Archive for December 5th, 2013

‘Some college kid writes that stuff’: Kiss’ Gene Simmons goes off on Wikipedia

‘Some college kid writes that stuff’: Kiss’ Gene Simmons goes off on Wikipedia

Don’t get Kiss’ Gene Simmons started on Wikipedia, the crowd-sourced online reference site. Wait, on second thought: Do. Do get him started. The results are hilarious.

‘The songs are starting to come’: Steve Lukather updates new Toto studio project

‘The songs are starting to come’: Steve Lukather updates new Toto studio project

Now that Steve Lukather’s latest round of shows with Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band have come to an end, he’s focused on work toward Toto’s first studio effort since 2006’s Falling in Between.

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Strawberry Wine” from Stage Fright (1970)

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Strawberry Wine” from Stage Fright (1970)

Garth Hudson catches a honking groove on the accordion, setting the stage for a galloping assertion of carnal desire to which only Levon Helm — with his patented yard-dog yelp — could do justice.

David Dominique – Ritual (2013)

As an avant-jazz musical scholar, a composer, educator and flugabone (that’s a marching trombone to you marching band types) player, David Dominique is a guy full of ideas…the offbeat ones.

Something Else! sneak peek: Bloodgood, “Lamb of God” from Dangerously Close (2013)

I spent a lot of quality time with Bloodgood in the late 1980s. It was around the time that Stryper rose to fame and Christian metal exploded as a subgenre on labels like Frontline Records.