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Joe Satriani, Steve Lukather, others talk about Deep Purple’s sweeping impact: ‘That’s our foundation’

Joe Satriani, Steve Lukather, others talk about Deep Purple’s sweeping impact: ‘That’s our foundation’

Deep Purple began its march into rock history with the addition of Ian Gillan and Roger Glover 45 years ago. Lineups have changed over the years, but the two remain — along with founding drummer Ian Paice — a cornerstone of the Purple sound.

‘We can write songs on the same level’: Sammy Hagar compares Chickenfoot to his time in Montrose, Van Halen

‘We can write songs on the same level’: Sammy Hagar compares Chickenfoot to his time in Montrose, Van Halen

Sammy Hagar says his musical relationship with Joe Satriani in Chickenfoot defies age — something that’s no easy feat in the business of rock.

Sammy Hagar, Neal Schon, Steve Smith, Joe Satriani, others – Concert for Ronnie Montrose (2013)

Sammy Hagar, Neal Schon, Steve Smith, Joe Satriani, others – Concert for Ronnie Montrose (2013)

Whatever the circumstances of his early passing, Ronnie Montrose’s music spoke to larger things — to outer-limits explorations on the guitar, to rafter-rearranging loudness, to fun.

Marco Minnemann on ‘Levin Minnemann Rudess,’ Mike Keneally, Joe Satriani and Steven Wilson

Marco Minnemann on ‘Levin Minnemann Rudess,’ Mike Keneally, Joe Satriani and Steven Wilson

‘Levin Minnemann Rudess’ was an opportunity to marvel over Tony Levin and Jordan Rudess, but also to dig deeper into the versatility of Marco Minnemann.

‘He doesn’t sit there and noodle around’: Sammy Hagar’s favorite guitarist is not Eddie Van Halen

‘He doesn’t sit there and noodle around’: Sammy Hagar’s favorite guitarist is not Eddie Van Halen

It’s a particularly difficult question for Sammy Hagar — who, after all, has worked alongside Ronnie Montrose, Eddie Van Halen and Joe Satriani, among others: Of the guitarists you’ve played with, who is your favorite?

‘It’s been an interesting period’: Joe Satriani begins U.S. tour tonight with energized Mike Keneally

‘It’s been an interesting period’: Joe Satriani begins U.S. tour tonight with energized Mike Keneally

As Joe Satriani kicks off his new U.S. tour in San Diego tonight, sideman Mike Keneally enthuses about the fun they’ve already had on the road in support of Unstoppable Momentum.

‘Finding the time, that’s going to be the trick’: Joe Satriani says schedules are holding Chickenfoot back

‘Finding the time, that’s going to be the trick’: Joe Satriani says schedules are holding Chickenfoot back

Both Joe Satriani and Sammy Hagar have new solo albums out. Michael Anthony has been appearing on tour with Hagar, while Chad Smith is doing dates with the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

‘The trippiest way I’ve ever recorded’: Sammy Hagar on his new guest-packed solo album

‘The trippiest way I’ve ever recorded’: Sammy Hagar on his new guest-packed solo album

Sammy Hagar says he initially intended to bang out only a few tracks on what evolved into a guest-packed forthcoming full-length studio effort. He seems as surprised as anyone else how it all ended up.

‘It was the thing that made the take really work’: How a white lie sparked Joe Satriani’s band

‘It was the thing that made the take really work’: How a white lie sparked Joe Satriani’s band

“Lies and Truths,” a key cut from Joe Satriani’s new solo effort Unstoppable Momentum started life as a demo called “Fast Robot.” He left it that way, just to see what his bandmates would come up with.

‘An easy choice; he understands me’: Joe Satriani on his new collaboration with Mike Keneally

‘An easy choice; he understands me’: Joe Satriani on his new collaboration with Mike Keneally

Joe Satriani’s new solo effort has become his highest-debuting album in two decades, thanks in no small way the Chickenfoot guitarist says to the smart contributions of sideman of Mike Keneally.

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