Archive for June 11th, 2012

See set list and video from Black Sabbath's reunion concert at the Download Festival

Three of the four original members of Black Sabbath reformed to close out the Download Festival on Sunday, June 10, 2012. See the set list, and fan video of the encore of “Paranoid” here!

Half Notes: The Cookers – Believe (2012)

Jazz supergroups come and go but with a new album looming for the third year in a row, The Cookers have signalled they are serious as a long term cooperative.

Forgotten series: Paul Revere, the McCoys, others – Whole Lotta Lava (1993)

Found in the bargain bins at the now-defunct Borders Books some years ago, this Risky Business disc bears the subtitle “Make Out Music From The Psychedelic Era,” which is partially appropriate.

ZZ Top – Texicali EP (2012)

Texicali restates the original ZZ Top legend (not so much arena rock as arena blues) even as it takes a few Texas-sized steps away from it.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, "Fade Away" (1980)

Everybody’s been there. The relationship is gone … but we wish it were otherwise. And maybe, just maybe, she’s thinking that too.