Archive for October 16th, 2013

‘A mark that no one will ever make again’: Fab Faux return with tributes to the Beatles, George Harrison

‘A mark that no one will ever make again’: Fab Faux return with tributes to the Beatles, George Harrison

For members of the Fab Faux, the music of the Beatles still holds a talismanic intrigue. Some 15 years into their career as loving interpreters, the magic remains.

‘You will have landed on Planet Kiss’: Gene Simmons talks new recordings, and a huge anniversary tour

‘You will have landed on Planet Kiss’: Gene Simmons talks new recordings, and a huge anniversary tour

Gene Simmons is already writing new stuff, just a year after 2012’s Monster, Kiss’ 20th studio effort. The band had previously gone three years between albums, dating back to 2009’s Sonic Boom.

Post-Peter Cetera Chicago Songs That Don’t, You Know, Suck: Gimme Five

Post-Peter Cetera Chicago Songs That Don’t, You Know, Suck: Gimme Five

A theory has emerged that Chicago never quite recovered from Peter Cetera’s departure. Here are five arguments to the contrary.

Hyrrokkin – Pristine Origin (2013)

The other-worldly experimental post hardcore outfit called Hyrrokkin finally delivers on a full length debut two years after the Astrionics EP came out.

‘Paul was macho, but Adam is a diva’: Queen’s Roger Taylor on differences between Adam Lambert, Paul Rodgers

‘Paul was macho, but Adam is a diva’: Queen’s Roger Taylor on differences between Adam Lambert, Paul Rodgers

Roger Taylor doesn’t shy away from comparisons between the last two frontman to take the reins for Queen’s Freddie Mercury, saying there’s plenty to set Paul Rodgers and Adam Lambert apart.

Paul McCartney – New (2013)

Paul McCartney – New (2013)

‘New’ serves as a perfect title and summation of the latest addition to Paul McCartney’s vast catalog.

WTF?! Wednesdays: Aaron Novik, “Earth as Dragon Egg” (2011)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Aaron Novik, “Earth as Dragon Egg” (2011)

This week the weirdness comes less from the music than from the combination of music and situation. Me and TheWife™ were in the middle of a crowded plane flight, rushing toward the other coast to deal with a family emergency.

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