Steve Lukather: All the Deaths In Rock Have Hurt – Interview #15

Check out the video below (16) Toto’s Steve Lukather Says All The Rock Deaths have Changed His Perspective on Live In 2016 we felt like we were doing an tribute/obituary at least once a week. And the two years since haven’t been much better. Steve Lukather and I talked about […]

Jefferson Airplane/Starship Co-Founder Marty Balin Dead at 76

Jefferson Airplane Co-Founder Marty Balin Dead at 76 He played a main role in the San Francisco bands sound in the 60’s and in the follow-up band Jefferson Starship singing lead vocals and writing on the latter’s “Miracles” from 1975. Balin was the chief songwriter on Jefferson Airplane’ debut album […]

Cranberries Dolores O’Riordan Died By Drowning

Cranberries Dolores O’Riordan Died By Drowning That’s the official word from the London coroner today. The Guardian is reporting that a hotel maid found the singer submerged face-up in a bathtub on January 15 of this year. The coroner reported that O’Riordan’s blood alcohol level was four times the legal […]

Aretha Franklin “Queen Of Soul” Dead At 76 – Our Tribute

Aretha Franklin “Queen Of Soul” Dead At 76 It was reported a few days ago  that the singer was gravely ill surrounded by family in Detroit and that she had been battling cancer since 2010. Roger Freidmann of Showbiz 411 Column, said: “Aretha is surrounded by family and people close […]

Caleb Quaye Remembers His Elton John Band mate Roger Pope

Caleb Quaye Remembers His Elton John Band-mate Roger Pope (Interview #3) To most the ultimate Elton John Band are the guys who created most of the seventies hits. That’s Elton with guitarist Davey Johnstone, drummer Nigel Olsson and Dee Murray on Bass (He died in 1992). From “Honky Chateau” in […]

Bay City Rollers Bassist Alan Longmuir Dead at 70 – We Look Back

He was certainly part of a phenomenon in the 70’s. They were not exactly a rockers delight but it was hard to ignore Scotland’s Bay City Rollers in 1975-76 in North American and even earlier in the U.K. It was actually Alan Longmuir who formed the Bay City Rollers with […]

INTERVIEW – Eddie Money Remembers His Hero Music Promoter Bill Graham

#2 – INTERVIEW – Eddie Money Remembers His Hero – Concert Promoter Bill Graham It takes many people to get an artist’s career off the ground but for Eddie Money one name stands out and he was a legendary concert promoter with a big influence on the history of Rock […]

Vinnie Paul, Legendary Drummer for Pantera & Damageplan, Dead at 54

Vinnie Paul, Legendary Drummer for Pantera & Damageplan, Dead at 54 This came as a big surprise for many metal fans. The following statement was released last night, “Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away,” reads a statement on the Pantera Facebook page. “Paul is best known for […]

Blues Brothers Guitarist Matt ‘Guitar’ Murphy Dead at 88

Blues Brothers Guitarist Matt ‘Guitar’ Murphy Dead at 88 An incredible blues guitarist that mainstream audiences first got to know when he played fictionalized version of himself in the 1980 Blues Brothers film playing opposite Aretha Franklin. Remember that famous scene where Aretha warns him about going on the road […]

Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist & Singer Danny Kirwan Dead at 68

Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist & Singer Danny Kirwan Dead at 68 He played on albums like, ‘Then Play On’ (1969), ‘Kiln House’ (1970), ‘Future Games’ (1971), ‘Bare Trees’ (1972) Mick Fleetwood released the following statement on his Facebook page, “Today was greeted by the sad news of the passing of […]