Lest you fear that the rock band is an endangered species (and at times when you turn on the radio, it certainly can feel that way), the Winery Dogs are here to bring it back to the masses. Isn’t it appropriate that Billy Sheehan (Talas, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth), one of the baddest bass players known to man, is part of the mission?
REO Speedwagon's music can be split into two distinct eras: the hard rockin’ ‘70s that emphasized the guitar work of Gary Richrath and the period starting with 1980's 'Hi Infidelity,' when the band steered into more of a pop-based direction with the massive success of both that album and the No. 1 single 'Keep on Loving You.' We take a look at both sides of t
Conversing with Roger Boyd, keyboardist and founding member of Head East brings no shortage of adventurous stories from the lifetime that he's spent playing music. You’ll have that when you’ve been out on the road for more than four decades. As the lone constant in the Head East lineup over the years, Boyd has seen a little bit of everything, and reckons that he might have enough material for a book if he can just find the time to write it.
Legendary Doors guitarist Robby Krieger has been keeping busy in the wake of the passing of his former bandmate Ray Manzarek earlier this year. He recently wrapped up a series of tour dates with his latest endeavor, Robby Krieger’s Jam Kitchen, and according to Krieger, he’s in the process of cooking up some new tunes with that project that we might hear as soon as the end of this year.
In more than four decades of being a band, Aerosmith had made many trips to Japan, but their visit in December 2011 was special on a number of levels. The Boston-bred group arrived in Japan as the country was in the middle of regrouping from a year filled with tragedy. An earthquake and tsunami coupled with a nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima plant (the largest of its kind since the Chernobyl incident in 1986) had left the residents of Japan with a lengthy list of issues and uncertainties to contend with.