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Has Alex Lifeson Played His Last Solo?

Has Alex Lifeson Played His Last Solo?

Rush guitarist explains why he has only one spotlight performance on Envy of None album. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Alan Parsons to Release New Album, 'From the New World'

Alan Parsons to Release New Album, 'From the New World'

Listen to lead track "Uroboros" featuring Styx’s Tommy Shaw. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
David Coverdale Originally Wrote 'Is This Love' for Tina Turner

David Coverdale Originally Wrote 'Is This Love' for Tina Turner

It wasn't until guitarist John Sykes added his "embellishments" that Coverdale realized it could be a Whitesnake song. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Damon Johnson: 'Songwriting Has Begun' on New Brother Cane Album

Damon Johnson: 'Songwriting Has Begun' on New Brother Cane Album

Frontman discusses what's in store for the reactivated '90s rockers in an exclusive conversation with UCR. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Why Alan White Hung Up When John Lennon Called

Why Alan White Hung Up When John Lennon Called

Here’s what the recently deceased drummer once told UCR about his work alongside the former Beatle. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Andy Fletcher, Founding Member of Depeche Mode, Dead at 60

Andy Fletcher, Founding Member of Depeche Mode, Dead at 60

Multi-instrumentalist "had a true heart of gold," bandmates write in tribute. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Odd Couples: How John Lennon Helped David Bowie Tackle 'Fame'

Odd Couples: How John Lennon Helped David Bowie Tackle 'Fame'

One song led to another at Electric Lady Studios in January 1975. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Alan White, Drummer for Yes and John Lennon, Dies at 72

Alan White, Drummer for Yes and John Lennon, Dies at 72

Prog band's longest-tenured member also played with George Harrison, Joe Cocker and Ginger Baker. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Austin Butler Rushed to Hospital After 'Elvis' Filming Wrapped

Austin Butler Rushed to Hospital After 'Elvis' Filming Wrapped

Six months immersed in the King's ways eventually took its toll. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
What Steve Jones Doesn't Like About Sex Pistols TV Series

What Steve Jones Doesn't Like About Sex Pistols TV Series

'Pistol' is based on his memoir but it maintains one of guitarist's "bugbears." Continue reading… ... Continue Reading