Gentle Giant’s Derek Shulman On the Day They Fired Elton John

There’s that old cliche’, “you never know what’s around the corner.” Bad things can lead to more hard times but usually these watershed moments are roads to learning, discovery and better things in life. When a young Elton John (known by his real name Reginald Kenneth Dwight back then) was […]

Supertramp’s Rick Davies On The Mend Performs With Old Bandmates

  Supertramp’s Rick Davies On The Mend Performs With Old Band-mates. We talked to one of the worlds top Supertramp Archivist David Mendenhall about that recent picture of Rick Davies’ band Ricky and the Rockets getting together for a show in Long Island, New York. The band consists of a […]

Alan Parsons Announces New Album For Early 2019

It’s not an Alan Parsons Project album but it’s pretty close. Parsons told Prog magazine this week to expect a new solo album from him in early 2019. He says the theme will be a familiar one to his longtime fans – Orchestral rock/prog. Alan Parsons Announces New Album For […]

Gentle Giant’s Derek Shulman On The Mentality of Prog Music Fans

Are Prog fans a little different? They certainly seem more passionate about their music. John Beaudin asked Derek Shulman, former lead vocalist of Gentle Giant, about the mindset of Prog fans. Prog fans don’t like the music they play, they devour it. There’s nothing fair-weather about a true Prog fan. […]

Phil Collins Says Genesis Reunion Could Happen With His Son On Drums

Here is another olive branch from the Phil Collins. The singer and former drummer says he’s open to another Genesis Reunion but only if his son Nic plays drums. Last summer, when Nic was 16, the other two guys in Genesis keyboardist Tony Banks and guitarist Mike Rutherford checked out […]

Here’s What I Really Did In My Bedroom In High School – Rock Wall

Privacy is important to any teenager. In the 1970’s I had the pleasure of growing up in the small town of Newcastle (now called Miramichi) New Brunswick. At night I would listen to great New York AM radio stations like WPTR in Albany and WKBW in Buffalo dreaming of someday […]

Lenny Zakatek Wants To Play With Alan Parsons Again (INTERVIEW #5)

INTERVIEW #5 – Lenny Zakatek Wants To Play With Alan Parsons Again The main singer in the Alan Parsons Project was Parsons’ musical partner Eric Woolfson but right behind him was Lenny Zakatek. Here is the rundown Woolfson sang 17 lead vocals, Zakatek 12, John Miles 9 and Chris Rainbow […]

The Police’s Stewart Copeland Says Rush Didn’t Bite Concerning Feud

Stewart Copeland Says Rush Didn’t Bite Concerning Band Feud Dave Lifton just wrote an interesting story about the Police trying to get attention by criticizing Rush during their early days. Police drummer Stewart Copeland is on HDNET this week hosting “Classic Rock Week” and and showing many documentaries on Allman […]