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Billy Squire: Signs of Life

After my music introduction through “Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park,” my Mom buying me vinyl copies of Kiss’ ‘Love Gun,’ ‘Alive,’ and ‘Alive II,’ not to mention my older cousin turning me on to Prince, somewhere in that…

Ian McCulloch: Feel My Pulse

In the early-mid 1990s, I was employed as a sales rep by a large independent music distributor in Chicago called Cargo. Once upon a time, back when there were tons of indie record stores in the US, distributors like Cargo…

Seven Things You Might Not Know About Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready

Photos by Kathy Dickson Mike McCready has played for millions around the globe as lead guitarist for Pearl Jam. He’s composed an original piece and performed it with the Seattle Symphony in front of a sold-out Benaroya Hall. He’s raised…