Night Ranger Forced to Watch as ‘Bachelor Pad’ Hopefuls Destroy ‘Sister Christian’
Sometimes in the classic rock world, you don’t know whether you’re looking at truth or fiction. If you see Eddie Money working as a travel agent, well that’s just a funny Geico commercial. But a bunch of reality show contestants taking their worst shot at singing Night Ranger’s ‘Sister Christian’ in front of the real Night Ranger on ‘The Bachelor Pad?’ Oh yeah, that really happened.
Mike Rutherford Puts Genesis in the Past: ‘I’d Rather Do Something New’
With Genesis in a dormant state for the past few years, guitarist Mike Rutherford has been focused on moving forward, most recently with a retooled version of his ‘80s Mike & The Mechanics project.
New Yes Frontman: ‘I’m Living Up To How The Music Should Sound’
Looking at the chameleonic nature of the ever-changing lineup of Yes over the last four decades, it would seem understandable that Jon Davison, the band’s latest singer, might approach the gig with a degree or three of hesitation. But with a number of shows under his belt, Davison is already feeling pretty comfortable.
Heart’s Ann Wilson On Getting Sober: ‘The Tarp has Come Off’
Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart cover a lot of ground in their new memoir ‘Kicking & Dreaming,’ which hits stores on Sept. 18. In the book, Nancy talks about moving past the end of her longtime marriage to film director Cameron Crowe , while Ann reveals that she’s been sober now for nearly three years.
Rush’s Lifeson On Power Trio Format: ‘It Keeps Us On Our Toes’
Operating in the power trio format has left Rush with a lot of sound to fill onstage and on record over the years, a task they’ve more than capably covered without missing a single beat.
Jon Anderson Says ‘the Door Isn’t Closed’ for a Yes Reunion
Although he’s currently busy performing as a solo artist, former Yes vocalist Jon Anderson can still see the possibility that he might reunite once again with his former group someday.
‘Special Forces’ By .38 Special Marks 30th Anniversary
By the time ‘Special Forces’ came out in 1982, .38 Special was five albums deep into their career, spawned from a swampy locale that had already produced its share of Southern Rock gold and platinum records. .38 Special came out of Jacksonville, Fla...
Kiss’ ‘Destroyer’ Reissue Will Be ‘Coming Out Shortly’ According to Gene Simmons
Kiss fans have anxiously been awaiting an update on the highly anticipated expanded reissue of the band’s landmark ‘Destroyer’ release, which was tentatively scheduled for release earlier this year, but failed to materialize.
Former Yes Keyboardist Rick Wakeman Releases New Archival Live Collection
Having racked up over four decades in the music business, Rick Wakeman’s resume illustrates at loud volume an impressive list of accomplishments. The former Yes keyboard maestro will jump back to recall the early part of the aughts with the release of a new archival live album.
Police Drummer Stewart Copeland On His Good-Natured Rivalry With Rush’s Neil Peart
Police drummer Stewart Copeland might not be the biggest fan of the music of Rush, but he and fellow skinsman Neil Peart are longtime friends keeping a good-natured rivalry regarding their craft and individual personalities.
Joe Walsh Recruits Billy Gibbons, Country Stars for ‘Crossroads’ TV Show
Joe Walsh will corral some of his country pals and an old rock and roll friend to help celebrate the release of his new solo album ‘Analog Man,’ appearing on a special edition of the popular CMT ‘Crossroads’ series which will premiere on Saturday, June 23.
Def Leppard’s Vivian Campbell Plans Reunion Of Classic Dio Band
Considering the volatile nature of his past relationship with the late Ronnie James Dio, it’s somewhat surprising to hear that Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell is reuniting with the classic lineup of the Dio band where he found some of his early success as a guitarist.