Rock Music

Mick Turner – Don’t Tell the Driver (2013)

With Don’t Tell the Driver, Mick Turner presents a vocal and instrumental song cycle focusing on loss and the passage of time.

Something Else! sneak peek: Red Dragon Cartel, “Feeder” from Red Dragon Cartel (2014)

Since the death of vocalist Ray Gillen and the end of Badlands, we haven’t heard much from Jake E. Lee.

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “The Unfaithful Servant” from The Band (1969)

While “It’s Makes No Difference” is commonly understood to be Rick Danko’s career peak as a vocalist, “The Unfaithful Servant” is in many ways just as observant, and maybe more interesting.

‘We liked them’: You won’t believe this dead-on Rush imitation from Kiss’ Gene Simmons

When Rush opened for Kiss in 1974-75, one of them was the biggest band in the world and the other had Geddy Lee on vocals.

Arcade Fire – Reflektor (2013)

Arcade Fire – Reflektor (2013)

Montreal’s Arcade Fire tables their most ambitious record yet with Reflektor, a sprawling two-disc outing that pushes through an oft-irreverent 75 or so minutes with transcendent confidence.

‘We love good songs’: Graham Nash, David Crosby couldn’t wait to work again with Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour

Remember 1987? That year, within a span of a few months, David Gilmour’s edition of Pink Floyd released a new album on the heels of a tandem Roger Waters solo effort.

‘Weren’t you that guy in Van Halen?’: Mitch Malloy on his short trip through a very famous band

Mitch Malloy has released a number of albums since his self-titled 1992 debut, even while fashioning a career as a mixer and mastering engineer with Taylor Swift, Kenny Loggins and others.

Something Else! Interview: Jim Weider of the Band

Something Else! Interview: Jim Weider of the Band

Woodstock native Jim Weider got to live out a musician’s dream, having been a fan of the Band at the turn of the 1970s before eventually joining Levon Helm, Rick Danko and Garth Hudson from 1985-99.

Forgotten Series: Ugly Kid Joe – Menace to Sobriety (1995)

Ugly Kid Joe very likely doomed their career with the way they came on to the scene. First there was the name, a jab at second- or third-tier hair metal act Pretty Boy Floyd.

The Flaming Lips – Peace Sword (2013)

Having only recently released their album The Terror, the Flaming Lips are already back with Peace Sword. They are, indeed, not known for serving light fare, and this EP is no different.