Bad Boy / Arista Record publish Notorious B.I.G.’s second and final album : ‘Life After Death’ (1997)

Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Life After Death' is his second and final studio album released on March 25, 1997 by Bad Boy / Arista Records, sixteen days after his deathTrack Listing : 1.Life After Death Intro (Christopher Wallace, Sean Combs, Steven Jordan) - 01:39 . . 2.Somebody'S Gotta Die (Christopher Wallace, Nashiem Myrick, Carlos Broady, Sean Combs, Anthony Hester) - 04:26 . . 3.Hypnotize…

Death Row publish Dr. Dre’ s debut album : ‘The Chronic’ featuring Snoop Dogg (1992)

Dr. Dre's 'The Chronic' is his debut studio album featuring Snoop Dogg and released on December 15, 1992 by Death Row / Interscope Track Listing : 1.The Chronic (Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Colin Wolfe) - 01:57 . . 2.Fuck Wit Dre Day (Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Colin Wolfe) - 04:52 . . 3.Let Me Ride.Dr. Dre, Rbx, Snoop Dogg) - 04:21 . . 4.The Day The Niggaz Took Over (Dr. Dre, Rbx, Snoop Dogg, Dat Nigga…

Sony publish D’Angelo’s third album : ‘Black Messiah’ (2014)

D'Angelo's 'Black Messiah' is his third album released (fourteen years after his album 'Vodoo') on December 14 , 2014 by Sony.Track Listing : 1.Ain'T That Easy (D'Angelo) - 04:49 . 2.1000 Deaths (D'Angelo) - 05:49 . 3.The Charade (D'Angelo) - 03:20 . 4.Sugah Daddy (D'Angelo) - 05:02 . 5.Really Love (D'Angelo) - 05:44 . 6.Back To The Future (Part I) (D'Angelo) - 05:22 . 7.Till It'S Done (Tutu)…

Death Row publish Snoop Doggy Dogg’s debut album : ‘Doggystyle’ featuring ‘Who Am I? [What’s My Name?] (1993)

Snoop Doggy Dogg's 'Doggystyle' is his debut studio album featuring 'Who Am I? ' and released on November 23, 1993 by Death Row / InterscopeTrack Listing : 1.Bathtub (Calvin Broadus Jr.) - 01:50 . 2.G Funk Intro (Calvin Broadus Jr., Robin Allen) - 02:24 . 3.Gin And Juice (Calvin Broadus Jr., Andre Young, Harry Wayne Casey, Richard Finch) - 03:31 . 4.W Balls" (Calvin Broadus Jr.) - 00:36 . 5.Tha…

The Internet – Ego Death

Released in July 2015, "Ego Death" is the third album by the Los Angeles collective The Internet(Source Ego Death | The Internet - Official Site)CONSEQUENCE OF SOUNDEgo Death’s arrival, then, feels serendipitous. An album sung entirely by a woman to another woman seems like it’s part of the new normal. With LGBT culture as mainstream as it’s ever been and The Internet fresh off their best album,…

Hard & Metal New Music Videos N°151

Smith/Kotzen, Thecityisours, Static~X, Future Palace, Omnium Gatherum, Aephanemer, Whitesnake, Kandia, Death Angel, Scorpions, Equilibrium, HypocrisyThey are are the performers of the twelve brand new hard rock, metal, etc. songs that caught, these past days, our interest and liking. Beware (possibly) NSFW Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Smith/Kotzen .…

Hard & Metal New Music Videos 37

Bad Omens, Sabaton, Strigoi, Death Angel, Alive In Fiction, . Broken Silence, Hollywood Vampires, Minora, Amy Klein, Signum Regis, Avatarium, Steel Panther are the performers of the twelve brand new hard rock, metal, etc. songs that caught, this week, our interest and liking. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Bad Omens . Dethrone More by the same : Official…

Hard & Metal New Music Videos 11

Death Angel, Knocked Loose, Texas Hippie Coalition, The Darkest Moment, Frank Iero And The Future Violents, Wake Up Hate, Osatia, Gloryhammer, Empire Of Giants, The Darts, Martyrdöd, Constantine are the performers of the twelve brand new hard rock, metal, etc. songs that caught, this week, our interest and liking. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Death Angel…

Hard & Metal New Music Videos N°190

Slaughter To Prevail, Fallen Sanctuary, Blackrain, Michael Schenker Group, Tenside, Gaerea, Orthodox, Goatwhore, Off!, H.E.A.T., Amon Amarth, Ice Nine Kills

MCA publish ‘Sublime,’ their third, eponymous and final album (1996)

'Sublime' is their third, eponymous and final studio album produced by Paul Leary and David Kahneby and released by MCA on July 30, 1996 - two months after the death of the lead singer Bradley Nowell1 . Don't Push/ Garden Grove/ Don't Push Reprise (Live At The Palace, 1995) 2 . What I Got (Official Video) 3 . What I Got (Leary Version) 4 . Wrong Way (Official Video) 5 . Same In The End (Official…

Capitol publish Beastie Boys’ fifth album : ‘Hello Nasty’ featuring ‘Intergalactic’ (1998)

Beastie Boys' 'Hello Nasty' is their fifth studio album featuring 'Intergalactic,' co-produced with Mario Caldato Jr. and released on July 14, 1998 by Capitol1 . Super Disco Breakin' (Glasgow, '99) 2 . Intro + Super Disco Breakin (Exit Fest, 2007) 3 . The Move (Tibetan Freedom Concert, 1999) 4 . Remote Control (Tibetan Freedom Concert, 1999) 5 . Remote controll (Loreley, Germany, June 20 1998) 6 .…

We remember Minnie Riperton. ‘Still Lovin’ Her’

This day (July 12, 1979 ), in Los Angeles, California, died Minnie Riperton, an American singer-songwriter best known for her 1975 single Lovin' You.Tracklist : 1 . Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You (Live 1975) 2 . Memory Lane (1979) 3 . lovers & friends 4 . Young Willing And Able (1976) 5 . w/ George Benson – Misty 6 . Inside My Love (1975) 7 . Seeing You This Way (1974) Tracklist : Lovin' You…

Blackground / Virgin publish ‘Aaliyah,’ her third and final self named album (2001)

'Aaliyah' is her third and final self named album released on July 7, 2001, one month before her death in a plane crash, by Blackground, Virgin.1 . Rock The Boat (Original Video) 2 . More Than Woman 3 . Rock The Boat (B.E.T Access Granted) Track Listing : 1.We Need A Resolution (Stephen Garrett, Timothy Mosley) - 04:02 . 2.Loose Rap (Stephen Garrett, Eric Seats, Rapture Stewart) - 03:50 .…

Concord publish ‘Lee Ritenour’s 6 String Theory’ recorded with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather,…

'Lee Ritenour's 6 String Theory' is an album recorded for his 50th birthday with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather, Mike Stern and more and released on June 29, 2010 by Concord.1 . John Scofield & Lee Ritenour 2 . Cause We've Ended as Lovers 3 . Lee Ritenour, Steve Lukather and Andy McKee 4 . Drifting (La…

Def Jam publish Public Enemy’s second album :’It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back’ featuring ‘Don’t Believe The Hype’ (1988)

Public Enemy's 'It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back' is their second studio album produced by member Chuck D and Hank Shocklee and released on June 28, 1988.by Def Jam / Columbia1 . Countdown To Armageddon (Chuck D Intro, Sydney) 2 . Countdown To Armageddon / Mind Terrorist (Live) 3 . Bring The Noise (Original Video) 4 . Bring The Noise (Official Video, w/ Anthrax) 5 . Don't Believe The…

We remember Ray Charles. ‘Ray Of Light’

This day (June 10, 2004), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ray Charles, an American singer and musician.Tracklist : 1 . Ray Charles & Stevie Wonder - Living For The City 2 . A Song For You (1999) 3 . What' D I Say (1997) 4 . Hit The Road Jack (1982) 5 . America The Beautiful 6 . La Mama (1979) 7 . Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles – It Takes Two To Tango (1975) 8 . Georgia On My Mind 9 .…

We remember Billy Preston. ‘Billy the Fith’

This day (June 6, 2006), in Scottsdale, Arizona, died William Everett Billy Preston a.k.a Billy Preston, a musician whose work often nicknamed The Fifth BeatleTracklist : 1 . w/ Michael McDonald - I Was Made to Love Her (2005) 2 . w/ Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty - My sweet lord (2002) 3 . Nothing From Nothing (1987) 4 . w/ Patti LaBelle, Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful…

Alanis Morissette releases her sixth album : ‘So-Called Chaos’ (2004)

Alanis Morissette's 'So-Called Chaos' is her sixth studio album released on May 18, 2004.Track Listing : 1.Eight Easy Steps (Alanis Morissette) - 02:52 . 2.Out Is Through (Alanis Morissette) - 03:52 . 3.Excuses (Alanis Morissette) - 03:32 . 4.Doth I Protest Too Much (Alanis Morissette) - 04:03 . 5.Knees Of My Bees (Alanis Morissette) - 03:38 . 6.So-Called Chaos (Alanis Morissette) - 05:03 . 7.Not…

The Clash release ‘Combat Rock’ featuring ‘Rock the Casbah’ & ‘Should I Stay or Should I Go’ (1982)

The Clash's 'Combat Rock' feat. 'Rock the Casbah' & 'Should I Stay or Should I Go' is their best-selling album co-produced with Glyn Johns and released on May 14, 1982 by CBS / EpicTrack Listing : 1.Know Your Rights (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones) - 03:39 . 2.Car Jamming (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, Topper Headon) - 03:58 . 3.Should I Stay Or Should I Go (Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Paul…

Hard & Metal New Music Videos N°172

Clutch, Reckless, Angel Nation, Faun & Eluveitie, Black Stone Cherry, Bloody Heels, Crematory, Kreator, Alestorm, Thundermother, Decapitated, Mors Principium Est

We remember Buddy Rich. ‘My Buddy Was Rich’

This day (April 2, 1987), in Los Angeles, California, died Bernard 'Buddy' Rich, an American jazz drummer and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Just In Time (1987 ) . Channel One Suite (1983) . The Carioca (1982) . Vs Animal - The Muppet Show (1980) . Norwegian Wood (1973) . Basically Blues (1970) . w/ Gene Krupa - Famous Drum Battle (1966) . w/ Jerry Lewis - Drum Solo Battle (1965) . Parkinson Last…

We remember Marvin Gaye. ‘I Heard It Through Marvin’

This day ( April 1, 1984), in Los Angeles, California, died Marvin Pentz Gay a.k.a. Marvin Gaye , an American singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : Take This Heart Of Mine . What'S Going On? . How Sweet It Is (1974) . Distant Lover . Heavy Love Affair . I Heard It Through The Grapevine . Can I Get A Witness . Let'S Get It On . Pride And Joy . Motown On Showtime (2/6) . Motown On Showtime (3/6)…

The Velvet Underground release their first album and it is called ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ (1967)

'The Velvet Underground & Nico' is their debut album recorded during Andy Warhol's "Exploding Plastic Inevitable" multimedia event tour and released on March 12, 1967 by Verve Records. Track Listing : 1.Sunday Morning (Lou Reed, John Cale) - 02:54 . 2.I'M Waiting For The Man (Lou Reed) - 04:39 . 3.Femme Fatale (Lou Reed) - 02:38 . 4.Venus In Furs (Lou Reed) - 05:12 . 5.Run Run Run (Lou Reed)…

Concord publish Esperanza Spalding’s fifth album : ‘Emily’s D+Evolution’ (2016)

Esperanza Spalding's "Emily's D+Evolution" is her fifth album released on March 4, 2016 by Concord. Track Listing : 1.Good Lava (Esperanza Spalding) - 03:38 . 2.Unconditional Love (Esperanza Spalding) - 03:46 . 3.Judas (Esperanza Spalding) - 04:10 . 4.Earth To Heaven (Esperanza Spalding) - 03:52 . 5.One (Esperanza Spalding) - 00:00 . 6.Rest In Pleasure (Esperanza Spalding) - 04:59 . 7.Ebony And…

2Pac releases his fourth album : ‘All Eyez on Me’ featuring ‘I Love L.A.’How Do U Want It’ and ‘California Love’ (1996)

2Pac's 'All Eyez on Me' feat. 'California Love' is his fourth studio album released on February 13, 1996 by Death Row Records and Interscope Records.Track Listing : 1.Ambitionz Az A Ridah (2Pac, Delmar "Daz" Arnaud) - 04:39 . 2.All About U (2Pac, Larry Blackmon, Calvin Broadus, Nathaniel Hale, Johnny Jackson, Bruce Washington) - 04:37 . 3.Skandalouz (2Pac, Delmar "Daz" Arnaud) - 04:09 . 4.Got My…

Hard & Metal New Music Videos N°162

Shewolf, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter, Light The Torch, Amorphis, Voivod, Hammer King, Lightwave, Deserted Fear, Thornhill, Persefone, Konvent, DarkherThey are are the performers of the twelve brand new hard rock, metal, etc. songs that caught, these past days, our interest and liking. Beware (possibly) NSFW Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Shewolf . Lone Wolf…

Hard & Metal New Music Videos N°158

Nekrogoblikon, Five Finger Death Punch, Amaranthe, Battle Beast, Destruction, The Hellacopters, Blackbriar, Bad Omens, Feuerschwanz, Dark Funeral, Helloween, BurgerkillThey are are the performers of the twelve brand new hard rock, metal, etc. songs that caught, these past days, our interest and liking. Beware (possibly) NSFW Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 .…

We remember Michel Petrucciani. ‘Piano Giant’

This day (January 6, 1999), in New York City, died Michel Petrucciani, a French jazz pianist.Tracklist : September Second . Documentary (1997) . In a sentimental mood (1993) . w/ Jim Hall - Beautiful Love . w/ Roy Haynes & Gary Peacock - One for us (1988) . w/ Jim Hall - My Funny Valentine (1986) . I Just Say Hello . Tracklist : September Second . Looking Up . Brazillian Suite . Home .…

We remember Albert King. ‘King Albert’

This day (December 21, 1992), in Memphis, Tennessee, died Albert King, an American blues guitarist and singer.Tracklist : Why You´re so mean to me (1992) . The Sky Is Crying (1989) . w/ Stevie Ray Vaughn- Don’t You Lie To Me (1983) . Born Under A Bad Sign . w/ John Mayall - Stormy Monday . Blues Power (1970) . I'll Play The BLues For You . Tracklist : Born Under A Bad Sign . Crosscut Saw .…

Happy Birthday Cassandra Wilson. ‘Here In The Future’

This day ( December 4, 1955), in  Jackson, Mississippi, is born Cassandra Wilson, an American jazz musician, vocalist and songwriter.Tracklist : w/ Liam Ó Maonlaí (2016) . Another Country (2012) . Loverly (2008) . Redemption Song (2005) . Harvest Moon . w/ Marcus Miller – Tutu (1999) . Until (1996) . Round Midnight (1990) . Tracklist : Time After Time . Harvest Moon . Fragile . Love Is Blindness…

We remember Albert Collins. ‘The Iceman Killer’

This day (November 24, 1985), in Inglewood, California, died Joseph Vernon Turner Jr. a.k.a Big Joe Turner, an American blues shouter.Digest Tracklist : w/ B.B.King - Call It Stormy Monday . Iceman (1992) . w/ Robert Cray - The Dream (1991) . My Woman Has A Black Cat Bone . w/ Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Bb King - Sweet Little Angel . w/ Barrelhouse - Conversation With (1978) . If Trouble…

Shawn Lane records ‘Powers of Ten; Live!’ his last album (1992)

Shawn Lane's 'Powers of Ten; Live!' is a live album (and his final before his death) recorded (partially) on November 19, 1992 and released in 2001 By Eye Reckon.Track Listing : 1.Introduction (I Think You Know Why You'Re Here?) (Shawn Lane) - 00:07 . 2.Esperanto (Shawn Lane) - 03:46 . 3.Gray Pianos Flying (Shawn Lane) - 03:09 . 4.Black Market (Joe Zawinul) - 08:54 . 5.West Side Boogie (Ray Gomez)…

As we wish Jonny Greenwood a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Radiohead At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, English musician Jonny Greenwood a Happy 49th Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Radiohead CREDITSPhoto : angela n.Audio : Creep . Karma Police . Paranoid Android . No Surprises . High and Dry . Fake Plastic Trees . Everything in Its Right Place . Airbag . 15 Step . All I Need . Video : Creep . No Surprises . Lotus Flower . Daydreaming . House of…

This week In ‘Hard & Metal Throwback’ 44/52

Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Alice Cooper, Jane's Addiction, Converge, Foo Fighters, Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow, Stone Temple Pilots, Faith No More, Deep Purple, Michael Schenker Fest, Rage Against The Machine, Judas Priest They are the 'Hard . Metal Throwback' artists selected among the 340 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 .…

As we wish Happy Birthday to Anthony Kiedis, the day is perfect for a ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, American singer Anthony Kiedis a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Red Hot Chili Peppers CREDITSPhoto : Shane HirschmanAudio : Californication . Under the Bridge . Scar Tissue . Otherside . Dani California . By the Way . Can't Stop . Give It Away . Snow (Hey Oh) . Parallel Universe . Video : Californication . Otherside . Scar Tissue . Dani…

Def Jam publish ‘Reign In Blood,’ Slayer’s third album co-produced with Rick Rubin (1986)

Slayer's 'Reign in Blood' is their third studio album co-produced with Rick Rubin and released on October 7, 1986 by Def JamTrack Listing : 1.Angel Of Death (Jeff Hanneman) - 04:51 . 2.Piece By Piece (Kerry King) - 02:02 . 3.Necrophobic (Jeff Hanneman, Kerry King) - 01:40 . 4.Altar Of Sacrifice (Kerry King) - 02:50 . 5.Jesus Saves (Kerry King) - 02:54 . 6.Criminally Insane (Jeff Hanneman, Kerry…

We remember Eddie Kendricks. ‘Keep On Kendricks’

This day (October 5, 1992), in Birmingham, Alabama, died Eddie Kendricks, an American singer who co-founded The Temptations.Digest Tracklist : The Temptations – Ain’T Too Proud To Beg . The Temptations – Just My Imagination (1987) . w/ Daryl Hall & John Oates – Get Ready (1985) . Keep On Truckin’ . David Ruffin & Eddie Kendricks – Losing You . I Did It All For You . Happy . If You Let Me…