New Music Friday: Stream ‘First Things First,’ the Rocking Debut Album from Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield’s Roadcase Royale

New Music Friday: Stream ‘First Things First,’ the Rocking Debut Album from Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield’s Roadcase Royale

Roadcase Royale is an exciting new rock band fronted by Nancy Wilson of Heart and Liv Warfield, a member of Prince’s New Power Generation. For the past few months the group has been teasing its debut album, First Things First, with some intriguing songs blending styles and carried out with the precision you’d expect from […]

The ‘Power of Peace’ with Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana and the Isley Brothers: The Interview

The ‘Power of Peace’ with Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana and the Isley Brothers: The Interview

Given the tumult churning around in our nation, Power Of Peace, the new collaborative project between Carlos Santana and The Isley Brothers (Ronald and Ernie) offers the perfect musical salvo in reaction to seemingly insurmountable world problems. The project, which also features Carlos’ wife, Cindy Blackman Santana, finds the legendary Rock & Hall of Fame team […]

Still ‘Hanging By a Moment,’ 17 Years Later: Q&A with Lifehouse’s Jason Wade and Bryce Soderberg

Still ‘Hanging By a Moment,’ 17 Years Later: Q&A with Lifehouse’s Jason Wade and Bryce Soderberg

In the year 2001, it was completely impossible to avoid “Hanging By a Moment.” The song, from Los Angeles-based rock/pop band Lifehouse, announced their arrival in an infectious, can’t-get-it-out-of-your-head way and led their debut album No Name Face to sell nearly three million copies in the United States alone. It became the most-played radio song […]

Listen to the New Expanded Deluxe Reissue of Prince’s Classic ‘Purple Rain’ Album

Listen to the New Expanded Deluxe Reissue of Prince’s Classic ‘Purple Rain’ Album

Another treasure trove of Prince recordings has seen the light of day. On Friday, NGP Records/Warner Brothers released a deluxe reissue of Purple Rain, complete with remastered versions of the original tracks and a host of additional material, including previously unreleased recordings. Available for streaming below via Spotify, the Purple Rain deluxe is an absolute […]

Update: Posthumous Prince EP ‘Deliverance’ Halted by Judge; Material Ordered Returned to Musician’s Estate

Update: Posthumous Prince EP ‘Deliverance’ Halted by Judge; Material Ordered Returned to Musician’s Estate

UPDATE: A judge in Minneapolis has granted a temporary restraining order on behalf of Prince’s estate to block this EP from release and return the recordings to the late singer’s estate, as per USA Today. Original story: On Friday, April 21, an EP titled Deliverance will be released, featuring some previously unheard songs from Prince […]

Nancy Wilson of Heart to Debut New Project Roadcase Royale at Los Angeles Benefit Gig 3/25; Stream ‘Get Loud’

Nancy Wilson of Heart to Debut New Project Roadcase Royale at Los Angeles Benefit Gig 3/25; Stream ‘Get Loud’

Heart‘s Nancy Wilson has a new project called Roadcase Royale, an ensemble featuring vocalist Liz Warfield (of Prince’s New Power Generation). The band, which also features Heart’s Chris Joyner (keys), Dan Rothchild (bass) and drummer Ben Smith, as well as lead guitarist Ryan Waters, will make their live debut in Los Angeles on March 25 […]