Archive For The “Music” Category
How to ruin a heavy metal classic Fear of the Dark? Play it in a stadium bathing in hot summer sun.
Jakszyk, Fripp and Collins, with Levin and Harrison A Scarcity of Miracles (A King Crimson ProjeKct) Is A Scarcity of Miracles friends tinkering or the new incarnation of prog rock band King Crimson? In the view of band’s legitimate self-skipper Robert Fripp, apparently something in between, because it is designated the genus of King Crimson [...]
There’s a new predator swimming in the waters of online music streaming, named Grooveshark. Similar to Pandora service offered in the US and Spotify that is only available in some European countries, Grooveshark is available around the world. The service launched in 2007 but after several development versions it began to grow rapidly during the [...]
Finnish rock group Eleanoora Rosenholm will perform their first ever UK gig. The band will play their apocalyptic murder ballads at Ja Ja Ja Club in the Lexington venue in London on the 26th of May.
Easter here again… Marillion’s 1989 song Easter captures the feel of this time of year: the Spring, the hope, the light. The song’s about the tensions in Northern Ireland. I think things have fortunately settled somewhat since making this song.
This great visualization by David McCandless‘ Information is Beautiful simply tells us that artist gets squat when you stream his or her tune. If you buy a digital copy make it via iTunes to support the artist, this information suggests.
Heavy metal giganotosaurus Iron Maiden was supposed to play in Tokyo on the 12th and 13th of March. For obvious reasons both shows were cancelled. To help victims of the disaster Iron Maiden is now selling the Japanese event t-shirts on their web shop and donating the proceeds for the Japanese Red Cross. The event [...]
The stuff that’s been going down in North Africa and Middle East has sprung especially one song to my mind. It’s Every Bloody Emperor by Van der Graaf Generator. VdGG is a progressive rock group formed in the late 1960s and brought back from the dead in the noughts. This song is from their comeback [...]
Iron Maiden is back on tour now with new songs from last year’s The Final Frontier -album. Here’s the setlist from Hisense Arena, Melbourne on Feb. 23, 2011 as reported to setlist.fm. Don’t click more, if you don’t want any spoilers!