KSLX Blogs

Eric Clapton leads musical farewell at Jack Bruce’s funeral

Eric Clapton led a musical tribute to Jack Bruce at his former Cream bandmate’s funeral in North London earlier today, singing the Beatles‘ ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ with help from the friends and family who were in attendance. Bruce, who passed away on Oct. 25 as a result of liver disease, was also mourned by Cream drummer Ginger Baker, band lyricist ... Read More »

Van Halen reportedly mixing new album

If the rumors are true, then we may be hearing a new Van Halen album sometime real soon. According to Melodic Rock, “the new Van Halen album is complete and the songs recorded are now in the mixing stage.” The information comes from “reliable sources,” but as the site notes, “As has been the case in the past, everything concerning ... Read More »

November Is…

THE KSLX TURKEY DRIVE NOVEMBER 12TH!   HELP OUT AND DONATE A TURKEY!!! Month: Aviation History Month Child Safety Protection Month International Drum Month National Adoption Awareness Month National Epilepsy Month National Model Railroad Month NAtional Novel Writing Month Native American Heritage Month Peanut Butter Lovers Month Real Jewelry Month National Sleep Comfort Month Week Celebrations: Week 1 Chemistry Week ... Read More »

Roxy Music Announce Their Breakup

While Roxy Music‘s new-millennium reunion didn’t get as much attention as other, more high-profile, comebacks over the past 15 years, up until a few years ago, they were still working together. But it looks like they’ve called it quits for good this time. According to guitarist Phil Manzanera, the group probably won’t be performing together again. “I don’t think we’re going to ... Read More »

Led Zeppelin Are *Not* Losing The “Stairway Lawsuit.”

Interesting to read all the reports online about the lawsuit brought forth by the family of the late Randy California of Spirit. For those unaware, Spirit has a song called “Taurus.” A part of the song was most-likely lifted by Zeppelin for “Stairway.” I don’t think anyone believes Zep were above “borrowing” the musical phrase. Let’s face it…they have shown ... Read More »

And So…It Begins!

What can I say? The welcome, has been overwhelming! Thank you so much for the all of e-mails & calls this week. I couldn’t be happier to be here at KSLX, and hosting “The Rock Zone,” every night before Alice Cooper. I have some fun ideas. Let’s see if the bosses let me get away with them 😉 That’s for ... Read More »