...it killed itself. Crap prices, crap stock, little outside the piled high mainstream rubbish that's being downloaded to interest those that actually want a physical product. That's what killed the last high street record shop chain.
...Steve Vai... listen to the full track from Vai's new album 'The Story Of light'.
...it's finally here. How many years have we Van Halen fans had to wait for a decent album for a Dave Lee Roth fronted album?
...Fiend. Had to pick up this months Classic Rock magazine because it came with a free CD of Saint Jude's début album.
This week in music history - September 22nd to September 28th - with who was born and who died.
...the dark art of the pedal steel. Here's the other four videos released for Maggie Björklund's début album 'Coming Home' with Mark Lanegan, Jon Auer and Rachel Flotard.
...guitarist. There's a number of these strange people out there sitting down and running a metal bar up and down an instrument, Maggie Björklund is such.
This week in music history - September 23rd to September 29th - with who was born and who died.
...over yet. Still one more year to go, we start at 1 not 0. So it's just my favourite five albums of the year 2009. Old favourites, super groups and a super artist.
...Crooked...but nice enough to put the stream of their debut album up on YouTube.
...think you got me confused for a better man. Them Crooked Vultures track New Fang along with a voucher made me pre-order their debut CD.
...demonstrates listening to loud music can damage your hearing. Lars Ulrich doesn't quite agree with the view going round that the mix of Death Magnetic is a little too loud.
...for artists trying to relive their past. A bit late blogging about the new albums from Calexico and Metallica who have turned back the clock to past glories, though one is just a little too loud.
Ray Davies new album which was released free with the Sunday Times didn't really get me, too many of the songs sounded the same and musically it was a tad bland.
Good on Prince for giving his latest CD away freee with a newspaper in the UK but why did it have to be the 'Mail on Sunday'?