April Wine Co Founder Jim Henman Has No Regrets On Leaving Band

April Wine Co-Founder Has No Regrets About Leaving Before The Big Time Jim Henman goes way back with April Wine Leader Myles Goodwyn. They were both in a band called Woodies Termites in the mid-sixties in Nova Scotia, Canada. Then along with Jim’s cousin David and Ritchie Henman they formed […]

Fleetwood Mac Say They Had No Choice in Firing Lindsey Buckingham

When it was announced that Buckingham was fired a few weeks ago my first thought was, “at least he’s not dead,” since we’ve lost so many rockers especially in the last three years. Their singer guitarist has not made a statement yet but the band certainly has. They each talked […]

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 – Mark Farner On The Drama Behind Grand Funk’s “Bad Time”

This is part one of a 12 part series on Grand Funk/Grand Funk Railway featuring our exclusive interviews with drummer and singer Don Brewer and former lead singer and guitarist Mark Farner. Three rockers from Flint, Michigan who would with at least 6 gold and as many Platinum albums..some went […]

Huey Lewis And The News Cancel Tour After Singer Suffers Hearing Loss

The 67-year-old singer has been hit hard with Meniere’s disease, an inner ear condition. He says he feels “horrible” about the cancellations. The band had to cancel all remaining tour dates this year. Lewis posted the following statement on Twitter, saying: “Two and a half months ago, just before a […]

Robert Lamm Says Chicago Could Go On Without Original Members

Lamm talked to Billboard magazine to promote VI Decades Live (This Is What We Do) their new four CDs and a DVD that highlights material from 1964-2014. The set features their famous 1970 Isle of Wight Festival show. Lamm says a lot of the material was thought to be inferior […]

Charlie Watts says David Bowie wasn’t a “musical genius”

First the long time drummer for the Rolling Stones said that said that it wouldn’t “bother” him if the band broke up. The band announced some dates for a UK and Ireland tour this week – their first there in five years. In an interview with The Guardian he said […]

Robert Plant On Board for Zeppelin’s 50th – What Could Happen?

Robert Plant “On Board” for Led Zeppelin 50th Anniversary Celebration He was not always too eager to talk about all things Zeppelin but now the lead voice of the band want’s to do something to celebrate besides that collaborative photo book that coming out later this year. He told the […]

Jimmy Page Says Zeppelin Is Dead but Expect Archival Live album

As for any further new activity from Led Zeppelin Page told Planet Rock “I very much doubt it,” You’ve just got to face facts. We’ve gone past the 10th anniversary of the O2 [show], where we managed to do one serious concert. That’s the only thing that we’ve done for […]