While there is an argument to be had about Baz Luhrmann’s temerity in remaking “The Great Gatsby,” you’ll get no such reservations when it comes to Jack White’s scorching version of this U2 deep cut from the forthcoming soundtrack.
Archive for May 3rd, 2013
‘Chickenfoot will want to do a world tour': Sammy Hagar says Chad Smith’s return will energize the band
Chickenfoot should be ready to reconvene in the fall to record new music, which Sammy Hagar says will be followed by a new tour. This time, however, they won’t be issuing a full-length record. They won’t perform again without drummer Chad Smith, either.
This time last year, Mick Fleetwood was openly grousing in the press, saying Fleetwood Mac was ready to reunite — but they were waiting on Stevie Nicks. Now that they’re back together, she makes no apologies.
On Mother’s Day, r&b/jazz singer, songwriter, and yes, mom, Carol Duboc will present in digital form her newest release Smile.
Aside from the venerable opening riff of Metallica’s “Master of Puppets,” there may be no more recognizable melody in thrash than the main riff of Slayer’s “Raining Blood,” the sort-of title track of their landmark Reign in Blood album.
Why the hell am I listening to The Smiths? The simple answer is that I saw a friend tweeting that he was listening to them. I was surprised, because I could have sworn that he found Morrissey’s voice off-putting.