Interview with Steve Vai (Generation Axe) – March 30th, 2016

By Mike Bax This week, a 26-date tour package called Generation Axe began in Seattle at the Paramount Theatre. Gestating from a long standing idea Steve Vai has been nurturing, Generation Axe features five revered guitarists backed by a veteran supporting band jamming together on songs from each of the artists’ repertoire, along with some…

Interview with Joseph Arthur of RNDM – March 10th, 2016

By Mike Bax RNDM, the joint project of Joseph Arthur, Richard Stuverud and Jeff Ament (Pearl Jam) released their wonderful sophomore album Ghost Riding upon the masses just last week, courtesy of Dine Alone Records. A sublime mix of guitars, drums, Mellotron and Moog, the eleven songs on Ghost Riding feel less like a side…