Deep Purple & Judas Priest Set For Summer Co Headline Tour Plus We look at Other 2018 Rock Pairings

Deep Purple & Judas Priest Set For Summer Co-Headline Tour Tickets for this North American tour go on sale this Friday April 27th at LiveNation.com but since Citi is the official pre-sale credit card their offering pre-sale tomorrow Tuesday the 24th. The tour kick off August 21 in Cincinnati, OH […]

Tears For Fears to Release First New Album in 14 years

Consequence of Sound have reported some great news. Following the release of their first new song in 13 years, “I Love You But I’m Lost”, last year Roland Orizaba and Curt Smith will have a new album out this year…probably by the fall. The became one of the biggest bands […]

INTERVIEW – Mark Farner & Don Brewer Remember Early Grand Funk Fame

I wonder if someone asked that original trio Mark Farner, Don Brewer and Mel Shacker and later Craig Frost if they’d done everything there was to do in Rock and Roll…the good and the bad if they’d even have to look at that list. This is part two of a […]

Swedish Producer Avicii Dead At 28

So far his cause of death is unknown – look for an update in the description in of this video. His reps released the following statement, “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii, He was found dead in Muscat, Oman […]

INTERVIEW – What Seed The Beach Boys Planted Into the Band America & A Lucky Janet Jackson Sample

In the last 35 years in radio I’ve easily interviewed over 3-4 thousand artists and I’ve kept everything on old reel-to-reels or cassette tapes. We are slowly digitizing them now. One of my favorite interviews was with two of the three members of America. First I interviewed Gerry Beckley and […]

INTERVIEW: Kayak’s Ton Scherpenzeel: How They Almost Broke Up

Kayak have just released their 17th album appropriately titled “Seventeen.” We talked to their leader and only original member left Ton Scherpenzeel. John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 35 years and a music journalist since 1989. He graduated from Broadcasting school as a […]

INTERVIEW: Glenn Frey’s Brother On Dealing With Negative Eagles Press

This is part three of our five-parter on our conversations with Glenn’s younger brother Alan. A few years ago I was interviewing a well known artist and he said something to me that has always stayed with me. I’m not going to share his name but he said, “I know […]

INTERVIEW: Does Bill Champlin Feel Free From Chicago?

INTERVIEW – We asked Bill Champlin if He Feels Free of Chicago? He was in the band almost 30 years. PRE-ORDER BILL CHAMPLIN & WUNDERGROUND “BLEEDING SECRETS” AT WWW.BILLCHAMPLIN.COM CHECK OUT A SAMPLE OF THESE NEW BILL CHAMPLIN ‘WUNDERGROUND’ TUNES https://soundcloud.com/tamarachamplinband/the-only-way-down-bill-champlins-wunderground https://soundcloud.com/tamarachamplinband/imaginary-friend-bill-champlin-wunderground John Beaudin has been in major market radio […]