Rock Music

Deep Purple – Live in Verona (2014)

Deep Purple – Live in Verona (2014)

This isn’t just another evening of string-laden songcraft from Deep Purple; it’s a big-bang moment for the group’s next era.

Bruce Springsteen, “Lost in the Flood” (1973): Deep Cuts

Bruce Springsteen, “Lost in the Flood” (1973): Deep Cuts

The imagery in Bruce Springsteen’s epic “Lost in the Flood” remains stark, powerful, intense, confronting and raw.

Ides of March set for return, with Steve Cropper: ‘It’s just a major thrill’

Ides of March set for return, with Steve Cropper: ‘It’s just a major thrill’

Jim Peterik enthuses about a recent collaboration with Steve Cropper and Ides of March, best known for the 1970 hit ‘Vehicle.’

Leon Alvarado with Trey Gunn + Jerry Marotta – 2014: Music from an Expanded Universe (2014)

Leon Alvarado with Trey Gunn + Jerry Marotta – 2014: Music from an Expanded Universe (2014)

Leon Alvarado makes another stop on a deeply intriguing journey through prog’s past, but with a modern twist.

An intriguing launch point, Trespass is Genesis’ forgotten album: ‘I guess, because it’s so early’

An intriguing launch point, Trespass is Genesis’ forgotten album: ‘I guess, because it’s so early’

The sophomore album ‘Trespass,’ released on Oct. 23, 1970, offered the first hints at where Genesis would go.

Nick Mason discusses possibility of Pink Floyd tour behind The Endless River

Nick Mason discusses possibility of Pink Floyd tour behind The Endless River

Will Pink Floyd regroup for a tour in support of ‘The Endless River’? Stalwart drummer Nick Mason explores the possibilities.

Bernie Marsden + David Coverdale, “Trouble” from Shine (2014): One Track Mind

Bernie Marsden + David Coverdale, “Trouble” from Shine (2014): One Track Mind

Bernie Marsden’s blues-soaked collaboration with David Coverdale recalls their earlier connections to Deep Purple’s more R&B-focused 1970s era.

Adrian Belew begins new Power Trio tour, hoping to present a taste of FLUX

Adrian Belew begins new Power Trio tour, hoping to present a taste of FLUX

As Adrian Belew kicks off a fall tour with his Power Trio, he ruminates on how to bring music from his innovative new app to the stage.

WKRP in Cincinnati: The Complete Series (2014): Television

WKRP in Cincinnati: The Complete Series (2014): Television

‘WKRP in Cincinnati’ finally returns with much – if, alas, not all – of its original music in tact.

Supertramp’s Crime of the Century set for deluxe reissue: ‘It has a wonderful feel to it’

Supertramp’s Crime of the Century set for deluxe reissue: ‘It has a wonderful feel to it’

Roger Hodgson joins us to discuss 1974’s ‘Crime of the Century.’ Supertramp’s breakthrough album returns as a deluxe reissue in December.