Archive for April 3rd, 2012

Has the cover art for Rush's forthcoming Clockwork Angels been leaked?

As the scheduled due date for Rush’s long-awaited Clockwork Angels nears, a pair of the band’s fan sites have posted an image purported to be the album’s cover art. See it here!

Joe Walsh sets concert dates in support of Analog Man, first solo project in two decades

Glenn Frey has confirmed the Eagles won’t mount a full-length anniversary tour, but that doesn’t mean bandmate Joe Walsh is staying home.

John Fogerty to reexamine Creedence Clearwater Revival classics, duet with Foo Fighters and My Morning Jacket

John Fogerty will simultaneously look back and charge ahead on his forthcoming studio project Wrote a Song for Everyone, due this fall from Vanguard Records.

Even as Neal Schon prepares solo project, Journey announces summer dates with Pat Benatar and Loverboy

Neal Schon will be busy this summer, putting the finishing touches on a new solo release, even as Journey hits the road again for a series of summer concert dates.

New documentary focuses on the making of Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here

A forthcoming DVD/Blu-ray documentary will trace the creation of Pink Floyd’s 1975 release Wish You Were Here, with new interviews from Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason

Stevie Wonder – Innervisions (1973; 2012 Audio Fidelity Remaster)

Innervisions arrived amidst an almost-unfathomable run of important recordings from Stevie Wonder, but it may well be his best

Forgotten series: Skid Row – Slave to the Grind (1991)

Damn, this record is awesome. Even 20 years later, I consider it one of the finest hard rock records ever, and certainly among the best of its time period.

Journey bandmates Steve Smith and Neal Schon reunite, find 'an immediate chemistry'

Steve Smith left Journey to focus on jazz, his first musical love, in the late 1990s – but he has remained close with the band’s co-founding guitarist.

Something Else! Featured Artist: More Jeff Beck!

As fans await a forthcoming new album from Jeff Beck, we decided to dig deeper into the stacks to uncover more of our favorite tracks.

Guilty pleasures: Faith Hill – Fireflies (2005)

I once spent a very interesting weekend down in Northern Kentucky attending a get together of “flea-powered” (1.5 to 5 watt) tube-amplifier aficionados. On a very, very early Friday morning I loaded myself into my old buddy’s Volvo wagon and we headed out from Haverhill, Massachusetts.