I stand corrected – and pleasantly surprised, too. When I went into my first listen of Van Halen’s A Different Kind of Truth, I was expecting a steaming pile of mediocrity.Read more ›
Archive for February 4th, 2012
The history of jazz is a history of personalities; from the affable Satchmo, the showmanship of Diz, the gentlemanly ways of Ellington, to the intensely insular Miles. It seemed in most of these cases, the music reflected their personalities, too.Read more ›
The question of whether a Black Sabbath reunion album and tour will proceed without original drummer Bill Ward has been definitively settledRead more ›
In Cooperstown, N.Y.: First of all, it was cold. I myself kinda liked the spate of very, very early fall weather we were having in the northeast, but having to sit on a metal bleacher for over three hours with the temps hovering in the 50s …Read more ›
'American Idol' finalist Adam Lambert on replacing Freddie Mercury in Queen: 'The intention is to pay tribute'
Move over, Freddie Mercury. Step aside, Paul Rodgers. Queen’s new lead singer is former “American Idol” finalist Adam Lambert. Lambert confirmed the news (or … maybe not?!) in an interview with the UK’s Daily StarRead more ›