Computer Virus Blasts AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’ at Iranian Nuclear Facilities
The music of AC/DC is finding a new audience, but these new fans aren’t learning about the Australian legends via social media or Youtube. In a strange twist, Iranian nuclear scientists are being subjected to the pyro-infused sounds of the band’s music as a result of what they believe is computer malware which has infected their machines.
Jon Anderson Says ‘the Door Isn’t Closed’ for a Yes Reunion
Although he’s currently busy performing as a solo artist, former Yes vocalist Jon Anderson can still see the possibility that he might reunite once again with his former group someday.
ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons: ‘We Didn’t Want to Put Out an Album Like the Last Two’
When looking at the lineage of ZZ Top, perhaps it’s no big surprise to learn exactly how big of an influence Jeff Beck’s music was on the group, particularly guitarist Billy Gibbons.
Legendary Designer Storm Thorgerson Recalls ‘Climbing Towards A Fiery Dawn’ With Led Zeppelin Album Cover
Through the years, artist Storm Thorgerson has contributed a lot to musical pop culture with his album artwork pieces designed for a wide variety of artists and bands such as his more recent work with bands like the Mars Volta and Audioslave and most notably, his classic sleeves for Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and Genesis.
Keith Emerson on Peter Gabriel: ‘What Was He Trying to Prove by Dressing Up as a Flower?’
For a time, Emerson, Lake & Palmer ruled the progressive rock genre, traveling with some of the most epic stage productions that had ever been attempted in the time period. Doing so often brought critical malign and in the case of an ill-fated tour with an orchestra, financial devastation to the group.
Vivian Campbell On Revisiting Dio: ‘I Wrote Those Riffs. I’m Going To Take Them Back’
It’s been well documented that Def Leppard’s Vivian Campbell had a complicated relationship with Ronnie James Dio during the time that he was playing guitar for Dio. But their collaboration was certainly a successful one, illuminating Campbell’s talents as a guitar player as record sales brought three gold and platinum albums for the Dio band, beginning with the band’s debut release ‘Holy Diver’ i
Styx, REO Speedwagon + Ted Nugent Bring High Octane ‘Midwest Rock ‘N Roll Express’ to Ohio
The roar of the crowd was surprisingly deafening on Saturday evening when Styx frontman Tommy Shaw asked how many in attendance were seeing the group for the first time. It was a moment which provided proof positive that classic rock continues to cross over into new generations.
Blue Oyster Cult Bassist Rudy Sarzo Announces Departure
When the Blue Oyster Cult convene for their next meeting, er, rock show, they’ll do so with a revised band lineup. Bassist Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne, Quiet Riot, Whitesnake) has parted ways with the group to free up time to focus on his ever-expanding slate of musical activities.
Yes, Asia, XTC Members Unite In New All-Star ‘Prog Collective’
Get ready for the upcoming release of ‘The Prog Collective,’ a project that features several current and former members of Yes, plus additional contributions from progressive rock luminaries.
Crosby Stills & Nash Announce Live Release, Preview New Material
Never mind the fact that they’re presently in the midst of their summer tour as we speak, Crosby, Stills & Nash have already announced plans to officially document that same tour with a new live release which will be released on July 17.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington On Their New Album And Bassist
Southern rock godfathers Lynyrd Skynyrd have released seven albums together since reuniting in 1987, a decade after the tragic plane crash which claimed the lives of three band members, including original vocalist and primary lyricist Ronnie Van Zant.
Joe Walsh Says the Eagles Were ‘Lucky’ to Break Up Before Their Relationships Were ‘Irreparably Damaged’
The release of the landmark ‘Hotel California’ album was a heady time for the Eagles, who were in a transitional phase, welcoming new guitarist Joe Walsh to their lineup.