Archive for March 12th, 2012

Steve Morse confirms upcoming Deep Purple studio project, even as Flying Colors debuts

Even as Steve Morse and Flying Colors prepare to release their self-titled debut later this month, the guitarist confirms that Deep Purple are in the early stages of a new studio project as well.

Billy Sherwood keeps adding stars to his upcoming prog rock, Supertramp tribute projects

Billy Sherwood is in the final mixing stages on a pair of new guest-packed recording projects, one an original prog rock effort and the other a tribute to Supertramp.

Eddie Van Halen's ex-wife: Without Wolfie, there'd be no reunion with David Lee Roth

Valerie Bertinelli, ex-wife of Eddie Van Halen, says she admired former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony as much as anyone, but without the presence of her son Wolfgang, there would have been no reunion with David Lee Roth.

Joe Bonamassa – Beacon Theatre, Live From New York DVD (2012)

There can’t be more than four or five months elapse without a new Joe Bonamassa CD or DVD, either by Black Country Communion or solo Bonamassa.

New Music Monday: Adrenaline Mob, David Byrne, Meat Loaf, Shooter Jennings, Vijay Iyer

All aboard the cool-rocking new release train, as cool stuff arrives from Adrenaline Mob, Ben Howard, Meat Loaf, Shooter Jennings and Vijay Iyer

Big Brother & the Holding Company, with Janis Joplin – Live at the Carousel Ballroom (2012)

Maybe this album, finally, will put to rest the wrong-headed notion that Janis Joplin was simply a blues-belting imitator, instead of one of rock music’s most interesting — albeit short-lived — voices.

Taurey Butler – Taurey Butler (2012)

There’ve been a host of twists and turns for the well-traveled Butler — though, in many ways, each of these side roads ultimately were necessary for the Montreal-based pianist to get to this place.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, "Sherry Darling" (1980)

Some fans look at The River as an album that contains several truly masterful songs, interspersed with a bunch of light-hearted throwaways.