Posts Tagged ‘british’

The Dead Live Again: What’s Changed (and What Hasn’t) at Soldier Field

Last night, the surviving “core four” members of the Grateful Dead began their three-night stand at Chicago’s Soldier Field after two earlier, quasi-warmup shows in Santa Clara, California, the weekend before. With it came the return not only of a certain sound — in last night’s case, the loose-and-nimble jamming of the Seventies, heard in an almost entirely Me Decade set list drawn from albums like Blues for Allah , Europe ’72 , American Beauty and From the Mars Hotel — but in the surrounding atmosphere. A few things that have changed with times — and some that haven’t — at the first Chicago night of the Fare Thee Well shows. Trey Anastasio on His Huge Summer With the Dead and Phish What’s changed : Things one can bring into the venue

Iron Maiden hail 18-minute ‘masterpiece’

Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris has called Empire Of The Clouds a “masterpiece” and says it’s a complete departure from their previous material.

Vennart in Operate animation

Mike Vennart has released an animated promo for the track Operate.

Where The Light Is by Dan Bremnes – A Must-Have Debut

Dan Bremnes might not be a familiar name to you yet, but don’t let that stop you from listening to his music. The Canadian artist met the Christian music community with a rare authenticity and talent when his first self-titled EP made a mark on the music scene earlier this year, spawning the hit single “Beautiful” and leading to an opening spot on Crowder’s Neon Steeple Tour. Following the EP, which featured six honest songs and introduced us to his stellar songwriting, Bremnes is back to finish the full album. Where The Light Is

Praying Mantis lay down their Legacy

Praying Mantis have announced their 10th album will be released in August.

Coverdale guests with Delta Deep

David Coverdale appears on the latest track released by Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen’s blues band, Delta Deep.

Liam Gallagher and Roger Daltrey Join Forces on ‘My Generation’

Liam Gallagher  and Roger Daltrey  joined forces on Friday night in a supergroup performance of the Who’s “My Generation.” The ex- Oasis frontman took the stage with the Who  singer for a two-hour special celebrating the 20th anniversary of the British TV show TFI Friday. England’s Yearning: The Best of Nineties Britpop Filling out the one-off group were former Oasis drummer Zak Starkey (also an unofficial member of the Who) and guitarist Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs, along with the Lightning Seeds’ Ian Broudie. The evening also included Blur performing “Coffee & TV,” off their 1999 album 13 . Daltrey is currently in the midst of the Who’s 50th anniversary tour, which begins its North American leg in September.

Devil City Angels recruit Rudy Sarzo

Supergroup Devil City Angels have recruited bassist Rudy Sarzo and revealed they’ve penned a deal with Century Media Records.

Maiden’s Harris to tour with British Lion

Iron Maiden mainman Steve Harris has revealed a UK tour with his solo band British Lion.

Grohl talks up UK Sonic Highways

Dave Grohl has warmed to the idea of making a sequel to eighth Foo Fighters album Sonic Highways – and of doing it in the UK.

Sabbath ex Bevan to issue country record with Quill

Former Black Sabbath and ELO drummer Bev Bevan features on country rock band Quill’s upcoming debut.

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