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 …
John Elefante is probably best known for replacing Steve Walsh in Kansas from 1981 to 1985; he sang lead vocals on “Play the Game Tonight” and “Chasing Shadows,” and also co-wrote “Fight Fire With Fire.”
A torch-bearer for the blues, Johnny Winter’s artistic canon offers a clear link between British blues-rock and American Southern rock styles.
He’s scored films, been as a sound engineer and played synthesizer in sessions for everyone from Def Leppard to Foreigner. But what music moves Thomas Dolby?
Former Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach was raised on some of the best hard rock and heavy metal ever — and it began with Christmas gifts from his father.