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Lee Zimmerman

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  • 4 years ago

    There are some artists who can't escape their past, no matter how hard they try. Paul Simon is inextricably linked to Simon & Garfunkel. Robert Plant will always be the tousle-haired, bare-chested vocalist of Led Zeppelin. John Fogerty will never ...

  • 4 years ago

    By the mid-'90s, Simon Le Bon, John Taylor and the other Duran Durans were long past "Rio" and even "Come Undone," and grasping for anything that would put them back on course. Yet subsequent albums such as the covers collection Thank You and Meda...

  • 4 years ago

    It's not surprising that the majority of Yonder Mountain String Band's catalog is culled from live performances. A leading proponent of the so-called "newgrass" phenomenon (think The Dead or Phish), the band couples guitars with banjos, bouzouki a...

  • 5 years ago

    Hmmm. If you've never heard of I Set My Friends on Fire before, it's two Miami homeboys — Matt Mihana and Nabil Moo — who used to play around South Florida as We Are the Cavalry. The music on their first project as ISMFOF, 2008's You C...

  • 6 years ago

    Stifle yourself, Steve Earle. Lower that middle finger, Hank III. Take another hit from that spliff, Willie Nelson. And then all of you step aside. When it comes to insurgency, you guys pale compared to that cantankerous country crooner David Alla...

  • 8 years ago

    Forget the Foo Fighters. The true champ when it comes to blending melody and mayhem is a tumultuous trio known as Dinosaur Jr. The prototypical hard-core heroes were making heads bop and torsos flail back when Dave Grohl was still taking his cues ...