Chet Atkins made countless recordings as a studio musician, producer and solo artist. Many of his recordings — particularly those of the artists he produced in Nashville, like Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison and the Everly Brothers — laid the foundation for early rock and roll.
For the past few days, Black Sabbath have been posting regular studio updates on their Facebook page, keeping fans in the know as they record their new album. The latest update, posted Monday, confirmed that guitarist Tony Iommi was tracking more guitar parts (Check out the photo below). Before that, we found out bassist Geezer Butler was hard at work on the album.
Among this week's new releases is a live DVD by Texas guitar legend Steve Miller. The DVD, Steve Miller Band — Live at Austin City Limits, was released Tuesday via ACL Enterprises. Steve Miller Band's 2011 performance was the inaugural taping in ACL's new home, ACL Live at The Moody Theater in downtown Austin. “It was a great audience, and it was more fun than I even thought it would be,” Miller said.
3 Doors Down are releasing The Greatest Hits, their first best-of album, November 19 via Republic Records. In addition to a slew of hit singles, including “Kryptonite," “It’s Not My Time" and “When I’m Gone," the album also will feature three completely new songs — “There’s a Life,” “Goodbyes” and their new single, “One Light.”
On the morning of August 18, 1969, Jimi Hendrix stepped onto the stage at the Woodstock Music & Art Fair (better known as the Woodstock Festival) for what was to become a defining moment in rock history.
Here's the exclusive premiere of the brand-new music video for "Crawling in the Shadows" by Bonded By Blood. The track is off the band's new album, The Aftermath, which was released in July on Earache Records. "After seeing a few drafts of our new music video, we've finally narrowed it down to something were excited to release," says Bonded By Blood bassist Jessie Sanchez.
Check out this newly posted (and very funny) video of Gary Rossington and the rest of Lynyrd Skynyrd bemoaning their hillbilly associations. The video is a teaser for an episode of E!'s The Soup, which will air 10:30 p.m. EST (9:30 Central) this Sunday. The episode is called The Goodest Moments Of Redneck Shows.