John Densmore of The Doors (Interview)

John Densmore of The Doors (Interview)

The Doors’ drummer John Densmore is many things: the co-writer of some of the most iconic songs in the history of rock, a political activist, author of two compelling memoirs (Riders on the Storm and The Doors Unhinged), and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In an era in which many rock […]

Peter Frampton and Jerry Shirley of Humble Pie – The Interview

Peter Frampton and Jerry Shirley of Humble Pie – The Interview

As a recording act, Humble Pie –guitarist/vocalist Steve Marriott, lead guitarist/vocalist Peter Frampton, bassist Greg Ridley and drummer Jerry Shirley–started off slow out of the gate as the group’s first three albums–As Safe as Yesterday, Town and Country and Humble Pie–barely made a dent on the charts. It wasn’t until 1971’s Performance-Rockin’ the Fillmore that the Pie truly heated […]

Boston’s Tom Scholz Gives ‘Peace of Mind’ on the Band and New Album ‘Life, Love and Hope’ (Interview)

Boston’s Tom Scholz Gives ‘Peace of Mind’ on the Band and New Album ‘Life, Love and Hope’ (Interview)

In 1976, the music of Boston was inescapable. You’d have to be living on a another planet if you wanted to avoid the melodically-powered aural juggernauts More Than a Feeling, Foreplay/Long Time and Peace of Mind, anthems culled from the group’s extraordinary debut, which has tallied over 17 million sales to date. Over the course of numerous […]

Gettin’ Gonzo with the Motor City Madman, Ted Nugent (Interview)

Gettin’ Gonzo with the Motor City Madman, Ted Nugent (Interview)

A loin cloth wearin’, bow-and-arrow-armed crazed rock and roll caveman, impassioned hunting advocate and contentious right-wing political provocateur, there’s one thing for damn certain: Ted Nugent doesn’t shy away from speaking his mind. Love him or hate him, he must be doing something right, as the sixty-five-year-old  rocker has had a “stranglehold” on the music […]

Ringo Starr Comes Together: Life, His New ‘Photograph’ Book and the Beatles (Interview)

Ringo Starr Comes Together: Life, His New ‘Photograph’ Book and the Beatles (Interview)

At age 73, Ringo Starr, the world’s most famous rock and roll drummer, has no plans to slow down. He’s just embarked on a tour of South America with his latest incarnation of the All-Starr Band, a troupe that includes Todd Rundgren, Toto’s Steve Lukather, Gregg Rolie of Santana/Journey fame, multi-instrumentalist Mark Rivera (Billy Joel/Foreigner) […]

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