January 11, 2020

Other than Cream, no power trio had more collective talent than Rush. The Canadian rock icons formed in 1968, when Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson were in the their mid-teens, but they would truly become Rush when the late, great Neil Peart joined in '74.

Replacing...

November 26, 2019

Drawing artistic inspiration from singers such as Sam Cooke and Marvin Gaye, Brian Owens is bringing something special to not only the St. Louis area, but far beyond. It's been a remarkably busy year for the Ferguson, Mo. resident, who recently returned from...

August 15, 2019

36 years after The Alarm's "Sixty Eight Guns" reached number 17 on the U.K. Singles Chart, Mike Peters, frontman, is still celebrating milestones. Earlier this year, the Welsh rocker was awarded an MBE by the sovereign of the United Kingdom for his commitment to cancer...

May 15, 2019

Reckless Kelly released its latest studio album, "Sunset Motel," in 2016, but it won't be their newest album for long. The five-piece country-rock band will release a live album, "Bulletproof Live," June 21, and a new studio album isn't far behind....

April 19, 2019

"People who have followed any of our musical projects before Steeples know that, sonically, this band is a huge departure from anything else we’ve made," Eric Phillips, guitarist, notes, in an email, about Steeples' pop sound. The style was likely a surprise to some, a...

April 2, 2019

After becoming one of the most prominent studio guitarists in Israel, Oz Noy decided to set his sites on the U.S. In 1996, he moved to New York City, where he brought his unique brand of jazz, which he admits might not sound like the jazz you're used to. The fusion gui...

February 21, 2019

You could say that Peter Tork (pictured right), who has passed away at the age of 77, was the bassist for The Monkees, and you would be partially correct. That's how it appeared, but he was actually much more.

While the multi-instrumentalist was not the face of the...

February 3, 2019

The late contemporary Christian singer/songwriter Rich Mullins was an original. Despite being an artist in a genre that can often play it safe, Mullins did not. 

While he is known for writing conventional church songs like "Awesome God," Mullins also tackled topics like...

January 24, 2019

Responding to a Twitter handle dedicated to convincing Weezer to cover the Toto classic "Africa," the Los Angeles alt-rockers released their version in May 2018. (The art for the single even features one of the account's tweets to Rivers Cuomo.) What I assumed to be a...

December 10, 2018

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Following the conclusion of the Lovell Sisters in 2010, as Jessica Lovell got engaged and made college plans, her two sisters quickly regrouped to form Larkin Poe the same year.

Rebecca Lovell, lead singer and guitarist, and Megan Lovell, lapsteel g...

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