<<< BACKWARD (“Things I Miss The Most”) ||| ONWARD (“Godwhacker”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** It would be easy to dismiss the song “Blues Beach” as “Hey Nineteen” lite.
‘I was stabbed in the back and left for dead': Sammy Hagar can’t imagine even shaking hands with Eddie Van Halen
Sammy Hagar’s retrospective tour inevitably brought him face to face again with his hitmaking tenure in Van Halen — and with another round of similarly inevitable questions about a reunion.
There is much to recommend here for Martin Barre’s stalwart Jethro Tull fans, including sensitive new takes on eight lesser-known Tull tracks. He even takes up the flute.
For Rush’s Geddy Lee, the opportunity to get back into the studio in advance of Vapor Trails, after all that Neil Peart had been through, was its own reward.
Steve Howe’s departure from Asia, which had been working with its original lineup again since 2006, has turned into something of a blessing, according to frontman John Wetton.
Kiss’ Paul Stanley could certainly be forgiven for picturing his band, after so many albums and assorted memorabilia sold over so many decades, as a super group. But as super heroes? Well, yeah. That, too.
Queen’s Roger Taylor and Brian May just completed a triumphal U.S. debut with Adam Lambert, bringing a stage show to Las Vegas which had already made a huge impression in Europe. Taylor has high praise
When Robert Fripp announced that he was re-starting King Crimson after a lengthy period away, guitarist Adrian Belew wasn’t part of the new lineup. Now Belew, a member for some 32 years, is speaking out.
I never heard of this band before and, due to their handle and title of their latest album, I was expecting to be struck in the face by a blast of doom metal that would destroy my ears and soul.
So I’m sitting in our old dining room, flipping through stacks of albums…and I come upon Tarkus. “No, that’s a keeper” I say and the LP goes into the crate.