Archive for January 17th, 2013

Tom Morello to sub for Steve Van Zandt on upcoming Australian dates of Springsteen tour

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.

‘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.

‘I got extremely excited hearing this’: Peter Frampton plans to issue previously unheard Humble Pie

‘I got extremely excited hearing this’: Peter Frampton plans to issue previously unheard Humble Pie

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.

‘You get an instant feeling to sing’: Jon Anderson talks about his remarkable post-Yes resurgence

‘You get an instant feeling to sing’: Jon Anderson talks about his remarkable post-Yes resurgence

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.

Big Boy Pete and The Squire – Hitmen (2013)

Big Boy Pete and The Squire – Hitmen (2013)

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

One Track Mind: Eric Burdon, “Water” from ‘Til Your River Runs Dry (2013)

One Track Mind: Eric Burdon, “Water” from ‘Til Your River Runs Dry (2013)

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.