‘Alive At 25’ Is Enjoyable For Its Visual, Not Audio, Experience

Courtesy: MVD Entertainment Group/Cleopatra Records This past August, veteran rock act Jane’s Addiction marked a major milestone with the 25th anniversary of the release of its seminal 1990 studio recording Ritual de lo Habitual.  Originally released Aug. 21, 1990, the album has gone on to become one of its most important albums if not its most important album.  In celebration of its release,...

November 9th, 2017
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‘Live in Prague’ Will “Score” With Zimmer’s Fans And Movie Buffs Alike

Courtesy: Eagle Rock Entertainment By Philip Sayblack Hans Zimmer is one of the most respected and sought after composers in the entertainment industry today.  With credits reaching all the way back to 1982’s Moonlighting, which starred Jeremy Irons, and as recent as 2017’s Genius, which recently aired on National Geographic Channel and starred Johnny Flynn and Geoffrey Rush as the young and...

October 29th, 2017
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‘Live At The Hollywood Bowl’ Is A Special Landmark Event

Courtesy: Eagle Rock Entertainment By Philip Sayblack Jeff Beck is, without a shadow of a doubt, one of the most important figures in mainstream music’s modern history.  He has spent half a century making music that has made fans of millions worldwide thanks to his solo work and his work as a member of the Yardbirds.  Last summer, Beck celebrated that mark by entertaining audiences with a very...

October 27th, 2017
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Slipknot Tops Itself Again On Its Latest Live Recording

Courtesy: Eagle Rock Entertainment By Philip Sayblack he Day of the Gusanoi is almost upon us.  This Friday, Oct. 20, the sun will rise on the day of the maggot when Eagle Rock Entertainment releases Slipknot’s new live recording Day of the GUsano in stores and online.  This latest live offering from the nine-man metal machine from Des Moines, IA is arguably the band’s best live recording to...

October 18th, 2017
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EODM’s New Live Recording Is A Powerhouse Performance

Courtesy: Eagle Rock Entertainment By Philip Sayblack The wait is almost over.  Eagle of Death Metal will release worldwide its latest live recording I Love You All The Time: Live at the Olympia In Paris.  This 19-song (technically 22 with the three bonus performances) recording is an electrifying performance from the band, and a truly powerful statement in itself to those who would try to spread...

July 25th, 2017
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‘Dog Years’ Ensures Engagement, Entertainment With Simplicity, Song Balance

Courtesy: Loud & Proud Records By Philip Sayblack Early next month, rock super group The Winery Dogs will release its latest live recording Dog Years to the masses. The recording, which includes both a live 15-song (17 if one counts drummer Mike Portnoy and bassist Billy Sheehan’s solos) set and a bonus 5-song studio EP is an impressive new live effort from The Winery Dogs.  That is due in...

July 23rd, 2017
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The Rolling Stones’ New Tour Doc Gets Three Cheers

Courtesy: Eagle Rock Entertainment By Philip Sayblack Tour documentaries today seem to be a dime a dozen.  From one end of the musical universe to the other, the tour documentary has become a key part of every act’s live experience.  Sadly, it has also become little more than a watered down live recording that is ultimately little more than another space filler used to satisfy acts’ contractual...

June 30th, 2017
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Hansen & Friends “Thank You Wacken”, a once in a lifetime experience!

On June 23rd, Kai Hansen of Helloween and Gamma Ray fame, released the live recording of “Thank You Wacken” via earMUSIC as a celebration of Kai Hansen’s 30 years of rocking and melting faces in Helloween and Gamma Ray.  Hansen’s Wacken performance was definitely unique. Hansen & Friends in this live production include Alex Dietz on bass(Heaven Shall Burn), Eike Freese...

June 26th, 2017
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