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The Long Run: Don Felder Talks Soundtrack of Summer Tour, Eagles Highlights and More

Former Eagles guitarist/songwriter and multi Grammy award winner Don Felder is not one to just rest on his laurels. Felder is currently out on the road along with Styx and Foreigner in what’s being billed “The Soundtrack of Summer” tour.

I spoke with Felder about The Soundtrack of Summer, his early years with The Eagles and much more.

Joe Perry Talks Aerosmith, Touring with Slash and His Upcoming Autobiography

Since their start in the early Seventies — when they were fixtures of Boston's vibrant music scene — Aerosmith have sold more than 150 million albums, garnered countless awards (including four Grammys) and have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Guitarist Jeff Rains Discusses His New Album, 'From The Ashes'

The new album, which will be released June 17, features more of the melodic hard rock sound Rains has become known for. Tracks like “Radio Song," “Better Man” and “Believe” delve deep into Rain’s psyche while tracks like “Hero” cross over into a more mainstream arena. From The Ashes even includes a dynamic cover of Kanye West's “Heartless."

Zane Carney Talks Solo Albums, Musicvox Guitars and Working with John Mayer

Guitarist Zane Carney’s musical journey started from an early age. Following a successful four-year stint as a star on a Nineties sitcom, the former child actor dabbled with guitar before deciding to retire from the acting craft to begin seriously honing his guitar skills.

'I'll Have Some of That!' — Joey Sykes Talks Babys Reunion and Working with Wally Stocker

With a string of hits including "Isn't It Time," "Every Time I Think of You" and "Back On My Feet Again," the Babys' brand of classic rock/power pop played a huge part in the musical transition of the late Seventies. Following their breakup in 1981, members of the band went on to achieve continued success — Jonathan Cain with Journey, Ricky Phillips with Styx and original singer John Waite as a solo artist and with Cain and Phillips in Bad English.

California Breed: Guitarist Andrew Watt Discusses His New Trio with Glenn Hughes and Jason Bonham

The band's self-titled debut, which was produced by Dave Cobb (Jamey Johnson, Rival Sons), was recorded live and direct to tape. And while you will find several examples of Watt's six-string prowess throughout the disc, you'll also discover that Watt is just as comfortable when he’s falling back into riffs and rhythm work.

Guitarist Brad Gillis Talks New Night Ranger Album, 'High Road'

For the band’s new album, High Road, which will be released June 10, Night Ranger take us back to their roots — a time when inspired songwriting, huge guitar riffs and harmony solos and vocals ruled the airwaves. It's a formula that never gets old.

Mushroomhead's J Mann and Church Discuss New Album, 'The Righteous & The Butterfly'

Mushroomhead fans can rejoice! The influential industrial metal band celebrates its 20th anniversary with a brand new studio album, The Righteous & The Butterfly.

'In My Soul': Robert Cray Discusses His New Album, Seeing Jimi Hendrix and the Power of the Blues

Widely recognized as one of the greatest blues guitarists of our time, Robert Cray has pretty much done it all in his four decades of making music. Cray has written songs or shared the stage with Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Johnny Copeland and Eric Clapton.

Song in My Head: String Cheese Incident Guitarist Bill Nershi Talks New Music

It’s been nearly nine years since the String Cheese Incident released their last album, One Step Closer. While the jam band may not have “technically” released any new material during that time, they’ve continued to write and perform new music for fans who’ve been following them since their formation in the Colorado ski towns of Crested Butte and Telluride in 1993.