It’s been reported at Bruce Springsteen.net that guitarist Tom Morello will be taking Steve Van Zandt’s place during the upcoming Australian leg of the Wrecking Ball Tour.
Archive for January 17th, 2013
‘The best songs happen that way’: Dave Grohl on his thunderous jam session with the Beatles’ Paul McCartney
For Dave Grohl, working with Paul McCartney was a throwback to the days before labels brought in multiple songwriters and producers to finish tracks, before singers went on TV to try to make it big.
Peter Frampton is at work with his former bandmate Jerry Shirley on an expanded album showcasing Humble Pie’s legendary stint in May 1971 at the Fillmore East.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8nyL5ksJqs&w=500&h=305] Four years ago, Jon Anderson was in the midst of a series of medical crises. You’d never know it these days, as the ex-Yes vocalist has emerged on a creative jag unseen across his legendary career.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0z_KGN3iJg&w=500&h=305] If these names ring a bell, that’s because they’ve been creating critically acclaimed concoctions for a mighty long while. Big Boy Pete is actually Peter Miller, whose accomplishments, in a brief nutshell, include lead guitarist for the famed British 1960s band the Jaywalkers
In many ways, Eric Burdon is still that leather-throated scruff who rose to fame barking “I’ve Gotta Get Out of This Place” in the mid-1960s, giving voice to the most visceral feeling of a generation of GIs serving in a meaningless war.