Allison Moorer releases her intense memoir titled (like her new CD) ‘Blood,’ referring to family ties that linger, as well as to the shed blood of her parents’ murder/suicide in 1986, when she was 14.
A rundown of all the worthwhile Christmas Music released this Holiday season.
From Custard Flux to Wreckless Eric — indie artists are put under the spotlight as the proper gift for the right music geek.
Black Sabbath The Black Sabbath Collection 1970-1978 (Rhino) What is this that stands before me? Well, in an age when shelf-bending boxes have become the norm, it might not be the heaviest collection you could ask for this year, but …
Alice Cooper Billion Dollar Babies Live (Rhino) The absence of any genuinely high quality live souvenirs of Alice Cooper’s initial (and greatest) reign of terror is one of rock’s most debilitating ills. We’ve all seen Welcome to my Nightmare, listened …
Box sets “The Best of Everything” and “An American Treasure” present the magical force of Tom Petty very faithfully.
Looking back at Record Store Day 2019’s Power Pop releases, John M. Borack picks four standouts.
Indie Spotlight takes a listen to the latest releases from indie artists such as The Mavericks, Jim Basnight, Joshua Radin and others.
Hawkwind All Aboard The Skylark (Cherry Red) This is, at a rough count, Hawkwind’s thirty-second studio album, released on the fiftieth anniversary of their first ever show, and on a scale of one to ten, with one being whichever Hawks …
From jump-blues, balladry, honky-tonk blues, blues-rock and hellfire-and-brimstone blues, the one genre that refuses to be categorized is up front and personal this month with a bevy of blues-busting practitioners from across the globe.