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October 2017

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Sam Getz Interview: Breakout Band Welshly Arms Inspires Us All to Be "Legendary"

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Welshly Arms

Sam Getz is the frontman (lead vocals and guitar) for the up-and-coming rock group Welshly Arms. The Cleveland, Ohio, band has been active since their debut in 2013 with the EP Welcome. The following year, they released a covers EP, and in 2015, an album called Welshly Arms came out on the indie label Position Music.

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September 2017

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Brian Wilson Interview: Beach Boys Icon Talks "Pet Sounds" and "Playback"

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Brian Wilson

Singer, songwriter, musician and record producer Brian Wilson is best known for being the co-founder of the rock band the Beach Boys that formed in 1961. The two-time Grammy Award winner was inducted in the 1988 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and was ranked #12 in Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time” in 2015. The British magazine NME ranked Wilson #8 in its “50 Greatest Producers Ever” list, elaborating “few consider quite how groundbreaking Brian Wilson’s studio techniques were in the mid-60s.” He is often depicted in media as a “genius.”

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August 2017

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Nancy Wilson Interview: Rock Hall of Fame Guitarist Talks Roadcase Royale and Heart Hiatus

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Nancy Wilson

Nancy Wilson, one of the founding members of the legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group Heart, has teamed up with former Prince’s New Power Generation band member and R&B singer Liv Warfield to form the soulful, rock supergroup, Roadcase Royale. The band plan to release their debut album, First Things First, September 22, 2017. In addition to Wilson and Warfield, Roadcase Royale features Ryan Waters (lead guitarist) along with Heart members Chris Joyner (keys), Dan Rothchild (bass) and Ben Smith (drums).

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June 2017

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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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