Interviews

Martin Barre Comes “Back To Steel” Our Attention

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“Five years removed from Jethro Tull and I haven’t heard from anyone. The demise of Jethro Tull was orchestrated by Ian; the ball was always in his court,” says long time Tull guitarist Martin Barre as he readies to launch the next leg of a tour in support of his latest release, “Back To Steel.” “I’m having too much fun with my band now and the more I’m with them; the ... Read More »

Paul Nelson Takes His “Badass Generation” on the Road

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He has performed or worked with the likes of Eric Clapton, Billy Gibbons, Vince Gill, Joe Perry, Joe Walsh, Edgar Winter and a host of others, yet Paul Nelson is often overlooked by those outside of the recording and music industry. This engaging, talented guitarist is also a top notch producer, performer and manager and is currently on what is perhaps one of the best ... Read More »

Chains Over Razors Slice There Way Through New York

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“We’re like a government experiment that went wrong,” laughed Chains Over Razors guitarist Mikey “V” Vujasin as he described how he and his band mates craft their material. “We all have ideas but we welcome opinions because we believe it’s good to get an outside perspective separate from each others.”  This power trio,  based in two countries, is proof that with drive, talent and some modern technology; anything is possible. “Ya’ ... Read More »

Edgar Winter Talks Music, The Animals and More

 “You know, I’m touring constantly, I’m not just some weekend warrior; I don’t do long six month world tours anymore but I’m always ready to play,” said a laughing Edgar Winter as he discussed his recent show with Eric Burdon & the Animals at the historic Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, NJ.  With over 20 albums and multiple collaborative ... Read More »

Kristin Is In Kontrol and Rocking with Garbage

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“A major change in the appearance or character of someone or something” “Webster’s Dictionary” tells us such is the definition of “Metamorphosis” and in the case of Kristin Gundred (or Welchez as some prefer); she has morphed once again in pursuit of her art. Perhaps better known as “Dee Dee” or “DEE Dee Penny,” this songwriting, guitarist rose to prominence ... Read More »

Dave and Jon of The Strumbellas Talk About Music, Dreams and More

They may not be a household name —just yet— but The Strumbellas, an alternative country and indie rock band from Canada, are working their way in to the ears and hearts of new fans every day. In April of this year, The Strumbellas released their third studio album, HOPE, on Glassnote Records. And the band’s debut single, Spirits, from that ... Read More »