Time for A ‘Reunion’: Q&A with Whitford/St. Holmes

Time for A ‘Reunion’: Q&A with Whitford/St. Holmes

By the early ’80s, guitarist Brad Whitford and lead singer/guitarist Derek St. Holmes, members of Aerosmith and Ted Nugent respectively, had departed from their classic bands and were forging out together on a new project aptly titled Whitford St. Holmes. In 1981, the duo issued a self-titled album, packed with radio-friendly songs bursting with power […]

Behind the Curtain: RockGodz Hall of Fame

Behind the Curtain: RockGodz Hall of Fame

I have always been awed, mesmerized and fascinated by the people who make music. Their ability to touch fans and to bring joy and sadness, communicate emotions and thoughts and to even change the very course of human history makes them the most powerful creative force on the planet. As profoundly important as painters, sculptors, […]

Space Ace in Orbit: Ace Frehley (The Interview)

Space Ace in Orbit: Ace Frehley (The Interview)

When you think about the greats in music, whether you’re name-checking Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Who, Stevie Wonder or Bruce Springsteen, each of those seminal artists drew from a vast palette of influences and inspirations to help forge their own artistic vision. With his fiery work in KISS and as a solo artist, legendary guitarist Ace Frehley sandblasted the rock world with his aggressive melodic style of six-string work. On his new CD, Origins Vol. 1, he proudly wears his influences on his sleeve paying tribute to the artists that rocked his world with powerful interpretations of classic songs culled from the […]

Desert Trip with McCartney, Stones, Dylan, Neil Young, Roger Waters, The Who Confirmed for October

Desert Trip with McCartney, Stones, Dylan, Neil Young, Roger Waters, The Who Confirmed for October

After weeks of internet buzz and rumors, it’s finally official: Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Roger Waters and the Who will play a massive three-day festival at the site of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Southern California on October 7-9, 2016. The news was announced on Tuesday morning, […]

Buzz: Roger Daltrey Confirms the Who’s Involvement in Mega-Fest from Coachella Organizers

Buzz: Roger Daltrey Confirms the Who’s Involvement in Mega-Fest from Coachella Organizers

Over the past week or so, reports have spread online that the organizers of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival were organizing a mega-festival featuring some of the most celebrated rockers in history. Said to take place next fall, the multi-day event would feature performances from Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, The Who, the Rolling Stones, Neil […]

We’re Not Worthy: Incredible One-Man Band Tackles Yes, Zeppelin, CSN with Ease (Watch)

We’re Not Worthy: Incredible One-Man Band Tackles Yes, Zeppelin, CSN with Ease (Watch)

Thanks to the internet, individuals with skill sets WAY above and beyond ‘normal’ can show off their talents to the masses. YouTube user ‘FridayNightLullaby’ is one of those incredibly gifted folks, uploading numerous videos of himself (and JUST himself) tackling classics by the likes of Led Zeppelin, CSN, The Who, Jethro Tull and others. Here’s […]

Turn Me On: The 100 Year War

Turn Me On: The 100 Year War

  In late summer 2014, Eye Detail filmed Paul Freeman performing a new song called Heroes that was to be included on the veteran Welsh singer/songwriter’s soon-to-be-finished debut studio album. On that late summer day the onetime guitarist for James Blunt—he was there for every bit of the runaway international smash that was You’re Beautiful—had […]

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. […]

Still Twisted: An Interview with Jay Jay French of Twisted Sister

Still Twisted: An Interview with Jay Jay French of Twisted Sister

When Twisted Sister first assaulted the radio airwaves and MTV with their fist-pumping anthem, We’re Not Gonna Take It, for the music world at large it seemed as if the group’s seemingly meteoric rise happened overnight. But as a new documentary film put together by Music Box Films called We Are Twisted F***ing Sister demonstrates, this over-sized […]

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