Gov't Mule Names New Bassist

Gov't Mule Names New Bassist

Three years after the death of founding member Allen Woody, Andy Hess has been named permanent bass player for Gov't Mule. The new lineup begins a fall tour Oct. 3 in Austin, Texas. Hess, who has recorded and toured with John Scofield and the Black Crowes, is one of many musicians who has performed with the band since Woody's passing.
Fate's Right Hand

Fate's Right Hand

Throughout the course of a storied career, Rodney Crowell has pretty much done it all: singer/songwriter, hired-gun musician, country hitmaker; the list goes on.
The Rain

The Rain

During the past five years, world music super-duo Ghazal—Shujaat Husain Khan, an expressive sitarist/vocalist from North India, and Iranian Kayhan Kalhor, a virtuoso of the kamancheh (a high-toned, spike-grounded fiddle)—has turned Western heads with a clutch of albums for Shanachie and several tours of the U.S.
Exile on Blues St.

Exile on Blues St.

With producer Randy Labbe at the helm, Telarc blues artists take on the Stones' "Exile on Main St." The results are, for the most part, satisfying.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - A radio promotion in Roanoke, Va., raises $75,000 for the American Red Cross. Announcers Chuck Marsh and Roynn Jaymes of WSLC invite listeners to bid on six tickets and a backstage pass to a Kenny Chesney concert.
Warren Barfield

Warren Barfield

Barfield is a newcomer of incredible depth and substance who looks sure to be one of this year's breakthrough artists in the Christian industry.
Goodnight, Thank You, You've Been a Lovely Audience

Goodnight, Thank You, You've Been a Lovely Audience

Hinged largely on the material from O'Connor's 2002 album of traditional Irish songs, "Sean-Nós Nua," this 150-minute DVD is a fitting farewell from the singer, who retired from music in July.
Heavier Things

Heavier Things

John Mayer's previous album, the breakout set "Room for Squares," peaked at No. 8 on The Billboard 200 nearly two years after its release.
2004 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees Set

2004 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees Set

Former Beatle George Harrison, Prince, John Mellencamp and Jackson Browne are among the nominees on the 2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ballot. Previous nominees back for another try include the Sex Pistols, Black Sabbath, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Gram Parsons and Patti Smith.
Wooden Leather

Wooden Leather

A few years ago, if someone had said that some of hip-hop's most innovative music would be coming from Kentucky, they would have been laughed at.
Underworld

Underworld

The album that accompanied "The Crow" captured the dark, industrial tone of that hit 1994 film and set a standard for soundtracks of a gothic nature.
No Es Lo Mismo

No Es Lo Mismo

On his last studio album, "El Alma al Aire," Alejandro Sanz was guilty of meandering to a fault.

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