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The unplugged version of the track was recently discovered and was recorded on July 25, 1968, and features the song's writer George Harrison on guitar and vocals while Paul McCartney works out the chords on harmonium, according to Rolling Stone via hennemusic.
The previously-unheard acoustic version of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" as the latest preview to the upcoming 50th anniversary reissue of The White Album, which will be released in various formats on November 9th. Stream the song and read morehere.
The legendary vocalist had to pull the plug on the dates after being hospitalized in Los Angeles for an infection and ultimately undergoing surgery on his hand.
The shows are now set to take place next summer and are as follows: July 20th in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena, NV; July 23rd in Chula Vista, Ca at the Mattress Firm Amphitheatre; July 27th in Mountain View, Ca at the Shoreline Amphitheatre; and July 29th in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Bowl.
Ozzy had the following to say last week when he was forced to postpone the dates, "I'm so f***ing bummed about cancelling these shows. The tour had been going great and we were really looking forward to these last few gigs. We're hoping everyone will be patient and we'll look forward to seeing them at the shows next year."
The new album hit stores today (October 19th) and the band will be launching the first leg of the tour on January 11th in Inglewood, Ca (Los Angeles) at the Forum.
They have recruited Three Days Grace to support them on the U.S. and Canadian dates which will be concluding on March 8th in Rosemont, IL at the Allstate Arena.
The band will be taking a few weeks off before headlining across the pond the launch the European leg on April 18th in Madrid at La Riviera. See all of the dateshere.
The fan-participation anthem "We Will Rock You" would go on to become an international hit that continues to rock sports arenas and stadiums around the world more than four decades after its release on the legendary UK band's sixth album, "News Of The World."
Directed by Dexter Fletcher and due in cinemas worldwide on November 2, "Bohemain Rhapsody" follows Queen from their creation in 1970 to the band's legendary 1985 performance at Live Aid.
"Much more than a documentary of someone's life, it's a piece of pure art, chiselled out of solid rock," says May. "It speaks of families and relationships and hopes and dreams, and heartache and disappointment, and ultimately of victory and fulfilment, in a way that everyone can connect to.
"It hasn't been an easy journey - but all the most worthwhile journeys are like that! Rami and Lucy and the boys give monumental performances - more than worthy of the originals!!"
Queen will present the world premiere of "Bohemian Rhapsody" at The SSE Arena, Wembley in London on Tuesday, October 23.here.
The Deluxe Editions - available as either a 3CD/1 Blu-ray set or a 6LP/1 Blu-ray set - include a newly-remastered version of the record by Bernie Grundman from the original analog tapes, as well as a second disc of early studio takes and a third featuring the previously-unreleased live album, "Jimi Hendrix Experience: Live At the Hollywood Bowl 9/14/68."
The 50th anniversary reissue is rounded out with the documentary "At Last... The Beginning: The Making Of Electric Ladyland", which explores the creation of the double album and includes first-hand recollections of Hendrix and the project by bassist Noel Redding, drummer Mitch Mitchell, manager Chas Chandler, Buddy Miles, Jack Casady, Steve Winwood, Dave Mason and others who participated in the sessions.
Both the Blu-ray and LP packages include a new 5.1 surround sound mix of the double album by the Kramer, marking the first and only time this has been done with a Hendrix studio record.
The third and final studio album by the Jimi Hendrix Experience was the power trio's only one to top the US charts while delivering their only US Top 20 hit with a cover of Bob Dylan's "All Along The Watchtower." Watch the videohere.
Footage of the record's original lead single was filmed live at the Stone Balloon in Newark, DE on August 7, 1989. Metallica's fourth album - their first with bassist Jason Newsted - reached No. 6 on the US Billboard 200 on its way to sales of more than 8 million copies in the country.
A 3CD reissue includes the remastered album and two discs of rough mixes, demos and live tracks alongside an expanded booklet including unseen photos by Ross Halfin. Watch the video and read morehere.
"Chris Cornell" wil be available via multiple formats, including a single 17-track release and a 64-track limited-edition deluxe box set which contains the four discs from the deluxe edition, seven LPs and a DVD, and two previously-unissued videos.
In addition to the CD releases, the collection will be available as a double-LP, pressed on 180-gram vinyl. The compilation is bring previewed with a lyric video for the previously-unreleased track, "When Bad Does Good."
The tune was produced, recorded, and mixed by Cornell and was found in his personal recordings archive; a favorite of the late Soundgarden rocker, it wasn't until friend Josh Brolin reminded the singer's wife, Vicky, of the unreleased song that she decided to share it with his fans.here.
Tyler will be joined for the performance by Nashville's The Loving Mary Band, who were featured as the backup players on his 2016 debut country solo studio album, "We're All Somebody From Somewhere."
The project scored the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart while peaking at No. 19 on the Billboard 200. Presale tickets for Tyler's gig in Maui will be available to MACC members starting Saturday, October 20, with general public seats going on sale Saturday, October 27. Watch the promo videohere.
The new track is the band's first new music release since their 2016 effort "Hollow Bones" and is expected to be featured on their forthcoming new studio album that they are wrapping up work on.
Frontman Jay Buchanan had this to say about the song, "Sometimes environment really shapes a song. Hunkered down in a threadbare shack deep in the south Tennessee woods, Scott Holiday and I sweated it out and just wrote for a week straight.
"We were set out on an old causeway surrounded by neglected reservoirs and overgrown with sh*t you don't want to see and yes; infested with all manner snakes. The song is a whiskey nightmare crawling with copperheads to me."
The tour is set to begin on January 31st in Newcastle, UK at the Northumbria Institute and will be wrapping up on March 05th in Copenhagen, Denmark at Vega. Check out the new song and see the tour dateshere.
He also announced a very special show at Vinyl in Las Vegas on November 29th that will also feature Nick Oliveri (ex-Kyuss), Dave Angstrom (ex-Hermano) and Arthur Seay (ex-Unida).
The new album was produced by desert rock icon Chris Goss and Garcia had this to say about the record and the special show, "After a year of heavy stress, starting my own studio, shutting it down, hiring and firing, the drama is finally over. Saved by surgeon Chris Goss, this record is finally done.
"It is unclear if I will ever be doing this again, so this is it. Here it is, proud and loud John Garcia and The Band of Gold record comes out January 4th with supporting tour thereafter.
"The Vegas jam is my only U.S. electric show and will prove to be something special. I thank my supporters, you keep me going - Big Love from the Garcia res!!"
The tour will be kicking off this Saturday, Oct. 20th in Phoenix, AZ at Van Buren and will be wrapping up on Nov. 24th, in Los Angeles, CA at The Wiltern Theatre.
At The Gates frontman Tomas Lindberg had this to say, "At The Gates have not done a support tour since 1996. When we got invited to this tour, we immediately saw the logic to the package.
"This is three bands with their own unique sound, three bands totally dedicated to finding the core of their art. Three important bands. It all made sense to us, and we are flattered to be part of this. I truly believe that this is THE ONE tour not to miss this year. Get ready to drink from the night itself together with us." See the dateshere.
This whole record was pretty improvisational - from recording together in the studio to laying down overdubs and mixing. This song came together lyrically right before we recorded it; the words were all there, they just hadn't settled into a flow. So this was the first take. Both Jon Neufeld and I like working that way - Jon's so great as a musician and a producer in that regard - there is this vulnerability in the not knowing but so much possibility there too.
I am curious to see how the songs land for other people; to me this album is a collection of human stories told by rivers, these different musical currents and narratives flowing through the songs and throughout the record. It continues to be a process of discovery. I am really looking forward to touring with Jon and playing the songs live.
Hearing is believing. Now that you know the story behind the song, listen for yourself and learn more about the album
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