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Neil Young To Release New Solo Album

Neil Young will release a brand-new solo album, entitled Le Noise, on September 28th on Reprise Records. The eight-song album is a collaboration between the acclaimed rock icon and musician, songwriter and producer Daniel Lanois, known for his work with U2, Bob Dylan, Peter Gabriel, Brian Eno, Emmylou Harris, Willie Nelson, The Neville Brothers and many others. ... …

REVIEW: 'Neil Young Official Release Series, Discs 1-4' Limited Edition Vinyl Box Set

In an interview with Guitar World earlier this year, Neil Young lamented the fact that, in his estimation, music fans “don’t understand the value of sound anymore.” Of late, he’s been doing his small part to combat this development. Exhibit #1 in this regard was 2009’s Archives, Vol. 1 1963-1972, a monstrous, 10-disc DVD/Blu-ray set that traced the first decade of his life in music in... …

100 Greatest Guitar Solos: No. 39 "Cortez the Killer" (Neil Young)

“Cortez the Killer” hails from Zuma, one of Neil Young’s most overlooked albums, often lost in the shuffle of its predecessor, the much-praised Tonight’s the Night, which came out just five months prior. But there’s really a very simple explanation for the song’s high rating. Just take it from Young himself, who once proclaimed that, “ ‘Cortez’ is some of my best guitar playing ever!” ... …