As Steven Tyler confirmed rumors that there will be a new Aerosmith album released next spring, we took a moment to reevaluate things. Here are a group lesser-known deep cuts from this cool-rocking band, most (but not all!) of which come from their creative peak in the 1970s.Read more ›
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Here’s a run down — with a few of our thoughts — on some notable music projects, both new and reissue, slated for release for the week of Oct. 24, 2011.Read more ›
Former Yes vocalist Jon Anderson will release an epic musical work titled “Open” as a digital download on Tuesday, October 25. The piece marks a return to the long-form compositions that Anderson became known for as a pioneering member of YesRead more ›
The dB’s will release a new song called “Revolution of the Mind” for free download through their Web site.Read more ›
News that Kiss is back in the studio, working toward the 2012 release of a new project called Monster, got us scurrying back to our old album collections. And not just because of those fond memories of playing air guitar with former guitarist Ace Frehley during Kiss Alive.Read more ›
Here’s a look at some notable music projects — both new and reissue — scheduled for release on Oct. 18, 2011, with our thoughtsRead more ›
Psych-rockers Pink Floyd and EMI are launching an exhaustive re-release campaign, beginning today. You could say that tickled us … pink.Read more ›
Freddie Mercury, talking about his band Queen, once compared them to the sweeping Hollywood auteur Cecil B. DeMille, and he wasn’t that far off. The group, which also included guitarist Brian May, bassist John Deacon and drummer Roger Taylor, was a heady mixture of heavy metal, prog, power pop, disco and show-tune bombastRead more ›
by Mark Saleski There were a handful of nights back in the early 1980s when me and my buddy Gene did little else but sit around in his folks’ living room, bliss out on the heat of the woodstove, and listen to Elvis Costello’s Imperial Bedroom and, especially, R.E.M.’s Murmur.Read more ›