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Premiere: John Mayall delivers a live one

On February 23, the “Godfather of British Blues,” John Mayall, will release his latest, Three for the Road, an album of live recordings from 2017. Mayall chose to record in Germany because … Read more

Premiere: The Mrs have Somewhere To Go

Drummer and band founder Andra Liemandt started her all-female, four-piece pop/rock band to connect with women like herself—mothers who want it all: personal relationships, careers, marriages and friendships. Though they’re … Read more

Exclusive: Jimmy Chamberlin opens up

As a founding member of one of the biggest and most ambitious rock bands of the “Alternative” era, the Smashing Pumpkins, Jimmy Chamberlin made his mark as an emotive and inventive drummer. … Read more

Exclusive: Happy Birthday, Elmore James!

Elmore James turns 100 on January 27, 2018. Here are ten little-known facts about the most influential slide guitarist of all time (and this magazine’s namesake). By Jim Hynes James … Read more

Various Artists

This is a no brainer—giving coverage to this magazine’s eponym and a tribute marking Elmore James’ 100th birthday.  In the first of what will likely be several tributes to Elmore … Read more

Goodbye…Jim Rodford

  Jim Rodford, bassist for some of the most influential and cutting-edge British groups in the 20th Century, has passed away following a fall. Rodford co-founded Argent in 1969, with … Read more

Light of Day meets Guitar Army

Photos by Arnie Goodman The Guitar Army forayed North to play B.B. King’s and APAP, but the trio made an important detour to Asbury Park, NJ, to play Bob Benjamin’s … Read more

Guitar Army invades Times Square

Photos by Arnie Goodman Get enough gun slingers together, and you’ve built yourself an army. Get these three guitar slingers together and you’ve got the Guitar Army, an equally imposing—if … Read more

Max Weinberg’s Jukebox: Taking Requests

Longtime Bruce Springsteen/E Street Band drummer, and for years the titular head of Conan O’Brien’s TV band, Max Weinberg has introduced a fun wrinkle in his shows: the audience makes requests, … Read more

Light of Day hits the Cutting Room

Photos by Arnie Goodman The eclectic Cutting Room, home to many great acts and also to great causes, once again played host to a Light Of Day concert. What started … Read more