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Catching Up With Derek Sherinian

October 17, 2011 by  
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If you’re a fan of rock, you’ve undoubtedly heard of premiere rock keyboardist Derek Sherinian. He’s performed with everyone from Dream Theater to Alice Cooper to Buddy Miles and is a current member of supergroup Black Country Communion.

In late September Sherinian released his new album Oceana. We caught up with him to get the scoop.

Interviewed by: Roger Scales
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Glenn Hughes of Black Country Communion

June 6, 2011 by  
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Glenn Hughes (vocalist/bassist from the iconic bands Deep Purple, Black Sabbath and Trapeze) is back at it with his supergroup Black Country Communion. Made up of blues rock guitarist and vocalist Joe Bonamassa, drummer Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin/Foreigner) and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater) the band is gearing up for their U.S. Summer Tour that kicks off in San Diego next week in support of their new album titled 2, set to be released on June 14th.

In our recent interview with Glenn, the living legend talked candidly about his personal journey throughout the years, his drug abuse, his recovery and the impact it’s all had on his music. With the focus then turning to his current project, Black Country Communion (BCC), one of the things we touched on was his new book, Deep Purple And Beyond: Scenes From The Life Of A Rock Star and how it relates to the songwriting on the new BCC album.   Check it all out below.

Interviewed by:  Valerie Nerres

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