Ex-Genesis guitarist discovers a period of creative renewal with ‘Out of the Tunnel’s Mouth’
Looking at small bits of art necessarily enters the realm of the abstract, and, of course, a guitar solo is usually shorter than a band’s catalog, much less an album or even a song. So, this gets tricky.
In a way, Vulture Whale could be the indie-rock version of one of those mythological beasts assembled from parts of various animals and given the ability to breathe fire.
If you’ve ever wondered what all those guys were doing, eyes cast down, shuffling their tired feet, milling about at the front of the stage after Van Halen was safely in its bus and on the way to the next city… well, they were probably looking for guitar picks.