Time for A ‘Reunion’: Q&A with Whitford/St. Holmes

Time for A ‘Reunion’: Q&A with Whitford/St. Holmes

By the early ’80s, guitarist Brad Whitford and lead singer/guitarist Derek St. Holmes, members of Aerosmith and Ted Nugent respectively, had departed from their classic bands and were forging out together on a new project aptly titled Whitford St. Holmes. In 1981, the duo issued a self-titled album, packed with radio-friendly songs bursting with power […]

Whitford St. Holmes: New Album ‘Reunion’ Coming 6/3, Tour with Whitesnake Planned

Whitford St. Holmes: New Album ‘Reunion’ Coming 6/3, Tour with Whitesnake Planned

Whitford/St. Holmes, the collaborative project from Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whiftord and longtime Ted Nugent vocalist/guitarist Derek St. Holmes, is back in action for 2016. On June 3, they’ll release a new album, the appropriately-titled Reunion. Pre-ordering the album from iTunes now will get you Shapes, the album’s lead single. Additionally, pre-orders will also come with […]

Behind the Curtain: Jamming with Eddie Van Halen

Behind the Curtain: Jamming with Eddie Van Halen

When Edward Van Halen unleashed his devastatingly beautiful tonal fury on the first Van Halen album, guitar players around the globe realized they’d just heard the death knell for everything they ever knew. The architecture of guitar playing was forever changed February 10, 1978 when Van Halen was released. No longer could you simply lay […]

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 […]

What The Funk?! Mark Farner’s Excellent Adventure (Interview)

What The Funk?!  Mark Farner’s Excellent Adventure (Interview)

So much has been written about the life and times of Grand Funk Railroad – the hits and the misses, the legal fights and the mismanagement, the groupies and the drugs, the critics who universally hated them and the fans who universally adored them. It almost seems redundant to be interviewing former Grand Funk guitarist and […]