Content by tag "Rush"


John Mayall: Nobody Told Me

Read "Nobody Told Me" reviewed by Doug Collette

Over the course of some fifty-plus years, the bands of John Mayall have served as a proving ground for some estimable guitarists. Eric Clapton, Mick Taylor and Peter Green are just the most famous axemen who've aided and abetted “The Godfather of British Blues." Yet, in all that extended time, he has never before had a ...


Incendio: The Fire Within

Read "Incendio: The Fire Within" reviewed by Jim Worsley

If sophisticated, richly dense, multi-layered instrumental music is your thing, then you may already be a fan of the critically acclaimed band Incendio.

Co-founded in 2000 by guitarist Jim Stubblefield, bassist Liza Carbe, and guitarist JP Durand, Incendio boldly blends a plethora of genres. Jazz, flamenco, rock, Latin, Spanish, world, classical, pop, Middle-Eastern, and ...


Steve Khan: Public Access / Headline / Crossings

Read "Public Access / Headline / Crossings" reviewed by John Kelman

It's been a great couple of years for Steve Khan fans who are (relatively) new to the guitarist's work, especially his early releases, thanks to UK-based BGO Records. First, his '70s-era trio of fusion-centric LPs on Columbia Records, 1977's Tightrope, 1978's The Blue Man and 1979's Arrows, were remastered and reissued in a 2015 two-CD set, ...


Mário Franco: Rush

Read "Rush" reviewed by Chris Mosey

Portuguese bassist, composer and dancer Mario Franco, describes Rush as “a rock-inspired jazz album." It came, he says, from “an inner need of electric sounds."

Franco, born 1965, started out playing classical music before switching to jazz. He is a dancer with the National Ballet Company of Portugal.

His latest ...


Tom Guarna: Rush

Read "Rush" reviewed by Luigi Sforza

Il chitarrista, compositore e band leader newyorkese Tom Guarna è un musicista che pur muovendosi in un ambito mainstream garantisce alla sua musica tratti di assoluta riconoscibilità. Il timbro del suo strumento elettrico è tarato su frequenze jazz-rock e post-fusion, anche se l'elemento dominante risulta essere una sintassi espressiva di stampo post boppistico.
Un brano ...


Interview With Don Howatt Of The Apostle Fractal: Progressive Rock Lives On

Q: Pardon my ignorance, but what does the Apostle Fractal mean? A: The short answer is The APOSTLE Fractal is just the name of our band. The long answer is a bit more complicated. “APOSTLE” was a name I had in mind for a band for a long time. As a young boy I would draw fantasy ...


Rush to Release "Sectors": Three Box Sets Spanning Entire Mercury Records Era

Rush to Release "Sectors": Three Box Sets Spanning Entire Mercury Records Era

With more than 40 million records sold worldwide and countless sold-out tours, Rush—Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart—are not only one of the most successful and influential bands in rock history but continue to garner new fans and continue in popularity every year.

On November 21, 2011, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) celebrates the legacy of ...


Rush: Live CD/DVD

TIME MACHINE 2011: LIVE IN CLEVELAND OUT ON CD AND DVD/BLU-RAY NOVEMBER 8 Legendary rock band Rush have announced details for the first offerings through their recently announced partnership with Roadrunner Records. On November 8, Anthem/Roadrunner will simultaneously release a two-disc live album entitled Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland. Captured in April at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena during ...


Rush - Roll the Bones (Audio Fidelity Remaster) (1991, 2011 Reissue)

By Tom Johnson I have owned four copies of this album—that is to say, three versions of it four times. The first time was the day it came out, September 3, 1991, bought shortly after a college class got out, and then I drove quickly to a friend's place where she put up with me giving it ...


Rush "Retrospective III" Scheduled for March Release

Atlantic Records is pleased to announce details of the upcoming third installment in Rush's continuing compilation series. Retrospective III (1989-2008) arrives in stores on March 2nd in the UK (and March 3rd in North America) and features music from the rock trios last two decades with the label, including tracks taken from the albums Presto (1989), ...