Archive for March 10th, 2012

Jon Anderson on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame snubs: 'They don't feel like Yes is important'

Ask cofounding member Jon Anderson why Yes is not yet a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and you get a blunt answer: “It’s very simple,” Anderson says. “They don’t feel like Yes is important.”

Foo Fighters are streaming classic 1995 concert, recorded just months after their stage debut

Did you miss the Foo Fighters at the 1995 Reading Festival? Us, too. Luckily, the band is streaming that set online for those who’d like to take a ride in the way-back machine.

Bob Dylan has returned to the studio to work on first album in three years

Legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan is at work on a new studio album, leading sessions at Jackson Browne’s Los Angeles studio with Los Lobos’ David Hidalgo, among others.

Something Else! sneak peek: Earth Wind and Fire, "Guiding Lights" (2012)

Check out a new song from Earth Wind and Fire in advance of the new Legacy Recordings collection Now, Then and Forever. “Guiding Lights,” to be included in the set, provides a taste of what’s to come from a promised 2012 studio album — the band’s first since 2005.

Download 1991 King's X concert to help offset medical bills for ailing drummer Jerry Gaskill

As drummer Jerry Gaskill continues his long road back from a February 26 heart attack, King’s X is selling a 1991 live Mp3 concert from Boston to help offset medical expenses.

Shows I'll Never Forget: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, March 6, 2012

At CenturyLink Center, Bossier City, Louisiana: I’ve seen Trans-Siberian Orchestra at least a half dozen times over the last decade, and when it comes to Savatage, well, my fanboy enthusiasm knows no bounds.

On Second Thought: Peter Gabriel – Hit (2003)

Best-of albums are starting to make sense to me. Is that nostalgia? Or perhaps I’m just getting old.

Caetano Veloso and David Byrne – Live at Carnegie Hall (2012)

The only question, really, is why this concert has been sitting on a shelf since 2004.

Forgotten series: Various artists – The Super K Kollection, Volumes 1-2 (1994)

The late 1960s belonged to Jeffrey Katz and Jerry Kasenetz, who twiddled the knobs on gobs of singles and albums referred to as bubblegum music.