Zach Zunis on brush with Cash

Since our last post, we have been thinking about guitarist Zach Zunis. Like Mike Flanigin, Zunis could be a mere footnote in the Devils’ story despite filling a critical role in the band for several months. And let’s be clear: For some people, the Zach Zunis version of the band was the one they sawContinue reading “Zach Zunis on brush with Cash”

Classic Rock: Finding the real story in the grooves

With Classic Rock 195 now out in the U.S. — the U.K. Queen cover replaced by Slash — The Red Devils’ story is being read by more people than ever before. Seeing high praise from Billy Gibbons and Rick Rubin, not to mention the Mick Jagger and Johnny Cash connections, it is hard to fathom theContinue reading “Classic Rock: Finding the real story in the grooves”

Rubin bio gives hints of producer at work

Simply calling Rick Rubin a “producer” misses what has made him such an important modern musical figure: He has been a guru, shaman, caretaker, curator, therapist and friend for many artists, coaxing some to produce their greatest music ever. What he does simply cannot be reproduced. Using already-published interviews as a backbone, author Jake BrownContinue reading “Rubin bio gives hints of producer at work”

The Greatest Music Never Sold

There’s a relatively new book out on the market that it seems not many people know about, or at least not many of the people who hang out here, and that needs to change. Journalist Dan LeRoy, who has written for the likes of the New York Times, Rolling Stone, and Newsweek, among others, tookContinue reading “The Greatest Music Never Sold”