Since 1976, John "Eddie" Edwards has been playing drums for The Vibrators, one of England's original punk acts. Nearly four decades later, he finds himself the sole original member, as the band continues to release albums and tour steadily.
From a van driving through Ohio and in anticipation of Sat ... More >>
For the better part of two decades, Russ Irwin has been the touring keyboardist for Aerosmith, and besides not tiring of seeing Steven Tyler's ass over that time, he's also managed to carve out quite a career as a songwriter, producer and session musician.
Along with Aerosmith, Irwin's played with ... More >>
Roger CaldwellFinally, another excuse to use this photoMost all of us know the deal when it comes to new music from a famous, old school rock artist:
It's a waiting game.
A waiting game daunted with a lot of vague answers, and sometimes pretty flaky behavior. Some would say this is due to ... More >>
Yesterday, we caught up with Jared Swilley, bass player for Atlanta's The Black Lips, to talk about the band's upcoming, sixth studio release, as well as a number of other things, in advance of his band's performance alongside Vivian Girls tonight at The Loft. And, promised Swilley, yes, you can exp ... More >>
Atlanta's The Black Lips formed as teenagers, right before the turn of the millennium. Just a year or two later, while still in high school, the punk-influenced, retro-obsessed four-piece started touring. And they've never really looked back. Seemingly more comfortable on the road than at home, the ... More >>
Photo Taken by Chris Campbell Turner/Courtesy Angus WynneWhen I first met Angus Wynne some 20 years ago, when I was at the Dallas Times Herald, this photo was on his desk -- a most impressive introduction. I remember asking him: "Were you friends with Jimi Hendrix?" But I didn't remember his answ ... More >>
As we mentioned yesterday, Dallas-born blues guitar great Rocky Hill will be buried today in Hopkins County, with a funeral beginning at 1 p.m. followed by a graveside service. Soon as we noted his death on Friday at the age of 62, Friend of Unfair Park LakeWWWooder sent us this photo of Hill at the ... More >>