Will Van Halen release more archive material ?

Van Halen has famously been tight lipped over the course of their long career. In addition to infrequently recording albums, they have also shied away from extensive box sets. While many bands cash in on remastered editions of previous albums by including bonus tracks, previously unreleased songs, and even behind-the-scenes footage, Eddie and company have [...]

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10 ? with Gretchen Menn…Three’s Company!

Fresh off of her set of shows with fellow virtuoso Nili Brosh and the legendary Jennifer Batten , Gretchen Menn called in to catch us up on how that tour went, and a myriad of other cool insights. On this episode of the “10 ? with the Musical Mind” podcast Gretchen and I discuss her [...]

Tom Keifer continues to “RISE” to the occasion.

After forming the legendary rock band Cinderella, Tom Keifer rose to the top of the scene with rock anthems such as “Nobody’s Fool”, “The Last Mile” and well crafted slower fare such as the hit “Heartbreak Station”. In addition to riding the crest of the wave of success, Keifer had more than his share of [...]

Kenny Hickey set to release Silvertomb: Edge of Existence.

With the sad passing of Peter Steele in 2010, the groundbreaking Type O Negative was all but finished. As cornerstones of that act, Kenny Hickey and Johnny Kelly went on to form the Doom Metal outfit Seventh Void. As time went on, Hickey began writing material that he felt called for a bit more orchestrated [...]

Mitch Malloy reacts to Van Halen’s disastrous 1996 “comeback” with David Lee Roth.

In 1996, during the MTV video music awards an astonishing thing happened. To present an award for artist Beck, the mighty Van Halen was introduced to do the honors. As Eddie, Alex and Michael walked out from behind the curtain, just behind them appeared a familiar form. David Lee Roth sauntered onstage with his long-estranged [...]