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Look around, and you will discover interesting facts and great trivia on many singers and bands. You can learn what singer recovered from tuberculosis, what band was obsessed with Nirvana, and what group has members named after serial killers.
Steve Vai - Vai replaced Yngwie Malmsteen in the melodic metal band, Alcatrazz, in 1984. When Vai left the group in 1985 to join David Lee Roth's band, Danny Johnson replaced him. find out more..
Todd Rundgren - Rundgren's single "Time Heals" was the eighth music video to ever air on MTV. Rundgren started a video studio with money he earned producing Meat Loaf's Bat Out Of Hell album, and used that studio to make the video. find out more..
Ryan Adams - He has been labeled a "new Dylan" and "the Kurt Cobain of alt-country." Like both, he claims he doesn't want stardom. find out more..
Billy Gould of Faith No More
Faith No More's bassist, Billy Gould, chats to us about his two new experimental projects, The Talking Book and House of Hayduk, and also shares some stories from the FNM days.
The only Irishman to play at Woodstock (backing Joe Cocker), Henry was an early member of Paul McCartney's band Wings.
He and Eric Clapton are the last surviving members of Derek and the Dominos. Forget what you've heard, and hear the real stories about the "Layla" love triangle, working with Phil Spector, and how the band got their name.
Ken Block of Sister Hazel
Sister Hazel was part of the '90s Southeast scene along with groups like Collective Soul, Hootie and the Blowfish and Better Than Ezra. Ken is their frontman and primary songwriter.