Fronted by the charismatic energy of Timothy Gassen, Marshmallow Overcoat has been keeping the spirit of psychedelic garage rock alive and kicking since 1986.
Steve Perry is talking more about new music, his first since the 1996 Journey reunion project Trail by Fire. The recently unretired frontman is working with a well-known film composer on a track he says is “very inspirational.”
Levon Helm, who died on April 19, 2012, continues to serve as a source of inspiration to those who knew him — principally through his recordings, both with and without the Band. Then, there were those who spent time with him personally — sidemen, collaborators and family.
David Crosby admits that “she’s so show business.” But something happened when the Byrds and CSN legend saw Lady Gaga at this year’s MusiCares event. Crosby says he came away with a completely different opinion.
There’s a moment, just when you get comfortable with the idea that this is a paean to home, love and hearth, when Bruce Springsteen sharply widens the lens. All around this couple, despite the illusion of a cocoon of safety and of love, there are troubles, there are questions, there is cruelty and death and misfortune.
As the Who approaches the June 2002 anniversary of co-founder John Entwistle’s passing, Roger Daltrey remembers the bassist’s influence, his presence and perhaps his greatest performance.
Hard to believe that the 2012 release by McFadden’s Parachute was this Rochester, New York-based outfit’s 27th album since 1991. That rivals Guided By Voices’ output for sheer volume.
After a two-album stint with metal label Century Media, DiY-country artist Bob Wayne heads Back to the Camper for his latest record
Coming as it did during a fallow creative period for the Band, the covers-focused Moondog Matinee could be fairly seen as a placekeeper album — an aperitif before the next statement of purpose. But it wasn’t without its moments of creative and emotional spark
A workingman’s song, one built for mashing the gas pedal down with your steel-toed boot, “Hurry Up Sundown” heralds an unexpected gift