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‘A Community of Bands’: Rockers Recall the ‘60s San Francisco Music Scene

‘A Community of Bands’: Rockers Recall the ‘60s San Francisco Music Scene

When Steve Miller arrived in San Francisco in the fall of 1966, he found a cooperative music environment much different from the blues scene of Chicago he’d left. In 2013…

Dave Edmunds: They Call It Rock (Interview)

Dave Edmunds: They Call It Rock (Interview)

Wedged between the primal heavy metal thunder of Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and Iron Butterfly and the introspective Laurel Canyon singer/songwriter fare ala Carole King, James Taylor and Joni Mitchell,…

A Chat with Original Alice Cooper Band Member Dennis Dunaway

A Chat with Original Alice Cooper Band Member Dennis Dunaway

During their initial run in the early ’70s, Alice Cooper was hands down the most dangerous band in the world. Long before KISS, Motley Crue, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, the…

Best New Music: Third Eye Blind’s New LP ‘Dopamine’, Available Now

Best New Music: Third Eye Blind’s New LP ‘Dopamine’, Available Now

It’s exceedingly difficult for a band to come back after a lengthy time off and release a record that satisfies long-time fans. An extended break can be wrought with drama,…

World Environment Day 2015 Playlist

World Environment Day 2015 Playlist

Today, June 5, is World Environment Day – a day to consider how we treat the planet. Run by the United Nations Enviroment Programme (UNEP), it’s a day to reflect…

Cherie Currie: Return of the Queen of Noise (Interview)

Cherie Currie: Return of the Queen of Noise (Interview)

“Hello daddy, hello Mom, I’m your cherry bomb… Hello world I’m your wild girl….” Carrying on in the grand tradition of groundbreaking female rockers, Goldie & the Gingerbreads, Fanny and…

Embracing Nostalgia with Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray (Interview)

Embracing Nostalgia with Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray (Interview)

Back in 1997, there was simply no escaping Sugar Ray‘s breakout hit Fly. Its reggae rhythms, catchy hook and singer Mark McGrath‘s croon resulted in one of the biggest overnight…

B.B. King: The Thrill Will Never Be Gone (Archival Interview)

B.B. King: The Thrill Will Never Be Gone (Archival Interview)

B.B. King is championed by pundits as the quintessential blues guitar player. Since his emergence in the Fifties, King, trusty black Gibson “Lucille” guitar in hand, wowed audiences with his…

A Life in Good Company: A Conversation with Paul Rodgers

A Life in Good Company: A Conversation with Paul Rodgers

Signed to Led Zeppelin’s Swan Song Records label, Bad Company were a veritable super group in the making, boasting an impressive musical pedigree, its members earning their stripes in such…

Commemorate The Who’s 50th Anniversary Tour with Our Playlist of Their All-Time Greatest Songs (Video)

Commemorate The Who’s 50th Anniversary Tour with Our Playlist of Their All-Time Greatest Songs (Video)

The Who are currently out on the road on their The Who Hits 50! tour of North America, celebrating their indelible mark left on music over the years. To mark…

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