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    Eddie Hazel is a funk metal guitar hero who provided Parliament/Funkadelic with their six-string prototype most famously on the weeping eclipses of “Maggot Brain.” The Brooklyn-born but Plainfield, New Jersey raised Hazel became the heart of Funkadelic’s rhythm section in the late ’60s along with drummer Tiki FulwoodContinue Reading

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We’re not going to see a diaper-clad Garry Shider onstage with P-Funk anymore. A prominent force of musical muscle as a vocalist, guitarist and director of the P-Funk died of brain and lung cancer yesterday. Shider’s family and friends had created a fund for his medical expenses since he startedContinue Reading

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