1. Gregg Allman 'Can't Wait' to Cut 'Low Country Blues' Follow-Up

    November 30, 2010 8:00 AM EST After taking 14 years between solo albums, Gregg Allman says he can't wait to do another one. Allman releases "Low Country Blues" on Jan. 18, featuring 11 blues covers and one original, "Just Another Rider," he wrote with Allman Brothers Band guitarist Warren Haynes .…

  2. First Listen: Joe Bonamassa's "Black Rock

    March 17, 2010 2:57 PM EDT Now twenty years into his career, blues-rocker Joe Bonamassa has built his audience the old fashioned way: through songwriting playing live. The veteran guitarist will be spending the rest of 2010 on a world tour , but before you see him -- and before you can hear it anywhere else --…

  3. April 29, 2009

    April 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Cellist Mstislav Rostropovich dies in a Moscow cancer hospital. He is 80. 2007 – Rage Against The Machine plays its first show in seven years to close the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. 1999 – Following his reunion with Pamela Anderson Lee, Tommy Lee quits…

  4. Labels Rolling Out A Bounty Of 'Blues'

    July 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. Congress has declared 2003 "the year of the blues," and Sony Legacy and Universal Music Enterprises (UME) are rolling out a flood of releases tied to the fall PBS series "Martin Scorsese Pres The U.S. Congress has declared 2003 "the year of the blues," and…

  5. Aerosmith Gets The Blues

    April 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Considering Aerosmith's sizeable presence on the pop landscape and its place in rock history, it's a bit funny to hear guitarist Joe Perry relay that the group is working on a new album in his basemen Considering Aerosmith's sizeable presence on the pop landscape and its place…

  6. Rockin' Wild in Chicago

    October 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Magic Sam Maghett has been dead for 33 years and left behind a slim body of studio work, so this collection of newly unearthed live material from 1963 to 1968 is cause for celebration. Magic Sam Maghett has been dead for 33 years and left behind a slim body of studio work, so this collection…

  7. Vanguard Digs Up 'Roots Of Blues'

    September 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Vanguard Records is surveying its vaults for a three-disc, 45-track collection dubbed "Vanguard: Roots of Blues." Due Tuesday (Sept. 17), the compilation taps the renowned label's recordings of the Ne Vanguard Records is surveying its vaults for a three-disc, 45-track…

  8. Memphis Blood: The Sun Sessions

    September 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Ex-Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid rates a shout-out for convincing avant-jazz/funk guitarist James "Blood" Ulmer to take on this project. Ex-Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid rates a shout-out for convincing avant-jazz/funk guitarist James "Blood" Ulmer to take on…

  9. Along for the Ride

    May 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Blues veteran John Mayall can now claim that his dream project has been captured on CD for the ages. Blues veteran John Mayall can now claim that his dream project has been captured on CD for the ages. He has gathered a stellar group of guest art-ists and scattered them throughout 13 tracks…

  10. Fleetwood Mac Principals Regroup For Mayall

    January 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST Three founding members of Fleetwood Mac -- Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, and Peter Green -- recently regrouped to record a track for British blues giant John Mayall's forthcoming album. The cut, "Yo Yo Three founding members of Fleetwood Mac -- Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, and Peter…