“I believe there is a divine music; it goes on, it’s automatic, without anger, greed, lust, attachment and egoism.”
RCA label heads must be pointing fingers right about now. Just months after splitting with Adam Lambert over their push to have the Idol finalist record an 1980s-themed cover album, he’s on a roll.
As “On the Loose” lifts off — first with the insectile thrill of Jim Gilmour’s keyboards, then with a full-throated roar from Michael Sadler — Saga’s new live set all but sells itself.
Led Zeppelin has often been credited as a foundational group in the early days of heavy metal. But actually being a heavy metal band? Jimmy Page, a died-in-the-wool blues guy, begs to differ.
As Rush prepares to release Clockwork Angels Tour, Neil Peart discusses the moment when — after a brief retirement from concert performances — he decided that he had to return to the road.
One of the most tender and moving sections of the Abbey Road medley, “Golden Slumbers” features Paul McCartney at his best.
Prior to striking out on his own and becoming a guitar god, Ted Nugent spent several years fingering the fret in the Amboy Dukes.
‘I’ll take a trio every day': For Carl Palmer, the Emerson Lake and Palmer model continues to resonate
There’s a reason, Carl Palmer says, that he came to fame in the trio of Emerson Lake and Palmer: That format allows the space to showcase the drums. Conversely, there’s also no place to hide.
After a mirage of an intro, “Jawbone” — one of the most underrated moments on The Band — catches a shambolic groove even as Richard Manuel explores the story of a unrepentant ne’er-do-well.
Despite his having appeared more than half dozen times with Queen, Adam Lambert says he still finds himself caught off guard by the power and majesty of their music.