Kimberley Dahme and Gary Pihl from BOSTON were the featured guests on this past Sunday's (January 31) edition of the "Long Live Rock" show. Host Sterling Whitaker — a Nashville-based music journalist, and the author of two books, "Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar" in 2003, and "The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx" in 2007 — says, "We discussed a wide variety of topics, including Gary's side project, ALLIANCE, and upcoming gig with Sammy Hagar's son; Gary working on Kimberley's solo album; charity gigs they've done together; the meticulous work process of Tom Scholz and how that leaves time for side projects; misconceptions people have about Tom Scholz; what it's like to join such a legendary group; working with Brad Delp; Brad's death and the loneliness of life on the road; critical perception of BOSTON as 'corporate rock'; carrying on with Michael Sweet; the new album BOSTON is working on; and why BOSTON is not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame."You can listen to the program using the audio player below. According to The Pulse of Radio, BOSTON guitarist Tom Scholz is up in arms over an "impostor" who tried to impersonate him for a planned solo show for $5,000. Scholz said in a statement that make no mistake — neither he nor BOSTON will be playing any dates in 2010. "The most upsetting part of this is knowing your name has been used to swindle people out of their hard-earned money," he said. "Over the last few years, I've seen countless examples of con artists trying to make deals, pass themselves off, or sell tickets to unsuspecting fans by using the name BOSTON but this is the first time I've seen someone actually use my personal name as a come-on." He went on to say: "If anyone has doubts about an advertised appearance by BOSTON, or anyone claiming to be performing as a part of BOSTON, they should check our website, BandBoston.com, or contact Agency For The Performing Arts, or our publicist, Gail Parenteau."
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