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Once a upon a time, Pictures of Innocence released a single in 1983 entitled “No One Crying”/“Love & War,” which unfortunately failed to generate fanfare, subsequently sending the English U.K. band to obscurity in the haze of New Wave’s heyd  More...

Sting may have been the voice behind The Police and the member whom many music fans are most familiar with, however, Guitarist Andy Summers may be regarded as his fellow equally important instrumental spirit that gave character to many of the seminal Engl  More...

Certainly one of the most important bands to have emerged from the Alternative Rock scene in the late ’80s, The Jesus and Mary Chain’s music best characterized the genre Noise Pop; which may be delectably described as an éclair of guitar feedback and  More...

Regarded as a pioneer of what is known now as Alternative Country, Old 97’s is also one of the prolific bands of the genre, releasing eleven studio albums to date. The quartet of Rhett Miller (lead vocals, guitar), Murry Hammond (bass, vocals), Ken Beth  More...

The forthcoming sparkling gem of an album The Night Siren is a fitting follow-up to the veteran muso and guitar-meister’s majestic Wolflight, which was released only two years ago. Steve Hackett, of the Progressive Rock band Genesis’ ’70s golden-age  More...