Archive for May 8th, 2013

Something Else! Interview: Toto’s David Paich

Something Else! Interview: Toto’s David Paich

Toto has begun rehearsing for its 2013 tour, which kicks off May 30 in Europe. David Paich and Co. will also be making a few rare U.S. appearances, beginning in late summer — something he says “almost feels like a homecoming after so long away.”

Rainbow – Live in Munich 1977 (2013)

Rainbow – Live in Munich 1977 (2013)

If you have any doubt who the greatest singer in the history of metal, heck, maybe in the history of rock ‘n’ roll is, just pop this DVD into your player and fast forward to the second song.

Forgotten series: Lovin’ Spoonful’s Zalman Yanovsky – Alive and Well in Argentina (1968)

Forgotten series: Lovin’ Spoonful’s Zalman Yanovsky – Alive and Well in Argentina (1968)

Lead guitarist Zal Yanovsky’s lone solo, after his unceremonious and quite unfair firing from the Lovin’ Spoonful in 1967, announces his new sense of freedom with an opening Jerry Yester co-written up-tempo rocker

‘This is new and it’s fresh': Journey alum Steve Smith’s next project combines drums, art

‘This is new and it’s fresh': Journey alum Steve Smith’s next project combines drums, art

Vital Information’s Steve Smith, drummer with Journey during its turn-of-the-1980s platinum heyday, will unveil a collection of art created from his own musical performances called The Fabric of Rhythm on May 15, 2013.

WTF?! Wednesdays: John Oswald with Dolly Parton, “Pretender” (1988)

WTF?! Wednesdays: John Oswald with Dolly Parton, “Pretender” (1988)

A long time ago, I was with my cousin at some guy’s apartment and this guy pulls out an old Sarah Vaughan record, puts it on the turntable and the song he played just blew me away.