Archive for February 7th, 2012

Joe Perry confirms that Aerosmith's long-awaited U.S. tour will kick off this June

Guitarist Joe Perry confirmed, via Twitter, that Aerosmith’s U.S. tour will commence in June. Tickets, he said, will be available in March, with more details to come.

Something Else! sneak peek: Jack White, "Machine Gun Silhouette" (2012)

Check out the newly released B-side to Jack White’s “Love Interruption” single, the decidedly more upbeat “Machine Gun Silhouette.”

Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley's Anomaly to be reissued on special silver vinyl

Anomaly, Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley’s fifth solo project, will be reissued on silver vinyl in April by Brookvale Records, in partnership with Rocket Science.

Neal Morse is putting the finishing touches on 2012 covers, prog-rock projects

Neal Morse is putting the finishing touches on two new albums set for release in 2012 through Radiant, a prog-rock project and a long-awaited sequel called Cover to Cover Vol. 2.

Van Halen – A Different Kind Of Truth (2012)

When you turn on your stereo, does it return the favor? – David Lee Roth from “The Trouble With Never”

Ringo Starr won’t be part of a Beatles reunion involving children of George Harrison and John Lennon

For some time, there’s been a rumor floating around of a possible reformulation of the Beatles, with surviving members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr being joined by Dhani Harrison and Julian Lennon

Guided By Voices – Doughnut for a Snowman EP (2011)

I laughed heartily when I noticed that the music app in my iPhone listed the length for the entirety of Doughnut For A Snowman EP’s five songs as “7 minutes.” Just to re-emphasize, that’s five songs in seven minutes.

Tim Berne – Snakeoil (2012)

Tim Berne has been such an imposing figure in New York’s improvised music scene since the 80s, it’s impossible to avoid his presence on significant recordings from that scene for too long.