That time Tommy Aldridge told me why Black Oak Arkansas wasn’t mentioned in his bio

By Steve Newton When it came to hard rock drummers in the '70s, there were a couple who particularly turned my crank. One was Cozy Powell, mainly for his work with Rainbow, and the other was Tommy Aldridge, mainly for his work with Black Oak Arkansas and the Pat Travers Band. (In the '80s he'd … Continue reading That time Tommy Aldridge told me why Black Oak Arkansas wasn’t mentioned in his bio

Prog-rock legend Keith Emerson of Emerson, Lake & Palmer dies at 71

  By Steve Newton It's a very sad day for fans of progressive rock. Keith Emerson, founding member and keyboardist for British trio Emerson, Lake & Palmer, died last night at his home in Santa Monica at the age of 71. According to the Santa Monica police, Emerson suffered a self-inficted gunshot wound to the … Continue reading Prog-rock legend Keith Emerson of Emerson, Lake & Palmer dies at 71