Archive for October 25th, 2012

‘We certainly aren’t current': Brad Whitford jokes about aging Aerosmith, even as special Boston show is announced

‘We certainly aren’t current': Brad Whitford jokes about aging Aerosmith, even as special Boston show is announced

Though Brad Whitford is describing their forthcoming Music from Another Dimension! as a “typical Aerosmith record,” they’ve apparently got something very special planned to celebrate.

See the complete set list from Rolling Stones’ surprise warm-up show in Paris

See the complete set list from Rolling Stones’ surprise warm-up show in Paris

The Rolling Stones played a surprise warm-up show at Paris’ Champs-Elysées on Thursday night, announcing the show earlier today — then playing for a little more than an hour. See the complete setlist here!

‘The problem is we have too many ideas': Busy Metallica might be ready to make new music again

‘The problem is we have too many ideas': Busy Metallica might be ready to make new music again

Metallica has been busy lately, it seems, with everything except new music — something that’s going to change soon, according to guitarist Kirk Hammett.

One Track Mind: A Fragile Tomorrow, “Kernersville” (2012)

One Track Mind: A Fragile Tomorrow, “Kernersville” (2012)

Shattering, yet redemptively propulsive, A Fragile Tomorrow’s lovelorn new single “Kernersville” probably betrays its 1980s influences right there in the liner notes.

Something Else! Interview: Ray Dorset and Mike Cole, of Mungo Jerry

Something Else! Interview: Ray Dorset and Mike Cole, of Mungo Jerry

For Mungo Jerry band founder Ray Dorset, summertime never ends. Coming off the 2011 release of Cool Jesus, Dorset and Co. have continued a fun genre-melding career dating back to the turn of the 1970s.

Walking for Pennies – Forget about Wonderland (2012)

Walking for Pennies – Forget about Wonderland (2012)

The newly released debut album from Andy Jobe and Neeley Bridges seems, at first, to be like an easy peg: Heartfelt, kind of country-ish? Got it: 1970s singer-songwriter.

Manu Katché – Manu Katché (2012)

Manu Katché – Manu Katché (2012)

The man better known as drummer to Peter Gabriel, Joni Mitchell, Robbie Robertson, and Simple Minds, Manu Katché leads a double life as a restless, serious jazz musician and composer. “Restless” comes to mind on the eve of his fourth record for ECM, simply titled Manu Katché

Shuffle Demons – ClusterFunk (2012)

Shuffle Demons – ClusterFunk (2012)

Canada’s Shuffle Demons have been digging in for over 25 years, touring their home and native land (as well as Europe, Asia, India, and Australia) extensively.