A new autobiography finds Bruce Dickinson, the Iron Maiden frontman, detailing a life lived large.
We spoke with Bobby Rydell earlier this year on the loss of Glen Campbell. Now we catch up with him on his music career, concert tours which include Frankie Avalon and Fabian, book tours and a Bye Bye Birdie revival. …
“Auld Lang Syne” is such a standard on New Year’s Eve that many musical artists, in almost every genre, have covered it since Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians popularized it in the 1940s. But in all these years which artist has done it the best?
“He’s being remembered in a million different ways,” says drummer Mikkey Dee, speaking of the late Motörhead icon, Lemmy Kilmister. Interview by Martin Popoff.
Drummer Paul Leim shares the story behind Lionel Richie’s “Hello” recording. Suzi Carr discusses two her compositions on the Miami Sound Machine’s breakthrough album “Primitive Love.” Buzz Cason highlights Gloria Estefan’s solo success with her cover of his “Everlasting Love.” …
We explore recent rare reissues, with extensive CD booklets filled with musical history and photos, from Australia’s new label, Playback records. There are 25 Skeeter Davis songs, including “The End of the World,” and 28 Mann and Weil compositions offered …
When discussing instrumental prowess, Ringo Starr’s drumming contributions have often gotten short shrift over the years. Here are 10 examples of his great drumming performances.
The making of the Magical Mystery Tour and the unmaking of The Beatles.
There are plenty of books that make good music history guides for British Rock. Gillian G. Gaar explores this year’s most interesting releases.
Wonder what albums Dave Walker has cranked out with varying acts through the years? Wonder no more with this discography!