Concerts

‘Everything is perfect': Greg Lake on the timeless chemistry between the Beatles’ Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr

If Greg Lake didn’t already have an appreciation for the unique syncopations of the Beatles rhythm section, he certainly learned a thing or two while on tour with Ringo Starr and his All-Starr band.

‘We didn’t have any robot masks or giant mouse heads': Don Henley on the Eagles’ recipe for success

‘We didn’t have any robot masks or giant mouse heads': Don Henley on the Eagles’ recipe for success

For Don Henley, the Eagles’ success was related not to gimmickry but to a focused attempt to blend bed-rock music styles without any of the artifice that’s associated with more modern acts.

‘We invented progressive rock': Chris Squire stakes Yes’ claim as forefathers of the genre

‘We invented progressive rock': Chris Squire stakes Yes’ claim as forefathers of the genre

Chris Squire, of course, had little idea that Yes would still be together as the group was constructing the classic albums featured on their most recent tour. But he knew one thing

‘Sometimes it’s hard to hear': Criticism doesn’t slow Adam Lambert, who’s set for U.S. debut with Queen

‘Sometimes it’s hard to hear': Criticism doesn’t slow Adam Lambert, who’s set for U.S. debut with Queen

Adam Lambert, who’ll play his initial U.S. date with Queen later this month, has withstood his share of criticism — even before stepping into the shoes of one of rock music’s most celebrated frontmen.

‘I think he’d be down': Adam Lambert contemplates Freddie Mercury’s reaction to his tenure with Queen

‘I think he’d be down': Adam Lambert contemplates Freddie Mercury’s reaction to his tenure with Queen

It is, of course, impossible to know what the late Freddie Mercury might have thought about Adam Lambert’s performances in his stead with Queen. But the American Idol finalist suspects it would have been positive.

‘Why don’t you just play one of your albums right through?': Paul McCartney mulls over revamped set list

Paul McCartney has considered following the recent trend of performing an entire album in concert, but says he can’t commit to it — because there “too much other stuff” he loves to perform.

‘I don’t think those guys want to': Adam Lambert nixes idea of a world tour with Queen

‘I don’t think those guys want to': Adam Lambert nixes idea of a world tour with Queen

Adam Lambert says fans shouldn’t expect any large-scale tour to follow his September debut in the U.S. fronting classic-rock legends Queen.

‘It’s been an interesting period': Joe Satriani begins U.S. tour tonight with energized Mike Keneally

‘It’s been an interesting period': Joe Satriani begins U.S. tour tonight with energized Mike Keneally

As Joe Satriani kicks off his new U.S. tour in San Diego tonight, sideman Mike Keneally enthuses about the fun they’ve already had on the road in support of Unstoppable Momentum.

‘I don’t think there are any issues whatsoever': The Beach Boys’ Mike Love on his split with Brian Wilson

‘I don’t think there are any issues whatsoever': The Beach Boys’ Mike Love on his split with Brian Wilson

You might reasonably assume, with two separate factions of Beach Boys on tour right now, that relations would be inevitably strained between Brian Wilson and Mike Love. Love begs to differ.

Keith Emerson, Glenn Hughes and Marc Bonilla – The Boys Club, Live From California: The Complete Concert (2013)

An intriguing (though, unfortunately, only partial) collaboration, The Boys Club, Live From California: The Complete Concert has certainly taken a circuitous route — having long appeared as a bootleg