Friday, September 19, 2014

Randy Bachmn Calls Himself Music's Strike Out King

Before Bryan Adams. Even before Gordon Lightfoot. Canada gave us Randy Bachman. The man behind The Guess Who cleared the way for Bachman Turner Overdrive to play.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

27 Live Albums from Metallica

Peter Frampton had one. Kiss dealt out three. Elton John faked it on Benny and the Jets. Live albums. Some are memorable. While others are easily forgotten. That's not stopping Metallica from releasing twenty seven live albums. Not downloads. But physical compact discs. The fun part. Fans of Metallica get to vote for which performances will be preserved forever. If Metallica is all you do. You can preorder the entire package for just over four hundred bucks

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

George Harrison Boxset

Here comes George Harrison and with it the opportunity to create a video that could earn you money and world attention. Just cuz you're gone doesn't mean it's forever. Next Tuesday. George Harrison kicks free the dirt that's kept his legacy from shining. A new box set called The Apple Years showcases the Beatles guitarist. And in this age of Social Networking and high quality smart phones. You've been invited to make a video. The best of the best will be chosen by Harrison's widow, Olivia, and son Dhani, The winner gets $5,000 and the clip will be posted on Harrison's website, YouTube and Facebook page. For more details log onto One of the bonus tracks on the set is an alternate version of 1973's "Dark Horse." It had gone missing, which led Harrison to record the final version with a sore throat.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Jeff Lynne Returns

Guess who just pulled off a miracle? Jeff Lynne put himself back up on stage with The Electric Light Orchestra Hey... remember this band? It's the Rock orchestra that John Lennon called, "SOB's" Sons of Beatles. The groups founding member Jeff Lynne has ended his silence. For the first time in 13 years. He returned to the well orchestrated electric stage. This won't be the last time we'll hear from Jeff Lynne. He's in the studio creatively coming up with new music with Bryan Adams

Monday, September 15, 2014

Letterman versus The Eagles

Barry Manilow said it best, "Songs are jingles." Not all band buy into that. They're more interested in protecting where their songs end up. The Eagles are one of them. It now involves David Letterman.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Bob Seger Ride Out Hits October 14th

Detroit maybe in financial shambles but Bob Seger isn't dead. The Metal Cities king of silver bullets invades your I Heart mobile ap October 14th Ride Out plays like no other Seger release. The Detroit Kid is slipping through the cracks of business three bonus tracks for fans. The boys in the background include Mark Knopler, Neil Young and Joe Walsh

Thursday, September 11, 2014

MIke Rutherford's New Book, Genesis Box Set and Tour

LOS ANGELES - Mike + The Mechanics hit the road in 2014 to celebrate the 25th anniversary “The Living Years.” The revelry will spill into 2015—which also happens to be the band’s 30-year anniversary—as the group kicks off a North American tour in Virginia on February 26. This will mark the first North American trek the band has made since their tour supporting the initial release of Living Years in 1989. LIVING YEARS DELUXE EDITION will also make its U.S. debut on February 10 when Rhino releases an expanded version of the group’s biggest album.