Leslie West almost didn’t live to see the release of “Unusual Suspects,” a solid star-studded record that doesn’t sound like the work of a 65-year-old.
BILOXI, Miss. — Legendary guitarist Leslie West of Mountain fame is recuperating following emergency surgery to amputate his leg up to the knee. West, 65, had flown in to Mississippi to perform at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino with …
One of the most influential rock guitarists of all time, Leslie West is probably best known for his work with the legendary hard rock band Mountain
An angry Leslie West makes for a loud, rattlesnake-mean guitarist, and that rage, along with other aspects of his personality, is palpable in some of the blues records he’s done on the side in recent years.
Woodstock was a nightmare for The Grateful Dead. Though Woodstock was not an easy gig for anybody, The Grateful Dead experienced more than their fair share of problems, with dangerous technical problems, a deluge of rain and a stage that seemed on the brink of giving way throughout their show. With this year marking the 40th anniversary of Woodstock, Goldmine asked a number of artists who were there to share their memories of those three days.