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Avoiding pat formulas and enlisting unexpected aides de camp are probably the only ways that Bob Weir and his fellow founding Grateful Dead mates can avoid turning into a stale nostalgia act…
Drummer Nick Mason and his four non-Floyd bandmates turned Boston's Orpheum Theater into a psychedelic palace.
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The Flesh Eaters have returned with renewed vitality, after it hit some troughs and sputtered to a near stop.
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This studio outing emphasizes superb ensemble playing; the results in a beguiling album in which just about every note shines.
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"I want our music to be genre-less. Actually I want it to be genre-more.”
The Grateful Dead’s music is moving forward with the help of musicians who are OK with the occasional look back over their shoulders.
Kamasi Washington's music connected viscerally with a Royale audience that was packed with young people -- or at least way younger than those normally seen at a jazz concert.
K.K. Downing does not trash Judas Priest or its legacy, but he gives, from his perspective, an honest and believable assessment of the group and his role in it.
There were moments during Van Morrison’s 22-song concert Tuesday when he was whipping the band into a frenzy -- shouting out song selections before the final notes of the previous tune had…
The group's songs range from the cynical to the sweet without losing their sincerity, and that may be Dawes’ most defining trait as it shifts its musical focal point.
Slayer has been as good and dependable as any band ever has been in rock and roll.
You know a Cowboy Junkies tune the second that you hear it, but the songs don’t come off as formulaic or produced for mass consumption.
This edition of Wheels of Soul works just fine as a display of post-Allman Brothers Band/post-Lynyrd Skynyrd/ post-Tom Petty musical sensibilities shaped in the South.
The best festivals, like Disc Jam, build and deliver music-fueled experiences.
“I’m happy with where I am in my career. I know what I want to do and can do it. I just enjoy it.”
It’s not a bad time to be performing back-to-the-boogie heavy metal music anywhere in the world.
On the occasions that Bob Weir and Phil Lesh performed as a legitimate duo the concert attained some of its more transcendent peaks.
Here we are more than a year into the tumultuous Trump era, and we have not seen a revival of angry punk or righteous folk.