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
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Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris has called Empire Of The Clouds a “masterpiece” and says it’s a complete departure from their previous material.
Mike Vennart has released an animated promo for the track Operate.
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
David Coverdale appears on the latest track released by Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen’s blues band, Delta Deep.
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.
Iron Maiden mainman Steve Harris has revealed a UK tour with his solo band British Lion.
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.
Former Black Sabbath and ELO drummer Bev Bevan features on country rock band Quill’s upcoming debut.