Neil Peart was a thinking man’s octopus behind a massive drum and percussion kit that he played with blazing speed and peerless precision.
Two recent biographies take very different approaches as they revel in the wild lives and examine the distinctive songs of two of rock music’s most enigmatic figures: Lou Reed and Warren Zevon.
At a time when a number of established music venues in the Boston area have closed, Club Passim continues to thrive, thanks to the loyal grass-roots support it has enjoyed over six decades.
The turf war for the bodies and souls of Montana’s Jews makes for an engaging inter-tribal drama.
The hit 1969 song “The Spirit in the Sky” by Malden’s own Norman Greenbaum is the inspiration for one of several new works of public art.
Prog legend Rick Wakeman is grumpy — becoming a septuagenarian means he can no longer party like it’s 1969.
The Waterboys has always existed as Mike Scott’s vehicle for his egalitarian musical vision.
Jethro Tull founder Ian Anderson brings the group’s classics to Medford’s Chevalier Theatre on September 11.
A talk with Dave Mason, a R&R Hall of Famer who will be performing with Electric Hot Tuna at the Wilbur.
With the release of her second solo album, Tal Wilkenfeld has become more than a bass virtuoso: she’s a sensitive songwriter, expressive singer, and capable guitarist.