Archive for August 28th, 2012

Ian Gillan and Tony Iommi – WhoCares (2012)

This new two-disc set of rarities and unreleased tracks, built around a double-sided benefit single from Ian Gillan and Tony Iommi, traces a series of intriguing side trips traveled by Deep Purple and Black Sabbath.

'An extremely magical band': Steve Hackett previews his latest Genesis Revisited project

Steve Hackett, in a newly posted video chat, takes fans inside a forthcoming tribute to his days as Genesis’ guitarist.

Desert Island Discs: One Hit Wonder Edition

By this estimation, the decade of the One Hit Wonder was the 1970s, as our panel of potentially stranded passengers voted for 18 tracks from that era to take along on their doomed trip.

On Second Thought: Badfinger – The Best of Badfinger (1995)

Just as the Beatles were breaking up, along comes Badfinger, attacking radio stations everywhere with a song bearing an uncannily resemblance to a prime piece of power pop of the Fab Four variety.

Chick Corea and Gary Burton – Hot House (2012)

When Chick Corea and Gary Burton get together, as they have every year for the last forty years, it’s a communion of music masters that has no peers.