To those without a proper musical education, Tommy Stinson is the bassist with Guns N’ Roses. Everyone else will be aware of his cult legendary status as an ex-member of Minneapolis punk/alternative/college rock band The Replacements and live member of Soul Asylum. In addition, Stinson has recorded solo works and fronted a couple of cult [...]
In support of their eighth album, the acclaimed ‘Codes & Keys’, alternative band Death Cab For Cutie have announced three UK live shows. You can catch Ben Gibbard and co at the following venues in November: 16th London Hammersmith Apollo 17th O2 Academy Leeds 18th Birmingham Ballroom Tickets go on sale this Friday, September 2nd.
Alternative rockers Jane’s Addiction have released a video for ‘Irresistible Force’, a track from their forthcoming studio album, ‘The Great Escape Artist’. ‘The Great Escape Artist; is the band’s first new work since 2003′s ‘Strays’, their Bob Ezrin produced reunion album. It was originally due for release in September but has since had it’s release [...]
Legendary UK AOR/pomp band Magnum will be releasing a new disc on November 14th. Although the release will contain new performances, not all of the material is brand new. ’Evolution’ sees Bob Catley, Tony Clarkin and co revisiting some of the material from a few of their more recent works. In addition to the reworked [...]
Sometime Mr Big and Poison guitarist Richie Kotzen is releasing a new solo album this coming November. Kotzen’s solo works typically cover a veriety of genres (dependant on the artist’s mood at the time of writing), but it is said that the new release – entitled ’24 Hours’ – will take his guitar abilities and [...]
Stoner rock outfit Fu Manchu are to perform the whole of their classic ‘In Search Of…’ album during live sets on their upcoming North American tour. The band has already played the whole album to a hugely enthusiatic London crowd at a UK appearance earlier in 2011. The dates for the US live shows are [...]
Andrew Danso is an independent musician who dabbles with ambient and progressive soundscapes. ‘f i n d’ is his second solo release (third overall, including an album credited to Tera), and is more experimental than his previous works. Those interested in prog rock or ambient music will find much to enjoy with ‘f i n [...]
Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland has released a twelve song covers album. The release comes in a digital format only and can be purchased from his official web store. The tracklist is as follows: 01. I Am The Resurrection (STONE ROSES) 02. Personality Crisis (NEW YORK DOLLS) 03. Frances Farmer Will Get Her Revenge [...]
Hardcore punk band Gallows are offering a free download of their new track ‘True Colours’ via their Musicglue page. The track is the band’s first available material featuring new vocalist Wade MacNeil (previously of Canadian hardcore band alexisonfire) and can be downloaded here. Watch the video below.
Legendary Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson is to appear at Canterbury Cathedral this December. The singer will be appearing alongside Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson and Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues at a fundraising show. ‘Canterbury Rocks at Christmas’ will be held at the nave of the cathedral, and follows last year’s successful show featering [...]