By Martin Popoff Guitarist James Williamson is most famous for his work on the incendiary “Raw Power” album — James, of course, being lead Stooge in Iggy and the Stooges. But he’s also on the latest Stooges album “Ready to …
Vanilla Fudge vocalist/organist Mark Stein knows his fair share of quality music — a perfect subject for 10 Albums That Changed My Life.
By Lee Zimmerman Throughout his career, Dave Pirner (above, second from left, with Soul Asylum in 2013) has consistently shown his musical adaptability. Prior to establishing himself as a swaggering frontman known for emotive vocals and low-slung guitar, he taught …
From his first chart smash with The Babys to his latest album, John Waite has, thankfully, never lived by the rules. (He even chose 11 LPs for this list!)
If there is one thing that we’ve learned from guitarist Zakk Wylde, it’s that you never know what entertaining tidbit or tale he might share during a conversation. Well, that, and his language will be at least as colorful as the story he’s sharing. Wylde’s list of the albums that changed his life is no different.
Keyboardist Ian McLagan of the Small Faces, who went from being part of the British Invasion in the 1960s to the Austin music scene in the 1990s, shares the 10 albums that changed his life.
Foghat drummer Roger Earl took issue with our list limit. “Only 10? What about Howling Wolf and Little Richard? Ben E. King? Can’t you at least mention Freddie King and Jimi Hendrix?” Earl asked. When informed he must only share 10, he sighed and gave us the following.
Through numerous decades and lineup changes, the gritty-voiced Dan McCafferty has warned us off romantic entanglements with the heartfelt “Love Hurts” and downright vicious “Hair of The Dog.” McCafferty grew up in a time when, he says, “You got some money in your pocket, you went and got music or you went to the movies because there was nothing else you could do.” Here’s the music McCafferty sought out.
When Randy Bachman gets time off from touring and being rock star, he’s shares his love of records on the CBC show “Randy’s Vinyl Tap.” Here’s his Top 10 list.
Guitarist James “JY” Young is the hard-rocking heart of Styx, a band which is something quite indefinable. So what albums helped shape Young into the crowd-pleasing musician he is today?