Fans will remember that Steven Wilson borrowed a critical piece of old-school equipment from King Crimson’s Robert Fripp while recording a well-received solo album recently. Wilson liked that MkII mellotron so much, he’s ordered his own.
Recorded almost entirely alone, from the guitars and drums to “foot-tapping, some piano,” Rachel Ana Dobken’s Church Street Demo is quiet but assertive, spacious but filled with resonant moments.
A standard news release announcing Toto’s long-awaited new studio project, as well as a forthcoming tour, had a shocking piece of news embedded inside: Drummer Simon Phillips is departing. Now Steve Lukather is commenting.
Warren Zevon was in an innovative mood, and found willing co-conspirators in producers Duncan Aldrich and Andy Slater.
‘We were surprised’: After late add, Red Hot Chili Peppers plan to take on rock classic for Super Bowl
Now that the Red Hot Chili Peppers have gotten over the shock of becoming a last-second addition to the Super Bowl halftime show, Chad Smith says they’re working up a very special classic-rock cover.
‘He really couldn’t play’: Elliott Landy remembers hypnotizing night for the Band’s Robbie Robertson
Photographer Elliott Landy followed the Band in its early days, both through signature moments like the album-cover shoot for their sophomore self-titled album and in smaller moments away from the spotlight.
As the opening “What’s Broken” elevates into a cirrus-cloud of lonesome reverie, Crosby reclaims every lost promise of his solo career — dormant now for two decades
Though the popular consciousness has placed the terminating line between Prog Genesis and Pop Genesis at the moment in which Peter Gabriel packed up his flower outfit and split, the truth is the group underwent a slower evolution.
After a series of very dire warnings about the Band’s new rock-star lifestyle, perhaps this utterly scarifying parable was all but inevitable.
As Adam Lambert continues work on his newest studio effort, Roger Taylor promotes his own solo album and Brian May performs select dates with Kerry Ellis, the chances of a Queen + Adam Lambert tour have begun to seem increasingly remote. Not so fast.