A signature pink Stratocaster, charismatic allure and uncompromising vision distinguish Tyler Bryant from his peers, but his legacy may well be defined as a torchbearer for rock ‘n’ roll’s next generation.
By unwittingly gifting his son Graham a Les Paul guitar for Christmas at the age of seventeen, Brad Whitford, of Aerosmith fame, started his son down the path to his own success.
Recently, I caught up with ever-versatile drummer Brian Griffin of The Black Crowes. As The Crowes’ newest drummer, Griffin is tasked with not only celebrating The Black Crowes’ storied past, but he’s already proving to be an integral cog in their feature endeavors as well.
White, a player famous for slinging a class ‘57 Gibson Gold-Top, chooses to bask in humble adoration for the simplest things in his musical life. Things like gentle chord changes, easy action up and done the fretboard, and the whimsical follies of blues riffs.
I was recently joined by veteran four-stringer Tony Stevens for a chat where, among other things, we touch on the formation of two of blues-rock’s most seminal acts in Savoy Brown and Foghat, the lifecycle of Midnight Flyer, Foghat’s 90s and early 2000s reunion, what’s next for Slow Ride, and a whole lot more.
Led Zeppelin, in my opinion, is rock music’s most legendary band, one which has no equal and probably never will. Attempting to rank their albums could be seen as a fool’s game, but still, I’ve endeavored to do so.
With his late ’58 Gibson Goldtop slung over his shoulder, Clem Clempson’s voice still reverberates through the annals of Rock history. Once forgotten, but now, waiting to be discovered by legions of new fans throughout new eras.