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‘No, this is not happening’: Ozzy Osbourne on the obstacles that nearly derailed Black Sabbath’s reunion

‘No, this is not happening’: Ozzy Osbourne on the obstacles that nearly derailed Black Sabbath’s reunion

After so long apart, and so many aborted reunions, Ozzy Osbourne says that Black Sabbath’s sessions for 13 seemed at times once again to be doomed.

‘It’s about the music’: How Al Jardine and Brian Wilson are carrying on without the Beach Boys

‘It’s about the music’: How Al Jardine and Brian Wilson are carrying on without the Beach Boys

As Brian Wilson begins a series of summer dates with David Marks and Al Jardine tonight, here’s a sneak peek into what the ousted trio of Beach Boys will be performing.

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Paul McCartney, July 16, 2013

Milwaukee, Wisconsin: After all these years, you’d think that Paul McCartney would find it difficult to surprise audiences anymore. Yet with each tour, he dusts off more Beatles and solo material and breathes new life into them.

Steve Lukather on Toto’s sweeping impact as sidemen: ‘We’ve had our hands in a lot of what’s happened’

Steve Lukather on Toto’s sweeping impact as sidemen: ‘We’ve had our hands in a lot of what’s happened’

In putting together promotional material for Toto’s 35th anniversary tour, which makes a rare swing through America beginning in August, Steve Lukather says their manager came upon a staggering number.

‘I conscientiously work the fingers in’: Queen guitarist Brian May on preparing without practicing

‘I conscientiously work the fingers in’: Queen guitarist Brian May on preparing without practicing

After countless musical projects, including work as producer on current touring partner Kerry Ellis’ 2010 debut – Brian May still has a deep passion for music. That doesn’t mean the Queen guitarist spends a lot of time practicing, however.

‘That’s just garbage’: Mike Nesmith denies hard feelings ahead of new reunion with the Monkees

‘That’s just garbage’: Mike Nesmith denies hard feelings ahead of new reunion with the Monkees

Michael Nesmith returns tonight for his second straight reunion tour with the Monkees, following a sold-out run with Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork last fall — prompting questions about his new-found passion for old group.

‘Let it go, and something will happen’: Jason Bonham takes long view on possible Led Zeppelin reunion

‘Let it go, and something will happen’: Jason Bonham takes long view on possible Led Zeppelin reunion

Jason Bonham, who has turned the buzz surrounding his participation in Led Zeppelin’s recent Celebation Day release into a well-received tour with Heart, has his own thoughts about another reunion with Robert Plant.

Solomon Burke – Live at Montreux (2013)

Age and precipitous weight gain had, by this point, robbed Solomon Burke of his mobility — but, as this 2006 performance at Montreux illustrates, none of the passion and power that once made him the Boy Wonder Preacher

Bruce Cockburn – Pacing the Cage (2013)

Bruce Cockburn, in a moment of serendipity, is beginning another tour today even as a documentary about his celebrated 2008 solo jaunt is finding its way to DVD.

‘We like a big sound’: Decades later, Neil Young and Crazy Horse still play ear-melting shows

‘We like a big sound’: Decades later, Neil Young and Crazy Horse still play ear-melting shows

You might think, considering the scorching volume of their shows and the way they huddle together so closely in the middle of the stage, that Neil Young and Crazy Horse are all but deaf. Bassist Billy Talbot clarifies things.