“It’s Not the Same As Love,” the new Starship album’s lead track, bursts out with a lean, tough attitude — and Mickey Thomas rarely takes his foot off the gas again. Forget MTV-era hits like “We Built this City” and “Sara.”
Micky Dolenz compares the Monkees’ experience to that of today’s popular television program “Glee”: They were assembled to perform as actors, but each band member always possessed real talent.
When I interviewed Bob Wayne a few months back, he teased us with a few details of a new song he was working on at the time about an Alabama gold miner.
This long-promised long player from the Hickoids has taken on a kind of mythical quality over the last quarter century or so. Hairy Chafin’ Ape Suit delivers on every broken promise
Amy Winehouse vet Mark Ronson’s work on a forthcoming Paul McCartney studio effort, the former Beatle’s first mainstream pop album as a solo artist since 2007’s Memory Almost Full, has gotten all the headlines. The truth is, Ronson’s one of several collaborators on the project.
‘The Hall of Fame tries to be too politically correct': Van Halen’s Sammy Hagar questions why Journey isn’t in
Asked which band he thinks should join him in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Sammy Hagar says — without hesitation: Journey, the band Steve Perry spurred to chart heights just as Hagar joined Van Halen.
The story, going into Adam Lambert’s U.S. concert debut with Queen, is that he had his voice insured — “allegedly,” he says, “for $50 million.” Lambert, an American Idol finalist, hedges on confirming such a thing.
It starts out as Bach, and then it becomes something entirely guttural, midnight funky, so completely dangerous. And that’s all before anybody but Garth Hudson does a thing on “Chest Fever.”
With the Grammy-winning debut Revelator and the double-disc modern-day Live At Fillmore East road epic Everybody’s Talkin’, the Tedeschi Trucks Band quickly established themselves as arguably the best seventies band four decades hence
Mike Keneally’s “Popes” saunters in like an amiable friend, then proceeds to begin telling ever more complex and entertaining tales — making for an intriguing introduction to the forthcoming You Must Be This Tall.