To nobody's surprise, when we recently caught up with Allman Brothers Band, Gov't Mule and solo star Warren Haynes, he was keeping quite busy. In fact, while he was talking to us about his plans for the 2013 Mountain Jam festival, he was also wrapping up the mixes on a new album, and planning to depart the very next morning for the band's fourth annual Jamaica Island Exodus getaway.
Mick Jones is best know for his many years as the guitarist and songwriter in Foreigner, but he's also a notable producer who has twirled the knobs for both Billy Joel and Van Halen. He produced the latter's pivotal '5150' album, their first effort after replacing original lead singer David Lee Roth with Sammy Hagar.
The sophomore album can be the do-or-die proving ground for bands and artists looking to have long, successful careers. Here are the Top 10 Second Albums, according to Ultimate Classic Rock:
For Cinderella frontman Tom Keifer, the title of his new album, ‘The Way Life Goes,’ has a lot of significance. It’s been a strenuous road to recovery for Keifer since the early ‘90s, when doctors told him that he would probably never sing again as the result of a paralyzed left vocal cord. If there was a light at the end of the tunnel, it would take a lot of hard work to get there.
Jeff Lynne has contributed a wealth of important influence to the world of recording over the decades that he’s been engaged in making music. If the albums crafted with Electric Light Orchestra had been his sole contribution as an artist, it still would have been an impressive legacy to leave behind.
Now what? Talking with Deep Purple frontman Ian Gillan on a sunny spring afternoon, the “now” involves a conversation about the “what,” which is the band’s highly anticipated new album (their 19th) which happens to be called ‘NOW What.’
A new Deep Purple album, their first since ‘Rapture of the Deep’ in 2005, had
The retreat will for sure be a unique experience for both fans and Howe, a respected player both acoustically and electrical
Through the years, artist Storm Thorgerson has contributed a lot to musical pop culture with his album artwork pieces designed for a wide variety of artists and bands such as his more recent work with bands like the Mars Volta and Audioslave and most notably, his classic sleeves for Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and Genesis.