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This Day in Music: July 10th

Born on this day: 1942, Ronnie James Dio, singer, Rainbow, Dio, Black Sabbath, Heaven and Hell 1947, Arlo Guthrie, singer-songwriter 1949, Greg Kihn, singer 1953, Rik Emmett, singer-songwriter, guitar, Triumph 1954, Neil Tennant, singer, Pet Shop Boys 1958, Bela Fleck, banjo 1959, Sandy... Born on this day: 1942, Ronnie James Dio, singer, Rainbow, Dio, Black Sabbath, Heaven and Hell 1947, Arlo Guthrie, sing ...

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This Day in Music Spotlight: The Greatest Talent Scout of All Time

If anyone deserves the title of “greatest talent scout in popular music history,” it has to be John Hammond, the man behind, among others, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Charlie Christian, Billie Holiday, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Aretha Franklin and many others. Sadly, the... If anyone deserves the title of “greatest talent scout in popular music history,” it has to be John Hammond, th ...

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Styx’s Tommy Shaw Talks Dennis DeYoung, Touring with Yes

A Dennis DeYoung-Styx reunion might just be a “grand illusion,” according to guitarist Tommy Shaw. The marriage of theatrical pianist DeYoung and arena rocking guitarists Shaw and James “J.Y.” Young was always a rocky one, and its breakup was a mere eventuality. With the group (minus DeYoung)... A Dennis DeYoung-Styx reunion might just be a “grand illusion,” according to guitarist Tommy Shaw. The marriage o ...

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AC/DC Fans Honor Bon Scott’s 65th, Await New Book by Bassist

An army of AC/DC fans went to the birthplace of late singer Bon Scott this weekend. They were celebrating what would have been Scott’s 65th birthday at Bon Fest in Kirriemuir in Angus, Scotland (no, really!). Fans from around the globe paid tribute to the AC/DC frontman, who died in 1980 and was... An army of AC/DC fans went to the birthplace of late singer Bon Scott this weekend. They were celebratin ...

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REWIND: The Music Industry’s Week In Review

Several sources have Spotify launching in the U.S. as early as next week with an aggressive goal of 50 million subscribers in its first year. A top Swedish music exec shared what the U.S. should expect from Spotify's launch. After... Several sources have Spotify launching in the U.S. as early as next week with an aggressive goal of 50 million subscribers in its first year. A top Swedish music exec shared wh ...

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Asking Alexandria’s Newest Album Rocks the Charts

!----Asking Alexandria wasted little time in following up their first EP, Life Gone Wild, with their second full-length album. Recording for Reckless and Relentless (Sumerian) began in June of 2010 and ended in September, three months before the release of Life. The native-British... Asking Alexandria wasted little time in following up their first EP, Life Gone Wild, with their second full-length album. Rec ...

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Asking Alexandria Pics

Blending metalcore and dubstep, Asking Alexandria have gained a whirlwind of momentum with their last album, Reckless and Relentless, reaching number nine on the Billboard 200. Appearing on this summer's Vans Warped Tour, here's a visual taste of what audiences can expect to see in concert. Blending metalcore and dubstep, Asking Alexandria have gained a whirlwind of momentum with their last album, Reckless ...

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Scott Henderson 2011 US Tour Dates

Great news! Scott Henderson will be touring the US this year with Jeff Berlin on bass, and Mike Clark on drums. Details are still sketchy, but below are the dates and venues I've been able to confirm. I'll post further... Great news! Scott Henderson will be touring the US this year with Jeff Berlin on bass, and Mike Clark on drums. Details are still sketchy, but below are the dates and venues I've been able ...

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MTT Weekly Recap: How to Structure a Company to Succeed in the Current Music Industry

Where The Music Industry Thinks Out Loud Taurean Casey: CALL TO INDIE ARTISTS: STOP GIVING AWAY YOUR MUSIC FOR FREE! DG Gutekunst: Odds Are... Frank Woodworth: How to Structure a Company to Succeed in the Current Music Industry Where The Music Industry Thinks Out Loud Taurean Casey: CALL TO INDIE ARTISTS: STOP GIVING AWAY YOUR MUSIC FOR FREE! DG Gutekunst: Odds Are... Frank Woodworth: How to Structure a Com ...

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