Photos by Ashley Suszczynski of the Family Values Tour at the Tweeter Center in Camden, NJ on 8/5/07. Artists included Korn, Evanescence, Atreyu and Flyleaf
Forty years ago Jimi Hendrix returned to his native country and, in one fell swoop changed the musical landscape for all time. It was the galvanizing, US debut performance of
Overlooking the nitpicky points about graphics and the production, JamCam’s Jam in Jamaica is a great escape.
Bake a cake made of crazy and decorate it with scarecrows and gnomes and bicycles: It’s time for a Syd Barrett celebration. On September 4th, EMI Records will honor the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd by releasing special edition two- and three-CD sets of their debut album, The Piper At The Gates of Dawn.
Now, as part of our recurring Everybody Wins When I Plug Something And In Return We’re Offered Free Shit To Give Away Contests, we’re happy to offer up a free copy of the two-CD special edition to the lucky commenter that best answers this simple query: Piper, The Wall, Dark Side, Animals, or one of the other classic albums — which is the best Pink Floyd album from top to bottom? Explain your answer in 10 words or less (bonus points for Barrettesque insanity).
Read on after the jump for the full details of the special edition releases…
As we mentioned last week in Vol. I, soundchecks are a touring band’s chance to work out new material, get comfortable with a stage and, sometimes, let loose with each other (non-sexually). This week’s B List concludes a two-part series in which we’re featuring the best soundcheck videos out there on The YouTube. Some are hilarious, some rock, and others are simply…bizarre.
So make sure to read on after the jump for 10 awesome soundcheck videos, including Genesis, Skynyrd, Floyd, The Misfits, Zappa and many more…