‘Under Cover’ Will Appeal To Motorhead, Rock Fans Alike

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Almost two years ago, the rock world lost one of its great icons when Motorhead front man Lemmy Kilmister died from cancer.  When he died, that effectively put an end to one of the musical universe’s greatest acts.  That meant no more new Motorhead music.  Earlier this month though, Motorhead Music–the band’s own label–released a new collection of covers from the band to satiate audiences in the form of Under Cover. The 11-song record presents a rarely heard side of Motorhead that itself is certain to entertain listeners.  This is just one of the compilation’s key elements and will be discussed later.  The acts whose songs are featured here are collectively just as important to discuss as the songs themselves and will be discussed later.  The album’s sequencing rounds out its most important elements.  Each element is important in its own right to this compilation’s overall presentation.  All things considered, Under Cover proves to be a record that is an entertaining new offering for Motorhead’s most devout fans.

Motorhead, with the passing of front man Lemmy Kilmister almost two years ago, may not be actively recording new music anymore.  With the release earlier this month of the band’s new covers compilation Under Cover, the band’s most devout fans were given an entertaining new release from Motorhead even if it is not a collection of new Motorhead music.  That statement is supported in part through the songs that make up the collection.  Considering that Motorhead, throughout the course of its life, was known for up-tempo blues-based rock that was tinged with some punk elements, the songs featured in this compilation show that the band was just as talented handling other styles of rock as its own brand.  That is proven clearly in the band’s cover of David Bowie’s hit song ‘Heroes,’ which comes early in the record’s run. Bowie’s original work bears more similarity to works from perhaps Paul McCartmey than Motorhead.  Yet, even in its slightly amped up take on the classic tune, Motorhead does Bowie’s classic justice while adding its own rock touch that is certain to get praise even from Bowie’s most devout fans.  The band’s take on The Rolling Stones’ ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash’ is yet another song featured in this record that shows the real reach of the band’s abilities.  Once again, the band largely stays true to its source material, while also adding its own respectable hard rock elements.  The expert balance of those two elements here will put a smile on any longtime Rolling Stones fan just as much as any Motorhead fan.  Much the same can also be said in examining the band’s take of another Rolling Stones standard, ‘Sympathy For The Devil.’  Those three songs alone show clearly the band’s reach.  Of course that is not to discount the band’s covers of Ted Nugent’s ‘Cat Scratch Fever,’ Rainbow’s ‘Starstruck,’ and The Ramones’ ‘Rockaway Beach’ as well as the album’s other songs.  Those covers show in their own way the band’s reach, though they are much closer to Motorhead’s style than the previously noted works.  Keeping this in mind, the bands whose works are featured here are just as important to note as the songs themselves.

Listeners will note that of the album’s 11 total songs, seven were crafted by British acts—Judas Priest, The Sex Pistols, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Rainbow and Ozzy Osbourne.  The other four songs come from American acts—Ted Nugent, Metallica, Twisted Sister and The Ramones.  That in itself is certain to create its own share of discussion.  Obviously Motorhead was itself a British outfit, but it could easily be argued that such an emphasis on its counterparts presents its own history lesson to listeners.  It shows the reach of the British hard rock scene between the 1960s and 1990s versus that of the American hard rock scene.  To that end, the acts featured here in themselves serve as a starting point on rock’s history on both sides of the Atlantic.  That might not have been the manifest intent with such a lineup, but it definitely will create those discussions.  On another level, it shows the band’s interest in so many different parts of the rock community at the time. Judas Priest was hard rock while the Sex Pistols were more punk (again, showing Motorhead’s roots). Rainbow was more of a progressive style hard rock while The Rolling Stones were that blues-based influence that Motorhead always added to its own music, too.  In the same breath, Metallica’s Whiplash shows where Motorhead perhaps got its harder almost thrash elements.  When this is all taken into account along with the influences from the other featured bands, Motorhead’s roots become even more evident.  In other words, the bands and songs featured in this compilation form a solid foundation for the record.  They collectively serve as a starting point for discussions about music history and about Motorhead’s history.  Both by themselves and together, they do plenty to make this record enjoyable and are not the record’s only key elements.  The album’s sequencing adds its own enjoyment to its presentation.

Under Cover’s sequencing is an important to note in examining this record because of its ability to maintain the album’s energy from beginning to end.  The album starts out full throttle with the band’s cover of Judas Priest’s ‘Breakin’ The Law’ and keeps the energy flowing just as highly as it launches into its cover of The Sex Pistols’ ‘God Save The Queen.’  Even as the album progresses into the band’s cover of ‘Heroes,’ the energy still maintains itself even here.  Given, it isn’t as high as in the album’s first two entries, but still keeps moving.  The energy picks right back up as the album takes listeners through the band’s covers of Rainbow’s Starstruck’ and Ted Nugent’s ‘Cat Scratch Fever’ before pulling back again with two straight Rolling Stones covers.  From there on out, the energy picks right back and stays stable right to the album’s end even with the change in the songs’ styles.  Keeping this in mind, it is clear that plenty of time and thought was put into the record’s sequencing.  That time and thought ensures listeners’ engagement from beginning to end here.  That is because the record’s energy never lets up too much at any one point or even gets too high.  When this is taken into account along with the collective value of the record’s songs and their associated bands, it adds that much more depth to the collection.  That being the case, the whole of those elements make Under Cover a collection that will appeal not only to Motorhead’s fans from start to finish but to rock fans in general.

Motrhead’s recently released compilation record Under Cover is a collection of songs that will appeal both to Motorhead’s fans and to rock fans in general.  This is the case even though being a compilation record, it does not necessarily break any new ground in the way of compilation records.  The songs and bands featured on this record serve collectively as a solid starting point for plenty of discussions both on Motorhead’s history and on rock history.  They also do plenty to ensure listeners’ maintained engagement and entertainment.  The record’s sequencing does much the same.  All things considered, these elements make Under Cover a collection that while not exactly new to the compilation realm, is still entertaining in its own right.  It is available now in stores and online.  More information on Under Cover is available online now along with all of the latest Motorhead news at:

 

 

 

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Eagle Rock Opens The Rolling Stones’ Live Vault Again

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Eagle Rock Entertainment continues its Rolling Stones “From The Vault” series next month with a very special archived performance.

From The Vault: Sticky FingersAt The Fonda Theatre 2015 will be released Friday, September 29 in stores and online on DVD + CD combo pack ($21.98), Blu-ray + CD combo pack ($26.98) and DVD + 3LP combo pack ($49.98).  It is the fifth in the label’s special series of live Rolling Stones recordings.

The concert presented here was originally recorded May 20, 2015 at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, CA.  It presents the band performing for the first (and so far only) time its classic album Sticky Fingers.

The performance was in support of the then new re-issue of the album in question and was also the first performance of the band’s two-month-long North American Zip Code Tour.  Audiences can view a trailer for the concert online now here.

Audiences will get to enjoy in the recording’s DVD and Blu-ray presentation, interviews with the band’s members—Mick Jagger, Ron Wood, Keith Richards and Charlie Watts—intertwined with full-length performances.  The CD and 3LP platform presents the audio portion of the band’s concert.  Audiences who buy the DVD and Blu-ray will also get as bonus material, performances cut from the original concert including ‘All Down The Line,’ ‘When The Whip Comes Down’ and ‘I Can’t Turn You Loose.’

The full track listing for the recording is noted below.

TRACK LISTING:
DVD:
1) Start Me Up
2) Sway
3) Dead Flowers
4) Wild Horses
5) Sister Morphine
6) You Gotta Move
7) Bitch
8) Can’t You Hear Me Knocking
9) I Got The Blues
10) Moonlight Mile
11) Brown Sugar
12) Rock Me Baby
13) Jumpin’ Jack Flash

Bonus tracks:
1) All Down The Line
2) When The Whip Comes Down
3) I Can’t Turn You Loose

CD:
1) Start Me Up
2) When The Whip Comes Down
3) All Down The Line
4) Sway
5) Dead Flowers
6) Wild Horses
7) Sister Morphine
8) You Gotta Move
9) Bitch
10) Can’t You Hear Me Knocking
11) I Got The BlueS
12) Moonlight Mile
13) Brown Sugar
14) Rock Me Baby
15) Jumpin’ Jack Flash
16) I Can’t Turn You Loose

3LP
Side A:
1) Start Me Up
2) When The Whip Comes Down
3) All Down The Line

Side B:
1) Sway
2) Dead Flowers
3) Wild Horses

Side C:
1) Sister Morphine
2) You Gotta Move
3) Bitch

Side D:
1) Can’t You Hear Me Knocking
2) I Got The Blues

Side E:
1) Moonlight Mile
2) Brown Sugar

Side F:
1) Rock Me Baby
2) Jumpin’ Jack Flash
3) I Can’t Turn You Loose

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The Rolling Stones’ New Tour Doc Gets Three Cheers

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Tour documentaries today seem to be a dime a dozen.  From one end of the musical universe to the other, the tour documentary has become a key part of every act’s live experience.  Sadly, it has also become little more than a watered down live recording that is ultimately little more than another space filler used to satisfy acts’ contractual obligations.  Considering that, one can’t help but ask why The Rolling Stones’ new 2016 Latin American tour documentary Ole! Ole! Ole! stands out from its counterparts.  The answer to that question is threefold beginning with the story presented in the documentary, which will be discussed shortly.  The cinematography presented throughout the program stands out just as much as the doc’s story.  The bonus live performances included in the recording also stands out.  Each element, in its own way, makes Ole! Ole! Ole! stand out from its fellow tour documentaries.  All things considered, this look at The Rolling Stones’ 2016 Latin American tour proves to be a program to which audiences will give three cheers.

The Rolling Stones’ new 2016 Latin American tour documentary Ole! Ole! Ole! is a program to which audiences around the world will give three cheers.  That is because while it is a tour documentary, it isn’t just another run-of-the-mill tour documentary.  It actually stands out in its own right against its counterparts.  That is proven in part through the program’s central story.  Admittedly, the story itself is what people have come to expect of tour documentaries.  The band goes from one destination to the next with lots of footage of the cities where the shows are scheduled.  On another level though, audiences are presented with a band that even after half a century of performing the world over is so humble.  From Brazil to Argentine and all the way to Cuba, the band continuously shows so much appreciation for its fans and the cities that host its shows even as rabid as the fans remain.  In an age when so many bands continue to put out maybe three albums at best (if they’re lucky) and then disappear or become diva-esque, it is refreshing to see such a seasoned band continue to be so appreciative of the support that it receives around the world.

Along with that narrative, audiences will also be interested to watch the story at the center of this doc because it is also a timeline that takes them (and the band) up to its historic 2016 Havana, Cuba concert.  Throughout the course of the band’s Latin American tour, audiences are constantly taken back to the work put in to make that concert a reality, including the hurdles of then President Barack Obama’s visit and even protestation from the Vatican.  That protestation came simply because of the day of the week on which the concert was planned.  The determination shown by the band’s touring staff to make Havana Moon a reality proves to be quite engaging.  This aspect of the story couples with the overall story of the band’s 2016 Latin American tour to make for a story that will keep audiences fully engaged throughout the course of its 90-minute-plus run time.  The story however, is only one of the elements that makes this doc stand out from its counterparts.  The cinematography exhibited throughout also makes it stand out.

The story at the center of Ole! Ole! Ole! in itself does plenty to make this tour documentary stand out from its counterparts.  That is because it isn’t just a carbon copy of the stories presented in the docs released by so many of The Rolling Stones’ counterparts.  It is only one of the elements that makes the recording stand out in its field.  The program’s cinematography makes it stand out, too.  The cinematography stands out because of its attention to angles, lighting and other key details.  The wide, sunrise shot of Rio and the footage of fans overcome by emotion in Argentina support that statement.  That is because of the emotion that it is certain to evoke in home viewers.  The footage of the Cuban people rushing to the gates in Havana to be the first to the stage, and the audiences’ joyous emotion is powerful in itself.  Considering this, those behind the lens (including those charged with editing the collective footage) are deserving of their own applause here.  The only thing for which those behind the cameras can perhaps be criticized is the fact that no on-screen English translations are presented as the locals in each city talk about the band’s importance in their lives and about their own cultures and regions.  It would have been nice to have had that as the otherwise powerful footage is experienced firsthand.  Even with that in mind, it is not enough to completely take away from the importance of the cinematography in the program’s overall presentation.  Considering that, the doc’s cinematography, just from these few examples, proves in itself its importance.  When joined alongside the rest of the doc’s footage, the whole of the program’s visual experience proves completely to be just as important to its presentation as its story, and is still not the last of its most important elements.  The bonus live performances are also important in showing what makes Ole! Ole! Ole! stand out from its counterparts.

The story at the center of Ole! Ole! Ole! and the cinematography that helps tell that story are both important in their own ways in showing what makes this tour doc stand out from its counterparts.  Each element’s importance has already been discussed and won’t be repeated again here.  Rather, the focus will move to the doc’s bonus live performances.  Eagle Rock Entertainment has included with the program, seven live performances lifted from the band’s 2016 Latin American tour.  Considering the extensive nature of the tour, it would have been impossible to include performances from every stop on the tour.  Maybe that will happen in a future Rolling Stones live recording.  Yes, that is a direct hint to the heads at Eagle Rock if they haven’t already considered taking this route.  The performances featured as bonuses are taken from the band’s stops in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Sao Paulo, Brazil and Lima, Peru.  They feature some of the band’s biggest hits, too, including ‘Paint It Black,’ ‘Honky Tonk Women’ and ‘Sympathy For The Devil’ among others.  It should be noted here that the performances’ audio mixes cry out for home theater systems.  That is not to say that they are inaudible on regular home televisions.  But those with standard HDTVs might find themselves having to turn up the volume quite a bit in some of the performances in order to hear them.  Those with home surround sound or theater systems will find the audio more easily handled.  Even despite this, the bonus performances presented in this doc still prove to be just as engaging and entertaining as the program’s central story and its cinematography.  Keeping that in mind, all three elements join together to make Ole! Ole! Ole! a tour doc that proves clearly why it stands out from its counterparts.  In doing so, it becomes a program that will get three cheers from every Rolling Stones fan.

The Rolling Stones’ new tour documentary Ole! Ole! Ole! is a program that deserves three cheers of its own.  That is because it uses its own merits to stand out from its counterparts, including its story, its cinematography and its bonus live performances.  Each element stands on its own merits, as has already been discussed.  All things considered, the elements discussed here make Ole! Ole! Ole! a standout tour documentary that deserves three cheers and more.  It is available now in stores and online.  More information on Ole! Ole! Ole! is available online now along with all of The Rolling Stones’ latest news and more at:

 

 

 

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Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/therollingstones

Twitter: http://twitter.com/RollingStones

 

 

 

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The Rolling Stones To Release New Tour Doc This Spring

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The Rolling Stones will give fans a first-hand look at its 2016 Latin American tour this spring when it releases its new tour documentary Ole! Ole! Ole!

Eagle Rock Entertainment will release the new documentary, from Paul Dugdale, on Friday, May 26 on separate standalone DVD and Blu-ray platforms.  Audiences can view a trailer for the documentary online now here.

It made its original theatrical run in theaters across Europe in September 2016.  A broadcast on Channel 4 followed in December 2016.

The band’s 2016 Latin America tour took the band through 10 Latin American cities, including Havana, Cuba—the site of the band’s landmark Havana Moon concert, which was released last year by Eagle Rock Entertainment, too.

The band’s tour is the main focus of its upcoming documentary, but is not all that will engage and entertain audiences.  Also included in the documentary is a handful of performances by the band taken from three of the stops on the band’s tour–Buenos Aires, Argentina; Sao Paulo, Brazil and Lima, Peru.  A handful of bonus features is included with the performances as part of the recording’s whole, too.

The full performance list included in the documentary is noted below.

1) Out Of Control (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

2) Paint It Black (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

3) Honky Tonk Women (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

4) Sympathy For The Devil (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

5) You Got The Silver (Lima, Peru)

6) Midnight Rambler (Lima, Peru)

7) Miss You (Lima, Peru)

Ole! Ole! Ole! will retail for MSRP of $26.98 on Blu-ray and $21.98 on DVD.  More information on Ole! Ole Ole! is available online now along with all of The Rolling Stones’ latest news and more at:

 

 

 

Website: http://www.rollingstones.com

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Twitter: http://twitter.com/RollingStones

 

 

 

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Santana Shines Again In Phil’s Picks’ 2016 Top 10 New Live DVDs/BDs List

Courtesy: Eagle Rock Entertainment

Courtesy: Eagle Rock Entertainment

The weather outside is definitely looking frightful this time of year.  That means rather than going outside to get out and about, people are going to be looking more for ways to have fun while they stay indoors and stay warm.  That is just one of so many reasons that record labels churn out so many live recordings each year.  The problem with all of those recordings is that while some are truly standout offerings, others are otherwise forgettable space fillers used to fulfill contractual obligations for the given acts.  Presented today are some of the best of this year’s new live recordings.

Whereas Phil’s Picks already presented the year’s top new live CD recordings, this time Phil’s Picks is presenting the year’s top new live DVDs and Blu-rays.  A lot of thought and consideration went into this list.  The concerts’ set lists, the bands’ performances, the cinematography and audio mix all went into consideration for this list as did the recordings’ companion booklets or lack thereof.  So it goes without saying that it wasn’t an easy list to assemble.  But this critic tried.
As always, the list presented here includes not just this critic’s list of the year’s top new live DVDs and BDs but five honorable mention titles for a total of 15 recordings.  Without any further ado, here for you, is Phil’s Picks 2016 Top 10 New Live DVDs/BDs.
PHIL’S PICKS 2016 TOP 10 NEW LIVE DVDs/BDs
 
1. SantanaSantana IV Live at the House of Blues Las Vegas
2. KISSKISS Rocks Vegas
 
3. Joe BonamassaLive at the Greek Theatre
4. Judas PriestBattle Cry
5. Motley CrueThe End Live in Los Angeles
6. The Rolling StonesHavana Moon
7. Deep PurpleLive at the NEC
8. Melody GardotLive in Paris
9. Gregory PorterLive in Berlin
10. ScorpionsLive in Munich
11. Alan JacksonLive at Red Rocks
12. Michael Schenker’s Temple of RockRock on a MissionLive in Madrid
13. SaxonFeel Your Power
14. Imagine DragonsSmoke + Mirrors Live
15. Fall Out BoyThe Boys of Zummer TourLive in Chicago
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Bonamassa’s New Blues Record Is No Desperate Act From The Veteran Performer

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Courtesy J&R Adventures

Phil’s Picks has focused a lot lately on rock and other genres of music in the vastness of the musical universe.  Today, the focus shifts away from those genres to something a little bit less mainstream.  In today’s list, Phil’s Picks presents the year’s best new Jazz and blues records.  This year’s list presents a wide variety of acts, from more well-known acts such as The Rolling Stones, Joe Bonamassa and Yellowjackets to perhaps lesser known, but still talented acts such as Hazmat Modine, Takuya Kuroda and others.  It wasn’t an easy list to work up, either.  That’s because there was so much great material out there this year.  Combining jazz and blues into one list didn’t make things any easier.  But it got done.

As with every other list, the Top 10 New Jazz and Blues Albums features the year’s top 10 new jazz and blues albums.  It also includes five honorable mention titles for a total count of 15 albums.  That is not to take away anything from those honorable mention titles.  They are enjoyable in their own right and deserved to be noted, too.  Enough rambling.  Here, for everyone’s consideration, is Phil’s Picks’ 2016 Top 10 New Jazz and Blues Albums.

 

PHIL’S PICKS 2016 TOP 10 NEW JAZZ AND BLUES ALBUMS

 

  1. Joe Bonamassa – Blues of Desperation

 

  1. YellowjacketsCohearance

 

  1. Joseph C. Smith OrchestraSongs of the Night

 

  1. John Coletrane – Trane 90

 

  1. The Rolling Stones – Blue & Lonesome

 

  1. James Hunter SixHold On!

 

  1. Takuya KurodaZiggerzagger

 

  1. Fela Ransom Kuti & His Koola LubitesHigh Life: Jazz & Afro Soul (’63 – ’69)

 

  1. Gregory PorterTake Me To The Alley

 

  1. Quinn SullivanMidnight Highway

 

  1. Charles Lloyd & The MarvelsI Long To See You

 

  1. Logan RichardsonShift

 

  1. Hazmat ModineExtra – Deluxe – Supreme

 

  1. Keely Smith – The Intimate Keely Smith

 

  1. Jazz Haunts & Magic Vaults – The New Lost Classics of Resonance

 

 

 

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Santana Shows The Way In The Phil’s Picks 2016 Top 10 New Live CDs List

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Courtesy: Eagle Rock Entertainment

Experiencing a live performance of one’s favorite act(s) is a very special event.  That is because it serves to help fans and their favorite acts connect in a way that taking in said acts’ studio releases just can’t.  What’s more attending live concerts isn’t always easy or inexpensive.  Between the cost of tickets, food, souvenirs, gas, and lodging, attending concerts can cost almost as much as a used car sometimes, depending on the act.  In other cases, one’s favorite acts might never even come near one’s town.  So what is a person to do to experience one’s favorite acts?  The answer is simple: the live recording.  That brings us to the topic of today’s “Best Of” list.

Today, Phil’s Picks presents its list of the year’s Top 10 New Live CDs.  Everyone should understand this is distinguished from the year’s top new live DVDs and BDs.  That’s because some recordings come only on CD while others are only presented on the latter format.  Others are also presented in both formats both separate of one another and collectively.  The recordings included in this list include both standalone CDs and CDs included in complete DVD/BD/CD sets.  One of the standalone live CDs included in this list is ZZ Top’s new live recording Greatest Hits Live.  The Outlaws’ Legacy Live is another of those standalone CD recordings.  Joe Bonamassa also has a new live recording in the form of Live at the Greek Theatre that is available on separate CD, DVD, and BD platforms.  It’s on this list, too.  Suffice it to say, there’s a healthy mix of new live titles here both in terms of genre and platform.  So, enough rambling.  Presented here for you is Phil’s Picks 2016 Top 10 New Live CDs.

It should be noted here again that the list includes the Phil’s Picks Top 10 new Live CDs as well as five additional honorable mention titles for a total of 15 recordings.

 

PHIL’S PICKS 2016 TOP 10 NEW LIVE CDs

 

  1. Santana IV Live at the House of Blues Las Vegas
  1. ZZ TopGreatest Hits Live
  1. Judas PriestBattle Cry
  1. KISSKISS Rocks Vegas
  1. Joe Bonamassa Live at the Greek Theatre
  1. The OutlawsLegacy Live

  2. The Rolling StonesHavana Moon

  3. Motley Crue – The End: Live in Los Angeles

  4. SaxonFeel Your Power

  5. Imagine DragonsSmoke + Mirrors Live

  6. Iggy Pop Post Pop Depression

  7. Ayreon – The Theater Equation
  8. Pete Townshend’s Deep EndFace The Face

  9. Wacken 201526 Years Louder Than Hell

  10. LeprousLive at Rockefeller Center

 

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