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‘I do want to get out there’: Journey’s Neal Schon cooking up plans for special solo tour

‘I do want to get out there’: Journey’s Neal Schon cooking up plans for special solo tour

Neal Schon issued his seventh project away from Journey late in 2012, and he already has another one on the way — and, perhaps, a solo tour, as well.

Streams: Robben Ford, “You Go Your Way and I’ll Go Mine” from Bringing It Back Home (2013)

Streams: Robben Ford, “You Go Your Way and I’ll Go Mine” from Bringing It Back Home (2013)

This new stream, courtesy of the Mascot Label Group, finds the five-time Grammy nominated Robben Ford taking on a Bob Dylan classic, as part of the bluesy new roots-rock project Bringing It Back Home due February 19, 2013.

Jimi Hendrix – People, Hell and Angels (2013)

Jimi Hendrix – People, Hell and Angels (2013)

Jimi Hendrix’s legacy has been so brazenly, endlessly plundered, it’s fair to approach any so-called “new” material from the late guitarist with a deep distrust. Circumspection this time soon transforms into pure joy.

Something Else! sneak peek: Eric Clapton, “Gotta Get Over” from Old Sock (2013)

Something Else! sneak peek: Eric Clapton, “Gotta Get Over” from Old Sock (2013)

One of two original songs on the forthcoming Eric Clapton album Old Sock has leaked. Titled “Gotta Get Over,” it’s a welcome throwback for fans of his initial post-1960s solo projects.

‘I got extremely excited hearing this’: Peter Frampton plans to issue previously unheard Humble Pie

‘I got extremely excited hearing this’: Peter Frampton plans to issue previously unheard Humble Pie

Peter Frampton is at work with his former bandmate Jerry Shirley on an expanded album showcasing Humble Pie’s legendary stint in May 1971 at the Fillmore East.

Steve Lukather – Transition (2013)

Steve Lukather – Transition (2013)

Steve Lukather has, over the last few years, made a considered effort to embrace the underrated command of popular genres that made his band Toto such an ear-wormy pleasure. Transition adds a personal undertow.

‘They’ve just gone and f–ed it up completely!!!’: Peter Frampton had a Facebook meltdown last night

‘They’ve just gone and f–ed it up completely!!!’: Peter Frampton had a Facebook meltdown last night

We’ve all struggled to get something to post to Facebook. Same thing happened to Peter Frampton overnight. Unlike us, however, he has more than 640,000 followers, and they got a front-row seat for the online rant that followed.

‘Not only a mentor, but a friend’: Former collaborators remember late guitar hero Ronnie Montrose

‘Not only a mentor, but a friend’: Former collaborators remember late guitar hero Ronnie Montrose

Ronnie Montrose would have been 65 on November 29, 2012, and former musical collaborators like Marc Bonilla say this first birthday without him is going to be particularly hard.

Forgotten series: Mahogany Rush – Strange Universe (1975)

Guitarist Frank Marino flaunted his Jimi Hendrix fetish to extreme effects, going as far as saying the spirit of the great axeman entered his body shortly after his death in 1970, resulting in a transfer of talent and ideas.

‘He’s a spontaneous cat, you know’: Producer Andy Johns still marvels at Eddie Van Halen’s inventiveness

‘He’s a spontaneous cat, you know’: Producer Andy Johns still marvels at Eddie Van Halen’s inventiveness

Producer Andy Johns has worked with Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones, but he never saw anything like Eddie Van Halen — who displayed a genius for guitar and every-day home tools during sessions for 1991′s For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge.