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"We're in San Antonio Texas today and it's been great! The crowds have been really responsive, it's kind of really cool for us because we're the heavier band out here so we kind of stick out so it gives us the chance to go out there and set the bar pretty high; it's been a great tour."... READ ON

"We're a full blown band but it's a singles environment again and we released two of them in the last year; so we do two or three single releases a year. We have an agency in Los Angeles that handles our music in terms of publishing, so it's a serious effort all the way around," says American Nomads lyricist Richard Humann as he discussed the band, their writing process and more. ... READ ON

When you're Franke Previte and you've had success as a front man for the popular 80's group Franke & The Knockouts; what's next? Well in Previte's case you pen two of the most recognizable tunes of a now iconic movie soundtrack, win Academy and Golden Globe Awards for "Best Original Song" and go on in life doing what you love and loving what you do.... READ ON

"I really enjoyed my eight years in Sammy's band; what you see is what you get with Sammy. He's always in a good mood, very optimistic, a great singer, terrific musician; he'd always give us a pep talk and tell us how each year was going to be bigger than the last and he was right. We'd sell more records, play to bigger crowds; I really hated to see it break up."... READ ON








“The blues, for me, made sense of everything,” said Anthony Gomes, a blues artist from Toronto who currently calls St. Louis home. “I love Jimi Hendrix and I love a lot of rock ‘n’ roll music, but when I heard B.B. King it all came together for me. It was sort of like I was on the outside looking in and when I heard the blues I was on the inside for the first time. I understood what was out there and it was a great feeling. So, to me, the blues is the truth.”... READ ON

Collective Soul has recorded, released and performed music for more than 25 years and even though there have been deviations from the original line up they have persevered, adapted and continue to move forward as this current "Now's The Time Tour 2019" supporting their recent release, "Blood" can attest. ... READ ON

"Music seems to last in all shapes and forms and progressive rock will always survive in some shape or form," states Alan White, one of rock's most revered and respected drummers as he discussed "The Royal Affair Tour" which kicked off June 12 in Bethlehem, PA with scheduled stops June 15 at the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City, NJ and June 16 at The PNC Bank Center in Holmdel as well as his long career with YES and more. ... READ ON

"As much as I love the internet, sometimes I think if it just went away; in a lot of ways we'd have a much better society."... READ ON

"I was born the Dallas Fort Worth area of Texas but grew up mostly in the Columbia, MD area but have recently settled a bit south of the Philly area," says blues/funk artist Vanessa Collier who is about to make The Levoy Theater in Millville, NJ her next stop this Saturday June 1. ... READ ON

"The blues for me made sense of everything. I love Jimi Hendrix and I love a lot of rock 'n' roll music but when I heard B.B. King it all came together for me. It was sort of like I was on the outside looking in and when I heard the blues I was on the inside for the first time. I understood what was out there and it was a great feeling; so the blues to me is the truth."... READ ON


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