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Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre takes high road on TAAB2 rift

Jethro Tull - Manchester Apollo

Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre is touring Europe with The Legends of Rock and Martin Barre’s New Day, but not with Ian Anderson’s “Thick As A Brick” tour. Barrie takes the high road when talking about the rift between band members, but still counts Tull drummer Doane Perry in his corner.

Tull’s Ian Anderson announces ‘Thick As A Brick’ sequel, tour

Ian Anderson Thick As A Brick poster

For the 40th anniversary of Jethro Tull’s ‘Thick As A Brick’ album, vocalist and flutist Ian Anderson has conceived an ambitious sequel and StCleve.com, a reimagining of the original album cover. The fate of character Gerald Bostock is now in the hands of The Ian Anderson Band, now on a worldwide tour.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood announces albums, tour dates

The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, the new psychedelic rock project featuring the former Black Crowes frontman, is hitting the road to support its debut album, “Big Moon Ritual.

“Big Moon Ritual” will be followed by companion album “The Magic Album,” in September. Both albums were produced by Thom Monahan (Vetiver, Devendra Banhart, Papercuts).

Check out what’s new with albums, DVDs, books and Blu-rays

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