Archive for August 13th, 2012

'An opportunity to suck': Ex-Journey singer Steve Perry jokes about tentative comeback

There’s still no new solo album from former Journey lead singer Steve Perry, though he confirms in a newly posted nationally syndicated radio interview that he’s slowly sorting through some 50 demo songs.

U2 announces new two-disc live set from smash 360° tour, but there's a catch

U2 is releasing a lavish, two-disc set of songs from its record-smashing U2 360° tour — but to get access, you must be a member of U2.com

Sweeping anniversary reissues planned for King Crimson’s Larks’ Tongues In Aspic

DGMLive has announced details for the forthcoming 40th anniversary reissue of King Crimson’s Larks’ Tongues In Aspic, the only album to feature the quintet of Bill Bruford, David Cross, Robert Fripp, Jamie Muir and John Wetton.

Colin Moulding, Rick Wakeman and Billy Sherwood, "Check Point Karma" (2012)

For all of the intrigue surrounding Billy Sherwood’s recombining with members of Yes on a pair of new Cleopatra projects, his collaborations with XTC’s Colin Moulding have emerged as perhaps the most interesting moments.

New Music Monday: Blackberry Smoke, and tributes to Fleetwood Mac and Supertramp

New Music Monday is highlighted this time by new platters that matter from Blackberry Smoke, the Dust Busters with John Cohen, the Prog Collective, and intriguing tributes to Fleetwood Mac and Supertramp.

Jasmine Lovell-Smith's Towering Poppies – Fortune Songs (2012)

Christchurch, New Zealand’s Jasmine Lovell-Smith at first followed her opera singer mother’s footsteps, until she fell in love with jazz in high school, and the saxophone has been her primary instrument ever since.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, "Mansion On The Hill" (1982)

A few months before my dad passed away, we were driving through some city streets on the way back from his cardiologist appointment at the hospital. At one point when we were stuck at a light