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July 2011 Archives

Phil Collen’s Manraze – an amazing new record

posted by Chris Epting

Phil Collen, lead guitarist for Def Leppard, is readying the release on August 2nd of an album by Manraze – a trio he fronts along with ex-Sex Pistol Paul Cook and Simon Laffy. I had an early listen a few […]

Paul Stanley on KISS – “A Timeless Truth”

posted by Chris Epting

I spoke with Paul Stanley recently when he and Gene Simmons took part in an event that helped create some conversational unity across the planet. It was called “Kiss Live and Global” and the event was presented and hosted by […]

Concrete Blonde’s Johnette Napolitano talks about live stream concert

posted by Chris Epting

This Sunday, July 31, seminal band Concrete Blonde will take the stage in the California high desert town of Joshua Tree for a one-of-a-kind live event that will be streamed online for ticket buying fans through Live at Rancho […]

On the loss of my friend, Dan Peek, from America

posted by Chris Epting

I just learned that my friend, Dan Peek, one of the original three members of the band America died today at the age of 60. I’m stunned. He was a gentle, talented, funny and wonderfully gifted man. I’m at a […]

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Jason Bonham - Whole Lotta Love for his dad
I had the pleasure of interviewing Jason Bonham last week - what a life has he has had. [youtube][/youtube]  

posted 4:11:20pm Oct. 31, 2011 | read full post »

Gene Simmon and Shannon Tweed Make It Official
Recently, Kiss legend Gene Simmons tied the knot with his longtime paramour. I had the chance to speak with his kids about it...    

posted 10:32:30pm Oct. 26, 2011 | read full post »

Updates! Meet John Cooper from Skillet
Sorry to have been so quiet lately - lots of books deadlines to hit - BUT - I have had the pleasure lately of chatting with some interesting musicians - in particular, John Cooper from the Christian Rock band, Skillet - [youtube]

posted 9:28:22pm Sep. 29, 2011 | read full post »

Mike Portnoy remembers 9/11
Recently, I spoke with legendary drummer Mike Portnoy (Dream theater, Liquid Tension Experiment, Transatlantic and now Adrenaline Mob) about his 9/11 memories. Mike shared not just his thoughts on where he was, but a strange coincidence that took place that day, as well. It's all recounted here i

posted 3:35:52pm Sep. 06, 2011 | read full post »

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