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Musicians come together to assist the recovery effort from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy to the Northeast this week.

Let the support be HEARD.


Matt Lauer hosts a star-studded Red Cross telethon to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims, featuring Christina Aguilera, Jon Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Whoopi Goldberg, Jimmy Fallon, Jon Stewart and more!

Donations benefit the Red Cross relief efforts.


Black Country Communion's long awaited third album, Afterglow was released TODAY!

Rock and blues fans have anticipated the production all year. This third installment of the collaboration of Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa, Jason Bonham and Derek Sherinian, has peaked the interest and intensity of this band across the globe. Black Country Communion was discovered and continues to be produced by Kevin "Caveman" Shirley. Roy Weisman is the executive producer. The band got its name from the Black Country region in England, where Hughes and Bonham have roots. Classic rockers are elated to have a contemporary band revive the quality of music that has shaped generations.

Preview it on iTunes here and Amazon

New Muse-ic Monday!

New music to rock your week, call the tune, because you know we love to ramble ...



The Tall Weeds are a five-piece rock band out of Beacon, NY, formed by Patrick Reay (vocals) and Michael Zentz (guitar and vocals) in 2011. Filling out the band, is Whitey and Dave M on bass and drums, respectively, who have years of experience playing together in many other rock outfits. This long time friendship, and musical relationship, make for a tight and driving percussion section. On lead guitar, Billy Hopkins, adds his blues inspired licks to complete the sound.‚Äč They pull from a myriad of influences spanning many different genres to create their music. The Tall Weeds believe that they all crossed paths for a reason. There is not only great passion for their music, but a sense of urgency to create and share.

Relatively new on the scene, The Tall Weeds have already performed at The Chance in Poughkeepsie, and Bearsville Theater in Woodstock, as well as many other venues in the area.

"Tap into the Energy!"

The Tall Weeds from Alysia Mazzella on Vimeo.





The Tall Weeds from Alysia Mazzella on Vimeo.

Tears of Joy
Photo Credit: Deb Hebert, 2012

After near weekly career defining events, in August I declared 2012: The Year of Joe Bonamassa. It now appears he is set to make music history in 2013, when he returns to four uniquely different performance halls in London.

Here is the very impressive list: 

  • The Borderline on 3/26/13
  • 02 Shepherd's Bush Empire on 3/27/13
  • HMV Hammersmith Apollo on 3/28/13
  • Royal Albert Hall on 3/30/13.

Each venue has a special place along his career path. For obvious reasons, these four shows have already been hailed as "guitar events of the year." What's most exciting though, is Joe's management has just announced that he'll play never before performed tracks from his 10 solo albums. My real tears of joy came when I read these shows will be filmed and released on DVD in the Fall of 2013.

Fans can vote on which songs Joe should add to the individually designed set list. I voted for three: "The Meaning of the Blues" and "The Last Matador of Bayonne," both original works from Dustbowl, 2011; and "A Place in My Heart," a Bernie Marsden cover from Driving Towards The Daylight, 2012. For me, these ballads are pieces of art that showcase the blues-rock titan's sultry vocal range and dazzling guitar skills. The Royal Albert Hall and Shepherd's Bush are sold out, but tickets are available for the other two venues.

You can read the full press release and obtain ticketing information here.

Yours in music,


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