Archive for August 15th, 2012

Something Else! sneak peek: Bob Dylan, "Early Roman Kings" (2012)

“Early Roman Kings,” our first taste of the forthcoming Bob Dylan album Tempest, shambles in with a low guttural rumble like a yard dog about to snap.

‘A meeting, rather than a concert’: Greg Lake brings his informal shows to the UK

Already a smash hit in America, Greg Lake’s “Songs of a Lifetime” tour is headed to the UK for a series of 11 November dates.

Instead of slowing down after huge summer tour, Styx is just getting started

The ever-touring Styx, which is just coming off a massive summer jauntwith Ted Nugent and REO Speedwagon called the Midwest Rock ‘n’ Roll Express, isn’t slowing down.

'Next year, so far': Stevie Nicks confirms (sort of) a reunion for Fleetwood Mac in 2013

Stevie Nicks this morning confirmed — well, almost — that Fleetwood Mac will reunite next year. Details about whether that could mean a new studio album, or simply a tour, remain unclear.

Lucio Rubino – Lucio Rubino (2012)

Lucio Rubino has already matured through a few musical lives: Touring keyboardist with Flock of Seagulls. Hot young modern rocker signed to EMI. Top Christian act. The one he seems more interested in now? Husband and father.

One Track Mind: Natalie Cressman and Secret Garden, "Honeysuckle Rose" (2012)

Whether she’s the female answer to Trombone Shorty or the trombone version of Esperanza Spalding is something I’ll leave other to decide

'Changed my world': Songs of the Century producer Billy Sherwood on Supertramp

Producer Billy Sherwood takes us inside Songs of the Century: An All-Star Tribute to Supertramp, offering new insights into this guest-packed release devoted to one of the 1970s’ most underrated hitmakers.

Forgotten series: Jay Geils – Toe Tappin' Jazz (2009)

The ugly lawsuit between John “J” Geils and four members of the remaining group that bears his name had us thinking about happier times, specifically a standout jazz recording that Geils issued a few years ago.