In his first interview for "Jimi: All By My Side," producer Danny Bramson talks about boarding the project four years ago, securing a Beatles classic and the casting of a right-handed rapper-musician to play the world's most famous left-handed guitar icon.
After 16 years as a quintet, veteran pop-punkers New Found Glory are now a four-piece. Late last year, they dismissed original guitarist/part time lyricist Steve Klein over "personal differences" and indicated they planned on replacing his spot in the band.
Paramore didn't perform on the first full day at sea (and second overall) of Parahoy! but their supporting cast and plenty of maritime amusements kept the three thousand or so fans in a (mostly) angst-free pop-punk bliss.
"How many of you here have ever been on a cruise before?" asks Tegan & Sara's Tegan Quin midway through the duo's 9 PM set on Parahoy!'s opening night. A scant few hands pop out of the sea of young adult arms.