Emerson, Lake & Palmer Legend Greg Lake - RIP - December 7, 2016
Legendary Greg Lake sadly passed away on Wed. Dec. 7th. As a founding member of King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Greg Lake has been a major force in music for over 40 years. He has long been considered a legendary voice and musical powerhouse whose impact changed the landscape of rock and roll. ...
UK Based Rock Band Aim To Top Christmas Charts Around The World
In the summer months of 2012, four experienced session musicians Ciaran James (Vocals), John Clews (Guitars), Nick Jeavons (Keyboards), and Jordan Brown (Bass), were summoned to a recording studio in Central Birmingham to provide their services on the recording of a double album. Finding they had a ...
Blues Legend Honeyboy Edwards' Final Show Coming On CD/DVD From Omnivore
David "Honeyboy" Edwards, born in Shaw, Miss., on June 28, 1915, was the last of the great Mississippi Delta bluesmen. His life intertwined with the lives of almost every blues legend, including Robert Johnson, Sonny Boy Williamson, Sunnyland Slim, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, and many more.
In early ...
Role Of "Bues As Healer" Explored At Blues Foundation's Int'l. Blues Challenge, Jan. 31-Feb. 4
The Blues Foundation's annual International Blues Challenge is best known for its big musical competition that draws performers from around the globe. The IBC, however, offers more than a great battle of rising blues stars. Taking place January 31-February 4, 2017 in Memphis, "The Home of the Blues," ...
Jimmy Lumpkin Premieres Music Video For "My Name Is Love"
Southern soul prodigy Jimmy Lumpkin has released a new music video for his song "My Name is Love". The video premiered with Glide Magazine who describes the track as a "fiery anthem" and writes, "Lumpkin's commanding vocals sound like a call to arms as he sings over a powerful mix of blazing guitar ...
Blues Guitar Legend Kenny Neal Receives Grammy Nomination For Best Contemporary Blues Album "Bloodline"
Cleopatra Records would like to proudly congratulate Kenny Neal on his Grammy Nomination for Best Contemporary Blues Album. for his "Bloodline" album released through the Cleopatra Blues imprint.
Kenny Neal is an acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and is widely renowned as a modern swamp-blues master ...
Charlie Farley Releases "The Bonfire Sessions" EP
Average Joes Entertainment/Backroad Records recording artist Charlie Farley is surprising his fan with the release of "The Bonfire Sessions," a three-song acoustic, live EP available now on iTunes. Simultaneously, Farley's new video for "Bonfire Hero" has been released on YouTube.
On the heels ...
Rick Wakeman To Release New Studio Album 'Piano Portraits'
Revered keyboardist, songwriter and broadcaster Rick Wakeman will release his new solo album, Piano Portraits, on CD and digitally on January 13, with 2LP vinyl to follow on February 3. Prompted by the enthusiastic reaction to his performance of David Bowie's "Life on Mars" on BBC Radio 2 earlier on ...
Rising Blues Rock Artist - Advanced Way Beyond Her Years
The level of feeling that a seventeen year old artist can bring to the stage can be simply amazing. As their performance begins your mind isn't fully grasping what you are seeing and hearing on stage. You notice a level of established comfort that radiates from the young performer.
The mind can easily ...
Guitar Legend & Johnny Winter Protege Paul Nelson Releases New Album "Badass Generation"
Much to the excitement of guitarists worldwide, guitar legend Paul Nelson has released his new album "Badass Generation" to critical acclaim! Grammy winning guitarist Paul Nelson was Johnny Winter's protege guitarist in the Johnny Winter Band.
Paul has toured with countless worldwide touring artists ...
Strand Of Oaks Reconciles Rock 'n' Roll Hedonism On 'Hard Love,' Out Feb. 17 On Dead Oceans
Strand Of Oaks, led by Philadelphia's Tim Showalter, will release its new album 'Hard Love' on February 17 on Dead Oceans. On the highly anticipated follow up to 2014's 'HEAL', Showalter confronts the struggle between overindulgence and accountability; while he yearns for rock 'n' roll transcendence, ...
Anderson / Stolt - 'Invention Of Knowledge' Submitted For Grammy Consideration
The much heralded partnership of Anderson /Stolt, featuring Prog Icon Jon Anderson (Yes) and Roine Stolt (The Flower Kings) resulted in the release of the critically acclaimed album 'Invention of Knowledge' earlier this year. The album marked the return of Jon Anderson to the sound he created with ...
Intoxicating Roots Rock Burns Rubber On New "Fire In The Hole" CD
The unexpected and indelible occurs on a new mix CD titled "Fire In The Hole" (out NOW on CD and digitally) and the result will very likely please astute fans of Indie Roots Rock.
Title - "Fire In The Hole" mixCD
Release Date - 29 November 2016
Genre - Roots Rock
Featured Artists - Julie ...
Pre-Yes Music Legends Mabel Greer's Toyshop To Release New Single From Forthcoming Album!
Pre-YES music legends Mabel Greer's Toyshop has found a novel way of releasing new musical works. The band will release one track per month for eight months starting today. The songs will be initially available as downloads and buying all eight songs will qualify for a free CD and booklet at the end.
University Of Texas Press Released "A Life In Pursuit", On T Bone Burnett By Lloyd Sachs
This first critical appreciation of T Bone Burnett reveals how the proponent of Americana music and producer of the cream of the crop of artists has profoundly influenced American music and culture. Renowned as a studio maven with a Midas touch, Burnett is known for lifting artists to their greatest ...
Bay Area Rock Songstress Karney To Release Her New Singles Vol. 2: Restless Wind With Same Song This Fall
Karney is a San Francisco-based singer/songwriter that has been making great music for many years, performing across the US and collaborating with many talented and notable artists. Keeping her mind on social justice and positive messages, her lyrical content offers a sardonic and sometimes straight ...
Inspiral Carpets Drummer Craig Gill Dead At 44
Craig Gill, drummer of the Inspiral Carpets, has died at the age of 44. A statement on the Manchester band's Facebook page said they were "absolutely devastated" by the loss of "our brother".
Gill was one of the founding members of the group, which he formed in Oldham in the 1980s alongside guitarist ...
Rock 'n' Roll Legend Bruce Springsteen To Host Book Signing For His Autobiography "Born To Run" At 2nd & Charles On December 2
Bruce Springsteen, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy Award winner and Academy Award winner, will host a book signing in celebration of his autobiography, "Born To Run" on Friday, December 2 at 12 p.m. at 2nd & Charles in Kennesaw, Georgia, located at 815 Ernest W. Barrett Parkway.
Fluffer's "Santa Apocalypse" CD Now Available With Proceeds Going To Toys For Tots
Seattle-based rock band Fluffer has announced its "Santa Apocalypse" CD is available starting today and the Holidays might never be the same.
Available on CD through NYC-based Factory Fast Records and digitally across all the major sellers, proceeds from the sale of "Santa Apocalypse" will go to ...
Steve Vai's Third Vai Academy Guitar Camp To Take Place January 2-6, 2017 In Carmel, CA
Steve Vai's third annual Vai Academy Guitar Camp - Vai Academy 3.0: "Passion and Technique" - will be taking place in Carmel, CA at the Asilomar Conference Grounds from January 2-6, 2017. Along with a star-studded lineup of special guests including Al Di Meola, Zakk Wylde, Carlos Alomar and others, ...
Nifty Postliminary Proto-Rock Drives "Old School Radio" Compilation CD
The strong voices, appealing tones, and splashy flashes on a new mix CD titled "Old School Radio" (out NOW on CD and digitally) create a far-out feeling, although rock purists might have trouble putting a stamp on the pack.
Title - "Old School Radio" mixCD
Genre - Alternative / Rock
Third Man Records To Release Yusuf / Cat Stevens Blue Room Sessions 7" Single
On September 27th of this year, Yusuf / Cat Stevens took to the most sacred stage in Nashville to awe the sold-out Ryman Auditorium crowd with his persistent musical transcendence. The day prior, Yusuf took to another Nashville stage entirely and performed to no one in particular - a set for himself, ...
Bruce Springsteen To Narrate The Audiobook Edition Of His #1 Bestselling Memoir Born To Run
Bruce Springsteen will narrate the audio edition of his critically acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestselling memoir BORN TO RUN. Simon & Schuster Audio will publish the 18-hour-long audiobook on December 6, 2016.
In addition to his narration, Springsteen recorded musical transitions for the audiobook ...
Styx Icon Tommy Shaw Helps Ring In The Holiday Season With Seven Days Of Rock-fueled Films Paired With Documentaries In The 'Not So Silent Nights' Event, Dec. 5 To 11
HDNET MOVIES gets loud this December, with seven days of music-themed films paired with critically acclaimed documentaries in the "Not So Silent Nights" marathon, presented by STYX legend Tommy Shaw from Monday, Dec. 5 through Sunday, Dec. 11 starting at 7pE each evening. The weeklong event features ...
Rock Band Louden Swain's Latest Set For Jan 13, 2017
Los Angeles rock band Louden Swain (www.loudenswain.com) confirmed today the release of their seventh full-length album, No Time Like The Present set for Friday January 13, 2017 via Omnivore Recordings.
Founded in 1997 by three graduates from Northwestern University, Louden Swain has maintained a fervent, ...
Saustex Records To Release 4th Album By Churchwood "Hex City" Hits Stores November 18, 2016
Austin-based experimental/avant-garde blues band Churchwood continue their streak of winning albums with Hex City, their fourth full-length release, out November 18th. This go-around finds them in a sardonic and playful mood with great new tunes including 'One Big White Nightmare', 'Hainted' and 'Sag' ...
Blues Foundation Announces 32nd Annual Int'l Blues Challenge, Keeping The Blues Alive Event
Memphis' claim as the "Home of the Blues" will be indisputably evident the first week of February when The Blues Foundation hosts its 33rd Annual International Blues Challenge. Musicians from around the globe will convene in Memphis to compete for cash, prizes, and bookings as they are judged the best ...
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers And The Steve Miller Band To Headline 13th Annual Mountain Jam Music Festival
The 13th Annual Mountain Jam Music Festival unveiled the first headliners for its 2017 lineup - Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers and the Steve Miller Band. Also on the bill are: Peter Frampton, Gary Clark Jr., Michael Franti & Spearhead, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, The Strumbellas, ...
Swedish Keyboard Legend Par Lindh Launches New Ensemble "Triton": The Nice Legacy Of ELP & PLP
Swedish keyboard legend Pär Lindh is launching his new band "TRITON": The NICE Legacy of ELP & PLP. The new ensemble was created to honor the legacy of The Nice, Emerson, Lake & Palmer and the Pär Lindh Project.
Says Pär, "My band Pär Lindh Project or PLP in short was struck by the passing ...
Factory Underground Announces A New Lyric Music Video For Americana Blues Song "Going Home" From Singer-Guitarist Tom "The Suit" Forst Now On VEVO
"Going Home," the first single and lyric-music video from Tom "The Suit" Forst's debut album On Fire premiered on VEVO today!
The video can be seen here:
The song, which was released in October 2016, is a reflection of fate in the face of an uncertain ...