Bob Ruggiero

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  • 13 years ago | Music News

    Don't tell anyone, but Mike Davenport, bassist and singer for the Ataris, once had a backroom fling with a seductive game system that was not his public devotion of choice. "I was very heavily into Intellivision for a while. They had the better sp...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    To fans, he's the ultimate showman — loud, funny, flamboyant and in-your-face — in both his singing and his desire for your girlfriend. To the hatas, he's an annoying misogynist well past his sell-by date. Either way, David Lee Roth is c...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    The sitar is one hell of a difficult instrument to play, much less to master. With up to 21 strings, it is an unwieldy beast; a player must be pretty limber just to hold it properly. Generally, players treat the instrument and its music with deep ...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    No matter what some delusional musicians might spew forth in their diatribes about "art" versus "commercialism," few bands would call for a ghostbuster if the specter of success actually paid them a visit. Selling a pittance of records to die-hard...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    In Native American folklore and art, the circle often illustrates the continuum of life (What? You were thinking of The Lion King?). So it's only appropriate that the Native American blues-rock band Indigenous would title its sophomore effort Circ...