Thin Lizzy and Black Star Riders guitarist Scott Gorham has seen some things in the world of rock and metal. Being in Thin Lizzy since 1974 will do that. He’s been around the block more than most rock stars. So that’s why his conversation with Classic Rock was so enlightening. He went over some pretty […]
From the gritty opening moments showcasing the American indie band scene in all its screaming, sweating, black box rock house glory, to the moments of stillness, and the devastating beauty of dealing with life-altering trauma, my eyes were locked on Darius Marder’s poignant drama SOUND OF METAL until the final frame.
One of, if not the greatest guitarists of all-time has died. Eddie Van Halen, the guitarist for Van Halen has succumbed to throat cancer at the age of 65. TMZ is reporting that the guitarist died earlier today at St. Johns Hospital in Santa Monica. If you’ve listened to rock music at all, at any […]
Martin Birch was one of the most fantastic and genre defining producers. His contributions to bands like Deep Purple, Iron Maiden, Whitesnake, and Rainbow were immeasurable. His death this past weekend shook the rock and metal world to it’s core. After all, who else would have been able to guide bands to the albums he […]
Paranoid. The album by Black Sabbath that might not have invented heavy metal. That honor goes to Black Sabbath and the song “Black Sabbath”. However, it might be the album that drives the most people to the magical and wonderful genre of music known as heavy metal. It has two of the most iconic songs […]
David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen have had a turbulent relationship. Through their time in the band Van Halen, they both have traded verbal jabs, made up, then traded more verbal jabs. Eddie Van Halen is notoriously quiet and reserved in his private life. In the past couple years we’ve gotten more updates from […]