That whirring sound you hear just may be Freddie Mercury spinning in his grave. It’s not just that Queen has gone on without him, something once thought impossible.
Archive for May 11th, 2012
We’ve already seen the remaining members of the Beatles convene to complete two of the late John Lennon songs, as part of their mid-1990s anthology series. Now, Paul McCartney could be approached to do it again with one of George Harrison’s unfinished works.
The keyboardist is a Mexican expatriate living in Prague, the drummer is an Argentinian expatriate living in Mexico, the acoustic bassist is a Mexican still in Mexico and the guitarist is a guy from New York.
Tab Benoit, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Curtis Salgado, Ruthie Foster among big winners at 2012 Blues Music Awards
Louisiana bluesman Tab Benoit earned the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year award at the 33rd annual Blues Music Awards, held May 10, 2012 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.
After a two-year journey of blood, sweat, tears, and more all-nighters writing furiously until the sun came up than I care to remember, my first full-length book as a music journalist was finally released this week.
A soothing instrumental opens the door to As Seen On TV, but what a tease that is. Such mellow sounds suddenly launch into a torrent of crunchy guitars and churning hooks
Author Robert Rodriguez, in a fascinating new book, makes the case for Revolver — not its successor, the lavishly praised Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band — as the Beatles’ game-changing signature work.
You know, I just get so damned tired of people trippin’ all over themselves to pay tribute to these guys when they die. Besides, it’s just friggin’ rap “music.” That’s right, “music.”