For his second "solo" album, Carlos Santana used Miles Davis' famed '60s group — Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, and Tony Williams — plus members of the current Santana band, for a varied, jazz-oriented session that was one of his more pleasant excursions from the standard Santana sound.
John Lennon's song "Imagine" will forever be etched into the consciousness of listeners as the melodic mantra of late-'60s, early-'70s idealism. It also serves as the wistful epitaph of a complex, challenging artist whose life was tragically taken by a deranged fan…
Amnesty International commemorates its 50th anniversary with the release of an album featuring the cream of the world’s music talent covering Bob Dylan songs, with contributions from a huge variety of artists including Adele, Patti Smith, Pete Townshend, Ke$ha, The Gaslight Anthem, Sting, Jackson Browne, Elvis Costello, Sinéad O’Connor, Kris Kristofferson, Bad Religion, Marianne Faithfull, My Chemical Romance, Bryan Ferry, Pete Seeger and many more. Entitled Chimes of Freedom: Songs of Bob Dylan the album features 73 tracks on four CDs.
With hard rock Kansas standards like "Carry On Wayward Son" and "Point Of Know Return" and the brilliant prog-rock classics "Dust In The Wind" and "The Wall," The 1984 release of The Best Of Kansas album would go on to become one of the best-selling greatest hits albums of all time. The long out of print original version of this greatest hits masterpiece also includes the appearance of 1984's "Perfect Lover".
REBELLION's new album "Wyrd Bið Ful Aræd – The History Of The Saxons" released on September 25, 2015 via Massacre Records. Bassist Tomi stated: "The title of this album is taken from the Old English poem 'The Wanderer' and means something like 'you cannot escape your fate'. The background of most songs on our album is based on solid historical facts: The first song ‘Irminsul’, for example, gives an account of the social and tribal meaning of the annual Althing for the Saxons."The album was recorded, mixed and mastered by Oliver Geibig at Tone Town Music, and produced by Oliver Geibig and Tomi Göttlich. Hanspeter Ludwig is responsible for the cover artwork.