It was a Jam, Man

Peter Frampton’s song: “Do You Feel Like We Do” is his most famous. As a solo artist, Peter Frampton had released four studio albums before his career blew up with Frampton Comes Alive in 1976. He says that...

Pop and Rock

Rick Derringer turns 73 today.  His big hit: “Rock ‘n Roll Hoochie Koo” was written for somebody else. Written with the idea of giving a blues rocker Johnny Winter a shot at a pop hit, it didn’t...

Marriage Woes Inspired

50 years ago today Phil Collins joined Genesis replacing John Mayhew on drums. It took him 10 years to contribute any songs. “Misunderstanding” was the first they recorded. Marriage woes motivated Phil Collins to write it.  It...

Not a Sell out

James Hetfield turns 57 today.  When Metallica first came out they could do no wrong with their fans but then came “Fade to Black”on 1984’s “Ride the Lightening”.  It was a ballad and even though it had...

She doesn't know him (allegedly)

Courtney Love took to Twitter to deny that she knew the late Jeffrey Epstein, despite her name coming up on a list of contacts in his address book. The news that Love’s name was found in Epstein’s book...

Be Nice

Carl Palmer has once again proved why he was the drummer in Emerson, Lake & Palmer and not the singer and guitarist. As a tribute to the late Keith Emerson and Greg Lake, he posted a video...

It's Miller Time

Paul McCartney‘s expanded reissue of his 1997 album, Flaming Pie — set for release this coming Friday — contains previously unreleased demos, outtakes, and rehearsal tapes. But Rolling Stone got hold of a version of one rarity...

New Van Halen (Kind Of)

If you’re thinking that the debut album from Wolfgang Van Halen, the son of Eddie Van Halen, is going to be the second coming of Van Halen, think again. Wolfie says, “I’m not trying to be my...

Don't Hold Your Breath

  Mick Jagger on the status of The Rolling Stones new studio album. “We recorded some at the same time we recorded ‘Living in a Ghost Town’ — recorded a bunch of tracks. So actually I’ve been...

New Old Stones

The Rolling Stones have provided a preview of “Scarlet,” the unreleased song that’s part of the September 4th deluxe reissue of their 13th studio album in America, Goats Head Soup. Keith Richards cut the song with Jimmy...