Boston have announced they will release a new studio album, Life, Love & Hope, December 3 via Frontiers Records. The album, which the band has worked on for more than a decade, is their sixth studio release and the followup to 2002's Corporate America.
Light & Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page is available now at the Guitar World Online Store. This “oral autobiography” of Jimmy Page, the intensely private mastermind behind Led Zeppelin — one of the most enduring bands in rock history — is the most complete and revelatory portrait of the legendary guitarist ever published.
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Forty years is a monumental amount of time for any band to be together, but for Kansas guitarist Richard Williams, the milestone event seems pretty normal. In addition to being an integral part of the success of Kansas — a band with record sales in excess of 15 million — Williams' legacy includes being one of only two members of the band (drummer Phil Ehart being the other) to play on every Kansas album.
On October 15, Queen's touring rock musical, We Will Rock You, kicked off its US tour at Baltimore's France-Merrick Performing Arts Center. Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor were in attendance for opening night — and May even joined the cast on guitar for the show's finale, "We Are the Champions."
Here's another one from the "things I found in my inbox this morning" files. It's a video of country shredder Brad Paisley rehearsing and performing — three times — Van Halen's "Hot for Teacher" with a 6-year-old drummer on Good Morning America earlier this year.