Monthly Archives: May 2007

U2 – How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb

U2 has hit another home run. Try and think of another major rock and roll band this far into it and still making consistently...

Son Volt – A Retrospective: 1995-2000

Spinning off from the roots-rock trailblazers Uncle Tupelo, Jay Farrar's Son Volt is famed for its honest, no-nonsense, straight-to-the-heart songs. A Retrospective: 1995-2000 is...

Paul Westerberg – Besterberg: The Best of Paul Westerberg

As the soul of the Replacements, Paul Westerberg not only crafted glorious world-weary lyrics, but wielded one mean guitar. Influenced equally by the disparate...

Freddie King – Live at the Electric Ballroom, 1974

Originally released in 1996, this was recorded a couple years before Freddie's death, and it captures him in full bloom. As you'd expect, the concert...

Willie Nelson – The Complete Atlantic Sessions

It's ironic that one of the terms coined to describe the music various singer/songwriters were making in Austin in the early 1970s was "progressive...

Evan Johns & The H-Bombs with Danny Gatton – Showdown At The Hoedown

One of many reunions that took place over the years, after a teenaged Evan Johns provided vocals and rhythm guitar on Danny Gatton's legendary...

Billy Sheehan

When it comes to rock bass, few players command the instrument with as much finesse and showmanship as Billy Sheehan. Best known for his...

Adrian Legg

Adrian Legg isn't your typical gearhead. Oh, he's a gearhead, alright - he even authored a book entitled Customizing Your Electric Guitar. But for...

The Pixies

In the late 1980s, the Pixies' unique brand of punk, pop, and guitar rock almost singlehandedly created the alternative music movement that flourished in...

In Concert – Ohne Filter

One hour of Watson recorded for German TV in 1990. He's in his latter-day persona, big hat and hair, and mostly does stuff from...
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