At Symphony Hall in Chicago: I have a bone to pick with Chicago bassist/vocalist Jason Scheff. Scheff is an excellent player and fine singer, having been with the band for almost 30 years. Unfortunately, he almost caused the death of my best friend Joe.
Success can bring its own challenges for a group like Hall and Oates, which notched an initial charttopper nearly four decades back. When boredom sets in on stage, however, Daryl Hall says there’s a simple solution.
‘We were surprised’: After late add, Red Hot Chili Peppers plan to take on rock classic for Super Bowl
Now that the Red Hot Chili Peppers have gotten over the shock of becoming a last-second addition to the Super Bowl halftime show, Chad Smith says they’re working up a very special classic-rock cover.
As Adam Lambert continues work on his newest studio effort, Roger Taylor promotes his own solo album and Brian May performs select dates with Kerry Ellis, the chances of a Queen + Adam Lambert tour have begun to seem increasingly remote. Not so fast.
Don’t expect Neil Young to keep on rocking in the free world if you’re not clapping in time. He actually halted a Carnegie Hall appearance this week for a friendly scolding.
When Daryl Hall and John Oates were asked to perform at the gala mid-1980s reopening of the Apollo Theater, Hall says they immediately thought of appearing with the Temptations. The problem? Their childhood heroes Eddie Kendrick and David Ruffin were on the outs.
The torrid passion between Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks has been both the blessing (you’ve heard of Rumours, right?) and the curse of Fleetwood Mac.
‘Oh, it’s not going to end!’: The Beatles’ Ringo Starr completes a busy year with his All-Starr Band
Ringo Starr said he hoped to power down the All-Starr Band caravan for a bit in 2013, taking a rare summer off. But he ended up touring from February through March and then from October through November anyway.
Adrian Maben’s first pitch for a concert film involving Pink Floyd was met with bemused silence. His second pitch would grow out of a vacation mishap.
‘Worth whatever grief and stress we may have experienced’: Eric Clapton on Cream’s unlikely 2005 reunion
Cream’s unlikely 2005 reunion followed just one such similar appearance going back to their 1968 breakup. Eric Clapton remembers the days leading up to that out-of-nowhere musical event with Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce.