‘Walk This Way’ Vs. ‘Mississippi Queen’ – March Riff Madness
Aerosmith's 'Walk This Way' is set to mix it up with Mountain's 'Mississippi Queen' in round one of Ultimate Classic Rock's March Riff Madness. Who will you vote for?
Mountain Bassist Felix Pappalardi’s Ex-Wife and Killer Found Dead in Mexico
The tragic tale of Mountain bassist Felix Pappalardi, already one of the more bizarre stories in rock history, has taken what appears to be its last strange turn.
Cream’s Ginger Baker, Leslie West + More Pay Tribute To The Black Keys
Listening to the music of the Black Keys, you have to figure that Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney had at least one Cream album in their record collection growing up. But they probably never guessed that a member of Cream -- and a number of other rock heroes -- would one day pay tribute to their musi…
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…
But now, thanks to an…
Leslie West Says Drugs, Bandmates Wife Led to Fall of Mountain
Drugs and women are a double edged sword for rock fans. No two topics inspire more great rock and roll songs, but sadly no two topics destroy more great rock bands. Mountain lead singer Leslie West says both led to an early demise for the 'Mississippi Queen' rockers.
Mountain Frontman Leslie West Says It Was My Leg or My Life
Mountain frontman Leslie West talks about his recovery from his recent leg amputation in a new interview with Billboard.com. The veteran rocker admits he was really scared by the emergency June 20 procedure, but he's glad he can still play music.
Mountain Frontman Leslie West Set for First Public Appearance Since Leg Amputation
Mountain frontman Leslie West, who recently underwent an emergency leg amputation, has set a Sept. 20 release for his next album, 'Unusual Suspects.' The recovering rock veteran will make his first appearance since the surgery at the Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp Woodstock Weekend o…
Mountain’s Leslie West Tells Howard Stern About Leg Amputation
Leslie West from Mountain called into the Howard Stern show this morning (June 22), just two days after the guitarist's lower right leg was amputated as the result of a life-long battle with diabetes.