Todd Rundgren Discusses His New Memoir, ‘The Individualist’ (The Interview)

Todd Rundgren Discusses His New Memoir, ‘The Individualist’ (The Interview)

Todd Rundgren (Photo: Jean Lannen) Todd Rundgren’s long awaited autobiography The Individualist bears a title apt for a musical iconoclast who has steered his 50 year career with stubborn independence and uncompromising artistic vision, battling the “Blue Meanies” of the music industry. His brilliant new book carves an illuminating window into the psyche of one of […]

Steve Hackett on Genesis, the Beatles, ‘The Night Siren’ and Music’s Ability to Inspire Change

Steve Hackett on Genesis, the Beatles, ‘The Night Siren’ and Music’s Ability to Inspire Change

Former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett returns with a new studio album, The Night Siren, on March 24. Joining forces with a multi-cultural assemblage of musicians from around the globe, the album’s theme is timelier than ever given the political/cultural upheaval in America and around the world. “This latest waxing represents a bird’s eye view of […]

Top 11 Bald Rockers

Top 11 Bald Rockers

“Fortunately, it doesn’t seem to have made a lot of difference to my audience that I’m as bald as a billiard ball!” – James Taylor It’s inevitable that many rockers who have carved out decades-long careers will go bald. So what? That wavy hair may have waved goodbye but the music is just as vibrant. […]

Sufjan Stevens: A Consummate Performer (Reflections on a Recent Live Show)

Sufjan Stevens: A Consummate Performer (Reflections on a Recent Live Show)

We’ve got a brand new category we’re calling ‘Crowd Participation‘ – featuring submissions turned in by YOU, our faithful readers.  Whether it’s a piece about one of the best concert experiences you’ve had, a quirky anecdote from travels, stream-of-consciousness reflections, pieces of art inspired by musicians, or anything else you can think of, Crowd Participation […]

Genesis Announce Career-Spanning 3-CD ‘R-Kive’ Collection

Genesis Announce Career-Spanning 3-CD ‘R-Kive’ Collection

  Genesis made a big announcement on Friday, and though it wasn’t about a rumored reunion, it was still worthy of headlines: a big 37-track, 3-CD compilation bringing together some of the band’s most lasting and celebrated material. Titled R-Kive, the set was specially curated by the musicians themselves: Spanning an incredible 42 years, ‘R-Kive’ […]

Buzz: Genesis Reconvenes for New Documentary, Reunion to Follow?

Buzz: Genesis Reconvenes for New Documentary, Reunion to Follow?

Here’s an exciting bit of news for Genesis fans. A new, officially-sanctioned documentary film titled Together And Apart was formally announced on Monday – and along with the news came the photo seen above, which brings together original members Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks and Steve Hackett for the first time in a […]

Watch Hall of Fame Induction Speeches from Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen and More (Video)

Watch Hall of Fame Induction Speeches from Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen and More (Video)

  As you’re no doubt aware, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies took place last night at the Barclays Center in New York. In addition to star-studded performances, the acts being honored had some time to speak about their inclusion, their careers, and whatever else they saw fit to talk about. Here […]