John McLaughlin is a legend: a man Jeff Beck calls the best guitarist ever, a man who gave Jimmy Page guitar lessons as a teenager, a man who played with Miles Davis.
“This is actually the stool from my kitchen,” says Fish, as he eases his frame into said piece of furniture, situated in front of John Beck’s keyboard stand on the stage.
Despite going on hiatus shortly after their 2012 debut Yours Sincerely, Dr. Hardcore, Gallops have had success since they returned last year.
IQ’s first ever headline show at London’s Marquee, on September 15, 1983, was supposed to be the launch party for the release of the band’s self-financed debut Tales From The Lush Attic.
Even for an artist as prolific and musically adventurous as Anneke van Giersbergen, launching a new project to shift your already successful career into a new, heavier direction can be a risk.