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‘This is the best-sounding band I’ve ever heard': Why Boston’s Tom Scholz suddenly became a road warrior

‘This is the best-sounding band I’ve ever heard': Why Boston’s Tom Scholz suddenly became a road warrior

Boston’s huge new tour began last Thursday, and continues through October.

‘This is going to be the best Boston': Tom Scholz sizes up the current edition of his iconic band

‘This is going to be the best Boston': Tom Scholz sizes up the current edition of his iconic band

As Boston prepares to kick off a lengthy 2014 tour in June, Tom Scholz is sharing early praise for the current lineup, despite the passing of Brad Delp in 2007. In fact, he says this edition may be the best one yet.

‘It was hard to keep myself focused': Tom Scholz wondered if he’d ever finish Boston’s Life Love and Hope

‘It was hard to keep myself focused': Tom Scholz wondered if he’d ever finish Boston’s Life Love and Hope

Boston’s new Life Love and Hope project had a lengthy gestation period, even by this famously slow-moving band’s standards. It didn’t help either that, over the years, Boston has become a one-man operation run by Tom Scholz.

‘Exactly the way I wanted it': Boston’s Tom Scholz got it right the first time on ‘Amanda’

‘Exactly the way I wanted it': Boston’s Tom Scholz got it right the first time on ‘Amanda’

Boston’s Tom Scholz is perhaps most famous for a finicky approach to music making, with his newest project taking a whopping decade to conclude. Yet, sometimes everything comes together quickly.

Something Else! sneak peek: Boston, “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” (2013)

Something Else! sneak peek: Boston, “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” (2013)

Boston has issued a churning new take on a Christmas classic, lathered with a typically tornadic riff from Tom Scholz — though, alas, it still misses the stratospheric presence of the late Brad Delp. Stream it here!

On Second Thought: Boston – Life, Love & Hope (2013)

On Second Thought: Boston – Life, Love & Hope (2013)

The incredible perfection showcased on Boston’s 1976 self-titled debut album astonished fans, as well as most music critics. The songwriting of the highest quality, and the playing technique of Tom Scholz was from another planet.

On Second Thought: Boston – Life, Love and Hope (2013)

On Second Thought: Boston – Life, Love and Hope (2013)

There was a time when Boston could do no wrong. Their 1976 debut album dominated the rock scene with that signature combination of Tom Scholz’ guitar cathedrals and Brad Delp’s soaring vocals.

‘There are other recordings': Boston’s Tom Scholz on future songs with Brad Delp

‘There are other recordings': Boston’s Tom Scholz on future songs with Brad Delp

The arrival of a new album featuring the late Brad Delp has some Boston fans inevitably wondering if band mastermind Tom Scholz has more leftover tracks in the vault.

Boston – Life, Love and Hope (2013)

Boston – Life, Love and Hope (2013)

The incredible perfectionism that went into Boston’s self-titled debut album back in 1976 amazed the ears of the general rock and pop fan base as well as most music critics everywhere.

‘I don’t know who they are': Boston’s old-school Tom Scholz can’t place contemporaries Andy Summers, the Edge

‘I don’t know who they are': Boston’s old-school Tom Scholz can’t place contemporaries Andy Summers, the Edge

There’s a reason the signature Tom Scholz guitar sound — indeed, Boston’s basic feel, from its 1976 debut through to the forthcoming Life, Love and Hope — has remained unchanged.