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Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, "Streets Of Fire" (1978)

It’s a short, inner-directed musing, but one that encapsulates the desperation that’s one of the essential elements of Darkness On The Edge Of Town. Bruce wanted this album to be relentless, to never let up

Steely Dan Sunday, "The Royal Scam" (1976)

< >> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** As much as I enjoy Steely Dan songs and can listen to most of them over and over (which is a good thing, since I’m writing about them every week), only one of their songs is what I’d call an “earworm”

As Paul McCartney enters 10th year with current band, he reflects on touring with the Beatles and Wings

As Paul McCartney enters 10th year with current band, he reflects on touring with the Beatles and Wings

Paul McCartney has been playing with his current touring group for 10 years, longer than any other amalgam — including the Beatles and Wings. “That’s long enough,” McCartney says, “to make us a proper band.”

Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson remembers winning heavy metal Grammy over Metallica to 'boos and hisses and gasps of disbelief'

Jethro Tull’s unexpected 1989 Grammy win over Metallica in the newly created Hard Rock/Metal Performance category still resonates, decades later.

Band mates open up about Duane Allman's tragic passing during sessions for Allman Brothers' Eat A Peach

Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts discussed the 40th anniversary of the Allman Brothers Band’s legendary Eat A Peach on the syndicated rock radio show InTheStudio, going in depth on the tragic death of Duane Allman during the recording sessions.

Rush's forthcoming Clockwork Angels project will be accompanied by a sci-fi novelization

Rush’s first album in five years is turning into a multi-media extravaganza: Kevin J. Anderson plans to turn Clockwork Angels into a book, according to a new post on the sci-fi writer’s Facebook page.

Talking Heads – Chronology DVD (2012)

The new Talking Heads Chronology DVD is an often fascinating look back at the short, but trailblazing career of one of rock and roll’s most unlikely success stories, as viewed through the rear view window of music video and documentary footage.

Nick Mason discusses possibility of future projects in massive Pink Floyd reissue series

As EMI’s massive reissue project for Pink Floyd’s most popular albums draws to a close with The Wall on Feb. 28, some fans have wondered about similar expanded editions for earlier projects. Drummer Nick Mason seems open to it.

Bruce Springsteen says Clarence Clemons’ nephew will join the E Street Band; watch him play sax on "Jungleland" here!

Bruce Springsteen confirms on his Facebook page that the late Clarence Clemons’ nephew Jake will fill in for the legendary saxophonist as the E Street Band prepares to hit the concert trail next month. Watch him perform “Jungleland” here!

New Tommy Bolin album will feature big stars singing along with outtakes, alternate versions

A new tribute album to the late Deep Purple guitarist Tommy Bolin will find a galaxy of stars playing and singing along to outtakes and alternate version of his solo material.