New York based Jane Lee Hooker released a debut album of blues covers and was then dubbed a blues band. It turns out that the album, No B! is really a cover story. ”At the end of the day, we’re really a rock band,” said guitarist Tracy “Hightop” Almazan. The all-female quintet is stacked with the...

“Records, record stores, the way we made them, that’s all gone now and it’s up to the young musicians to figure it all out” – Joe Walsh Indeed, the musical landscape has changed...

By Michael Rampa and Skyanne Fisher The U.S. Postals never wanted to sound like anyone else. And it’s a good thing, because they don’t. Their blend of rock, blues and punk is pure...

When Steve Vai was once asked why most shredders play Ibanez, he responded, “Because there things you can only do on an Ibanez. Joe Satriani’s annual G3 tour showcases what results when you put one in the hands of three of the best virtuosos in the business. This year, Phil Collen (Def Leppard) and John...

Jason Isbell and the 400 unit walked onto Pittsburgh’s Heinz Hall stage as stealthily as they picked up their two Grammys (Best Americana album for “The Nashville Sound”) and best...

    Olivia Newton John is many things to many people:  icon, legend, cancer thriver (her words), tireless advocate and every schoolboy’s toughest choice between nice or naughty...

Mirroring the vastness of the Texas landmark canyon after which the album is named, there is a lot of air in the arrangements on Shotgun Rider’s debut, “Palo Alto.” Spacy riffs and slow progressions dominate the songs, save for the pedal steel intro on “Steady As She Goes,” which is the closest...

As counterintuitive as it might seem, Chase Rice and the late George Michael have a lot in common. Both were their respective label’s golden boy and when each artist tried to do something...

Coming off a string of six consecutive #1 hits from his first two albums, “(Bring You Back and Illinois), Brett Eldredge had a choice; take deliberate aim at the chart summit or follow...

Gretchen Wilson Ready To Get Rowdy-2017 (Redneck Records) Gretchen Wilson is best known for her 2004 smash hit “Redneck Woman.” She has three No.1 albums to her credit but has been AWOL since 2013’s dual release of the modest selling classic rock covers effort “Under The Covers” and “the original...

by Michael Rampa Formula 1‘s top brass spent the 2016 off season drafting new engine rules in an attempt to allow other teams to catch up to perennial powerhouses Mercedes and Ferrari....

racker, the new record from legendary musician and songwriter Mark Knopfler, will be released March 17on Verve Records. Tracker marks the eight solo recording from Knopfler, who Rolling...

Carrie Underwood might look different whenever she returns to the big stage … ’cause she says she needed at least 40 stitches in her face after falling last month. Carrie reportedly sent a health update Sunday to members of her fan club, revealing her doctor patched her face up with “between...

Welsh singer songwriter is Judith Owen is a self-described “dark person.” Her very unabashed struggles with depression have fueled her creativity. It may seem counter intuitive that...

by Michael Rampa Joe Bonamassa is among our greatest living guitar players, and you may not even know who he is. Such is the peril of the blues. The difference in units sold between the...

T. Hardy Morris ruminates on lessons from his life’s journey thus far. Morris, a Georgia native, has signed with the Athens, Georgia-based Normaltown Records, an imprint of New West Records, to release his third solo album, Dude, The Obscure.  Along with his solo career, Morris is also a founding member...

A “plan supplement” filed by CUMULUS MEDIA in U.S. Bankruptcy Court shows the company’s new board and officers under the company’s reorganization plan. The new board...

John Prine will release a studio album of new material this spring called The Tree Of Forgiveness. The album, which drops April 13, was produced by Dave Cobb and will be released on Prine’s...

POST A COMMENT. After 1,000 votes, the standings: 1) “All Along the Watchtower”- Jimi Hendrix 2) “Comfortably Numb”- David Gilmour 3)”Stairway to Heaven”- Jimmy Page 4)”I’m So Afraid”- Lindsey Buckingham 5) “Do you Feel Like We Do?”- Peter...

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