Posts Tagged ‘Leslie West’

Leslie West Interview

Leslie West and Felix Pappalardi formed Mountain in 1969.  Their fourth ever show was at Woodstock where they went on after the Grateful Dead.  Those hippies were in for a big surprise to say the least. The group got its name from lead singer and guitarist Leslie West’s imposing stage presence, which one British publication […]

Leslie West: Soundcheck Review

For his sixteenth solo album, Soundcheck, Leslie West, gives us his take on some of the coolest blues, rock, country, and traditional music from the past one hundred years. This well chosen set demonstrates that Leslie West’s monstrous guitar tone and crushing voice are still going strong. Soundcheck is raw and ballsy and a fun listen […]

Leslie West releases “Soundcheck” trailer

Leslie West has released a trailer for Soundcheck, his 16th studio album, due out November 20th on Provogue Records/Mascot Label Group.

Leslie West: Still Climbing Review

The Mountain man has returned. Following the successful 2011 release of Unusual Suspects, Leslie West invited more of his industry comrades into the studio. Still Climbing features many special guests throughout, including the likes of Johnny Winter and Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider. West shows he’s still got it, and still climbing, for which the album is […]

Leslie West Set To Release New Album

Leslie West, the legendary guitarist, vocalist and original founding member of Mountain, will release a new studio album Still Climbing on October 28th via Provogue Records / Mascot Label Group.

Leslie West: Unusual Suspects Review

If you don’t know of Leslie West, then shame on you. Even decades since his band Mountain shook Woodstock, his name still remains disturbingly unknown among the masses. On Unusual Suspects, his latest solo release, the pioneering titan of blues rock demonstrates that his name still deserves a spot among the greats; his impact on […]

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