The burning question has always been: What would Jimi Hendrix be doing now if he were still alive? Shortly before passing away at the age of 27, Hendrix was considering a move away from rock 'n' roll psychedelia to explore aspects of jazz and blues. He'd frequently been jamming with progressive jazz ... More >>
By the end of 2012, Godsmack's concert album the band released that year,Live and Inspired, was the furthest thing from the band's mind. The Boston-based hard rock/heavy metal act had ridden a wave of commercial success that spanned almost two decades. But after five albums that sold 20 million cop ... More >>
"The blues was like that problem child that you may have had in the family. You was a little bit ashamed to let anybody see him, but you loved him. You just didn't know how other people would take it." --B.B. King "Metal confronts what we'd rather ignore. It celebrates what we often deny. It indulg ... More >>
Greg Lake says he doesn't have a whole lot of time to listen to music. He's too busy playing it, as he's done since the 1960s, doing time as a member of King Crimson, Emerson, Lake, and Palmer, The Gods, Asia, and Ringo Starr's All-Star Band, effectively establishing himself as progressive rock roya ... More >>
See also: The 10 Hottest Chicks in Heavy Metal So, the Revolver Golden Gods are this week. Screw you if you're going. Yeah, I didn't plan wisely. Too busy bumbling about how Dungeon and Dragon nerds are more metal than you (guaranteed a ton of those dudes planned ahead) and shattering whiskey bottl ... More >>
It's been a long time since The Secret Fox, Phoenix's brightest (only?) Guided by Voices tribute band took the stage. Like, over 10 years long. "I'm not exactly sure of dates," says guitarist Jim Adkins (yeah -- that Jim Adkins). "But you could still smoke in bars, so it was a while ago." But wi ... More >>
Six degrees of ?uestlove
These days, his signature guit-steel playing leaves listeners slack-jawed. But it took Junior Brown a long time to get to center stage.
Guided by Voices' Robert Pollard says he's ready for the radio. But is the radio ready for him?
If you don't think Yoko Love's funky, just smell their fingers