Gregg Rolie, in the space between two albums — 1977′s Next and 1978′s Infinity — went from fronting Journey to playing a secondary vocal role. Credit, and he says some blame, goes to the arrival of Steve Perry.
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Joe Walsh was reminded, at screenings worldwide of the new documentary History of the Eagles, just how far he’d slipped into addiction during the group’s long hiatus between 1980-94.
David Lauser’s partnership with Sammy Hagar stretches back to his pre-Van Halen solo albums. He also helped Lauser find his wife Liza, who was managing Hagar’s web site.
So now we have the latest news in the long saga of the Allman Brothers. It has been announced that Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks will be leaving the band.
What ever happened, you say, to Denny Laine — the guy who helped found two instantly recognizable bands, the Moody Blues and then Wings, before virtually disappearing? Good question.
Even as Chicago continues work on its first new material since 2006, Robert Lamm marvels over the changes that have swept through the industry.
The torrid passion between Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks has been both the blessing (you’ve heard of Rumours, right?) and the curse of Fleetwood Mac.
Even as the Eagles neared the height of fame, before 1976′s Hotel California, they were already teetering on the edge of a fiery burnout.
Turns out, Ritchie Blackmore’s sudden switch from the outsized rock riffage of Deep Purple and Rainbow to the the medieval folkways of Blackmore’s Night shouldn’t come as such a surprise.
For co-founding member Danny Seraphine, Chicago’s transition into 1980s-era pop stars still represents a conundrum. He pined for the days of their early, more challenging music — but he relished their successes.