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...

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...

ALL ACCESS has confirmed that BLUE CHAIR/COLUMBIA artist KENNY CHESNEY is joining WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE (WMN), where he’ll release his future music on BLUE CHAIR/WARNER BROS. RECORDS. Rumors and speculation about CHESNEY’s future plans have been swirling for months; today’s (1/17) announcement from...

Another year, another class of musicians earning coveted spots in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The 2018 class was announced this morning, and includes Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Cars,...

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...

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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