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How Blue Öyster Cult Came to Be

Lead singer Eric Bloom talks about the band’s late manager/producer Sandy Pearlman and their major label deals. More cowbell!

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12 Finest Male Blue-Eyed Soul Singers

Our writer loves few things more than a great blue-eyed soul singer. Here he offers up what he believes are the dozen finest.

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Label Exec Reflects on Signing John Lennon to Solo Deal

Mike Sigman interviews many execs who shaped the industry, in a book for HITS magazine. In our excerpt: former Geffen Records chief Eddie Rosenblatt discusses signing John Lennon and the fateful night of December 8, 1980

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Nancy Wilson of Heart: An Intimate Conversation

For more than four decades, she has co-led Heart. Now, she’s on to something new altogether. We speak with one of rock’s great frontwomen.

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Remembering Jimi Hendrix in Greenwich Village

Guitar World magazine’s Founding Editor heard and met Hendrix in 1966 in Greenwich Village, where he believes the guitar icon truly developed

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Joe Walsh Interview: Paying It Back for Veterans

Walsh: “I had played a lot of functions for other people, friends and stuff for various charities they were involved with. But I never had my own.”

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The Wit and Wisdom of Graham Parker

The British songwriter tells about acting in a Judd Apatow film, how he builds a setlist and his real life This is Spinal Tap moment with one of its stars

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Founder Talks Arena Rock

In this 2016 interview, Paul O’Neill shared his concerns about rock’s future despite his act’s phenomenal success. “One of the magical things about music…”

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10 Classic Rock Covers by Metal Bands

Metal bands are not known for tackling other artists’ material. Someone forgot to tell that to Van Halen, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden and several others.

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Bert Berns: The Ecstatic Agony of a Producer/Songwriter

It’s billed as “the greatest untold story of rock ‘n’ roll,” about the man who wrote “Twist and Shout” and “Piece of My Heart” and produced “Brown Eyed Girl”

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