A case of E. coli for drummer Carl Palmer has forced the cancellation of Asia’s seven-date UK tour. Asia, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary together, had already completed a series of well-received dates in Japan and North America.
Archive for December 13th, 2012
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hejPQXRYhc8&w=500&h=305] Having cemented a new line up in Brazil, Circa returned on a musical roll. Co-founding keyboardist Tony Kaye says fans can expect an new concert souvenir called Circa: Live from Here There and Everywhere soon.
When compiling my lists of best jazz records, broken up into 3 distinct areas of jazz, I used three criteria for inclusion on one of these lists: 1. Is it good enough? (duh) 2. Is it jazz? (duh) -and- 3. Have I already reviewed it in some form or another?
Paul McCartney joined an almost-reunion of Nirvana with drummer Dave Grohl, bassist Krist Novoselic and former touring guitarist Pat Smear on Wednesday during the 12-12-12 benefit event. Stream their new song here!
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_J4pADDMZs&w=500&h=305] Although James Gang is mainly remembered as the band that starred Joe Walsh, who eventually spawned a commercially successful solo career and boasted membership in the Eagles, they were actually popular on the live underground circuit.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMGoJBO3Hq4&w=500&h=305] Though presented in a sleek, modern-day style, at its heart Just 4 You is a throwback to the era where a good-time groove carried the musical message — be that of love, of peace, or of something more carnal.