Rock Music

Daniel Lanois had reservations about working with Bob Dylan: ‘Sure, it was frightening’

Daniel Lanois had reservations about working with Bob Dylan: ‘Sure, it was frightening’

Daniel Lanois had already produced a slew of stars prior to his first record for Bob Dylan. Still, he was wary when it came to 1989’s ‘Oh Mercy.’

Yes, “Harold Land” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

Yes, “Harold Land” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

A promising-but-still-transitional composition from Jon Anderson, Bill Bruford and Chris Squire, “Harold Land” points to bigger things from Yes.

The Doughboys – Hot Beat Stew (2015)

The Doughboys – Hot Beat Stew (2015)

Countless great bands from the ’60s have reunited, but only a small percentage have been able to replicate their initial spark like the Doughboys.

Fleetwood Mac hit big with Tango in the Night, then imploded: ‘It was difficult for everybody’

Fleetwood Mac hit big with Tango in the Night, then imploded: ‘It was difficult for everybody’

Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Tango in the Night,’ released this week in 1987, grew out of another trampled project by Lindsey Buckingham. He’d be gone for 10 years afterward.

Steve Perry on how Journey has become a soundtrack for sports: ‘I gotta tell you – I got kind of emotional’

Steve Perry on how Journey has become a soundtrack for sports: ‘I gotta tell you – I got kind of emotional’

Steve Perry says he had no idea before his first Giants game that Journey’s music had become such an integral part of sports.

Steve Hackett – Wolflight (2015)

Steve Hackett – Wolflight (2015)

Steve Hackett’s ‘Wolflight’ is the sound of an artist who’s taken a loving look back, only to realize he still has room to grow.

Carmine Appice discusses his surprise turn on a Pink Floyd record: ‘It blew me away’

Carmine Appice discusses his surprise turn on a Pink Floyd record: ‘It blew me away’

Nick Mason is the only member of Pink Floyd to have appeared on each of the group’s studio project – but he didn’t play drums on every song.

Jacco Gardner – Hypnophobia (2015)

Jacco Gardner – Hypnophobia (2015)

Jacco Gardner’s fine new second album ‘Hypnophobia’ channels the spirit of Pink Floyd’s Syd Barrett circa 1967.

Ian Gillan on the differences between solo and Deep Purple songs: ‘I’d find something a little more acceptable’

Ian Gillan on the differences between solo and Deep Purple songs: ‘I’d find something a little more acceptable’

Ian Gillan’s career away from Deep Purple has provided him with a chance to explore different parts of his songwriting craft.

Iron Maiden’s 1988 masterpiece Seventh Son of a Seventh Son changed everything

Iron Maiden’s 1988 masterpiece Seventh Son of a Seventh Son changed everything

‘Seventh Son of a Seventh Son,’ released on April 11, 1988, started a journey. Iron Maiden is now a part of me, and I am a part of what’s kept them around.