Marc Schneider

Contributing Editor

'Boardwalk Empire Volume 2' Soundtrack: Exclusive Album Premiere

'Boardwalk Empire Volume 2' Soundtrack: Exclusive Album Premiere

Following up the Grammy-winning soundtrack to "Boardwalk Empire," HBO's acclaimed series about 1920s Atlantic City, gave the show's music guru a chance to reward fans with a "cornucopia of musical gems" from that era, which was then evolving into the jazz age.
Jars of Clay, 'Inland': Exclusive Album Premiere

Jars of Clay, 'Inland': Exclusive Album Premiere

Jars of Clay are celebrating their independence with the release of 11th studio album "Inland" next week. The set, produced by Tucker Martine and debuting exclusively below, marks the alt-rock band's first via their own Gray Matters label.
Mick Hucknall

Simply Red's Mick Hucknall to Bare 'American Soul' on New Solo Album: Exclusive

Mick Hucknall, the blue-eyed soul singer has fronted legendary British bands Simply Red and, most recently, the reformed Faces, will release his debut solo album this fall. "American Soul," available Oct. 29 via Razor & Tie, will fittingly focus on classic soul songs by Otis Redding, Ray Charles, among others.
Allen Lanier and Buck Dharma from Blue Oyster Cult perform on stage, United States, circa 1977

Blue Öyster Cult‬ Guitarist Allen Lanier Dies

Allen Lanier, a founding member and multi-instrumentalist with classic rock band Blue Öyster Cult, has died after a lengthy battle with lung disease, the group announced on Wednesday. He was 67.

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