Live Albums

New ALICE COOPER Double Live Album Due In Late Summer

One of music's most resilient Rockers, ALICE COOPER , has announced a late-summer release of a new, double-live album. 'A Paranormal Evening at the Olympia Paris' presents Cooper's complete Paris concert from December 2017. (see track listing below) The tour followed the release last summer of '...
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The ROLLING STONES Announce Next 'From The Vault' CD/DVD Release...

The next offering from The ROLLING STONES ' 'From The Vault' series of live recordings has just been announced, and will be released in mid-July. The new set, titled 'No Security-San Jose 1999,' is culled from the final performance of The Stones' tour of the same name, and will be available on DVD...
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Upcoming Rock Releases For March!

The month of March will bring a (small) handful of new music releases from Judas Priest , David Byrne, Jack White, and Stone Temple Pilots among others, however the month is once again dominated by archival releases, anthologies, and re-releases. The new LP from Judas Priest , 'Firepower' is easily...
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WHITESNAKE's 'The Purple Tour (Live)' Drops Next Week!

Two years ago, singer DAVID COVERDALE (Whitesnake, Deep Purple) decided to revisit his tenure in DEEP PURPLE (1973-1976) by re-recording some of the songs he put down on tape with the heritage hard rockers. 'The Purple Album' was the result, and it was followed by a successful tour that presented...
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First Listen to the First Song From The New KANSAS 'Live' Set!

Back in August of this year, it was announced that KANSAS , after a year's touring in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of their hit album, 'Leftoverture,' would be releasing a new, live set of that tour ... November 3rd is the date that 'Leftoverture-Live & Beyond' will be released and we've...
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New, 'Live' METALLICA Set Due May 5th

The days of seeing METALLICA in a small venue are, with few exceptions, long since gone. The Metal Masters have the ability to fill stadiums full of their faithful, and rare is the chance to see them in anything smaller than an arena...which is understandable given their long, successful,...
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Rock Bands & Orchestras-A Winning (mostly) Combination

Not every band can successfully combine their Rock sound with a Symphony Orchestra: Among some of the better attempts of recording with orchestras include: The Moody Blues (they were the first), Metallica, KISS, ELP, Eric Clapton, Yes, and a bunch more. When executed successfully, the music can...
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The Best Live Rock Albums of All Time

"Billboard" put together a list of their "Seven Best Live Rock Albums of All Time," and they specifically said that this is for albums that actually rock, so if it was unplugged, it didn't get considered. The list isn't ranked, so here they are in no particular order - "Alive", Kiss, 1975 Video of...
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Why I Love 'Live' Albums

A 'Live' album, IMO, is still the best 'Souvenir' that a music lover can have from a memorable performance. Of course, in the present day, there are performances available on DVD's, YouTube & other on-line sources, 'Live' streaming, etc. But especially in the case of performances from the...
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