A recording of a young Jimi Hendrix has been restored and released after going unheard for nearly 50 years. Prior to achieving megastardom, Hendrix played with the soulful Curtis Knight & the Squires in the mid ’60s . Together they cut the instrumental track called “Station Break,” which has only recently been unearthed. Although it’s not technically a Jimi Hendrix track, his guitar-playing is prominent and his embryonic talent is incredibly clear.
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Put aside all the things in life that are draggin’ you down, but AC/DC is here to help “Rock The Blues Away” with their new music video! The song is a track from their latest album Rock Or Bust, which became a global smash after it’s release in December.
They say you never forget your first time—and that’s especially true for hearing your favorite band! Don’t you wish you could feel the magic of experiencing Led Zeppelin anew? Sadly you can’t turn back the hands of time, but this video of children hearing Zep’s “The Immigrant Song” for the very first time is the next best thing!
All season long Rock Icons director / producer Sam Dunn will be giving us his personal epilogues for each episode. This week the show profiles legendary Motor City Madmen Ted Nugent, who these days is as known for his outspoken political views as for his ’70s riff rock and blazing lead guitar. Find out why Dunn thinks interviewing The Nuge is akin to trying to cage a wild animal and what he appreciates about the rocker even though the two of them “don’t really agree on much” in this exclusive online video.
This year on That Metal Show we’re doing things a little differently and thinking up exciting new ways to bring you the best coverage of all things heavy metal and hard rock. One of those things is That After Show, where we keep the cameras rolling after the regular broadcast is over and let the TMS boys and their guests talk about, well, whatever the f**k they want to talk about. This week hear former Slayer member and thrash metal drumming legend Dave Lombardo and famed Telecaster shredder, and current Rob Zombie guitarist, John 5 shoot the breeze about music and a life in metal. Read more…
The flamboyant band, Tragedy: All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees & Beyond (greatest band name ever?), recorded a heavy metal cover of the classic “You’re the One That I Want,” the 1978 duet between John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John in Grease, and it’s awesome.
This Saturday on That Metal Show, the boys welcome thrash metal drumming legend Dave Lombardo. In it Eddie Trunk asks if there’s any chance of him ever reuniting with his former band Slayer, and while there’s nothing in the works, he doesn’t rule out the possibility. “Let’s just say, If you ever see me on stage again with Slayer, you’ll know everything’s resolved.” In addition, he discusses his current project PHILM and his earliest drumming influences. Read more…
Nevermind by Nirvana didn’t just come out of nowhere in September 1991.
Mainstream music may have seemed to be dominated by hair-metal, dance pop, and aging rock stars come the dawn of the ’90s, but big sounds bubbling up from the underground had been pounding serious cracks in the firmament throughout the previous decade.