Jimmy Page was in the audience Monday night at New York's Iridium Jazz Club to see Joe Walsh fronting the Les Paul Trio. Although Page posed for a photo with Walsh backstage, the Led Zeppelin guitarist didn't join the Eagle on stage during the show. Interestingly, Page bought one of his first Gibson Les Paul guitars from Walsh back in 1969 and has used it on stage ever since.
ROLLING STONES: New Single Thursday
The first new track from The Rolling Stones' latest best-of, Grrr!, will be released on Thursday. "Doom and Gloom" will get its worldwide debut Thursday morning on BBC Radio 2 and then be available on iTunes right after it's played.
The various editions of Grrr!, which features another new song called "One More Shot," will be out on November 13th.
ERIC CLAPTON: A Box Full of Slowhand
Eric Clapton's Slowhand is getting the deluxe treatment. Multiple 35th anniversary editions are due out in England on November 26th with a U.S. release to follow on December 4th. The various versions are:
- A re-mastered version of the original album
- A digital version that adds four previously unreleased studio tracks
- A two-disc Deluxe Edition that adds highlights of an April 1977 London concert
- A Super Deluxe Edition with the original album, the four bonus tracks, the full London concert on two discs, the album re-mixed in surround sound and the original album on vinyl
Source: Classic Rock
MEAT LOAF: More Fall Tour Dates to Back Latest CD
Meat Loaf is marking the 35th anniversary of his iconic Bat Out of Hell album with a new album and extended tour schedule. He's supporting his latest release, Hell in a Handbasket, with nine more shows -- including November 1st at the Beacon Theater in New York. He's also set to perform October 21st -- the date Bat Out of Hell went on sale in 1977 -- in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
Said to be Meat Loaf’s most autobiographical album, Hell in a Handbasket segues from country and gospel to rock and rap. Featured collaborators include Chuck D, Trace Adkins, Lil' Jon and Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath.