By Steve Newton One thing you had to love about Lemmy Kilmister–apart from his brain-rattling music–was how good he was at being himself. He wasn’t the type to put on […]
By Steve Newton I interviewed guitar legend Steve Cropper last week, in advance of his gig with Dave Mason in Vancouver this Wednesday, and man was I psyched about that. […]
By Steve Newton Way back in July of 1993 I did my first interview with Dick Dale, the pioneering surf-rock guitarist who passed away two nights ago. I chatted with […]
By Steve Newton Guitar legend Dick Dale has passed away. Here’s my interview with him from 2000.
By Steve Newton The unconfirmed reports circulating earlier today have now been confirmed: Dick Dale, the legendary guitarist whose finger-bleeding fretting style inspired countless guitarists, has died at 81. Dale’s […]
By Steve Newton Back in ’89 I did the first of my five interviews with Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip. He was the coolest.
By Steve Newton Oh man, I freakin’ love the sound of slide guitar. And I especially love it when it’s being created by somebody like Warren Haynes. In case you […]
By Steve Newton Steve Cropper was recently added to the Dave Mason Band tour, which is totally awesome, and not just because he’ll now be appearing with Mason at Vancouver’s […]
By Steve Newton The Coop ruled in the early seventies. 20. “Big Apple Dreamin’ (Hippo)” (Muscle of Love, 1973) 19. “Unfinished Sweet” (Billion Dollar Babies, 1973) 18. “My Stars” (School’s […]
By Steve Newton Aw crap! I interviewed guitar legend Steve Cropper today and forgot to thank him for the guitar solo he did back in ’75 on “Stone Cold Sober”, […]