Archive for January 30th, 2013

Don Henley talks about possibility of another Eagles world tour, and his upcoming country album

Don Henley talks about possibility of another Eagles world tour, and his upcoming country album

Don Henley says the Eagles are in the early planning stages for a possible world tour — though “it very well could be our last.” He is also readying a new solo project, his first studio effort since 2000′s Inside Job.

‘We never really thought much about the cowbell’: An infamous SNL skit’s impact on Blue Oyster Cult

That legendary “more cowbell” sketch on SNL in 2000 didn’t just introduce Blue Oyster Cult to a new generation, it changed the band’s touring requirements. Now, co-founder Buck Dharma says, BOC doesn’t go anywhere without one.

‘He’s suffered some significant brain damage’: A tragic update on ailing ex-Wings guitarist Henry McCullough

‘He’s suffered some significant brain damage’: A tragic update on ailing ex-Wings guitarist Henry McCullough

Guitarist Henry McCullough is unlikely to make a meaningful recovery after suffering a heart attack last November, says Denny Seiwell, his former bandmate with Paul McCartney and Wings in the early 1970s.

Richard Thompson – Electric (2013)

Richard Thompson – Electric (2013)

Richard Thompson amps up the dying-light rage that has always made for his best albums, while smartly avoiding the studio trickery that sometimes muted his gift during the Mitchell Froom years.

Kevin Eubanks – The Messenger (2013)

Now two years removed from his fifteen year stint leading the Tonight Show band for Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks makes his second post-Leno album The Messenger.

Forgotten series: Judas Priest – Painkiller (1990)

In 1990, Judas Priest was coming out of something of a tough period. After recording metal classics like British Steel and Screaming for Vengeance in the early 1980s, they had released the polarizing Turbo