Composer/guitarist/trumpet player Rhys Chatham is perhaps most well-known for his early guitar-based aggressions, particularly the sonic wall of sound that was “Drastic Classicism.”
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‘The Voice of Queensryche’: Bitter struggle between Geoff Tate, Todd La Torre-led bands apparently ends
A noticeable rebranding of Geoff Tate’s webpage indicates that a settlement in the legal battle for the rights to his old band’s name has been settled. The site now reads: “Geoff Tate: The Voice of Queensryche.”
‘Never thought this was going to happen’: Toto begins tour ahead of concert release, long-awaited new album
A completely rejuvenated Toto begins its 2014 tour in Japan this week, even as a new concert film is set for release. They’re continuing work on a studio project too, the band’s first since 2006.
Forget an Emerson Lake and Palmer reunion. Is this actually the last we’re going to see of Keith Emerson — period? The legendary progger is hinting at a retirement from the stage
After a long series of post-9/11 explorations into the darkness that’s invaded our lives, from within and from without, Billy Sherwood seems to have found the light at the end of the tunnel on the more approachable Divided by One
The two-year anniversary of Davy Jones’ sudden death has passed, but his long-time Monkees bandmate Micky Dolenz says he’s still coming to grips with losing his treasured friend.
Harvey Mason’s upcoming debut on the Concord Music label puts the iconic session drummer squarely into his old jazz-funk environs where he made a name for himself back in the 1970s.
As Glenn Frey makes another run of History of the Eagles shows, more than six years after the group’s most recent album of original songs, the question of boredom begins to creep in. Not for Frey.
Often overlooked, widely misunderstood and generally derided, Behind the Sun might not be the first album you’d picture for a deluxe Steve Hoffman mastering to Audio Fidelity SACD. But, really, that’s the magic of this particular reissue — the way it challenges your expectations, even your memory.
For Bruce Springsteen, the recent documentary Springsteen and I offered an opportunity to glimpse inside the world of some of his most ardent followers. And, in at least one instance, to meet a surprised fan who was featured in the film.