4 days ago | Interviews
Take one look at ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons and you'll get the picture: This is a guy who likes to be different. As one-third of the legendary blues-rock band, Gibbons boasts a distinctive, cascading beard typically complemented by headwear res...
10 days ago | Interviews
Martin Barre knows what it's like to reach the stratosphere of superstardom. He's toured the world, played the biggest arenas and, for more than four decades, recorded dozens of classic albums, all as chief guitarist for Jethro Tull. So it's no sm...
18 days ago | Interviews
It's generally assumed that when a musician ventures out on his own and takes a hiatus from his band, chances are it has to do with some combination of money and ego. But ask Paul Barrere why he and fellow guitarist Fred Tackett opted to take leav...
29 days ago | Concerts
The California Honeydrops' lead vocalist and major multi-instrumentalist, Lech Wierzynski, was born in Warsaw, Poland, and drew his appreciation of American music from listening to Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, and Louis Armstrong. Like the other curren...
30 days ago | Concerts
The last time we spoke to Corey Harris, things didn’t exactly get off to a promising start. The interview, scheduled for an unrealistic 8 a.m. his time, only got so far as his answering machine. We could have guessed that'd be the result. After al...
1 month ago | Concerts
Albert Castiglia works the room like a prodigal son at his first family reunion. The air of familiarity and fandom is unmistakable. Several people in the crowd are wearing Castiglia t-shirts. Others remark about how many of his shows they’ve seen,...