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‘We respect that it comes from the four of us’: Neil Young and Crazy Horse couldn’t go on without Poncho Sampedro

‘We respect that it comes from the four of us’: Neil Young and Crazy Horse couldn’t go on without Poncho Sampedro

Crazy Horse bassist Billy Talbot has reached out to disappointed fans, after another leg of the band’s on-going tour with Neil Young was cancelled because of an injury to guitarist Poncho Sampedro.

‘Genesis did start to shed members’: Steve Hackett on the joys of paying solo tribute to his old band

‘Genesis did start to shed members’: Steve Hackett on the joys of paying solo tribute to his old band

For Steve Hackett, his recent Genesis remake projects have provided an opportunity to work in a more congenial atmosphere — away from his old band’s built-in rivalries.

‘People will take it or leave it’: Queen’s Roger Taylor on replacing Freddie Mercury with Adam Lambert

‘People will take it or leave it’: Queen’s Roger Taylor on replacing Freddie Mercury with Adam Lambert

Roger Taylor defends the choice of Adam Lambert to front Queen after being asked, in a newly published talk with Classic Rock magazine, if he is “selling the band short by having a guy from American Idol as your singer.”

Graham Parker and the Rumour – This is Live (2013)

Graham Parker and the Rumour – This is Live (2013)

Sometimes the strangest things turn into a catalyst for a revelatory moment. Like Graham Parker reuniting after more than 30 years with the Rumour — for a guest shot on Judd Apatow’s 2012 comedy “This is 40.”

‘It’s coming along’: Adam Lambert making new music before long-awaited U.S. show with Queen

‘It’s coming along’: Adam Lambert making new music before long-awaited U.S. show with Queen

Despite celebrated plans to rejoin Queen for their first appearance on U.S. soil — not to mention splitting with the RCA label — Adam Lambert is back in the studio working on new music.

‘It’s true, they’re not original’: Kiss’ Gene Simmons shrugs off replacing Ace Frehley and Peter Criss

‘It’s true, they’re not original’: Kiss’ Gene Simmons shrugs off replacing Ace Frehley and Peter Criss

Kiss Gene Simmons dove head on into the controversy surrounding the replacement of Ace Frehley and Peter Criss, saying they once were part and parcel of what he and Paul Stanley did in Kiss — before they threw it all away.

John Coltrane – Afro Blue Impressions (1977; 2013 reissue)

John Coltrane – Afro Blue Impressions (1977; 2013 reissue)

I’d argue that these 1963 concerts with McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and and Elvin Jones are the first thing every emerging John Coltrane fan should experience, after buying all of the tried-and-true essentials.

The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz on the album that changed everything: Headquarters was the palace revolt’

The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz on the album that changed everything: Headquarters was the palace revolt’

Micky Dolenz compares the Monkees’ experience to that of today’s popular television program “Glee”: They were assembled to perform as actors, but each band member always possessed real talent.

‘I think it’s really up to the guys’: Adam Lambert’s unsure how far Queen collaboration will go

‘I think it’s really up to the guys’: Adam Lambert’s unsure how far Queen collaboration will go

The news that Adam Lambert’s collaboration with Queen will make a long-awaited U.S. debut next month begs the question: Is this becoming a long-term thing

‘I’m the stick in the mud’: Poncho Sampedro nixes future Crazy Horse projects without Neil Young

‘I’m the stick in the mud’: Poncho Sampedro nixes future Crazy Horse projects without Neil Young

As Frank “Poncho” Sampedro recovers from a hand injury that nixed the remaining European dates on Crazy Horse’s on-going tour with Neil Young, don’t expect him to start entertaining thoughts of a separate project.

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