• Doc Watson, 1923-2012

    Doc Watson, 1923-2012

    The world mourns the loss of a true musical master, Doc Watson.

  • Gemma Ray

    Gemma Ray

    Gemma Ray slams one clever cultural retro-reference into another, all the while wielding her harmonies alongside the tones from her Gretsch — deliciously awry. At least that’s how May Terry hears it.

  • The Best of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

    The Best of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

    The Best of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame + Museum Live (Universal Music / Time Life). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Blacklist

    Blacklist

    Too young to be fully cognizant of the more embarrassing excesses of Gothic music over the past twenty years, the young Turks of NYC’s own Blacklist are, perhaps unwittingly, the best hope of redeeming Goth-metal. Fresh from a European tour complete with horned hotel antics, Blacklist frontman and provocateur Josh Strawn told Ink 19 all about how he learned to stop worrying and love Motorhead and Scott Walker equally.

  • Led Zeppelin: Shadows Taller Than Our Souls

    Led Zeppelin: Shadows Taller Than Our Souls

    Author Charles R. Cross delivers a unique and detailed account of Led Zeppelin‘s recording history — one platinum-selling record at a time.

  • Jimmy Page: Magus, Musician, Man

    Jimmy Page: Magus, Musician, Man

    Shelton Hull suspects Jimmy Page is pleased with this unabashedly unauthorized biography.

  • Les Paul

    Les Paul

    James Mann finds it hard to say goodbye to an American Genius, and recounts all the wonderful ways he said hello.

  • Foo Fighters

    Foo Fighters

    Are you ready to scream your lungs out?! Dave Grohl was. So were over 80,000 fans as they packed Wembley Stadium for a performance that was two parts ferocious rock and one part classic rock. All this makes Tim Wardyn want to go to a Foo Fighters concert so badly that he can taste the sweat flying off the TV. We’ll let him explain.

  • Low Vs. Diamond

    Low Vs. Diamond

    It takes some serious skills to make moody, indie rock sound new and fresh, but Low Vs. Diamond does just that. Jen Cray was wooed by their swagger and elegance at a recent Orlando date.

  • A Wished-For Song

    A Wished-For Song

    Merri Cyr tries to catch lightning in a camera lens in this re-issue of her 2002 scrapbook of intimate reflections on legendary musician Jeff Buckley. S D Green wonders if Buckley was ever really here at all.

  • Pat Wilson of Weezer

    Pat Wilson of Weezer

    Thanks to a Dark Night of freelance unemployment that brought her Weezer, Gail Worley brings Ink 19 an interview with Pat Wilson, who totally rocks.

  • Amplified Heat

    Amplified Heat

    How Do You Like The Sound Of That (Arclight). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Hard Rock Treasures

    Hard Rock Treasures

    A behind-the-scenes look at rock ‘n’ roll royalty and their most prized possessions. Jen Cray passes on the overpriced food and pulls back the denim n’ leather curtain.

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