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Tommy Shaw Interview: Styx Blasts Off to Mars on "The Mission"

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Styx

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Tommy Shaw was born in Montgomery, Alabama, on September 11, 1953. He is best known for his work with the rock band Styx (since December 1975), but has played with other groups including Damn Yankees, Shaw Blades, MS Funk and Montgomery-based band Harvest. Styx has had 16 top 40 singles in the US and 4 consecutive albums were certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Hits include “Lady,” “Come Sail Away,” “Renegade,” “Too Much Time on My Hands,” and “Show Me the Way.” Rounding out the Styx lineup are James “JY” Young (vocalist and guitarist), Lawrence Gowan (vocals and keyboards), Todd Sucherman (drums) and Ricky Phillips (bass) along with the occasional appearance by original bassist Chuck Panozzo.

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April 2017

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Mike Rutherford Interview: Genesis Guitarist Talks New Mike + the Mechanics Album

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Mike Rutherford

Mike Rutherford is a founding member of the iconic English rock band Genesis. Genesis has sold 21.5 million RIAA-certified albums in the US, and their worldwide sales are estimated to be between 100 million and 150 million. In 1985, Rutherford formed Mike + the Mechanics to complement rather than replace the hit-making trio of himself, Tony Banks and Phil Collins. The band is known for the hits “All I Need Is a Miracle,” “Over My Shoulder,” “The Living Years” and “Another Cup of Coffee,” to mention a few.

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March 2017

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J Sutta Interview: "If I Were to Do a Pussycat Dolls Reunion, It Would Be for the Fans"

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J Sutta

Jessica Lynn Sutta, also known professionally as J Sutta, is best known as a member of the pop girl group and dance ensemble, the Pussycat Dolls. The Pussycat Dolls achieved worldwide success with hit singles, “Don’t Cha,” “Buttons,” “Stickwitu,” and their first album PCD. In 2010, Sutta left the group and has been pursuing a solo career. Her debut single, “Show Me,” reached number one on the Billboard Dance Club Songs, and her official debut album, I Say Yes, was released March 3, 2017.

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Amy Lee Interview: Evanescence Frontwoman on "Very Unique" Band Project and "Voice from the Stone" Film Music

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Amy Lee

Evanescence frontwoman Amy Lee’s new single “Speak to Me” is the end title theme from the suspense/drama film Voice from the Stone, which will be released April 28, 2017, in limited theaters and VOD everywhere. The haunting thriller set in 1950s Tuscany stars Emilia Clarke, Marton Csokas and Caterina Murino. “Speak to Me” is available for download on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play, and streaming on Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music Unlimited.

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