconds of Jason Robinson’s new big project Tiresian Symmetry made me instinctively utter three words: Very Very Circus.