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New Music Monday: Steve Lukather, Camper Van Beethoven, Jorn, Aaron Neville, Journey, Billy Joel

Steve Lukather steps away from tours alongside Toto, Ringo Starr and Steve Vai to issue one of his most bitingly confessional solo recordings yet, while Aaron Neville goes way back for doo wop.

‘I’m sort of like the George Harrison of Jethro Tull': Martin Barre on playing second fiddle to a flute

‘I’m sort of like the George Harrison of Jethro Tull': Martin Barre on playing second fiddle to a flute

Guitarist Martin Barre might be the most underrated member of any legacy progressive-rock group. Not only has he played a key role in some of Jethro Tull’s signature moments, he is — other than Ian Anderson — the band’s longest-tenured member.

‘You’re very handsome': A chance meeting for Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith and lookalike Will Ferrell

‘You’re very handsome': A chance meeting for Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith and lookalike Will Ferrell

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, during a news conference to announce their appearance at Australia’s Big Day Out 2013, returned to a common theme: The fact that he looks just like Will Ferrell.

Something Else! sneak peek: Anthrax, “Anthem” (2013)

Oh dear God, please someone take the microphone away from Joey Belladonna. I’ve admitted before, and in the interest of fairness will again, that I prefer John Bush as vocalist for Anthrax.

Tom Morello to sub for Steve Van Zandt on upcoming Australian dates of Springsteen tour

It’s been reported at Bruce Springsteen.net that guitarist Tom Morello will be taking Steve Van Zandt’s place during the upcoming Australian leg of the Wrecking Ball Tour.

‘The best songs happen that way': Dave Grohl on his thunderous jam session with the Beatles’ Paul McCartney

For Dave Grohl, working with Paul McCartney was a throwback to the days before labels brought in multiple songwriters and producers to finish tracks, before singers went on TV to try to make it big.

‘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.

‘You get an instant feeling to sing': Jon Anderson talks about his remarkable post-Yes resurgence

‘You get an instant feeling to sing': Jon Anderson talks about his remarkable post-Yes resurgence

Four years ago, Jon Anderson was in the midst of a series of medical crises. You’d never know it these days, as the ex-Yes vocalist has emerged on a creative jag unseen across his legendary career.

Exclusive stream: Steve Lukather, “Right the Wrong” from Transition (2013)

Exclusive stream: Steve Lukather, “Right the Wrong” from Transition (2013)

Toto’s Steve Lukather returns with Transition, perhaps his most confessional, hardest-rocking solo album ever, on January 21, 2013 from Mascot Records. Check out an exclusive stream of its first single “Right the Wrong” here!

‘This album stretches out in some new areas': Steve Morse previews the new Deep Purple studio project

‘This album stretches out in some new areas': Steve Morse previews the new Deep Purple studio project

Deep Purple’s first new studio project since 2005’s Rapture of the Deep remains untitled, something underscored by a new album teaser — which boasts only a question mark for an image.