Category Archives: Rock

Allman Brothers Band’s 50th Anniversary Collection

The Allman Brothers Band career retrospective, ā€˜Trouble No More: 50th Anniversary Collection,ā€™ will be released on February 28th via Island Mercury/UMe paying tribute to the 50th anniversary of the pioneering Southern blues- rock legends and their massive body of work. … Continue reading

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Trailer For New Martin Scorsese Documentary On The Band

ā€œIt was so beautiful it went up in flames,ā€ Robbie Robertson says of the Bandā€™s story. From executive producers Martin Scorsese, Brian Grazer, and Ron Howard and director Daniel Roher is the latest Band documentary, which touches extensively on Robertsonā€™s … Continue reading

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Cream 1968 Farewell Tour Box Set Due

A four-disc box set of Creamā€™s farwell 1968 tour will feature previously unreleased concert recordings from 1968. Goodbye Tour Live 1968Ā features performances at the Oakland Coliseum Arena; the Forum in Los Angeles and the San Diego Sport Arena during their … Continue reading

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Zappa’s Iconic ‘Hot Rats’ Album To Be Reissued As Six CD Box In December

ļ»æ December 20thwill see the release of a 6 CD box set of Frank Zappaā€™s ā€˜Hot Ratsā€™ to mark the Ā 50th anniversary of the release of perhaps Zappaā€™s best known album. The Hot Rats Sessions, compiles every composition recorded during … Continue reading

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The Day The Music Burned – The 2008 Universal Fire

A New York Times investigation has revealed that decades of Universal Music Group treasures burned in 2008. By Niraj Chokshi From The New York Times. June 12th 2019 Eleven years ago this month, a fire ripped through a part of … Continue reading

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Interview With Charlie Gillett From 2008

ļ»æ The late Charlie Gillett was a renowned broadcaster, journalist and author. He wrote the acclaimed and influential ‘Sound Of The City’ (“the first serious and comprehensive history of rock & roll”) and the story of Atlantic Records ‘Making Tracks’. … Continue reading

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New Set From Rory Gallagher Due May 31st.

In what would have been the 50th year of Rory Gallagher’sĀ recording career, UMC have announced the release of ‘BLUES’ on 31st May. From the vaults of the GallagherĀ estate’s tape archive comes this collection of rare and unreleased recordings of Rory … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2019

Record Store Day 2019 takes place on Saturday, April 13th, at record stores across the world. Started in 2008, the yearly event is meant to celebrate record store culture by bringing together fans, artists and thousands of independent vinyl shops, … Continue reading

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2018 Music: Gone But Not Forgotten

During 2018 we lost (among many others ā€“ too many to mention at present) the following artists and music industry people. Ā Barbara Alston: Member of – and one time lead vocalist of the great 1960s Phil Spector produced vocal group … Continue reading

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Accordion Revolution – Due 2019

A New Book by Bruce Triggs – Due in the Spring of 2019! Uncover the hidden history of the Accordion in North America:Ā fromĀ the Industrial Revolution to the Rock and Roll upheaval of theĀ 1960’s. The book features the ‘squeeze’box in Rock … Continue reading

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