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by Justin Gaines - Senior Columnist/News Editor – Editorial Commentary – I was driving around recently, listening to Saxon (a fairly regular occurrence), when the title track to their 1981 album Denim and Leather came on. It’s one of those signature metal anthems with a chorus [...]
by Alissa Ordabai - Senior Columnist – Jon Lord: 1941 – 2012 Jon Lord took you outside of the mundane, the familiar, and the clichéd. Where rock guitar in the 60′s was busy constructing and establishing the essential, basic paradigms of the genre, his keyboard gave it extra [...]
by Alissa Ordabai Staff Writer – If there is one thing technology has done for regular music fans over the last 10 years, it’s made them more independent. Or at least less subordinate to the labels, the music press, TV, and radio – the traditional bastions of control of almost all access [...]