Daryl Hall and John Oates Get Their Hollywood Star
Almost 45 years after they arrived in Los Angeles, Daryl Hall and John Oates were back to accept a star on the Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame.
The Mystery of a 1969 Jimi Hendrix Photo Gets Solved
We speak to the photographer and subject in this 45-year old photo of a young boy onstage at a Jimi Hendrix concert.
The Day ‘The Return of Kiss’ Tour Hit a Snag
Kiss' biggest and boldest shows yet would unfortunately mark the end of an era.
Def Leppard and Kiss Return With a Fury to the Fabulous Forum
We've got pictures from the recent Def Leppard and Kiss concert at the Forum in Los Angeles.
Derek Trucks Looks Beyond Life With the Allman Brothers Band
The guitarist talks to us about working with his wife, Susan Tedeschi, and being able to play with his heroes.
Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Gives Master Class at Performing Arts High School
Phil Collen recently stopped by an Orange County performing arts high school to deliver a master class.
Kiss May Write New Music for Their Football Team
On Monday, March 10, outside the Honda Center arena in Anaheim, CA, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of Kiss helped unveil the uniforms and cheerleaders for their latest concept/investment, the LA Kiss of the Arena Football League. Stanley also told us the group may write new music for use during the t…
Exclusive: Todd Rundgren On His New Foundation and the Beatles’ Influence
Rock legend and renaissance man Todd Rundgren recently received the highly regarded Les Paul award at the NAMM convention in Southern California. As a songwriter, producer and all-purpose innovator, Rundgren’s legacy splashes across many different platforms. In addition to his vau…
Exclusive: Stevie Nicks Talks About Working With Dave Stewart
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube Stevie Nicks‘ 2011 album ‘In Your Dreams’ marked a solid return for the legendary singer-songwriter. But it wasn’t a total solo project. Nicks received much help from producer Dave Stewart, the former Eurythmics multi-instrumentalis…
The Eagles Soar at Los Angeles’ Newly Refurbished Forum
When it was announced last year that the Eagles would be the first band to play the newly renovated (and formerly “Fabulous”) Forum in Inglewood, Calif., tickets flew out the door. It doesn’t matter that the band has been on an on-again-off-again touring cycle for decades now; t…
Exclusive: Stevie Nicks Talks About Visiting Injured Soldiers
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube Like many rock stars who do good deeds behind the scenes, Stevie Nicks doesn’t talk much about her regular visits to military hospitals to check in on injured soldiers. But on her latest album, 2011’s ‘In Your Dreams,’ Nicks si…
Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Performs at World Music Show
There was plenty of “hysteria” generated at the University of Laverne outside of Los Angeles on Aug. 17 when Def Leppard lead guitarist Phil Collen joined internationally acclaimed cultural artist Yukiko Matsuyama. It was a program entitled “World Music, Rhythm and Blues and a L…