Leslie West

Leslie West, ‘Still Climbing’ – Album Review
Leslie West is arguably one of hard rock's pioneering guitarists. Going back to the late '60s -- when his peers included Jimi Hendrix, Pete Townshend and Eric Clapton -- he's had an instantly identifiable style. From his trailblazing work with Mountain through his solo recordings…
Leslie West Announces New Album
Mountain co-founder Leslie West has had a rough few years. Back in 2011, he lost his left leg to diabetes, causing the legendary guitarist and singer to consider quitting music for good.
Leslie West Feat. Slash, ‘Mud Flap Mama’ – Song Review
Bertha, Gertrude, Bernice ... these are names one rarely associates with pretty women, but if you keep an open mind you're likely to stumble across a smoking hot Agnes one day. The smartest thing Leslie West did with his duet with Slash is name it 'Mud Flap Mama.' It sets expectations…
Leslie West Returns to Touring, Thanks to a Generous Gift
After being forced to have his lower right leg amputated as a result of diabetes complications last year, guitar legend Leslie West, 66, was forced to cancel a tour -- not because he was unable to perform, but because he didn't have transportation equipped for a wheelchair.
But now, thanks to an…

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