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‘It’s hard for me to have perspective’: Geddy Lee admits he has no idea why Rush suddenly became cool

‘It’s hard for me to have perspective’: Geddy Lee admits he has no idea why Rush suddenly became cool

What changed? Lee isn’t exactly sure. But he’s got a theory or two.

One Track Mind: Marillion, “Gaza” from A Sunday Night Above The Rain (2014)

One Track Mind: Marillion, “Gaza” from A Sunday Night Above The Rain (2014)

The costs of these conflicts, the very real costs, are writ large.

‘There was a freedom in it’: Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page on the wonder and power of John Bonham

‘There was a freedom in it’: Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page on the wonder and power of John Bonham

He says Led Zeppelin gave Bonham “the vehicle to play the way he really wanted.”

Forgotten series: Fortunato – Journey (2011)

Forgotten series: Fortunato – Journey (2011)

Diligently designed songs, executed with taste, substance, and energy.

Something Else! sneak peek: Joe Bonamassa, “Different Shades of Blue” (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Joe Bonamassa, “Different Shades of Blue” (2014)

Bonamassa advances his new album with a pretty nice display of his soulful side.

Exclusive stream: Supertramp’s Carl Verheyen, “Bloody Well Right” (2014)

Exclusive stream: Supertramp’s Carl Verheyen, “Bloody Well Right” (2014)

A brilliant reimagining of a song you probably thought you knew inside and out.

Gimme Five: Overlooked Yes Albums (And Why Some of  Them Should Be)

Gimme Five: Overlooked Yes Albums (And Why Some of Them Should Be)

For every ‘Fragile,’ Yes has several other projects that are routinely ignored.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Talkin’ ‘Bout My Home” (1980?, unreleased)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Talkin’ ‘Bout My Home” (1980?, unreleased)

Catchy, but ultimately a bit less compelling than other ‘Gaucho’ outtakes.

Empty Hearts [Andy Babiuk, Wally Palmar, Clem Burke + Elliot Easton] – Empty Hearts (2014)

Empty Hearts [Andy Babiuk, Wally Palmar, Clem Burke + Elliot Easton] – Empty Hearts (2014)

Sturdy rock and roll that pays tribute to its influences without sounding trite.

‘We really did come full circle’: Live Aid provided worldwide stage as Hall and Oates honored their heroes

‘We really did come full circle’: Live Aid provided worldwide stage as Hall and Oates honored their heroes

Nearly 2 billion watched as Daryl Hall and John Oates did the old Temptations moves.