STP are reissuing the album Purple. It contains three discs, one disc, is a concert recording from a New Haven show from 1994. There are other bonuses to make this something to check out. Read more here.
Setlist.fm is a very cool site, It offers a setlist from just about every artist. You can search through the years of any artist, check out the statistics from all kinds of scenarios, i.e, how often a song was played every tour, every year, what venues a song was played around the world. Check it out here.
Ozzy Osbourne will release a box set comprised from his 16 solo albums, from 1980-2010. The box set is entitled “See You On The Other Side.”It will be available November 29th. Check it out here.
Neal Casal, a musician from Denville, NJ passed away yesterday at age 50. Neal made his mark in the music industry and was most recently in Chris Robinson’s band, Brotherhood. A lot of folks are going to miss him. Read more about Neal and what his friends had to say here.
Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, is a 20 years old blues guitarist from Clarksdale, Mississippi, who has been turning a lot of heads, including blues master, Buddy Guy. Kingfish released his debut album in May, Buddy Guy was so impressed, that he is a guest on his album and has him touring with him this year. Kingfish has sold out the show September 1st. Check him out.
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Hard to believe, as of this past May, the band have not seen royalties from the monster hit movie, “Bohemian Rhapsody.” (making over $900M) Brian May talks about it here
Rival Sons were the sole opening act on Black Sabbath’s final tour. Jay Buchanan discusses how the band got the gig and what it meant to them. Check the story out here
Black to Blues Volume 2, is the new album to be released October 18th. The album is a collection of covers of Blues songs. The first song to be released is “Me And The Devil Blues,” a Robert Johnson original. Read more here.