For nearly a quarter of a century, the Jigsaw Seen has been making music fueled by fascinating and forward thinking strategies.
Hollywood has the unfortunate habit of taking an success and grinding it into the ground but remaking it until the essence of what made it successful dissolves.
Foghat stalwart Roger Earl’s principal claim to fame — beyond, of course, holding this band together through the losses of both Dave Peverett and Rod Price in the 2000s — is that stomping intro to “Slow Ride.”
Carl Palmer says Asia is continuing the demo process for its first album with guitarist Sam Coulson, even as plans are made for another series of shows in Asia and the U.S. next year.
Tony Iommi takes a long view on the controversy involving Bill Ward’s absence from the recent Black Sabbath reunion. After all, in a stint with the band that goes back to the 1960s, he’s seen it all before.
For Elvis Costello, the Band arrived like a bolt out of the blue. At the same time, there was an ageless quality to the songs — in particular Levon Helm and Company’s “Rag Mama Rag,” from 1969’s The Band.
Death Angel stands as one of the most underrated acts from the second tier of the 1980s San Francisco Bay-area thrash movement.
<<< BACKWARD (“H Gang”) ||| ONWARD (“Brite Nitegown”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** While the album Morph The Cat represented the conclusion of Fagen’s musical trilogy, it was hardly an end. In fact, the album may represent the most productive stage in Fagen’s career.
There have been, of course, subtle changes to the Kiss costumes over the years — most of which have been well received. Still, the period surrounding 1979’s Dynasty stands out as a garish misstep.
Beatles 101 tells us that a drawing of a schoolmate by the young Julian Lennon inspired his father’s trippy “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” from Sgt. Pepper. But you’ll never believe where that piece of rock history ended up.