Saturday, January 31, 2009

Franz Ferdinand - Ulysses

Franz Ferdinand are a Scottish rock band that formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 2002.
Named after Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the band comprises Alex Kapranos (lead vocals and guitar),
Bob Hardy (bass guitar), Nick McCarthy (rhythm guitar, keyboards and backing vocals), and
Paul Thomson (drums, percussion and backing vocals).







Alex Kapranos of the band commented - Tonight: Franz Ferdinand is music of the night: to fling yourself around your room to as you psyche yourself for a night of hedonism, for the dance-floor, flirtation, for your desolate heart-stop, for losing it and loving losing it, for the chemical surge in your bloodstream. Its for that lonely hour gently rocking yourself waiting for dawn and it all to be even again


Since late 2007, the band have been recording their third studio album in Glasgow, recently released on 27 January 2009.
"Ulysses", the first single from the album, was first played by Zane Lowe on 17 November 2008. Shortly afterwards it hit YouTube.




More info @ www.franzferdinand.co.uk or @ MySpace

Friday, January 30, 2009

Jim Jones Revue - Rock'n'Roll Psychosis


The Jim Jones Revue make some really energic rock ‘n’ roll, sounding like Jerry Lee Lewis reanimated
and set loose to wage war against the digital age.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Iggy & Stooges - 1969, Down on the Streets

Iggy and the Stooges performing 1969 and Down on the Streets at Pukkelpop 2007, Thursday 16th of August 2007. During this show Iggy invited the crowd to the stage - in less than half a minute nearly two hundred fans climbed the stage.

On January 6, 2009, Ron Asheton was found dead in his home, having reportedly suffered a heart attack several days earlier.
He was 60 years old. It is currently unknown if The Stooges will continue without Asheton, although they have said in their official statement that he is "irreplaceable"

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

The Datsuns - Motherfucker From Hell


The Datsuns are a hard rock band from Cambridge, New Zealand, formed in 2000.
In 1997, while still at school, Dolf de Borst (vocals, bass), Phil Buscke (guitar), and Matt Osment (drums)
formed a band under the name Trinket. Christian Livingstone joined the band in 1997 as a second guitarist.
They entered and won the 1999 89FM Battle of the Bands competition.

By 2000 the band had renamed themselves 'The Datsuns'.
In August 2000 they released their first single, "Super Gyration!," on 7 inch vinyl only.


Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Jethro Tull - Boureé

Jethro Tull are a British rock group formed in 1967–1968.
Their music is characterised by the songs, vocals and flute work of Ian Anderson, who has led the band since its founding, and guitarist Martin Barre, who has been with the band since 1969.

Initially playing blues rock with an experimental flavour, they incorporated elements of classical, folk and 'ethnic' musics, jazz and art rock into their music.

The band have sold more than 60 million albums worldwide.

Todays tune is a nice little piece, enjoy the classic video :)

Monday, January 26, 2009

Blood Ceremony - Return To Forever

From Canada we find a Doom metal band called Blood Ceremony.
Don't know to much about them except that they make some great music.
What i do know is that the band's name was adopted from the 1972 Spanish-horror film, Ceremonia Sangrienta.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Honkeyfinger - Got This Rage

It's all about a making one hell of a pounding, primal, amped-up & skronked out blues racket. Honkeyfinger is the one man band from the bowels of the earth, erupting molten fuzz lapsteel, screaming harmonica riffs and desperate bestial howling in a scorching hot cocktail of heavy raw blues power. The Honkeyfinger sound hotwires the electric freak rock of vintage Beefheart, Blue Cheer, ZZTop, and Black Sabbath into a jumping, lurching monster. Boiling up the ghosts of Bukka White, Leadbelly and John Lee Hooker with the bones of the country blues, laced with the acid fried heaviosity of the Buttholes Surfers - this is the thick stinking soup that Mr.Honkeyfinger serves hot.



Saturday, January 24, 2009

Arthur Adam - Things Are Moving

Magnificant and shivering song by Arthur Adam.



More info @ www.arthuradam.nl or @ www.thegreenmotel.nl


Want more Arthur Adam ?



His latest album is for free @ his new project site.

"In a cabin with" Arthur Adam

Friday, January 23, 2009

Placebo - Running Up That Hill

Placebo is an alternative rock band formed in London in 1994, consisting of Brian Molko, Stefan Olsdal and Steve Forrest. To date, they have released five studio albums, six EPs and twenty-seven singles.

Todays tune is a nice cover of Kate Bush's - Running Up That Hill

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Opeth - Demon of the Fall

From the Roundhouse Tapes we can find "Demon of the fall"
A great tune from a great band.

Enjoy!!

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Steven Wilson - Abandoner

Steven John Wilson (born November 3, 1967) is the lead guitarist/singer/songwriter and the founder of progressive rock band Porcupine Tree. Wilson is also a self-taught producer, audio engineer, guitar and keyboard player (among other musical instruments).

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Dungen - Familj

Dungen (Swedish: "the grove", pronounced [ˈdɵŋən], or roughly "DOONG-un") is a Swedish rock band based in Stockholm.
Often classified as psychedelic rock, Dungen is also influenced by Swedish (and other) folk music, classic rock, progressive rock and indie rock.
Todays tune is take from the album "Tio Bitar" (2007)

Enjoy



More Info @ www.dungen-music.com

Monday, January 19, 2009

Fever Ray - If I Had A Heart

Fever Ray, aka Karin Dreijer Andersson, is releasing her self titled debut album at Rabid Records the 18th of Mars.
Fever Ray is the name of both the project and the record, bring forth the sound, intensive and anxious.
This was the start that begun in the begining of 2007 when Karin and Olof, the siblings the constitute The Knife, that desided to take a break from a handfull of fabulous concerts.
The two first records did pretty well at home (Sweden) and the third, "Silent Shout", did enter the albumcharts first place award a prize to of six grammis. Todays tune is the first video from Fever Ray's self titled debut album.




More info @ www.feverray.com

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Fairport Convention & Robert Plant - The Battle Of Evermor

Robert Plant and Kristina Donahue guest with Fairport Convention to perform
Led Zeppelin's "The Battle Of Evermore" at Cropredy 2008.

This was played as tribute to Sandy Denny on the 30th Anniversary of her death.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Billy Gibbons, Kid Rock & Nickelback - Tush

Todays tune is great combo of mixed artists making this tune rock.

Enjoy!

Friday, January 16, 2009

Fairport Convention - Time Will Show The Wiser

Here is an really early performance of this great band with original vocalist Judy Dyble.
She would soon be replaced by Sandy Denny. Judy was very underrated!
This song though has Ian Matthews on lead vocals. Richard Thompson, Ashley Hutchings,
Simon Nicol, and Martin Lamble are the other members during this time.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Pearl Jam & The Supersuckers - Rockin' In The Free World

Todays tune is a great cover of a superb tune with 2 great rock bands.

Live version of Rockin' In The Free World recorded in Thunder Bay Ontario.

Enjoy it!


Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Viking Skull - Blackened Sunrise

Viking Skull is a 4-piece Heavy Metal band, originating in the UK.

Viking Skull was formed in 2002, by Raging Speedhorn members Gordon Morison,
Darren Smith and Frank Regan, along with their Guitar Tech, Roddy Stone, and Merchandiser ,Waldie.
The band originated as a spoof support act for Raging Speedhorn around their home town of Corby, UK.
The line-up originally included Roddy Stone on Vocals, Gordon Morison on Drums, Frank Regan on Lead Guitar,
Darren Smith on Guitar an Waldie on Bass.

Todays tune is Directed by Bam Margera. Filmed in West Chester PA during the "Bams Unholy Union" taping.



More Info @ MySpace

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

In Flames - Artifacts Of The Black Rain

In Flames is a Swedish melodic death metal band formed in Gothenburg, Sweden.
We wrote about em b4 a bit.
I was sitting on the bus today and was listening to them, they are really good... I was working at Grammis Galan in Stockholm and they won a prise best hard rock category for their album A Sense of Purpose at the Grammy award in Sweden they were worth it !
The band Sabaton was also there and they rock as well but In Flames are a bit bettah :)

I wonder whot their influences are and found out that it was
melodic death metal bands such as Insomnium,Omnium Gatherum, Blood Stain Child, also include In Flames as one of their biggest influences. Since they were one of the first in their style, they did not draw influence from other melodic death metal bands, but instead cite Tool, Queensryche, and Alice in Chains as their biggest influences.
I do like Queensryche.

Ah well Enjoy!

Love Thetania

Monday, January 12, 2009

The Moody Blues - Nights In White Satin

The Moody Blues are an English band originally from Erdington
in the city of Birmingham.
Founding members Michael Pinder and Ray Thomas performed an
initially rhythm and blues-based sound in Birmingham in 1964
along with Graeme Edge and others, and were later joined by
John Lodge and Justin Hayward as they inspired and evolved
the progressive rock style.
Among their innovations was a fusion with classical music,
most notably in their seminal 1967 album Days of Future Passed.

From that album we find todays tune "Nights In White Satin"


Enjoy this clip!!

Sunday, January 11, 2009

B.B. King - Key To The Highway

Todays tune is a nice clip from from the DVD "The Road to Memphis" (part of a series on the blues by Martin Scorsese) with B.B. King, enjoy it.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Moby - Natural Blues

Richard Melville Hall, also known as Moby (born September 11, 1965 in Harlem, New York) is an American DJ, singer-songwriter and musician.

Todays tune "Natural Blues" is a 2000 single.
It was originally released in 1999 in his album Play.
It is essentially a retitled remix of the originally a cappella song "Trouble So Hard" by American folk singer Vera Hall and her cousin Dock Reed.
"Trouble So Hard" can be found on Alan Lomax's "Sounds of the South: A Musical Journey From the Georgia Sea Islands to the Mississippi Delta.

Todays video includes Christina Ricci as angel in the video, also includes Fairuza Balk as Moby's girlfriend.

Friday, January 9, 2009

Eva Cassidy - Fields Of Gold

Here is a beautiful version of Fields Of Gold.



As Thetania dedicated one of my favorites to me i have to give one to her, enjoy it!

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky

Norman Greenbaum (born November 20, 1942, Malden, Massachusetts, United States)
is a singer-songwriter. He studied music at Boston University.
Greenbaum is best known for his song "Spirit in the Sky", which sold two million copies across 1969 and 1970.

Another groups like Doctor and the Medics, The Kumars, Fuzzbox had a hit with the song as well.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Led Zeppelin Dazed & Cofused o2 arena.

This video is to my love Stones, who is out in north part of Sweden and skiiing :)
I miss him.

And i miss this band as well, wanted to be on this concert...

MMMMM Enjoy!

Thetania

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Motorhead - I Got Mine

Just finnished White line fever, Lemmys book gooooosh whatta book,
I laugh my pants off.
He is by the way a brilliant hard working guy, being out so much on the road i cant understand how he make it.
Im glad he dont do drugs anymore.

Rock it babe!

Cheers, Thetania

Monday, January 5, 2009

Johnny Winter - Rock & Roll Hoochie Koo

Im in the mood for older guys here so we take one more, but he is more blues than the others.
Begun to play with his younger bro Edgar.
Their hair is white like these two guys last name :)

Groovy!

Thetania


Sunday, January 4, 2009

Aerosmith - Pink

I dont think anyone has as big imagination when it comes to write lyrichs to a song.
listen to this song lyrichs for example... awesome!!

He is born same year as Ozzy by the way :) they went 60 last year :)

Enjoy!

Thetania


Saturday, January 3, 2009

Ozzy Osbourne - No More Tears

The man that made me like rock was this guy, we seen him on tv making fool of himself etc...but he is really another man behind that were use to see him like in The Osbournes.

Did u guys know he is born 1948, in Aston, Birmingham England.
Tony Iommi was his classmate.

This song i like a lot.

Lets Headbang a bit :)

Thetania

Friday, January 2, 2009

Skindred - Roots Rock Riot

Saw this band last year and i have never seen a band that took the stage as they were the head band...

The singer is reggie, metal, rock and lotsa other stylish :)

Enjoy dudes!
This video isnt that light but the sound is great

Thetania

Thursday, January 1, 2009

U2 - New Year's Day

Yeah...
All is quiet on New Year's Day
A world in white gets underway
I want to be with you
Be with you night and day
Nothing changes on New Year's Day

"New Year's Day" is the third song and lead single from U2's 1983 album, War. The song is driven by Adam Clayton's distinctive bassline and The Edge's keyboard. It was the band's first hit single, breaking the top ten in the UK.

The lyric had its origins in a love song from Bono to his wife, but then was reshaped and inspired by the Polish Solidarity movement.

Its a nice tune to start the first day of the New year.

Enjoy

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