Geoff Tate Resurrects With Operation: Mindcrime (INTERVIEW)


You can take the name away from the man but you can’t take the music out of the man. Out of the ashes of a court battle over who IS Queensryche, Geoff Tate is now ...

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Julie Rhodes Talks Taking the Stage at Wildwood Revival (INTERVIEW)


Julie Rhodes has had a pretty amazing year so far, starting with the release of her first album Bound to Meet the Devil in March and landing gigs at the Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC and ...

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New Pixie Paz Lenchantin Talks ‘Head Carrier’ & Getting “The Call” (INTERVIEW)


Being the new person in a band with as an extraordinary reputation as that of the Pixies can be a daunting experience. After all, here’s a group whose trajectory extends back 30 years and whose ...

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Elijah Ford Steps Up His Rock Game With ‘As You Were’ (INTERVIEW)


It may have been raining in Austin, Texas, on the afternoon I call up Elijah Ford but it wasn’t putting a damper on his mood. Next month he will not only release his third solo ...

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Amanda Shires Strikes Solo Magic On ‘My Piece of Land’ & Talks Family Life With Husband Jason Isbell (INTERVIEW)


As most people can tell you, family life frequently suffers when both parents are working and the needs of a child have to be tended to as well. Amanda Shires found that out quickly when ...

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Carl Broemel of My Morning Jacket Finds Idyllic Harmony on ’4th of July’ (INTERVIEW)

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With all the chaos that can inundate itself into the music of My Morning Jacket, guitarist Carl Broemel has found tranquility and idyllic harmony in his solo music. His latest endeavor, 4th Of July, out ...

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John Fred Young of Black Stone Cherry Plays Like Bonham Loud & Proud (INTERVIEW)


Black Stone Cherry did something earlier this year that every band wishes could happen to them: put out a new album that is better than all the others they’ve done in the past. Every band ...

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Warren Haynes Talks Gov’t Mule Early Days Via The Tel-Star Sessions & Playing Garcia’s Wolf & Tiger (INTERVIEW)

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In 2014 Gov’t Mule celebrated their twentieth anniversary, an altogether startling milestone given the fact that, as titular leader Warren Haynes mentions (more than once) in his conversation with Doug Collette, the band was originally ...

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Gregory Alan Isakov Progresses to Symphony Hall & Orchestra Performances (INTERVIEW)


Every year indie folk singer/songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov does what he calls “this hippie thing” with his manager. They write down a list of things that would be really cool if they happened. He always ...

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21 Year Old Zella Day Proves An “Old Soul” With Eclectic ‘Kicker’ LP & National Success (INTERVIEW)


“Every time I come to New Mexico I have to make it a point to order some black beans.” One thing you can say about Zella Day (21) is that she has retained her love ...

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