When he first heard that Bob Dylan had covered a tune from 1999’s Rumor and Sigh in concert recently, Richard Thompson admits that he figured he was being pranked.
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‘To us, it still feels the same’: Geezer Butler on Black Sabbath’s just-launched North American tour
Geezer Butler takes stock, as Black Sabbath kicks off a 20-city North American tour behind its reunion record with Ozzy Osbourne — and he says it’s just like old times.
‘We often struggled to play the music we had written’: Steve Hackett returns to Genesis era on a mission
To a degree, Steve Hackett has returned to the music he made in the 1970s with Genesis so that he can write a few musical wrongs. After all, he has learned much in the ensuing years about his instrument.
‘I knew we were going to be back together’: Van Halen’s David Lee Roth remembers his solo-career detour
Van Halen has been one big happy family over the past few years, as David Lee Roth returned for the well-received Different Kind of Truth album and tour. It wasn’t always that way, of course.
When Deep Purple released Now What?! earlier this year, it represented more for frontman Ian Gillan than the group’s first new music in eight years. It was a shot in the arm for the franchise.
‘I don’t even know my address!’: Black Sabbath’s Ozzy Osbourne still getting used to driving himself
Ozzy Osbourne is still getting used to driving, a few years after finally getting his license — and then immediately crashing his new Ferrari.
‘It’s like a golf club’: The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz on continued snubs from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Through the Monkees have been eligible since 1992, a quarter century after their debut single, they’ve gotten no closer in the ensuing time to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
‘If you don’t like it, get up and leave’: Please don’t shout out requests to Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson
Ian Anderson’s just-completed summer U.S. tour featured complete readings of Jethro Tull’s Thick As A Brick, and his solo sequel Thick As a Brick 2. Not that a few people didn’t yell out requests anyway.
‘There’s nothing like it’: Al Jardine enthuses over new tour with the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, David Marks
As a Beach Boys splinter group featuring original contributors Al Jardine, David Marks and Brian Wilson continues a summer tour, it’s stirring up a host of new memories.
Childhood disease shaped playing style of the Monkees’ Micky Dolenz: ‘I was starting from square one’
When the Monkees initially began recording, sessions musicians filled in for the neophyte Micky Dolenz at the drums. When he decided to learn to play himself, things became even more difficult.