The holidays are coming!
On top of the thousands of must-see bands and acts for those attending South by Southwest / SXSW in 2015, I've compiled another list that attendees might find useful as we plot out our days and nights of many music genres playing across Austin next week.
It has been a whirlwind year for Royal Blood. The Brighton, England, band formed last year and since the duo came together, everything has clicked for them. Before they even released their first single in 2013, Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders wore the band's shirt on stage during his band's headlining slot at Glastonbury.
From the Baby Boomers who experienced the British Invasion firsthand to the scores of alienated youth who found salvation in the sounds of Robert Smith's Fender Jazzmaster -- some of us owe our lives, for better or worse, to British rock guitar.
As a follow-up to The Resistance, The 2nd Law is like a mirror-image of the prior album, in that it's good because it's precisely what The Resistance wasn't.
Brian May, Guitarist for Queen, Discovers 150-Year-Old Photos Of An English Village -- In Stereo Vision
[photo credit: Brian May. Source: http://www.brianmay.com/brian/magsandpress/SWvol30no1_04/villagefound.html [photo credit
Steve Winwood is a permanent kid to many of his older fans. It could be his boyish face, tousled hair and lean body. But there are other reasons.
Unashamedly aged, rough, ragged and under absolute control, Betty La Vette could find depths of longing and desperation in a lyric that the songwriters probably didn't even know existed.