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‘They weren’t that clever then': Carl Palmer on why Emerson Lake and Palmer didn’t have a guitarist

‘They weren’t that clever then': Carl Palmer on why Emerson Lake and Palmer didn’t have a guitarist

Carl Palmer has just wrapped up a well-received tour with his ELP Legacy band, notable because — unlike his trio work with Emerson Lake and Palmer — this group prominently features the guitar. Palmer says there’s a reason for that.

‘This is the best version': As a new tour begins, Justin Hayward hails 2013’s Moody Blues

‘This is the best version': As a new tour begins, Justin Hayward hails 2013’s Moody Blues

Justin Hayward and the Moody Blues kicked off another series of concert dates last night, and he’s making the case for their current lineup as the best ever. That’s saying something for a band that started in 1964.

Paul McCartney and Wings – Rockshow (1980; 2013 reissue)

Paul McCartney and Wings – Rockshow (1980; 2013 reissue)

Paul McCartney, in his green metal suit, prepares once again to shoot up the city. And the ring at the end of his nose (oh, yes it does) makes him look rather pretty. And just like that, Rockshow — this once lost artifact — is underway.

‘We brought our own!': Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler was forced to smuggle gum into Singapore

‘We brought our own!': Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler was forced to smuggle gum into Singapore

Aerosmith’s on-going world tour in support of their new album Music from Another Dimension is taking Steven Tyler and Co. into some never-before-played locales — and some very hot ones, too.

‘If you don’t come, there’s something f*cking wrong with you': Roger Waters is pumped about The Wall

‘If you don’t come, there’s something f*cking wrong with you': Roger Waters is pumped about The Wall

As Roger Waters brings his solo tour of The Wall to Europe this summer, the inevitable comparisons arise with his gala presentation of the Pink Floyd classic in 1990 in Berlin.

Long-departed co-founder Bernie Leadon confirmed as guest on upcoming Eagles reunion tour

Long-departed co-founder Bernie Leadon confirmed as guest on upcoming Eagles reunion tour

Co-founder Bernie Leadon will reportedly join the Eagles for a portion of their still-expanding 2013 tour. He last recorded with the band on 1975’s One of These Nights, and was the first member to depart.

‘I’m a proud owner of a Toto toilet': Steve Lukather comes to terms with jokes about his band’s name

‘I’m a proud owner of a Toto toilet': Steve Lukather comes to terms with jokes about his band’s name

As Toto prepares for the opening night of its 2013 tour on Thursday, May 30, 2013 in Brussels, guitarist Steve Lukather finds himself answering the inevitable questions about the origins of the band’s name. His answer might surprise you.

‘Out plotting the Faces’ future': Talks still moving forward on Rod Stewart reunion

‘Out plotting the Faces’ future': Talks still moving forward on Rod Stewart reunion

Rod Stewart’s hope to reunite with the Faces was thwarted by illness just before their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, and then by Ron Wood joining the on-going Rolling Stones reunion concert series. But the idea isn’t dead.

One Track Mind: Queen’s Brian May with Kerry Ellis, “The Kissing Me Song” (2013)

Brian May’s on-going collaboration with Kerry Ellis finds the Queen co-founder adding his iconic guitar sound to “The Kissing Me Song,” a cutesy mainstream pop song with a fan-generated video of people smooching to boot.

One Track Mind: Moody Blues, “Gemini Dream” from Live at Montreux (2013)

One Track Mind: Moody Blues, “Gemini Dream” from Live at Montreux (2013)

While much has rightly been made of the Moody Blues’ prog-defining successes around the turn of the 1970s, a newly released concert performance contextualizes later hits like this one — which in its own way broke new ground.