Back in 2017 I sat down with Rock ‘N Roll Hall Of Famer Steve Winwood to talk about his then new “Live Greatest Hits” album recorded at shows all around the US and the world. What an incredibly prolific career first with Spencer Davis Group, then Blind Faith, Traffic and a highly successful and Grammy winning solo career. How he was drawn initially to keyboards, then other instruments like guitar and mandolin. He told us the reason... Read more
We sat down with Canada’s Glorious Sons recently and spoke about their very successful Young Beauties And Fools album, what it was like winning a Juno award for that album, opening for The Rolling Stones, playing outside in Niagara Falls in February and lots more. Check it out, The Glorious Sons here on the Out Of The Box uncensored podcast.
We sat down with Les Claypool and Sean Lennon back in April of 2019 to talk about The Claypool Lennon Delirium’s new album South Of Reality, how those two initially met, Les’ wine company, their shared love of progadelicand pyschadelic rock, Les sitting down with Geddy Lee for his Big Beautiful Book Of Bass, how Yoko Ono celebrates her birthday, every year. And, we even discussed rocket science! So check it out, Les Claypool and S... Read more
We sat down with Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington in February of 2017,just a few months before his untimely passing, the band’s new album at the time One More Light was about to come out. Chester was incredibly generous with his time and was really very upbeat talking about the release of the new album and how it’s like being in a new band whenever they make a new record. He said “Our creative journey is just that, a journey, we vi... Read more
We sat down with Noel Gallagher in late 2017, right before he released his last full solo album, Who Built The Moon, his first album that he says was the first one he ever wrote and then also recorded in the same studio. We spoke about how much fun he has touring with U2, how Dave Grohl is the nicest guy in music, and we also did ask the question that everyone continues to ask, if Oasis would ever get back together. As usual Noel g... Read more
We sat down with Weezer, the whole band back in March of 2019 and talked about their two new albums, The Black album and working with TV On The Radio’s Dave Sitek
As well as Teal, their new album of covers. We also spoke about their recent foray in to
Barbershop Quartet singing, and lots of fun stories about Oasis over the years, including one time where Liam stiffed the band for a huge tab from a breakfast in London. An... Read more
Around the 2 year anniversary of losing the great Chris Cornell, I came upon my interview with Chris in New York City around the time of his 2015 solo release ‘Higher Truth’. This was about 2 years before his untimely death. We spoke about that new album, also that he was working new on new Soundgarden music with Matt Cameron. He shared his thought on whether rock was dead, or dying, and ironically, he also stated that he was in a ... Read more
Bryan Adams' status as one of the most successful singer/songwriters of his generation hasn't slowed him down, even almost five decades into his career. He tells Jonathan Clarke that between writing for Broadway's 'Pretty Woman: The Musical' and making his new album 'Shine A Light,' he's at the most productive time in his life!
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Whether it's fear, rage, sadness, joy or love, Gary Clark Jr. doesn't hold anything back on his new album, 'This Land,' could prove to be a watershed moment in his career. He tells Jonathan Clarke about the ups and downs of making his fourth studio album, and his complicated relationship with his hometown of Austin, Texas.
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Alternative legend Bob Mould's latest album, 'Sunshine Rock,' is one of his most positive records in years. He says the irony that he made the album in Berlin, is not lost on him. In this episode Bob tells Jonathan Clarke about what attracted him to Berlin and how he deals with his political angst in 2019.
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Foals front man Yannis Philippakis says he and his band mates were just trying to make one good album after parting ways with their longtime bassist. After months of lengthy jam sessions, the band had a mountain of material that ending up as two albums. The first one 'Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost, Part 1' is available now! 'Part 2' comes is due out in the fall.
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Geddy Lee has many obsessions, but for most of his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame career, guitars and bass guitars were not among his collections.
On this inaugural episode of 'Out of the Box UNCENSORED with Jonathan Clarke,' Geddy talks about why he started collecting instruments so late in his career, what some of his favorite stories from his 'Big, Beautiful Book of Bass' are and, of course, Rush!