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‘Heaved it at least 150 feet': Peter Frampton teaches video-obsessed concertgoer a lesson

‘Heaved it at least 150 feet': Peter Frampton teaches video-obsessed concertgoer a lesson

Don’t use your cell to film a Frampton show. Not if you want it back.

‘We all had our demons': Jack Bruce on Cream’s pitfalls, and surviving them

‘We all had our demons': Jack Bruce on Cream’s pitfalls, and surviving them

The resurgent bassist has some stern advice for his younger self.

Rush – Presto (1989; 2014 Audio Fidelity Remaster)

Rush – Presto (1989; 2014 Audio Fidelity Remaster)

It’s difficult to dislike the approachable ‘Presto,’ but harder still to love it.

‘Definitely a momentum killer': Mike Love laments the lost Beach Boys classic SMiLE

‘Definitely a momentum killer': Mike Love laments the lost Beach Boys classic SMiLE

“What would have happened,” Love muses, “had there not been drugs involved?”

‘Some of it was a little bit overblown': Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson on prog rock’s ups and downs

‘Some of it was a little bit overblown': Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson on prog rock’s ups and downs

Anderson says he and contemporaries in ELP and Yes were often just showing off.

‘I’m not trying to slag the guy': David Crosby returns to Crosby Stills and Nash’s failed Rick Rubin collaboration

‘I’m not trying to slag the guy': David Crosby returns to Crosby Stills and Nash’s failed Rick Rubin collaboration

This mismatched partnership generated far more headlines than actual music.

‘They don’t talk about it much': John Stamos on the Beach Boys’ Charles Manson connection

‘They don’t talk about it much': John Stamos on the Beach Boys’ Charles Manson connection

“Never Learn Not to Love,” from 1969’s ’20/20,’ grew out of an original song by Manson.

‘The more user-friendly half': Sammy Hagar says new shows provide Van Halen fans a special moment

‘The more user-friendly half': Sammy Hagar says new shows provide Van Halen fans a special moment

Hagar takes pride in the musical legacy he’s recreating with Michael Anthony.

‘We think we’ve got it just fine': Brian May bristles at notion that Queen + Adam Lambert is a tribute band

‘We think we’ve got it just fine': Brian May bristles at notion that Queen + Adam Lambert is a tribute band

He says they walk a fine line between celebrating their past and moving forward.

‘We looked like ice cream men': Jim McCarty laughs about the Yardbirds’ fashion experiments

‘We looked like ice cream men': Jim McCarty laughs about the Yardbirds’ fashion experiments

The Yardbirds stalwart drummer blames this one on their “crazy manager.”