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...

    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 Sandy from Grease, still the most successful movie musical of all time. Her timeless appeal spans five decades and...

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have been in both the marriage and the music businesses for over 20 years. They’re officially eligible for the traditional gift of china and consideration for...

Katy Perry has received her share of criticism over her wildly successful career. Artistically, she has been maligned for her bubble gum pop and  sets featuring cotton candy clouds with...

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 different, they fell out of favor. In Rice’s case, he sensed the demise of bro country and wanted to shift gears....

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...

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...

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 she is married to Harry Shearer, the voice of Mr. Burns on The Simpsons and star of the iconic cult classic, “This Is...

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...

by Michael Rampa There is an old saying, “Adapt or Die.” The Moody Blues did neither and are celebrating their 50th Anniversary. The group has stuck to its core principles when writing...

Several sources are reporting that RUSSELL SIMMONS is stepping down from his companies. SIMMONS, the founder of DEF JAM RECORDINGS and current CEO of RUSH COMMUNICATIONS, has announced the move after accusations of harassment and sexual assault became public. SIMMONS released a statement TODAY (11/30) after...

Marlon Williams will release a new album, Make Way For Love, via Dead Oceans on February 16. The album is the sophomore release from the New Zealand songwriter, following his 2015 self-titled...

Nashville, TN, October 2, 2017: Singer-songwriter, legendary vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist, mandolin player, producer, Grammy winner and BMI Icon Steve Winwood has achieved...

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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