Brainticket is scheduled to appear at 2013 SXSW Music Festival. More information to come.
December 7, 2012, Los Angeles – Cleopatra Records is sad to pass on the news that Hawkwind guitarist Huw Lloyd-Langton has passed at the too-young age of 61. Huw had been bravely battling cancer for the past several years and died peacefully at home in England with his devoted wife Marion by his side.
Source: Muzikreviews.com By: Jim “The Ancient One” Lawson Rating: 4 Stars Curved Air, the British prog rock band, were formed back in the depths of time, well, 1970 to be exact. The original members came from mixed musical backgrounds and their sound was a mixture of prog rock, folk rock and fusion with classical elements. [...]
By: Ian D. Hall Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * * Mix the industrial with a healthy dollop of some of the finest exponents of Progressive Rock, some genre crossing of dubstep and Heavy Metal and finally one of the megastars and iconic figures of Science Fiction film and television and you have [...]
By: Greg Barbrick When I first heard that there was to be an album featuring the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing the music of Rush I had no idea what to expect. In the ‘70s, Rush recorded a number of extended pieces which definitely had potential to be adapted into the classical world. It is a [...]
By: Nick DeRiso The intrigue of compilations like this is when seemingly incongruent artists successfully combine, or when somebody turns a familiar tune inside out. Who Are You: An All Star Tribute to the Who — due October 2, 2012, from Cleopatra Records — offers its share of both. The set opens with John Wetton, [...]
By: Greg Barbrick The Outlaws may not be as well remembered today as such Southern Rock luminaries as Lynyrd Skynyrd or The Allman Brothers, but they should be. If ever there were a music that belonged to the ‘70s (besides disco), it had to be Southern Rock. For this dyed-in-the-wool Yankee, Southern Rock was a [...]
By: David E. Gehlke A play on the band’s notorious “Born to Lose” credo, Live to Win is a lovingly-assembled book by Motorhead fanclub president Alan Burridge, who has been with Lemmy and crew since 1979. Pictures (vintage, revealing, exclusive, you name it) are in full supply here, making it a visual delight for those [...]