Posts Tagged ‘rock n roll’

International and Roots Music Roundup: Bamboleo, Shonen Knife, Bluebird Fest

Are you curious about rock music’s influence in Asia? This weekend offers a couple of examples, plus a rare visit from a Cuban band, a return visit from a soul music veteran, and more.
Friday September 24
Los Angeles band Dengue Fever has a Cambodian lead singer, Chhom Nimol, and instrumentalists in love with 1960s Khmer rock [...]

Reviewed: My Appetite for Destruction by Steven Adler

Guns ‘n’ Roses’ debut Appetite for Destruction was a stone cold rock ‘n’ roll classic. There is no arguing with songs like “Welcome to the Jungle,” “Paradise City,” and “Sweet Child O’ Mine.” Drummer Steven Adler played on all these songs before he was booted from the band for being a self-destructive screw-up. After finally finding [...]

Dylan’s Latest (Non-)Bootleg Drops on NPR

NPR Music reports that Columbia is releasing Tell Tale Signs—Volume 8 of the Bob Dylan Bootleg Series—on October 7. (Click here for full streaming audio.) The new two-disc album chronicles a period of resurgence for the poet laureate of rock 'n roll, involving several excellent bands, lots of lovely wordplay, and a tasteful [...]