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Some Kind of Wonderful: Grand Funk Railroad stops at Good Life Festival

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | March 16, 2022 Grand Funk Railroad laid the groundwork for mentees Foreigner, Journey, Van Halen and Bon Jovi with its signature rock sound and soulful vocals. The Flint, Michigan, band’s legacy lives...

Out of the Ashes: Phoenix Chorale sings story of rebirth

By Bridgette M. Redman | March 10, 2022 The phoenix has inspired artists, writers, builders and leaders throughout the centuries. The ultimate symbol of rebirth, of hope springing from loss, the mythical desert bird is...

Going Bloody Mad: Yungblud is crazy about his U.S. fans

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | March 10, 2022 With his thick makeup, spiked hair a la a 20-something Robert Smith, and gender-bending clothing, musician Yungblud has been called the “ultimate British rock star.” “It’s gone pretty mental,...

Punk in Drublic: The raucous festival is a genuine good time

By Alex Gallagher | March 8, 2022 Cameron Collins was drinking beer and listening to punk music when he had an aha moment. “I’ve always been a NOFX fan, and I was doing beer festivals,” Collins...

Rock with Heart: The Darkness’ new album is a return to form

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | March 3, 2022 Frankie Poullain’s life is chaotic. He just moved from Somerset, England, a favorite among musicians in the west country, back to London. “It’s that part of the world where...

Set for Flight: Ostrich Festival brings family fun, Grammy winners

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | March 3, 2022 The Four Tops’ Duke Fakir is up for any musical adventure, and this March, that includes the Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival. “We usually play Phoenix, but anywhere else in...

Serving Its Fans: Danish rockers Volbeat play ‘mind’ games on tour

By Alex Gallagher | February 21, 2022 Volbeat drummer Jon Larsen says it felt good to return to the road and shake off the cobwebs. So gratifying that the Danish band is hitting stages again —...

Taking a Stand: Noelle Scaggs wants diversity in the music industry

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | February 21, 2022 Fitz and the Tantrums singer Noelle Scaggs says it’s a joy to return to the road, and she’s looking forward to catching up with friends when the neo-soul...

‘Q&A With a Twist’: Bruce Dickinson takes to the stage to talk, this time

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | February 21, 2022 Bruce Dickinson smiles when he pops on Zoom at the beginning of an interview. The Iron Maiden frontman sits in a Florida hotel room, preparing for his “An Evening...

They’re On Fire: Pyromania celebrates Def Leppard hits and B-sides

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | February 11, 2022 The Def Leppard tribute band Pyromania knows how to promote itself. Two years after Pyromania was founded in 2002, the musicians hosted a Def Leppard fan convention in Las...

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