Posts Tagged ‘On Tour Monthly Exclusive’

JOE SATRIANI ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF “WHAT HAPPENS NEXT”  JANUARY 12TH   Tour features Satriani, John Petrucci (Dream Theater) & Phil Collen (Def Leppard)   These new tracks literally vibrate the soul with an energy rarely found these days. From the dynamic opening track, “Energy”, to the majestic crunch of “Thunder H…

Police-man Still on His Beat An Exclusive Interview with Stewart Copeland – Interview by Craig Hunter Ross – Widely regarded as one of the best rock drummers of all time, former Police stalwart Stewart Copeland grew up the youngest of four sons to a CIA man and his archeologist wife. He spent his formative youth at var…

– Interview by On Tour Monthly/ Photos by James Villa – “Killswitch Engage the Past to Move Into Future” For the first time in their storied careers, the members of Killswitch Engage found themselves at a crossroads. On Jan. 4, 2012 an announcement was made that the group’s powerful voice, Howard Jones, was officially…

– Interview by On Tour Monthly “Switchfoot Making Big Splash with Surf and Turf Outing” The famous Scottish poet Robert Burns once wrote, ‘the best laid plans o’ mice and me often go awry. And leave us nothing but grief and pain, for promised joy.’ The bottom line – no matter how carefully a project is planned, somethi…

– Interview by On Tour Monthly – Jessie Ware is a capricious young singer with a remarkable voice that fortunately was heard in the right place at the time. She was also blessed with friends who recognized her talent and were willing to go the extra mile to help shine a light on her remarkable singing gift. The south L…

– By James Villa – On Tour sits down in Burbank, California with flamenco guitar marvel, Luis Villegas and his band, Heavy Mellow’s love for covering classic heavy metal tunes with traditional Spanish instrumentation.  

– Interview by Vinny Cecolini – “The Unstoppable Momentum of Joe Satriani“ A middle- age woman steps to the front the America’s Got Talent stage for her auditions, picks up her electric cello and briefly speaks with the judges – Sharon  Osbourne, Howie Mandel and Piers Morgan. She puts bow to cello and began to play a…

Discovery Park (Sacramento, CA) – Words and Photos by James Villa – There’s no doubt that the rock and roll scene is on major overload when it comes to music festivals. All sorts of cities across the fruited plain have gotten on the bandwagon this year. Some were simply outstanding while others, well. Count the relativ…