Greetings from Bunezuela: A Chat with Longtime Cheap Trick Drummer Bun E. Carlos

Greetings from Bunezuela: A Chat with Longtime Cheap Trick Drummer Bun E. Carlos

In today’s fast-paced culture addicted to instant gratification, some things take time — months, years and sometimes decades. Case in point: Greetings from Bunezuela!, the debut solo album by legendary Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos. But before you think it’s a drummer’s fantasy come alive, learn this: the record is rather a snapshot of […]

Top 11 Songs About Rock N’ Roll

Top 11 Songs About Rock N’ Roll

Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards. – Keith Richards Below,  enjoy Frank Mastropolo’s new Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Songs, but note: The absence of Bob Seger’s “Old Time Rock and Roll” is not an egregious omission, but a conscious choice. You see, that song appeared on our Top 11 Geezer Songs list […]

Chuck Berry Wishes Himself a Happy 90th Birthday with Announcement of First LP in 38 Years, ‘Chuck’

Chuck Berry Wishes Himself a Happy 90th Birthday with Announcement of First LP in 38 Years, ‘Chuck’

Today, October 18, is the 90th birthday of legendary rock icon Chuck Berry. How better to celebrate than by announcing a new record? That’s precisely what Berry did, as a collection of new, original songs will be released in 2017. Naturally, the album — Berry’s first batch of new music since 1979’s Rock It — […]