Guitarist Magazine is honoring B.B. King this month, releasing a gala 132-page magazine focused on the man they call “The Undisputed King of Blues.” That had us going back to a personal moment spent with this music-making legend …
Archive for February 10th, 2012
Band mates open up about Duane Allman's tragic passing during sessions for Allman Brothers' Eat A Peach
Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts discussed the 40th anniversary of the Allman Brothers Band’s legendary Eat A Peach on the syndicated rock radio show InTheStudio, going in depth on the tragic death of Duane Allman during the recording sessions.
Rush’s first album in five years is turning into a multi-media extravaganza: Kevin J. Anderson plans to turn Clockwork Angels into a book, according to a new post on the sci-fi writer’s Facebook page.
The new Talking Heads Chronology DVD is an often fascinating look back at the short, but trailblazing career of one of rock and roll’s most unlikely success stories, as viewed through the rear view window of music video and documentary footage.
As EMI’s massive reissue project for Pink Floyd’s most popular albums draws to a close with The Wall on Feb. 28, some fans have wondered about similar expanded editions for earlier projects. Drummer Nick Mason seems open to it.
In that alternate universe where indie rock is fringe music and post-hardcore improvised rock is mainstream, Matta Gawa is The Black Keys.
A two-day event in May called “The Music of Jelly Roll Morton” will feature Marcus Roberts performing favorites from the Morton legacy as part of the Jazz at Lincoln Center series in the Rose Theater.
“As the shadows of darkness creep upon us, the Surfin’ Criminal on his 350 Scrambler, rides the north-east motor speedway in search of his revenge,” states this Italy-based band in the inner sleeve of their most recent effort.
Fans have taken to Facebook to lobby for drummer Bill Ward’s inclusion in a reunion of the founding lineup of Black Sabbath. Ward recently dropped out of the reunion project amidst a dispute over compensation, and rumors quickly spread that he’d already been replaced.
I drive through the country (and the suburbs too), read the papers, and surf the Internet … and see & hear a lot of intriguing things. Also, a lot of things commonly held in high esteem that I just don’t get.