Top 11 Arena Rock Songs

Top 11 Arena Rock Songs

“In the ’70s … that’s the era when that was kind of perfected, the whole idea of Arena Rock. In the arena back then you were a little, tiny thing on stage making a great big noise. What really mattered was that sound you were making.” – Lawrence Gowan of Styx “Too Much Time on […]

John Waite: Unplugged (Q&A)

John Waite: Unplugged (Q&A)

One would be hard-pressed to come up with a vocalist that sprung out of the ‘70s or ‘80s that is better than ever in 2017. John Waite is one of those rare artists possessing a voice of extraordinary power and emotion that, by some miraculous twist of fate and God-given gift, has somehow managed to […]

Carlos Santana – The Interview

Carlos Santana – The Interview

Alchemy. It’s that magic, intangible ingredient that determines the creative heights one can achieve in a collaborative process. Over the course of three landmark albums, Santana, Abraxas and Santana III, the members of the legendary San Francisco outfit proved time and time again how the perfect musical alchemy could create a wondrous tapestry of timeless, […]

Finally: ’70s Santana Band Back Together, New Album ‘Santana IV’ Coming in April

Finally: ’70s Santana Band Back Together, New Album ‘Santana IV’ Coming in April

It’s been 45 years since the heralded Santana Band lineup released an album (1971’s Santana III), but the time has finally come for a follow-up. On April 15, Santana will release Santana IV, a collection of new recordings reuniting Carlos Santana with original band mates Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Michael Carabello, and Michael Shrieve. Needless to […]

Upcoming ‘Concert for Ronnie Montrose’ DVD/Blu-ray to Feature Sammy Hagar, Neal Schon, Joe Satriani, More (Preview)

In April 2012, rockers including Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani, Neal Schon, and members of Ronnie Montrose’s bands Montrose and Gamma convened at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco to pay tribute to the late guitarist (who passed away in March of that year). On December 10th, the night will be commemorated with the release of Concert […]