Look for another round of one-man concert dates from Lindsey Buckingham, as the singer-songwriter showcases both the distinctive guitar style and unforgettable voice that launched Fleetwood Mac toward multi-platinum success.
Archive for March 27th, 2012
Carlos Santana’s 36th album is an almost all-instrumental project called Shapeshifter, to be issued May 15 on his new label Starfaith Records. You can preorder the album below, and also check out the artwork and complete track listing.
Done with chemotherapy, Black Sabbath co-founding guitarist Tony Iommi says a course of radiation is next, as he continues an ongoing battle against lymphoma. “Hopefully,” the 64-year-old metal legend says, “my body will start to get back to normal soon.”
ZZ Top will kick off its new 6-week, 24-date ‘Gang of Outlaws’ spring tour on May 25 with a stop in Manchester, N.H., then continue June with stops in Atlantic City, Scranton, Richmond, Hollywood, Orlando, Nashville, Houston and Dallas. The tour will also feature 3 Doors Down and Gretchen Wilson.
This new instrumental is interesting because Steve Smith showed up just as Journey took a turn in the late 1970s from its more fusion-informed early period toward a platinum-selling arena-rock formula.
In 2010, bassist extraordinaire William Parker quietly released an album of recordings called Uncle Joe’s Spirit House that put a different spin on organ jazz.
A certified funky-fusion platinum smash, the George Martin-produced Blow by Blow peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 — hurtling itself to Record You Must Own status for Jeff Beck. So enough of that.
It was one of those perfect spring-like Saturday afternoons. The sun was shining, the temperature was just right, and there was a freshness in the air.
Julian “Cannonball” Adderley is the undisputed leader on this date — the big-hearted, soul-lifting center of every song. But the proper focus here might just be on keyboardist Joe Zawinul