For more than 30 years, Jerry Joseph has been strapping on a guitar and chasing down truth, understanding and soul with tenacity and resonant skill. Joseph is the archetypal musician’s musician - something that’s resoundingly clear on his sweeping new double album Happy Book, to be released March 20, 2012 on Response Records. Look for Joseph and his band to tour this spring in support of the album’s release.
Rock 'n' Roll
Marshall Blonstein, president of Audio Fidelity, has set January 31st as the release date for the audiophile label's Gold CD reissues of Dio's HOLY DIVER and Bryan Adams' CUTS LIKE A KNIFE. Both albums will be issued as numbered, limited editions that will be available through both online and brick-and-mortar retailers and will be retired after they have reached 5000 units in sales.
Rock ’n’ roll may date back to Jackie Brenston’s “Rocket 88” in 1951 and perhaps further to blues/swing hybrids of the 1940s. But many would contend that Little Richard’s “Tutti Frutti,” recorded at Cosimo Matassa’s studio in new Orleans in September 1955, was the first great rock ’n’ roll record.
Southern rock legends, The Allman Brothers, have announced a 10 night run at New York City's Beacon Theater on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The first night of the run is Friday, March 9th, 2012 going through March 25th, 2012.The full ten night run dates:3/9/12 – New York, NY – Beacon Theater3/10/12 – New York, NY – Beacon Theater3/13/12 – New York, NY – Beacon Theater3/14/12 – New York, NY – Beacon Theater3/16/12 – New York, NY – Beacon Theate
Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Drive-By Truckers at the Fox Theatre on Friday, March 10th. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 13th for $30.00. Flaunting a mix of Southern pride, erudite lyrics, and a muscled three-guitar attack, Drive-By Truckers became one of the most well-respected alternative country-rock acts of the 2000s.
After disbanding in the late 1980s, the various members of the Del Fuegos went on to lead remarkable second lives. In the New Year, however, all four original members of the acclaimed Boston quartet will come together for a 12-city tour of the Eastern Seaboard and Midwest.On Wednesday, February 22, the band will begin at The Paradise Rock Club in their hometown of Boston, heading from there to New York, Cleveland, Chicago, Evanston, Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, St.
Yes.... That's right! Bear In Heaven will be streaming their new record, I LOVE YOU, IT'S COOL, from start to finish starting this Monday at noon until April third at midnight. The band has slowed down their LP by nearly 400,000% to play exactly once starting today and ending on the day the album is released. Go to their website to check it out.-
US Spring 2012 Tour Dates
Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Lez Zeppelin at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, March 13th. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 9th for $15.00 in advance and $18.00 day of show.Lez Zeppelin, the New York City-based all-girl band has gained worldwide critical acclaim for the musicianship, passion and gender-bending audacity they bring to the music of Led Zepp