For Mojave Desert native Jeff Cotton, working with psych-rock legend Captain Beefheart was a literal gut punch.
Not only does Mackay’s story incorporate that of the “three musicians,” but he also moved to become an accomplished composer, delving into library music and soundtracking.
The Human Expression could’ve had it all, but their music doesn’t allow you to mope or dwell on what could’ve been. They married psychedelic rock with garage rock and gave us just enough timeless hits to remember them by. They were here for a good time, not a long time, and it shows.
If you have an audiophile comrade who happens to be one of 20,000 people who purchased this set, get into their man cave and hear this for yourself. Believe me, the Jimi Hendrix UHQR gets you experienced.
Recently, I caught up with Kent Stump of veteran doom outfit, Wo Fat. Among other things, we touch on Wo Fat’s most recent record, The Singularity, Kent’s musical origins, his thoughts on the industry, what’s next, and a whole lot more.
Recently, we caught up with Jack McEwan of the Psychedelic Porn Crumpets. Among other things, we touch on how the Psychedelic Porn Crumpets are kicking off 2022, the band’s stunning new record, and a whole lot more.
What do you do when your father is the drummer of a band which pioneered an entire genre for decades to come, and who spawned countless artists to follow? You carry on that legacy is what you do.
There is a tremendous amount of history to cover when it comes to The Moody Blues, from the invention of Prog Rock to the mid-70s break, and subsequent rocky reunion, and a whole lot more. John was an absolute pleasure to speak to, and we cover it all in this career-spanning interview.
Very few drummers have impacted Rock and Heavy Metal music in the way Carmine Appice has. Carmine is a rare case of a drummer that has transcended genres, and generations, and in the process, has influenced droves of musicians who came after him.
Vanilla Fudge is a band that has paved the way for Psychedelic Rock for many bands such as Uriah Heep, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, and Yes. By arranging songs in a manner meant to be a slowed-down trippy experience, Vanilla Fudge surely has made its mark in Rock history.