1. Jack Bruce, Cream Bassist, Bandleader and Solo Musician: An Appreciation

    October 25, 2014 1:10 PM EDT Jack Bruce , the virtuoso bassist, bandleader, songwriter and singer best known for his tenure with Cream during the 1960s, passed away Saturday (Oct. 24) at the age of 71. Jack Bruce, Bassist for Cream, Dies at 71 A message on Bruce's official website Saturday confirmed, "It is…

  2. Living Colour is 'Re-Thinking Blues and Its Relationship To Metal'

    July 09, 2012 1:55 PM EDT Living Colour is "definitely working towards making another record this year" to follow up 2009's "The Chair in the Doorway," according to guitarist Vernon Reid. And the quartet already has an idea what its "next statement" is going to be. "We're…

  3. Spectrum Road Not Just a Tribute Act, Taking It To 'The Next Level'

    May 16, 2012 4:45 PM EDT With two original songs on their upcoming debut album, the members of Spectrum Road are confident it will be more than a one-off supergroup according to bassist Jack Bruce. "It started off as kind of a tribute but entered into a band -- John Medeski described it," the Cream veteran…

  4. Robert Johnson Feted at All-Star Apollo Blues Hall of Fame Benefit

    March 08, 2012 7:02 PM EST The Roots, Elvis Costello, Taj Mahal, Chuck D and Macy Gray Among The Stellar Line Up A low-key Tuesday night in New York City set the scene for a casually brilliant night of Blues-with-a-capital-B at the Apollo on March 6 as The Roots , Elvis Costello , Taj Mahal , Chuck D , Macy Gray , Todd…

  5. Members of Cream, Living Colour Unite for Album

    February 23, 2012 9:25 AM EST Jack Bruce, Vernon Reid, John Medeski & Cindy Blackman Santana's Spectrum Road to Drop Debut, Play Bonnaroo in June A new supergroup is heading to Bonnaroo. The festival will see the summer performance debut of Spectrum Road, a new quartet featuring Jack Bruce (Cream), Vernon Reid …

  6. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:00 PM EST Radiohead , Phish , the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, was announced on Tuesday (Feb. 14).…

  7. CMJ: Living Colour / Oct. 23 / Angels & Kings

    October 26, 2009 3:55 PM EDT Given the dizzying range of choices at a five-day event like CMJ, it's hard for a single gig to stand out as a sure thing from its listing alone. One that did, however, was Friday's " Living Colour acoustic set at [Pete Wentz co-owned bar] Angels & Kings," part of WRXP…

  8. Video: Living Colour Talk 'Chair In The Doorway'

    September 25, 2009 4:50 PM EDT The cult of personality continues in 2009, as purveyors of hard funk-rock Living Colour return with "The Chair In The Doorway" - the band's first set of new material in nearly six years. Out last week on Megaforce Records, the eleven song set was recorded in numerous locations…

  9. Living Colour Back With Fifth Studio Album

    July 08, 2009 10:43 PM EDT The cult of personality will continue on this fall, when purveyors of hard funk-rock Living Colour return with "The Chair In The Doorway" - the band's first set of new material in nearly six years. Due September 15 on Megaforce Records, the eleven song set was recorded in…

  10. Living Colour Back With Fifth Studio Album

    July 08, 2009 8:50 AM EDT The cult of personality will continue on this fall, when purveyors of hard funk-rock Living Colour return with "The Chair In The Doorway" - the band's first set of new material in nearly six years. Due September 15 on Megaforce Records, the eleven song set was recorded in…

  11. The Chesterfield Kings

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST So...we all decided that this would be a happening thing to do…and it WAS! We had organized (or at least we tried to organize) some guitar players v. bass players, and drummers vs. lead singers cont *Tuesday November 14th: Minneapolis, Minnesota. First Avenue. Arrived during the night. Spent…

  12. 25OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 19-25, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 19 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured artist(s): Dwight Yoakam. "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae (also scheduled: Nicole Richie). "Today," NBC Featured artist(s):…

  13. 'Nebraska' in New York

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Marc Ribot and Vernon Reid chat with Bruce Springsteen in New York Avant-garde guitarist Marc Ribot (left), Bruce Springsteen and Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid hang out at the 2006 New York Guitar Festival Jan. 14 at the World Financial Center in New York. Ribot and Reid were amongst…

  14. The National Jams With The Boss

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST The National, Mark Eitzel, Vernon Reid and Martha Wainwright were among the acts on hand Saturday to perform Bruce Springsteen's "Nebraska" album in its entirety at New York's World Financial Center W The National, Mark Eitzel, Vernon Reid and Martha Wainwright were among…

  15. OnTV

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 17-23, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 17 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Rod Stewart (also scheduled: Billie Jean King). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Simply Red (also scheduled: Dakota Fanning). "Total…

  16. DJ Spooky, Slayer's Lombardo Drum Up New CD

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST On the surface, DJ Spooky's new collaboration with Slayer's Dave Lombardo is just the latest example of his try-anything aesthetic, which has produced avant-garde turntable symphonies alongside dancef On the surface, DJ Spooky's new collaboration with Slayer's Dave…

  17. Guitar Heroes Pen Kid-Friendly 'Songs'

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Slash, matchbox twenty's Kyle Cook, Living Colour's Vernon Reid, Stone Temple Pilots' Dean DeLeo and Marc Ford are among the guitarists appearing on "Sing a Song With Six Strings," a collection of tra Slash, matchbox twenty's Kyle Cook, Living Colour's…

  18. Blues Legends Capture 'Lightning In A Bottle'

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two discs worth of highlights from the historic February 2003 "Salute to the Blues" concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall will hit stores this fall. Two discs worth of highlights from the historic February 2003 "Salute to the Blues" concert at New York's…

  19. Collide0scope

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In 1988, Living Colour broke down racial barriers at rock radio with its stunning debut, "Vivid." Melding rock, punk, funk and reggae influences with socially conscious lyrics, the New York quartet re In 1988, Living Colour broke down racial barriers at rock radio with its stunning…

  20. The Roots Kicking Out The Jams

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In keeping with its unconventional ways, the Roots have been hosting a series of jam sessions to inspire its forthcoming Geffen set, "Tipping Point." In keeping with its unconventional ways, the Roots have been hosting a series of jam sessions to inspire its forthcoming Geffen set, …

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