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Midge Ure of Ultravox Talks Highly Influential Career & Current Tour With Paul Young (INTERVIEW)

To paraphrase the singer, if you don’t know what a Midge Ure is, you’ll find out soon enough. A virtual musical god in the UK, Midge Ure is the voice behind some of Ultravox’s biggest ...

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Jake Shimabukuro’s Mission To Make The Ukulele Cool (INTERVIEW)

If you still think the ukulele is not cool, then you haven’t heard it in the hands of Jake Shimabukuro. One minute it can sound like a lush lullaby, like the waves hitting the shores ...

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Foreigner Bassist Rick Wills Talks Upcoming ‘Then and Now’ Reunion Show (INTERVIEW)

Being in the right place at the right time definitely has its advantages; but to go the next step with your stroke of good luck takes talent, determination and passion for what it is that ...

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Emily Kinney Evolves From ‘Walking Dead’ to Flourishing Singer-Songwriter (INTERVIEW)

On first glance, Emily Kinney’s songs are sweet and bubbly; but when you give them another go-round, especially those on her upcoming album, Oh Jonathan, out next month, the layers start peeling open like a ...

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Singer-Songwriter Elijah Newman Heads For Sonic Glory on Fifth Album (INTERVIEW)

Singer-songwriter Elijah Newman is in the process of preparing his fifth record for release and if the first single/video is any indication, it’s going to continue to jump down the rabbit hole of Newman’s emotions ...

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Gomez’ Ben Ottewell Talks 20 Years of ‘Bring It On’ (INTERVIEW)

Can you remember what you were doing twenty years ago? The band Gomez does and they set about making a celebration about it. Back then, they were a newly formed band, recording their first album, ...

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Frank Bello of Anthrax Talks Slayer Tour & New DVD ‘Kings Among Scotland’ (INTERVIEW)

With the release in April of their new live DVD, Kings Among Scotland, and a big tour with Slayer happening as we speak, it looks like there are no signs that Anthrax is slowing down. ...

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David Bromberg Recaptures His Magic On ‘The Blues, The Whole Blues & Nothing But The Blues’ (INTERVIEW)

“I really had a great time the last time I was in Baton Rouge but this time I’ve got my band with me so it makes a big difference.” For a singer-songwriter like David Bromberg, ...

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Welsh Singer-Songwriter Judith Owen Reimagines Classic Covers On ‘redisCOVERed’ (INTERVIEW)

Judith Owen is a woman of many hashtags: singer, songwriter, arranger, pianist, wife, daughter, sister, lover of dogs, resident of New Orleans, world traveler and Welsh. She has so many things in her palette that ...

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Jonathan Davis of Korn Pulls Listeners Into New Direction With Debut Solo LP ‘Black Labyrinth’ (INTERVIEW)

When you’re in a busy, non-stop band like Korn, it’s sometimes hard to find blocks of time to work on anything but your main band. For singer/songwriter Jonathan Davis, he’s been sitting on his solo ...

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