Archive for July 4th, 2014

‘Such an amazing band’: Adam Lambert selects his all-time favorite Queen song

‘Such an amazing band’: Adam Lambert selects his all-time favorite Queen song

In the midst of a world tour, Lambert has been working with Queen since 2009.

There’s more to Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon than its trippy music: ‘Astonishingly relevant’

There’s more to Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon than its trippy music: ‘Astonishingly relevant’

A key element to the album continues to resonate, Nick Mason says.

Street Priest – More Nasty (2014)

Here in ‘Merica, we covet our freedom and we root for the underdog. And we like brash. Therefore, the free-funk, noise band out of Oakland that call themselves Street Priest is as American is, well you know, Grandma‚Äôs apple pie.

The time Steve Hackett blew away the Yardbirds’ Jim McCarty: ‘It was absolutely deafening!’

The time Steve Hackett blew away the Yardbirds’ Jim McCarty: ‘It was absolutely deafening!’

The ex-Genesis guitarist first worked with McCarty in the 1980s.

Exclusive advance stream: Marco Minnemann, “Soul Dance” from EEPS (2014)

Exclusive advance stream: Marco Minnemann, “Soul Dance” from EEPS (2014)

You’ll never think of Marco Minnemann the same way again.

Eric Clapton on how the Band changed everything: ‘It shook me to the core’

Eric Clapton on how the Band changed everything: ‘It shook me to the core’

Eric Clapton already had one eye on the door with Cream when he heard the Band for the first time. In that moment, he knew that the legendary trio was finished.

Deep Beatles: “Don’t Bother Me” from With the Beatles (1963)

Deep Beatles: “Don’t Bother Me” from With the Beatles (1963)

George Harrison begins developing his craft at an astoundingly rapid pace.

One Track Mind: Shooter Jennings, “4th of July” from Put the O Back in Country (2005)

One Track Mind: Shooter Jennings, “4th of July” from Put the O Back in Country (2005)

I still can’t figure out why this wasn’t a huge summer hit.

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