Archive for October 12th, 2012

‘No denying the Yes factor': Glass Hammer rides wave of interest in Jon Davison toward imaginative new project

‘No denying the Yes factor': Glass Hammer rides wave of interest in Jon Davison toward imaginative new project

Glass Hammer, riding a wave of interest as its lead singer also serves a stint in Yes, is set to issue an epic new project called Perilous on October 23, 2012 — the American prog rock act’s most ambitious concept album yet.

‘Didn’t sound as good as they could': Jeff Lynne on why he decided to rework Electric Light Orchestra favorites

‘Didn’t sound as good as they could': Jeff Lynne on why he decided to rework Electric Light Orchestra favorites

Jeff Lynne has gone in depth on what drove him to refashion some of his most famous moments with the Electric Light Orchestra in a new album for Frontiers called Mr. Blue Sky.

‘It’s the same old crap': Deep Purple alum Ritchie Blackmore’s hilarious preview of his forthcoming album

‘It’s the same old crap': Deep Purple alum Ritchie Blackmore’s hilarious preview of his forthcoming album

Into a world of endless hype for every new project steps Ritchie Blackmore, whose band Deep Purple was recently announced as a nominee for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited II (2012)

Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited II (2012)

As Steve Hackett prepares to release his second set of reimagined Genesis songs, following 1996’s Watcher of the Skies, it’s confession time

One Track Mind: Scott Robinson Doctette, “Mad Eyes” (2012)

One Track Mind: Scott Robinson Doctette, “Mad Eyes” (2012)

CAUTION: Contains perilous and daring musical adventures. Do not attempt. —Warning on back cover of Scott Robinson Doctette’s Bronze Nemesis CD

The Jigsaw Seen – Gifted (2012)

The Jigsaw Seen – Gifted (2012)

You can count on the Jigsaw Seen to deliver a stocking stuffed with ear candy during the holidays and, on this year’s offering Gifted, the Los Angeles band continues to scale new and exciting artistic heights.

The Friday Morning Listen: The Rolling Stones – Tattoo You (1981)

The Friday Morning Listen: The Rolling Stones – Tattoo You (1981)

So this week the Rolling Stones had the unmitigated, rock-star pompous audacity to release a new single as part of an announcement about their forthcoming 50th anniversary greatest hits package