A shot of the boxed setThis is a cool one: On October 19, Dark Horse Records/Rhino Entertainment released a limited-edition, deluxe boxed set titled Ravi Shankar George Harrison Collaborations. The 3xCD/1xDVD set honors Shankar's 90th birthday and features a 56-page hardbound Book, 3 CDs in r ... More >>
Alex Chilton, the singer/guitarist known for his work with ragged rockers Box Tops and power-pop legends Big Star, died today in New Orleans. He was 59. According to the Memphis Commercial Appeal, it's believed Chilton died of a heart attack. His death comes three days before Big Star was scheduled ... More >>
Rhino Records Rhino Records just sent over a press release with the tracklisting and cover art for the soundtrack of the St. Louis-shot Up In the Air . Due December 1, the collection contains cuts from Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Elliott Smith and CSNY, among others. And as we reported r ... More >>
With a new four-CD retrospective, Rhino Records captures the agony and ecstasy of the golden age of Modern English rock.
Is Elvis Costello's Aim still true? Plus, B-Sides rocks the Cradle of Filth?
B-Sides peeks in on a rehearsal for Riders on the Storm and finds out that the (English) Beat goes on for vocalist Dave Wakeling.
A Life Less Lived: The Gothic Box (Rhino)
Tuesday, August 2; the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)
Elvis Costello comes back to claim America's throne
Goodbye Cruel World
Kojak Variety (Rhino)
Old-school hip-hop is ready for revival
No Thanks!: The '70s Punk Rebellion (Rhino)
Warren Zevon's past is finally unearthed
A guide to new holiday discs, from surprise presents to Tannen-bombs
The Band dances The Last Waltz, but can time heal old wounds?
The greatest-hits format has fallen out of favor, but sometimes the results are pure gold
Nuggets II strikes gold by mining new territory
Looking for influence, significance, development and perpetuation at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Ennio Morricone has written great music for good, bad and ugly films
St. Louis may be the center of the classic-rock universe
Four new releases don't tell all of the Captain Beefheart story