Bullet For My Valentine continue their transition from metalcore upstarts to modern metal giants with their fourth album, Temper Temper.
There was a time in the ‘90s when Joe Algeri was on almost any line-up at any of the favoured original music watering holes. From then he travelled to Europe and became better acquainted with women’s clothing until settling in Sweden for some years.
Only David Bowie, could in this day and age, record an album in secret while the music industry and other gossips pondered whether he was long for this world. With producer, Tony Visconti, and band members sworn to secrecy, the rock’n’roll chameleon has surprised one and all with the rather sudden release of his first album in 10 years, The Next Day.
Caitlin Rose is not the most successful musician in her family but she then that wouldn’t be an easy feat. Her mother has co-written more than a dozen hit songs with Taylor Swift, but that should by no means dismiss the efforts of Rose.
One the most exciting little record labels around is a small company in downtown New York called Anzic Records, founded by an NYC philanthropist named Colin Negrych, along with clarinettist/saxophonist Anat Cohen.
The three members of Popstrangers (yes a moniker that was clearly made up at the 11th hour) all bonded over their shared histories of dead end day jobs and passion for skewed guitar rock.
Rodney Crowell may be best known for being Mr Roseanne Cash for some time, but he was a member of Emmylou Harris’ Hot Band in 1975 where he played guitar and sang harmony.
More than just a jazz guitar player, Chuck Loeb is the consummate all-rounder. With a career that spans over four decades, he has proven himself to be a versatile arranger and producer in a wide range of styles.
Has it really been five years since The Bronx released one of their invariably-eponymous albums? Certainly, they’ve not been slack in the interim, having dished out two offerings under their Mariachi El Bronx tex-mex-flavoured moniker,
The original Rogues Gallery was a novelty album, to be sure, but it was a surprisingly enjoyable one. It could have been a cheap cash-in on the phenomenally popular Pirates Of The Caribbean film series, and the presence of Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski as ‘Executive Producers’ indicated that this might be the case,