10 ? with Jeff Pilson.

The End machine is an exciting new project from a group of musicians that have experienced success previously both together and apart. Consisting of guitarist George Lynch, drummer Mick Brown, vocalist Rob Mason, and bassist Jeff Pilson. Due in late March, The End machine has released their first single, Alive Today. It shows these guys [...]

Jupiter in Velvet…it’s a “Beautiful New Day” for music lovers.

Everything we do is shaped to some degree by who we are and what we have been through. This can be especially evident in music, as the artist's choices of expression shine a direct light on their outlook. The man who would reinvent himself as Jupiter in Velvet has had a twisty road indeed, veering [...]

Claude Léonetti and the mysterious Léode.

Having stumbled across the French progressive band Lazuli, I found myself recently perusing some of the bands music online. Lazuli released their self-titled debut album in 1999, and in the ensuing twenty years have mastered ethereal, dreamy prog atmospheres. The fact that they sing exclusively in their native French adds to the mystique; an element [...]

10 ? with Ed Wynne

I don't remember exactly when I became aware of Ozric Tentacles, but it had to be somewhere between the late eighties to early nineties. A good friend and I ravenously dived into the collection of this truly unique group. Formed by guitarist/keyboardist Ed Wynne in 1983, Ozric Tentacles has churned out amazing soundscapes ever since. [...]