From psychedelia to rock to disco to metal, drummer Carmine Appice has conquered it all and never missed a beat. (He even co-wrote Rod Stewart’s disco anthem ‘Do Ya Think I’m Sexy?,’ but that’s another story.) It only makes sense he’s decided to dive into new territory with his own record label.
Go treasure hunting at upcoming record shows, including the KUSF Rock ‘N’ Swap on Sept. 14, Toledo Record Show on Oct. 26 and the MSP Music Expo on Nov. 9.
It’s no wonder that guitarist-singer-songwriter Joe Bonamassa didn’t want to tour as lead guitarist for Black Country Communion. He had bigger fish to fry.
Slash is heading back out on the road with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators to support the new album “World of Fire,” which will be released Sept. 16 on Slash’s own Dik Hayd International record label.
Jeff Lynne has followed up his “Long Wave” solo album and newly recorded “Mr. Blue Sky: The Very Best Of Electric Light Orchestra” with three more dandies.
Anybody coming in hoping for a heady dose of Jethro Tull at the band’s classic rock peak is in for … not a disappointment, but a re-education.
As a young up-and-comer, Billy Lee Riley earned a reputation as a wild man both on and off stage. But that fighting spirit served him well in his career.
The Civil Wars The Civil Wars Sensibility/Columbia (CD) ***** By Bruce Sylvester With its pristine vestiges of 19th-century parlor balladry, The Civil Wars’ debut “Barton Hollow” deserved its Grammys. Musically speaking, John Paul White and Joy Williams sounded like a …
When drummer John Densmore joined a band with Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger and Ray Manzarek, he mostly hoped to earn enough money to make rent. What he got was a place in rock and roll history and permanent suffix to his name: Of The Doors.
This is the first box set to provide a broad overview of Sly and the Family Stone’s career, complete with rarities to whet the appetite of any Stone fan.